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IT Industry

Vienna as a Business Location - The City at a Glance

Vienna combines tradition, culture and quality of life with the factors of a top business location in a unique way. A stable political and economic environment, a research and technology-friendly climate, geographical and cultural proximity to the growth markets in the east and, not least, the highest quality of life in the world provide for a place at the very top of the world’s rankings.

January 27, 2015

Vienna as a Business Location - Areas of Strength

Vienna combines tradition, culture and quality of life with the factors of a top business location in a unique way. A stable political and economic environment, a research and technology-friendly climate, geographical and cultural proximity to the growth markets in the east and, not least, the highest quality of life in the world provide for a place at the very top of the world’s rankings.

January 22, 2015

New Owner E-Tec Brings DiTech Back Into Business

The brand DiTech has been purchased after the bankruptcy by the Upper Austrian Computer Dealer e-tec. Now the newly established DiTech Electronic GmbH starts operations. The first stores open already at the beginning of September.

August 29, 2014

German Investment: New EUR 140 Mln Data Center for the City of Vienna

A 140 million Euro investment from Frankfurt based e-shelter strengthens Vienna as an international ICT center.

July 3, 2014

High Potential for Austrian Investments in Moldova

Austria is one of the most active countries in the CESEE region ranking first in foreign direct investments (FDI) in many countries.

May 22, 2014 · Updated: May 22, 2014; 13:05

London Roadshow with Austrian Companies

Austrian Companies with Erste Group and the Vienna Stock Exchange on Road Show to London

January 27, 2014

Kapsch Lands Contract at Polish ADAC

Polish ADAC subsidiary hires Kapsch to optimize its call center.

October 9, 2013

Kapsch Wins Contract for GSM-R Network in Slovenia

A step towards European integration: train communications technology from Kapsch is used in more than half of all EU Member States.

September 10, 2013

Romania: West Region to Catch Up Economically

Romania's West Region aims to catch up with its more developed peers in the European Union.

September 9, 2013

Kapsch Group Reports Solid Fiscal Year with Revenue of EUR 928m

Revenue growth in the domestic market of Austria and America.

August 12, 2013

Kapsch and the Czech Road and Motorway Directorate ŘSD recognized for transportation technology

Seven to ten wrong-way drivers per month are discovered in the Czech Republic through the use of Austrian transportation technology

August 8, 2013

Kapsch TrafficCom Starts Collecting Tolls in Belarus

The costs of the toll system established by Kapsch TrafficCom in Belarus came at € 267m and starts operating now.

August 1, 2013

KapschTrafficCom Still Struggling in South Africa

The South African government cannot start the project since the state-controlled toll company is already in desperate straits. Further financial aids are not in sight.

July 25, 2013

Kapsch TrafficCom as Only Bidder in Slovenia.

Slovenia has cancelled the tender for the construction of an electronic toll system for trucks.

July 8, 2013

Kapsch Successfully Completes Interoperability Tests for GSM-R

Train communication systems from Kapsch CarrierCom successfully tested according to EU interoperability specifications.

June 28, 2013

US: Active Investor in Romania

US companies remained active investors in Romania last year. Particulary the IT sector, automotive industry and oil/gas sector are increasingly strengthening their local position. Foreign direct investments from the US came at more than $ 1bn.

June 24, 2013

Kapsch Technology Ensures Safety on the Mecca-Medina Railway Line with it GSM-R Solution

The Prestigious High-speed rail on the pilgrimage route between the two holy cities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is being equipped with the GSM-R solution of Kapsch.

June 24, 2013

Kapsch Wins Contract for Traffic Management System in Chile

Variable Message Signs system increases traffic safety on access road to El Teniente copper mine.

June 20, 2013

Kapsch Completes Successful Trial of EETS In Poland

Landmark moment for harmonization of European road networks.

May 27, 2013

US Software Producer Oracle to Invest in Romania

US software producer Oracle will invest approximately € 100m in Romania

May 14, 2013

Kapsch TrafficCom Lands Important Contract in Poland

Kapsch wins another important railway communications contract in Poland

April 29, 2013

Kapsch TrafficCom Last Bidder for Major Project in Slovenia

Austrian listed electronic toll system provider Kapsch is the only bidder for the establishing of an electronic toll system for trucks in Slovenia.

April 26, 2013

US: Kapsch TrafficCom Opens TDM Protocol

Kapsch and E-ZPass® Group paves the way for nationwide electronic tolling interoperability

April 26, 2013

NCR to Expand Business Activity in Serbia

US corporation National Cash Registers is to employ a further 300 staff members.

April 25, 2013

Slovak Unemployment Rate on the Rise

In January, compared with January 2012, the employment decreased in five surveyed sectors.

March 14, 2013

Romania: Slight Increase of GDP for 2012 at 0.1 % on Y/Y Comparison

Record decrease at 24.6 % in agriculture, industrial production better off with decrease of 2.4 %. The highest increase was recorded in IT and communication, services and health/social assistance.

March 6, 2013

Kapsch and Thales Win Contract in Bulgaria

As leader of the consortium, Thales has signed a contract with the Bulgarian railway infrastructure company NRIC to provide electronic signalling and telecommunication technology for the Sofia-Plovdiv railway line.

February 7, 2013

Major Contract for Kapsch in UK

Kapsch CarrierCom today announced that it has been awarded the contract to maintain the entire GSM-R (Global System for Mobile Communications – Railway) network on behalf of British railway infrastructure operator Network Rail.

December 18, 2012

Kapsch TrafficCom: Losses Ahead

The Austrian toll system developper Kapsch TrafficCom will publish its results tomorrow.

November 21, 2012

Austrian-Ukrainian Trade Relations Show Development Potential

According to Richard Schenz, Vice President of WKO (Austrian Chamber of Commerce), the economic relations between Austria and the Ukraine are excellent.

October 25, 2012

Spain: Kapsch Achieves Major Order

Austrian Kapsch CarrierCom successfully completes another project in Spain: Kapsch equipped 80 kilometers of the short-line network of the state railway operator Adif in Bilbao.

October 15, 2012

Kapsch and Apple Expand Cooperation

Austrian Kapsch BusinessCom intensifies its cooperation with Apple. Kapsch offers solutions that will soon allow even the newest models such as the iPhone 5.

September 24, 2012

Kapsch Acquired Czech Data Storage

The Austrian IT company strengthens its presence in CEE with acquisition of Data Storage in the Czech Republic.

September 3, 2012

Kapsch TrafficCom IVHS Wins Project in Houston, Texas

Award signifies Kapsch’s first Incident Detection System deployment in the U.S.

August 30, 2012

Pioneers Festival 2012: Vienna is Hotspot for Innovative Companies

The place for more than 2,500 pioneers from all over the world as well as web, technology and mobile start-ups to network, present their innovations and exchange experiences.

August 29, 2012

Contract award for tolling system in Sydney

Kapsch TrafficCom achieved a contract in Australia. The value for implementation reaches AUD 10 million (about € 8.5m)

August 28, 2012

Kapsch TrafficCom Posts Loss in the First Quarter of 2012/13

Decline in sales and negative result. Focus remains on large projects in Poland and South Africa. Net income reached € -4.4m.

August 24, 2012

Kapsch: Major Order from Brazil

The Austrian IT company achieved the first order for delivery of on-board units from Brazil.

August 10, 2012

Kapsch TrafficCom: Major Contract in U.S.

The Austrian IT company achieves a contract award in Texas for supply of first total system in North America. The contract value for implementation reaches $ 79 million (about € 64m).

July 30, 2012

Kapsch CarrierCom Acquires Remaining Shares in Croatian TIS

With the acquisition of the remaining shares in the Croatian subsidiary Kapsch TIS d.o.o., Kapsch CarrierCom is further expanding its involvement in South-Eastern Europe.

July 18, 2012

Mixed Results for Kapsch TrafficCom

Strong growth continues, revenues up 42% in reporting period. However, earnings below previous year due to project delays. Net income is slightly down.

July 17, 2012

Kapsch TrafficCom: Rise in Revenues Ahead

Analysts expect the Austrian IT company to record a substantial increase in revenues. The earnings are different.

July 16, 2012

Kapsch: Poland Showing Excellent results

Revenue for Poland of over € 178m, investments amortized after only 18 months

July 13, 2012

Austrian Show Case „Engineering“ in Denmark

From 5. September 2012 to 6. September 2012, the Austrian consulting and engineering sector presents its knowledge and skills in Copenhagen.

June 29, 2012

Vienna hosts the 19th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems

The 19th ITS World Congress will be held from 22 to 26 October 2012 in Vienna, under the header ITS Vienna 2012 – Smarter on the way.

May 29, 2012

Brain Force Widened Loss

The Austrian IT service company recorded a rise in revenues by 12% in the first half of 2012. Losses totaled € 2.2m.

May 15, 2012

AT&S Expands in the U.S.

The Austrian printed circuit board manufacturer opens second US office.

May 14, 2012

Strong Growth at Quanmax

Due to the restructuring of the subsidiary S&T, the Austrian IT company could raise earnings and revenues.

May 14, 2012

Austrians in the Centre of the Global IT Industry

The first Austrian companies from the IT industry are currently in California as part of the "Go Silicon Valley 2012" technology initiative.

May 3, 2012

S&T Underlines Profitability

The Austrian IT company was able to achieve the turnaround. After losses of € 11.7m, the first quarter of 2012 brought profits of € 1.8m.

April 28, 2012