Patchmanager, a Netherlands-based supplier of innovative infrastructure management software solutions, announces a majority investment by strategic software investor Main Capital Partners. The partnership with Main reflects an important step in the future growth strategy of Patchmanager, as the company is looking to capitalize on its strong momentum and increasing position in the infrastructure management software market.
Patchmanager, founded in 2002, is a leading infrastructure management software vendor, enabling customers to plan, document, manage and maintain physical layer connectivity and assets. The solutions play a critical part in managing customers’ increasingly complex IT infrastructures. Through smart and detailed visualization solutions, customers can meticulously and continuously track and monitor their core infrastructure including (fiber) cables, data center racks, floor plans and other assets. Key use cases include data centers, offices, buildings or outside plant networks and given the nature of the solution it is applicable in virtually every industry. Example verticals where Patchmanager holds a strong position include Financial Institutions, Universities and Colleges, Airports, (Semi-)government and Industrials.
Over the past two decades, Patchmanager has developed a comprehensive, modern and scalable product which is being used by over 300 customers globally, including strong positions in Europe, UK and the US. The customer base includes both SMEs and numerous blue-chip customers such as Vodafone, Schiphol, NASA, and Inmarsat. Leveraging this momentum, Patchmanager is looking to execute an international roll-out strategy including organizational growth and increased sales & marketing efforts using both direct sales and their partner channel. Naturally, continuous product innovation remains a key pillar in this strategy. With Main, Patchmanager teams up with an experienced partner in successfully executing such strategies.
Michael Kentrop, CEO of Patchmanager states: “At Patchmanager, product excellence and customer service are at the heart of what we do and how we do it. We are driven by providing our customers with a high-quality solution that adds substantial value to their organizations. In Main we find a like-minded partner and strong ally to help extend our reach and achieve our full potential. Main’s knowledge and expertise in the software sector is second-to-none, and we look forward to a successful cooperation!”
Ivo van Deudekom, Investment Director at Main adds: “Patchmanager has been able to obtain a unique position in the DCIM market worldwide with numerous blue-chip customers who trust the company to manage their complex and critical IT infrastructure. Due to their strong product offerings and partner network, the company is able to significantly outperform the market growth rates of approximately 15%. We are confident that Patchmanager is able to continue growing at this pace in the upcoming years and we are excited to be part of their journey.”
We are confident that Patchmanager is able to continue growing at this pace in the upcoming years and we are excited to be part of their journey.
Patchmanager, founded in 2002 and headquartered in Amsterdam, is a leading infrastructure management software vendor. Its solutions support customers in planning, documenting, managing and maintaining core IT infrastructures. Specific domains covered by the software include physical layer connectivity, data center racks, cables and assets. Patchmanager has a blue-chip international customer base across various sectors such as include Financial Institutions, Universities and Colleges, Airports, (Semi-)government and Industrials. The company employs over 20 employees.
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