IQ Solutions was founded in 2003, by:
Mr Paris Papanastasiou
Mr George Varakis
[ an amazing trip & an evergreen process of ICT innovation ]
IQ Solutions has become a Digital Integrator and an ICT Services Provider, focusing on innovative Cyber Secured ICT managed solutions tailored to the needs of the Maritime Industry_
Our company was founded in 2003. Ever since, building long-term loyal relationships with customers and partners by following and delivering ICT tech peaks, has been an evergreen process and an amazing trip.
In 2006, we moved to our current headquarters in Nea Philadelfia, Athens, meeting the market's fast growing demands for our expertise in the ICT business, carrying on building up our market positioning, based on customer satisfaction, loyalty and awards by partners.
In 2013, we started building our Intellectual Property for the Maritime Industry. We developed an innovative communications platform for the Maritime industry that rapidly stood out in the market and was awarded the "Business IT Excellence AWARD for Exports Start" in the same year.
Beyond vertical solutions and awards for the Maritime Industry, 2014 was a year where we conquered significant checkpoints as ICT Integrators and Service Providers. Our Inhouse Datacenter was first certified under the standards of ISO27001 for its Hosting and Private Cloud Services. Within the same year, Dell awarded us for our excellent performance, while we received one more "Business IT Excellence AWARD" for the Business Transformation of a global player in the cosmetics industry.
In 2015, our Intellectual Property for the Maritime Industry proudly grew stronger than ever. We presented one more pioneering solution for the Maritime Industry named VCELL, the successor of IQ Marine. VCell is a complete integrated managed solution for Vessel Information Technology and Communications Systems. VCell received the Business IT Excellence AWARD for being the most Innovative & Complete Service Introduced in the Hellenic ICT Market in the same year.
2017, was a year of awards and recognitions on all of our operations levels. We received one more "Business IT Excellence AWARD" for Private Cloud Infrastructures, marking one of our customers success stories. In 2017 our Intellectual Property built on Managed Printing Services for Businesses and Vessels, was awarded by HP. 2017 carried on by acquiring the Exclusive Representation of KVH's VSAT in the Hellenic Region, while KVH announced iQ Solutions as their preferred Partner for Agile Managed ICT Services for Vessels combining their VSAT services with our VCell Services at the 2017 Digital Ship Conference.
On 18/12/2017 VCell was certified for being the first Complete Information and Communications solution for Vessels in the globe, certified for Cyber Security, by Bureau Veritas. VCell’s compliance follows the class guidelines on Cyber Security and Cyber Risk Management for Vessels as issued by BIMCO, CLIA, ICS, Intercargo, Intertanko, IMO and ABS, providing reliable and uninterrupted Vessel ICT operations, spanning from all information technology needs, to satellite communications management, as a complete, agile managed service.
Moreover IQ Solutions SA partnering up with KVH introduce the concept of “Everything as a Service” with SatComms, IT and Engineering in one team, one managed service and one bill. This includes Agile VSat Plans, Agile KVH equipment, Agile ICT Infra & Systems and Agile ICT Services, along with Assessment and Planning Manuals.