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OnePlace Solutions acquired by leading global software company, Ideagen

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Jessica Mckenzie
03 May 2023

May 3, 2023 – OnePlace Solutions, a Microsoft Gold Partner and independent software vendor (ISV) providing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to enable people in business to do more, simply, has been acquired by Ideagen, a leading global software company providing solutions for regulated and high-compliance industries.

More than 11,400 companies trust Ideagen to help solve complex quality, risk, audit, and compliance challenges, including over 250 global aviation organisations, nine of the top ten accounting firms, nine of the top ten global aerospace and defence corporations, and 15 of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies.

This acquisition will mean that OnePlace Solutions will be able to provide customers with greater access to support across time zones, more bandwidth to deliver product roadmap items, and a broader range of solutions to help customers in regulated and high-compliance industries.

Through the acquisition, Ideagen has further strengthened its suite of solutions for regulated industries. This is Ideagen’s second acquisition of 2023, enhancing its collaboration capabilities and driving greater connectivity of Microsoft 365 within organisations.

James Fox, founder, OnePlace Solutions, said, “When we looked at the ambitions for OnePlace Solutions, which included executing on our product roadmap and continuing to lead the market with innovative solutions to help our customers, the acquisition by Ideagen made complete sense.

“Ideagen’s values mirror those of OnePlace Solutions, which makes it a great fit. The company already has a footprint in the sectors and countries we operate in, which means our goals are aligned. The opportunity this presents is exciting and we are looking forward to the journey ahead of us.”

Ben Dorks, CEO, Ideagen, said, “Today’s globalised world means secure and effective collaboration is essential to do business. In highly regulated industries, the need for auditable information management becomes even more crucial.

“OnePlace Solutions has created a trusted suite of solutions that provide a simplified and consistent way for people to engage with business systems built on Microsoft 365. These will bring significant value to existing Ideagen customers and new prospects as we leverage our global footprint to help extend our reach.”

The acquisition builds on Ideagen’s presence in Australia, which already includes:

  • Ideagen CompliSpace, which provides governance, risk, and compliance support for sectors such as education and aged care
  • Ideagen Huddle, a customisable secure client portal
  • Ideagen PleaseReview, a document review, co-authoring, and redaction software application
  • Ideagen Mail Manager, which solves the problem of storing and sharing important information contained within emails.

James Fox will remain with Ideagen as head of OnePlace Solutions.

Ben Dorks, said, “I’m pleased that James is choosing to stay with us and be part of our exciting and ambitious plans. His deep knowledge and experience of Microsoft integration and enterprise collaboration requirements is a real asset to the team.”


Newly named Ideagen OnePlace Solutions is a Microsoft Gold Partner providing cloud-based software that enables organisations to do more with their existing Microsoft 365 suite, supporting even greater interconnectivity between applications such as Outlook, Teams, and SharePoint, thus increasing productivity, workplace collaboration, and enabling intelligent, compliant information management.


About Ideagen

Ideagen is the name trusted by organisations globally to deliver world-class, innovative software solutions in regulated or high-compliance industries such as aviation, financial services, life sciences, healthcare, and manufacturing.

For large global corporations and small- and medium-sized businesses alike, Ideagen’s solutions and services will help solve complex quality, health, and safety risk, audit, and collaboration challenges.


About OnePlace Solutions

OnePlace Solutions is a Microsoft Gold Partner and software company providing solutions to enable people in business to do more, simply. 

The OnePlace Solutions suite of products provides a simplified and consistent way for people to engage with business systems built on the Microsoft 365 platform. The products help organisations drive greater productivity, empower modern workplace collaboration, and improve information management, governance records and compliance.

OnePlace Solutions is trusted by customers and partners across the globe to help achieve more from their investment in Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, and SharePoint.


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