What we do


Pioneer of Business Technology and Leader of IT Management

What started as one man’s courageous vision is now a growth company employing more than 500 people in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and UK. Founded in 2003, Sofigate is the leader of IT Management in the Nordics and pioneer of Business Technology management in Northern Europe. We help our customers succeed in leading digitalization. We do it by providing expertise in strategy transformations, technology solutions and management power.

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A strong believer in open source

In the digitalized fast-paced world, openness and sharing is the way to go forward. This is why we have founded the IT Standard Forum, developing the open source framework IT Standard for Business together with our clients.

A growth company with ambition

Our goal is to become Northern Europe’s leading Business Technology management company with a revenue of 150 to 200 million euros and a team of over 1200 employees by 2020. In 2017, our revenue is projected to reach 65 million euros.

Business Technology Capabilities

Strategic Transformations

Design strategies and drive transformations to excel in a digitalized world with new business capabilities.

Technology Solutions

Design, deploy and manage solutions for enterprise service management and automation of knowledge work.

Management Power

Plan and manage projects, services and operations with best fit competences and teams at high performance.

Performance Boosters

Improve people performance with insight on themes, concepts on industry best practices and training in Academy.

Our consulting offering

Our technology solutions


Sofigate’s Roundtable enables you make better decisions faster – without having participants in the same place. It’s an online facilitation tool combining agile methodology, workshop facilitation expertise and social media environment.

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Sofigate is one of ServiceNow’s biggest and most experienced partner in Nordics. In addition to ITSM in IT, ServiceNow can increase productivity for many other organisational functions such as customer service management, HR, Finance and Facilities.

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Bmc’s Remedyforce enables you to deliver high-speed service management that empowers users and accelerates the business. We have a long partnership with BMC and an extensive experience of RemedyForce.

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Sofigate relies on Cloud Coach to deliver project and development management solutions to support the transformation of your business and operations. You can optimize your development portfolio, steer the development project and ensure you have all the required resources for its execution.

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Arter ARC

To create business value with Enterprise Architecture, a visual and easy-to-use EA tool is needed. Arter ARC from Arter Oy is Sofigate’s choice for this purpos­e. It is the leading SaaS based solution in the market. We provide Arter ARC for you readily configured with best practices and metamodels. Our experts help you also with necessary training, coaching and advisory services.



Apptio is the business management system for hybrid IT. Its applications align technology investments to business priorities, engage business stakeholders to drive accountability and value, and optimize and increase efficiency of hybrid IT resources.

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The timeline below explains how we got to where we are now. And we hope you join us in the next part of our journey!


Expanding Business Technologies

In the beginning of 2018 Sofigate acquired the Finnish Headstart Oy, strengthening its consulting offering and expertise in business technologies. Sofigate celebrates its 15th anniversary in May.


Nordic Pioneer in Business Technology

Early 2017 Sofigate acquired 3gamma, expanding its operations geographically to two new countries. By the end of 2017 the company will have almost 450 employees in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and UK.


Three acquisitions in Finland and Sweden

Sofigate acquired Daymark AB in Sweden and the businesses of 3gamma Finland Oy and Prestantia Oy in Finland. The company grew to a powerhouse of 280 people.


Launch of IT Standard for Business

IT Standard for Business, the third version of ICT Standard was launched. Service Integration and Management ecosystem was founded in March, it had 12 members by the end of the year.


First Office in Stockholm

Sami Karkkila was appointed CEO of Sofigate, Juha Huovinen continues to work closely with customers. Sofigate AB was founded in Stockholm. Sofigate introduced “In-a-box” service concept.


10 Year Anniversary

Celebrating 10th anniversary year with Sofigate Friends themed events throughout the year. ICT Standard Forum published an additional edition of ICT Standard for Management for the public Sector.


Second version of ICT Standard for Management

We launched the second version of ICT Standard for Management and founded CIO Club in Finland. ICT Standard Forum became a member of the jury of CIO of the year in Finland.


ICT Roundtable for Management Launch

Sofigate launched a new business social media solution for agile decision-making, ICT Roundtable for Management and started a new co-operation with Talentum under the CIO-brand.


Growth Through Product and Service Development

Sofigate’s product development programs ICT Standard, ICT Academy, ICT Dashboard and IT service management brought over 20 new customers during the last half of 2010.


ICT Standard for Management Best Practices

Sofigate founded Sofigate Tampere Oy, with Riikka Kivimäki as the managing director. Sofigate also founded ICT Standard Forum, which launched the first version of ICT Standard for Management.


Sofigate Services Oy to Serve ITSM Customers

Jori Kanerva started as the head of Sofigate Services Oy, which was founded at the same time as the first customer contract was signed.


140% Growth

The company management team was reinforced with four experienced managers. Annual revenue grew 140% and personnel reached 40.


IT Management as a Service

IT Management as a Service concept was officially launched. Both revenue and personnel tripled.


IT Management Planning Agency

Jari Raappana, Stonesoft’s director of Business Development, joined Sofigate and brought with him some high-end management experience. Sofigate became Finland’s first IT Management planning agency.


Business Aligned IT

Sofigate published the book “The Value-Driven CIO – Bridging the Gap between Business and IT”.


Juha Huovinen founded Sofigate


Juha Huovinen

Juha Huovinen

Founder & Chairman of Board
Senior Executive of Innovations

Sami Karkkila

CEO, Sofigate Group
Managing Director, Finland

Sanna Siniketo

Sanna Siniketo

Senior Vice President
of Business Operations

Jari Raappana

Executive Vice President
Head of Communications & Marketing

Janne Rekonen

Janne Rekonen

Managing Director,
Sofigate Services Oy

Matti Rusi

Managing Director, Sweden

Rolf Greisen

Managing Director, Denmark

Nick Russell

Country Manager, UK


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