NTT DATA Business Solutions

The history of NTT DATA Business Solutions

Highlights and milestones in our history, including how we became an award-winning SAP partner.


Received four SAP® Pinnacle Awards in 2023 in the categories: Sales Success – Midmarket, Sales Success – Cross Segment, Customer Success Management, Partner-Led Demand Management.


Best year in history with record revenue and EBITA margin.

Acquired Natuvion Group (Germany) and Business Services & Technologies OOD (Bulgaria).

Received two 2022 SAP® Pinnacle Awards in the categories ‘Sales Success – Midmarket’ and ‘Sales Success – Cross Segment’.


Changed name to NTT DATA Business Solutions A/S and go-to-market to NTT DATA as part of the global brand NTT DATA.

Acquired My Supply Chain Group, LLC (MSCG) (Alabama, US).


Jürgen Pürzer became the new CFO of itelligence AG.

Acquired Pasafin Oy (Finland) and FH S.A. (Brazil).

Received the SAP Pinnacle Award 2020 as SAP SuccessFactors Partner of the year and Intelligent Spend Management Partner of the year.


Our 30th anniversary took place on June 12, 2019.

Acquired ISS Consulting Ltd (Bangkok, Thailand) and the majority of shares in Weaveability Ltd (Greater Manchester, UK) and in FH S.A. (Brazil).

Received the SAP Pinnacle Award® 2019 as SAP Global Platinum Reseller of the year and the SAP Innovation Award in the ‘Process Innovator’ category.


Received three 2018 SAP® Pinnacle Awards: SAP Global Platinum Reseller of the Year, SAP SuccessFactors Partner of the Year – Small and Midsize Companies, and SAP Partner of the Year – Database and Data Management.

Acquired EINS Consulting (Sweden) and Sybit GmbH (Germany).

Achieved Partner Center of Expertise certification from SAP SE.


Acquired premium SAP services provider vCentric Technologies (India) and Goldfish ICT (Netherlands).

Received two 2017 SAP® Pinnacle Awards: SAP S/4HANA® Partner of the Year – Small and Midsize Companies and Digital Marketing Momentum Partner of the Year.

Achieved SAP® Hybris® Gold Partner status.


Norbert Rotter, who was previously CFO, became the new CEO of itelligence AG.

Herbert Vogel, founder and former CEO, retired.

Acquired BIT.Group GmbH (Germany) and ITML GmbH (Germany).

Received two 2016 SAP® Pinnacle Awards: SAP S/4HANA Adoption Partner of the Year and Global Value-Added Reseller.


Received the 2015 SAP® Pinnacle Award: Cloud Global Value-Added Reseller of the Year

Acquired Artaud, Courthéoux & Associés ACA (France), IT.Perform (UK) and Pontech (Czech Republic).


Our 25th birthday was celebrated on 21 June 2014.

Became majority shareholder of GISA, IT service provider in Halle (Saale) Germany.

Acquired Symphony Management Consulting (USA) and 4C Management Consulting (Denmark).


Co-branded as itelligence, NTT DATA Business Solutions.

Became a 100% owned subsidiary of NTT DATA Europe GmbH & Co KG.

Received the 2013 SAP North America Partner Excellence Award.

Acquired Aster Group (USA) and the SAP business of Software AG (North America and Eastern Europe).


Herbert Vogel, CEO and founder, became head of NTT DATA Business Solutions – a global group of SAP solution providers.

Opened new North American headquarters and Data Center.

Acquired Elsys (Turkey), Blueprint Management Systems Ltd. (UK) and acquired PlanOrg Industry (Germany) from SAP partner PlanOrg in Jena, Germany.


Became SAP Global Partner Cloud Services and SAP Global Partner Application Management Services.

Acquired 2C change (Denmark, Norway, Sweden) and Contemporary (UK).


Achieved SAP Global Value-Added Reseller status.

Acquired Chelford SAP Solutions Ltd. (UK), RPF Consulting LLC (USA) and ADELANTE SAS (Canada and France)


Received the SME Channel Partner Pinnacle Award in North America.

Acquired 2B Interactive (Netherlands).


Opened office in Shanghai, China. Opened new data centers in Bautzen and Salzenforst (Germany) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

Acquired SAPCON a.s. (Czech Republic).

Norbert Rotter became the new CFO of itelligence AG.


Became part of NTT Data Group and received the SAP Pinnacle Award for Customer Satisfaction.


Achieved SAP Gold Partner status in Germany for project quality, industry expertise and customer satisfaction.

Achieved SAP Gold Partner status in various countries.


Achieved SAP Global Hosting Partner status.


Achieved the first SAP Global Partner Service status.


Expanded In Eastern and Western Europe. Increased the portfolio with an offer of 360-degree service, including IT strategy consulting, SAP implementation, licenses, system integration, hosting and application management.

itelligence AG became a limited company.


Renamed SVC and initial public offering.


Expanded internationally and opened offices in Austria, Switzerland and the USA.


Renamed to SVP GmbH (Schmidt Vogel & Partner).


S&P Consult founded in Bielefeld, Germany, as one of the first SAP partners.