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THE ATCOM TIMELINE

Explore our history: From one of the first Greek internet companies to Greece’s leading Digital Business Agency

Early stages

Early stages

ATCOM’s CEO Konstantinos Theotokas, Sales Director Argiris Papageorgiou and Production Director Giota Kouklada join forces with some of Greece’s leading freelance engineers to create Blue Planet, one of the first companies to provide sophisticated internet solutions to the Greek Market.

Gaining ground

Gaining ground

COO Kyriakos Komvoteas and Creative Director Gregory Papadopoulos join the team. In less than a year since its founding, the company numbers over 30 commercial web applications and 50 multimedia sites.

ATCOM is born

ATCOM is born

Blue Planet is renamed ATCOM, becoming a Société Anonyme and a member of the Dionic Group of companies, listed in the Athens Stock Exchange. Business Director Miltos Kritakis and Head of ATCOM’s Experience Lab, Marios Theotokas, come on board.

An award-winning CMS

An award-winning CMS

ATCOM FIRST INTRODUCES NETVOLUTION, ITS MULTI-AWARDED CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AT CEBIT HANNOVER.

This is a development that helps the company grow on an unprecedented scale. ATCOM’s Head of Consulting services Jason Kataropoulos and Technical Director Nikos Liokalos, full-time engineers at the time, start implementing the software on a growing number of Greek and Foreign Companies.

Web-gaming pioneers

Web-gaming pioneers

ATCOM incorporates interactive media agency Emphase, expanding the company’s web-gaming capabilities and producing one of the most successful Greek Flash Interactive Internet Games (10th Planet), for leading dairy brand “N’Joy”.

Incubating one of Greece’s most successful start-ups

Incubating one of Greece’s most successful start-ups

Skroutz.gr, Greece’s now largest price comparison site, serving more than 6 million visitors daily, joins Dionic Group of Companies. ATCOM CEO, Konstantinos Theotokas becomes a member of the BoD and the company is incubated on ATCOM’s premises, scaling 10-fold in under five years.

ATCOM acquires Mindworks

ATCOM acquires Mindworks

ATCOM ACQUIRES MINDWORKS, FOUNDED BY TWO OF GREECE'S FIRST DIGITAL MARKETING EXPERTS, C. MANTZIARIS AND G. VARELOGLOU.

ATCOM, through Mindworks, strengthens its portfolio, becomes the first digital agency to offer sophisticated Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) services and is soon recognised as the fastest growing digital agency in Greece.

ATCOM becomes a Gold Certified Partner

ATCOM becomes a Gold Certified Partner

Having implemented the software provider’s solutions for more than 5 years, ATCOM is recognised as a Gold Certified Partner for its technological mastery, impact on the Greek Market and client satisfaction.

Linkwise joins the ATCOM family

Linkwise joins the ATCOM family

Pioneering performance marketing agency Linkwise is incorporated into ATCOM as a separate Business Unit. By 2012 the Unit grows into a private limited company, officially numbering more than 12.000 affiliates. Linkwise is now recognized as the largest affiliate network in Greece and one of the leading regional affiliate networks in Europe.

ATCOM incorporates Creative Marketing’s client portfolio

ATCOM incorporates Creative Marketing’s client portfolio

ATCOM announces the incorporation of competitor agency Creative Marketing’s client portfolio, officially making ATCOM the largest digital agency in Greece.

The first dedicated UX team in Greece

The first dedicated UX team in Greece

ATCOM Director and Linkwise co-founder Katerina Karagianni’s passion for usability and user experience, drives the formation of Greece’s first dedicated UXlab. The specialised ATCOM unit has grown since to serve some of Greece’s largest national and international clients such as Aegean Airlines, IKEA, Shell, Kotsovolos, Praktiker and more.

PayPal partners with ATCOM

PayPal partners with ATCOM

Leading global online payment service provider PayPal and ATCOM sign a strategic agreement for the integration of PayPal’s solutions on ATCOM’s Netvolution WCMS. Through the agreement, leading Greek e-commerce platforms are able, for the first time, to offer customers integrated PayPal wallet solutions on promotional rates.

ATCOM expands into tourism

ATCOM expands into tourism

Manolis Psarros teams with ATCOM’s CEO Kostas Theotokas to form Toposophy, an ATCOM Unit dedicated to online destination marketing. Toposophy has grown since to serve some of Europe’s key tourism players such as the Slovenian Tourist Board, the Regional authority of Helsinki, the Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Scottish Tourism Alliance and more.

ATCOM named Microsoft Country Partner of the Year

ATCOM named Microsoft Country Partner of the Year

Seven years after being first recognized as a Gold-certified partner, ATCOM is named Country Partner of the Year and Trusted Country Partner for the Azure Cloud Platform for its outstanding implementation of Microsoft’s solutions.

ATCOM Next is born

ATCOM Next is born

ATCOM INAUGURATES ITS ANNUAL TECH EVENT, ATCOM NEXT.

ATCOM Next is dedicated to highlighting best practices in IOT, latest trends and technology breakthroughs through a combination of keynote addresses and live ATCOM-built IOT installations. The event triggers the creation of a separate IOT-centered ATCOM Business Unit, Experience Lab, headed by Lead Engineer Marios Theotokas.

Mindworks becomes Isobar & iProspect

Mindworks becomes Isobar & iProspect

LEADING GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK DENTSU AEGIS ACQUIRES A MAJORITY STAKE IN MINDWORKS, INTEGRATING ITS OPERATIONS INTO ITS TWO CORE BRANDS, ISOBAR & IPROSPECT.

ATCOM creates MOCTA

ATCOM creates MOCTA

A GROUNDBREAKING APPROACH TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION.

ATCOM creates MOCTA to signify the change from being Greece’s leading internet services provider, to the country’s only true 360 digital business agency. With services ranging from consulting services to strategy, MOCTA provides the strategic and technical leadership needed to help clients succeed in their business transformation journeys.

ATCOM partners with AKAMAI

ATCOM partners with AKAMAI

ATCOM creates a specialised AKAMAI, Unit, headed by AKAMAI services expert Antony Mavromichalis, to offer clients security, performance, and optimization services and help them deliver critical content, consistently, across devices. By the end of the year, ATCOM is recognised as a Silver Partner Reseller, and the largest reseller of Akamai services in Greece.

ATCOM named Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for the second time

ATCOM named Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for the second time

Two years after the company’s first Country Partner award, ATCOM is recognized as 2017 Country Partner of the year for the delivery of transformative services across Microsoft’s Platform. By now ATCOM is recognized as a Gold partner in Application Development, Gold Cloud partner and Silver partner for small & midmarket cloud solutions.

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People 120
Websites 0
Mobile Apps 0
IoT Installations 0
400 people have worked for us
300+ press and media mentions about our work

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