Getronics announces investment in telehealthcare platform developer Victrix SocSan to offer a fully digital Health and Social Care software solution
Amsterdam/London – Getronics, a $1.3 billion turnover ICT Group, offering solutions for Managed Workspace, Applications, Unified Communications, Security and Managed Cloud services, with a strong presence in Europe, Asia Pacific, North and Latin America and a successful track record in Health and Social Care IT systems with its Sfere platform, has been seeking to strengthen its portfolio to offer clients focused solutions which deliver high value-added services, based on new digital data sources. To achieve this objective, Getronics has invested in a strategic partnership with Victrix.
Victrix was founded in 2016 with the recruitment of a team of Europe´s leading experts in digital telehealthcare. The unique software platform it built meets new market demand and creates synergies between health and social care systems, promoting a new model based on extracting and analyzing data from a variety of health and social care sources to provide low-cost, highly effective, proactive interventions for chronic disease management, elder care and well-being.
This investment, part of Getronics’ innovation incubation efforts, seeks to identify innovative companies whose solutions complement or enhance the Getronics portfolio, which is designed to provide an exceptional customer experience. Getronics has established a compelling track record in sourcing highly innovative IT solutions which bring important benefits to the community. In addition, Francisco Sáez, Regional Managing Director of Getronics Iberia, is joining the Victrix board of directors.
“Our extensive market research had identified demand for disruptive innovation in the traditional telehealthcare market. Victrix is a classic example of a dynamic and agile start-up company, with a very high level of niche expertise, vision and ambition to develop and deliver high-value customer-focused solutions”, says Sáez. “Victrix will continue to lead through its highly experienced commercial and technical management, while receiving all the support characteristic of a powerful ICT Group in Getronics. This is clearly a very strong partnership”.
“The transaction combines all the flexibility and focus of our dedicated specialist team with the strength and depth of a large company infrastructure. This is great news, especially, for telehealthcare customers, who can look forward to getting powerful new digital solutions. Together, Getronics and Victrix have a technical and commercial roadmap to rapidly become the leading provider of digital telecare and telehealth platforms in Europe”, declares Joe Killen, Victrix CEO.
“We have always had a prominent position in the healthcare segment, with a robust application platform recognized for its excellence by our clients. The strategic partnership with Victrix confirms that our obsession with innovation is one of the pillars of our competitiveness and positions us as one of the great players in the market with a world-leading solution”, says Nana Baffour, Chairman and Group CEO of Getronics.
Getronics is a global ICT integrator with an extensive history that extends over 130 years and is owned by Bottega InvestCo S.à r.l.
Our vision is to become the preferred partner in business transformation using technology and exceptional people, with a unique focus on happy clients by enabling happy employees. With nearly 9,000 employees in 23 countries across Europe, Asia Pacific, North and Latin America, Getronics’ Transformation portfolio brings a strong capability and expertise around Managed Workspace, Applications, Industry Specific Software Solutions, Multi-Cloud Management, Unified Communications and Security services to provide a proactive, end-to-end portfolio to enable the digital user – business or consumer, in both public and private sector.
Getronics is the leading member in the Global Workspace Alliance, a unique model that provides customers with consistent IT services across 110 countries, with one single point of contact and billing entity. The GWA manages 10m workspace assets globally.