1C Company was established in 1991, for the purposes of software development, distribution, publishing and support of computer applications and databases for business and home use. 1C Company works with clients through more than 10,000 partners in a different countries, including 7,000 certified 1C:Franchising companies to provide integration services for the automation of businesses.
Founded in 1991 1C Company specializes in development, distribution, publishing and support of mass-market software.
At present 8000 dealers from 600 cities cooperate with 1C. About 7500 teams constitute the 1C:Franchising partner network, which is a main channel of value-adding for 1C products. Service-partners provide regular information and technological support for 1C software customers. The network of authorized training centers is also operating.
1C is the official distributor of such world-famous vendors as Microsoft, Novell, Borland, Symantec, ABBYY, Kaspersky Lab, PROMT, ESET, Red Hat and over 100 other software vendors. 1C offers more than 10 000 titles of software for office and home use.
Among the software produced by 1C the most important is 1C:Enterprise system of business automation products. Being famous with their flexibility, built with modern technologies, scalable with single-user, file-server and client-server solutions, these products are used together or separately in SOHO to medium companies with one or several locations.
1C:Enterprise 8 system of programs is intended for automation of everyday enterprise activities: various business tasks of economic and management activity, such as management accounting, business accounting, HR management, CRM, SRM, MRP, MRP, etc.
The 1C:Enterprise system of programs is used daily by several million users in business and government to automate operations, accounting, finance, HR and management activities. 1C Company provides an array of vertical solutions for manufacturing, distribution and service businesses. With its innovative technological platform, 1C:Enterprise and a range of other applications, 1C Company has achieved wide popularity for its openness, fast modifications and software updates. 1C:Enterprise is a very flexible and scalable platform which meets the needs of companies ranging in size from a single user to hundreds of users. 1C Company is the market leader in enterprise automation and is used widely in the global market.
International Data Corporation (IDC), the premier global provider of market intelligence, has listed 1C Company in their "Worldwide Commercial Software Revenue by Top 100 Vendors, 2010-2012" which was compiled using an internal IDC market analysis titled Worldwide Software 2013 - 2017 Forecast Summary
1C:Enterprise version 8 was launched in summer 2003 and it is underlain a powerful technological platform, whose features allow 1C, its franchise partners, independent developers and system integrators as well as the clients themselves to create the most diverse business applications. Over 1000 software products produced by 400 companies earned 1C:Compatible! logo.
1C:Enterprise 8 system consists of two parts: an integrated framework (aka '1C:Enterprise 8 platform') and a set of applied solutions created and executed in the framework.
There is a great number of business applications developed on 1C:Enterprise platform. There are variety of boxed (off-the-shelf) business applications supplied for a wide range of tasks: accounting, sales and warehouse, payroll calculation and HR management, manufacturing and financial planning, accounting and reporting for private entrepreneurs, public sector accounting, report consolidation, accounting in non-profit organizations and others.
Apart from 1C:Enterprise, the best known 1C Company business lines are software products for home use and educational applications.
One of 1C:Enterprise system products – 1C:Accounting – is the most successful accounting computer software in the CIS and it has become an industrial standard in business accounting automation. Other well-known products of 1C:Enterprise system are: 1C:Trade Management, 1C:Payroll&HR, solutions for logistics, internet etc. For home accounting we provide 1C:Money, with the annual tax declaration function. Since 2004 1C offers Manufacturing Enterprise Management integrated solution of ERP-class and the wide range of specialized solutions.
To date, more than 1 000 000 companies as official users of 1C:Enterprise programs.
Support, methodological and training materials on accounting are an important part of our business.
1C provides advanced services for official users of 1C:Enterprise – the information and technological support (ITS). The purpose of this service is to provide users with a complete set of 1C software updates, accounting methodologies, office automation technologies, tutorials and new components for 1C:Enterprise system, consultations from chartered accountants, up-to-date legislation on taxation and business regulations and plenty of other services. Internet support is also offered.
We are developing a range of products for e-mail, docflow and e-commerce. 1C has several co-projects with Intel, Microsoft, Novell, Borland, Symantec, ESET and others.
Educational software developed by 1C includes a series of 1C:Tutor software representing school education lessons of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, etc. Educational programs of 1C cover the most of basic school subjects, also contain programs for the post-graduate education support.
1C has released key titles, including Hard Truck and Hard Truck 2 by SoftLab-NSK, Blitzkrieg 1-2, Silent Storm and Heroes of Might and Magic 5 by Nival Interactive, Perimeter by K-D Lab, Soldiers: Heroes of WWII and Faces of War by Best Way, Age of Sail 2, Sea Dogs, Pirates of the Caribbean and Age of Pirates by Akella, Flanker 2.5 and Lock On by Eagle Dynamics, Space Rangers 1 2 by Elemental Games.
Since 1998 we have released a strong line of localized products, acting as a co-publisher and distributor of our long-term strategic partners: Snowball Interactive, Nival Interactive and Logrus. 1C’s line-up of localized products includes over 500 titles. Our 1C:Game Collection includes best selling titles by Activision, Atari, Bethesda, Codemasters, Eidos/SCI, Interplay,Microsoft, Ubisoft, THQ and Vivendi Universal Games and other leading international publishers and independent developers.
1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. In-house development of the company includes IL-2 Sturmovik, IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles, Ace Expansion Pack and Pacific Fighters - the award-winning WWII combat flight simulators (worldwide publisher Ubisoft Entertainment). 1C is working as a publisher with over 20 leading development studios and has produced over 50 titles for the PC and consoles. 1C entertainment software is being sold worldwide through distribution partners in North America, the UK, European Union, Australia, China, Japan and many other countries.