Our Story

Our powers have been built over 32 years in the software market. A combination of experience, specialist skills and trusted relationships. We use these powers to streamline the software procurement process and provide pro-active support to achieve growth. With a unique market position we are able to adapt to meet the individual needs of our customers and partners.

1987

QBS Founded.
Skye Quin and Ian Butterworth set up QB Systems

1993

Company name officially updated to QBS Software

1996

First company website launched

1997

Dedicated sales team introduced

2001

New London HQ on the back of record growth 

2002

500k in monthly sales achieved for first time

2006

Microsoft name QBS as Gold partner

2011

QBS Distribution formed

2012

1 million in monthly sales achieved for the first time

in 2014

Over 10 million in yearly sales achieved for the first time

2018

Dave Stevinson completes acquisition of QBS Software

2018

Included in the top 1000 companies to lead Britain by London Stock Exchange

2019

Local office in France established with acquisition of Siener Informatique

2019

Expand MSP software category with acquisition of Zedsphere

2019

Launch into Baltic States with acquisition of Laknova

2019

CRN name QBS in top 25 UK distributors

 2019

QBS highly commended by CRN as Distributor of the Year – sub 250m category 

2019

GNR:Tech become QBS Distribution Consumer Software division

2020

QBS acquires 4Serv to strengthen their MSP Offering. Rebranded QBS MSP Software Limited

2020

QBS acquires European Security VAD – Alpha Generation Distribution

2020

QBS announced as MASTER Distributor for JetBrains

2020

QBS Software announced as runners up in PCR Distributor of the Year.

2020

QBS acquires Compuwave to establish a presence in the DACH region

 

2020  

Shortlisted in the CRN Awards as Cloud Distributor of the Year and CyberSecurity Distributor of the Year  

2020

Establishes QBS Nordic based out of Stockholm

 

 

Your platform to superpower your software sales

European distributor specialising in software. With offices in London, Telford, and Paris. 

A specialist distributor of cloud solutions for IT service providers 

Value-added distributor of enterprise software for France

A specialist IT security distributor for specialist proactive IT security solutions.

Distributor of enterprise software and services for the Baltic States

Successful software distributor in the dynamic IT environment for 14 years

Group businesses & divisions

Renowned for a high quality of service and expertise in enterprise software

A specialist distributor of cloud solutions for IT service providers 

Value-added distributor of enterprise software for France

Specialist distributor of consumer software and software enabled hardware

Distributor of enterprise software and services for the Baltic States