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Intelligent Enterprise Office Solutions That Build Smart Business

Intelligent Enterprise Office Solutions That Build Smart Business

About Y Soft 

Empowering employees to be more productive and creative.
We create intelligent enterprise office solutions that build smart business and empower employees to be more productive and creative. Our headquarters are in the Czech Republic. We employ over 300 dedicated people around the world; our R&D centers are in Brno, Prague and Ostrava, Czech Republic.
Through YSoft Labs, we experiment with new technologies for potential new products. We accelerate the technology growth of other innovative companies through Y Soft Ventures, our in-house investment arm. We also contribute our time, talent and resources to universities and tech forums.

15,000 customers
120 countries


Fast Facts

  • Founded in 2000; privately founded
  • Operating globally in 17 countries
  • Over 15,000 customers in 120 countries
  • Acquired be3D in 2014
  • Established Y Soft Ventures in 2014
  • Launched YSoft Labs in 2016

The Y Soft Difference – YSoft Global Operational Excellence (GOE) Framework™

While most companies are quick to make a sale, Y Soft is invested in your continued success. When you do business with Y Soft, you work with certified project managers and partners to understand your critical success factors. We design and deploy a solution that helps you meet your ROI goals throughout the life of the project. And we don’t walk away after deployment. We offer continuous monitoring and system health checks to make sure your print and workflow infrastructure is performing as expected and preempting issues from becoming problems at your site.

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our core values

We believe that a positive attitude can change the
world. It’s part of our DNA.
Be driven
Be driven
Have the energy to initiate new ideas, take action and drive progress. Always be flexible and adapt to change quickly. Be a self-starter and be able to work independently. Have the confidence to promote your ideas and gain consensus.
Be energetic
Be energetic
Use your excitement to energize yourself and others, including colleagues, customers, partners and suppliers. Motivate and challenge others to think outside the box to create new ideas and better solutions.
Be accountable
Be accountable
Strive for quality work at all times. Deliver results that exceed expectations. Use your time wisely and be productive. Proactively challenge yourself and seek new tasks. Look for ways to develop new and better processes, meet higher standards and save costs. Be a team player. Be great at your job and make good things happen.
Be enthusiastic
Be enthusiastic
Be passionate about Y Soft. Believe that with Y Soft you can change the world. Be optimistic and create positive energy wherever you go. Have a “can-do” attitude and seek positive results. Learn from failure so you can succeed next time. Spread the Y Soft culture and spirit internally and externally.
Be ethical
Be ethical
Deliver results and follow through on all of your promises. Match your behaviors to your words and take responsibility for your actions. Be realistic when setting deadlines — keep in mind that others depend on the timely completion of your tasks. Live up to the trust placed in you by your colleagues, as well as by your partners, customers and suppliers. Above all, never prioritize business over ethics.
Be open
Be open
Be open to all ideas and welcome different points of view of others. Encourage and support collaboration across teams and organizations. Be willing to participate in discussions, even if you initially disagree. Support ideas of others and give credit where credit is due. Provide constructive feedback to co-workers - and always be willing to receive constructive feedback yourself.
Y soft milestones
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2004-2005 2003 2000-2002
2017

2017

A new R&D center in Ostrava, Czech Republic, was established in June and Y Soft China Ltd., a new subsidiary, opened in August in the Shanghai District Technology Development Center to support growth in China, the world’s second largest market.

In Brno, Czech Republic, Y Soft’s manufacturing, logistics and shipping staff moved their operations out of headquarter offices into a nearby, larger area in November. The new facility allows for larger volume capacity in manufacturing YSoft SafeQ hardware in addition to prototyping and testing new designs for our R&D teams as they work on new innovations in YSoft Lab projects.
2016

2016

With the introduction of YSoft SafeQ 6, our flagship enterprise print management solution becomes a platform. As a platform, it now includes document capture and 3D print management in addition to print management. YSoft SafeQ is also integrated into YSoft be3D eDee, the first 3D solution that combines a 3D printer with a print management, workflow and an accounting system.
2015

2015

Y Soft becomes the first company to offer print management as a subscription service for all major multifunction devices. Y Soft introduced and ships version 2 of DeeRed, an industrial manufacturing 3D printer with a larger print volume capacity.
2014

2014

A new version of YSoft SafeQ 5 was released, complete with a range of new features and enhancements. We bought a majority stake in be3D, a company that develops and manufactures 3D printers, thereby expanding our portfolio to include 3D printing. We set up Y Soft Ventures, a venture capital fund designed to support innovative projects. Y Soft won the CzechInvest "Investor of the Year" award in the IT and Shared Services category for 2013.
2013

2013

We acquired Equitrac Systems of Australia and established an office in Dubai. We became the first company providing print management solutions with offices around the world and customer service in all time zones.
2012

2012

The updated YSoft SafeQ 4 included a range of revolutionary features such as Print Roaming, Private Cloud and Mobile Printing. The Brno headquarters relocated to a new building with a stylish work environment fostering employee satisfaction and creativity.
2011

2011

We established an office in Miami, Florida to support the customers and partners in Central and South America. Y Soft invested significantly in the expansion of a quality assurance (QA) department for testing purposes.
2009

2009

We introduced the offline remote spooler (ORS), designed specifically for companies with a print volume exceeding 100 million pages per year. Other revolutionary innovations also included a new terminal for Xerox, the first to integrate the YSoft SafeQ web interface directly into a multifunction printer.
2008

2008

We developed a USB card reader designed to facilitate card authentication on integrated terminals. Y Soft established new offices in Japan and Israel. The acquisition of XpertImage resulted in the establishment of a key office for the US market in the Dallas, Texas area.
2007

2007

We launched the remote server (RS), a predecessor of the offline remote spooler (ORS), in order to provide large corporations and institutions with offices around the world an efficient system for the transmission of print tasks and centralized print management and reporting services.
2006

2006

Thanks to the enormous success of the YSoft SafeQ Terminal Professional, we were able to buy a production line. In addition, to further improving our terminal hardware, we developed the first integrated terminal for multifunction printers. Ernst & Young presented Václav Muchna with the "Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year" award.
2004-2005

2004-2005

SmartQ was renamed YSoft SafeQ. We introduced a revolutionary hardware terminal, the YSoft SafeQ Terminal Professional, with a large touch screen and integrated proximity card reader.
2003

2003

We introduced SmartQ, software designed to control the printing and copying process and also the predecessor of YSoft SafeQ. SmartQ enabled secure printing through a server, copying based on SNMP communication with the printer, blocking printing functions and charging for printing services. Y Soft was the first company in the world to introduce this precise charging system.
2000-2002

2000-2002

Y Soft was founded in 2000 as part of a student project at Masaryk University in Brno. After several failed projects, the new company managed to secure a key order. We developed the first application enabling the authentication of printer users using a card reader – the predecessor of the current Print Roaming module. We found our market niche, thereby focusing our entire development process on the control of access to printed documents using identification cards and readers.
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