Knosys Among Cloud Top 500

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Knosys Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators

Knosys is a global software-as-a-service (SaaS) information technology company offering a range of software solutions designed to boost productivity, collaboration and information connectivity in the digital workplace. Knosys creates software solutions in the areas of knowledge management and modern “out-of-box” intranets; delivering information that is easy to access, control but more importantly with relevance and clarity. Knosys Limited (Company) was admitted to the Official List of the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX Limited) on 7 September 2015 and listed under ASX symbol KNO.

Knosys Recent Developments

In September 2021, KnowledgeIQ, a Solution by Knosys, Announced Its integration with salesforce for improved customer and agent experience.

Knosys Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Activities

Knosys completed the acquisition of LIBERO. Completion of the acquisition on 31 August 2021 follows the successful satisfaction of conditions precedent and delivery of other completion requirements under the sale agreement. The $5 million acquisition price consisted of $4 million in cash and $1 million in fully paid Knosys shares. The cash component of the LIBERO acquisition, net of cash acquired in the LIBERO business, has been self-funded by Knosys from its cash resources.

LIBERO is a Library Management Software (“LMS”) business that delivers a new digital experience in managing asset collections, employees and interactions with their members for public libraries, tertiary education institutions and other similar organisations. LIBERO has 116 clients located across 8 countries, predominately in Australia and Germany/EU.

Knosys Customers in ARTW Customer Database

Leveraging a rigorous data-centric research methodology, APPS RUN THE WORLD asks the simple question: Who’s buying Knosys applications and why? And we provide the answers – supported by decades of research – to our clients around the world. Our Customer database has over 100 data fields that detail company usage of Knosys and other enterprise apps by function, customer size, industry, location, implementation status, partner involvement, Line of Business Key Stakeholders and IT decision makers contact details. List of Verified KnowledgeIQ, GreenOrbit, Libero customers.

Knosys Key Enterprise and Cloud Applications

KnowledgeIQ, GreenOrbit, Libero

Knosys Revenues, $M:

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Knosys Revenues By Region, $M

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Knosys Direct vs Indirect sales

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Knosys Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product

List of Verified Knosys Customers

No. of Knosys Customers: 380

No. of Knosys Enterprise Applications Customers: 380

No. of Knosys Cloud Customers: x

No. of Knosys Cloud Subscribers: 380000

The number of licensed users of the Knosys product increased to 41,360 at the end of the 2020 financial year.

One of the highlights of the 2020 year was the announcement in June of a new substantial professional services contract with ANZ Bank New Zealand for the deployment of a standalone Knowledge IQ system. The nine-month project commenced in June is expected to generate revenue of approximately $0.84 million. Knosys retains a strong core of enterprise customers, which includes ANZ Bank, Optus and Singtel.

Knosys Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions

The launch of the GreenOrbit brand seeks to reinforce its position in the intranet solutions category with: Contemporary brand look, new website, and updated UI/UX (limited release) Market expansion with four new offices: USA - Phoenix, AZ, and Raleigh, NC; UK - London; Australia - Abbotsford Micro-focused regionally and locally on client and partner relationships Greater access to qualified tech talent.

Knosys Risks and Challenges

Future investment in domain-specific HR apps is needed to round out its offerings.

Knosys Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI

Knosys has signed a co-selling agreement that will see its new mid-market solution available to Microsoft's Australian channel. Knosys launched KIQ Cloud, a mid-market version of its flagship KnowledgeIQ knowledge management product that has already been adopted by Singtel, Optus and SBS Bank. KIQ cloud aims a little lower by targeting businesses with at least 200 employees.

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Research Methodology

Data used in research reports are derived from publicly available documents, continuous surveys of applications vendors, customers, resellers, Independent Software Vendors, systems integrators and other verifiable sources.

Vendor shares and market forecast results are based on a combination of existing databases as well as demand side and supply side research conducted throughout the year with validation from vendors, customers, channel partners and documentations such as earnings releases and 10Q and 10K filings, vertical industry studies, regional and country-level statistics from public and private institutions(i.e. colleges, universities, government agencies and trade associations).

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