The company grew from 5 to 9 people. We simultaneously worked on 10 projects.
Developing an online map solution earlier than Google. In 2003, we developed a GPS tracker for online yacht tracking on the map for a sailing regatta. Google Maps was only launched in 2005, so the solution was custom-built. We tested it on land and on a cruise ship during a storm.
We implemented the Avactis platform on the LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) technology stack for rapid deployment of an e-commerce store. We distributed it as both a boxed solution and later as an SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) solution.
Team lead — Alexei Florinsky.
By the end of 2010, the SimbirSoft team had grown to 47 employees.
We grew to 231 people. We simultaneously worked on 40 projects.
In 2013, in collaboration with our partner DictateIT, we launched a healthcare project, which involved creating and upgrading a system for automating document flow between hospitals and private practices in the UK. In 2014, during a business trip to London, we met with the customer's entire team and discussed future collaboration.
Our work with DictateIT began with a 2-week test assignment, which eventually turned into a collaboration lasting over 10 years.
We wrote our first expert article on Habr about memory optimization in the Linux kernel. Since then, we have published over 150 articles on this platform alone.
By 2019, SimbirSoft's team expanded to 700 members
5 years in figures:
- 4,000+ participants attended our meetups, workshops, and intensive courses
- 204 participants became SimbirSoft employees
- We held 138 IT events
- 60 resident experts organized and supervised our activities.
We won the regional Brand of the Year-2018 competition in the Leading Positions in the IT Industry category.
We had also topped this category in 2016 and 2017.
Four teams created a fully operational client-server geolocation application and used it to complete the quest that our mobile developers had designed specially for the hackathon.
After fierce competition, two teams emerged victorious. The first team received an award in the Clean Code nomination, while the second team got the highest score in the quest. The winners received not just valuable prizes and experience, but also an opportunity to further collaborate with SimbirSoft.
We grew to over 1300+ employees and simultaneously worked on 190+ projects.
Five of our heroes conquered the HALF MARATHON — a distance of 21.1 km. Seventeen colleagues completed the 10 km distance, 31 employees tackled the 5 km, and 17 SimbirSoft employees ran 1 km.
Employees from ten cities participated in the race: Ulyanovsk, Samara, Krasnodar, Kazan, Saransk, Nizhny Novgorod, St. Petersburg, Penza, Rostov, and Moscow.
600 employees from various parts of Russia simultaneously joined our online meeting in honor of the company's birthday.
As part of the 20th anniversary, we organized a series of exciting events and giveaways, including a time capsule filled with our partners' wishes. The time capsule is set to be opened in 2041.