Providing leading e-commerce solutions for academic institutions and the software industry for
1995
AskNet was founded
2003
50 online shops under management
2004
New offices in Japan and USA
IBM

“asknet's e-procurement model with its value-add services covers the specific requirements of our customers in the academic market very well, making IBM software easily available to universities and their students for research and teaching in Germany and Switzerland. We value our longstanding partnership and appreciate the dynamic working style and teamwork with the asknet team. Together, we are working on broadening the IBM footprint in the research & education market in these countries.”

Johanna Tijerina
Data and AI Ecosystem Leader DACH

2006
IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
2007
First mobile cart
2010
First in-app cart
DELL

“In the tendering process, asknet understood our customer's requirements best. Due to the combination of expertise, customer focus, and reliability, we would always choose asknet again. They convinced us with their outstanding expertise, especially in the area of research and education in Germany. But asknet has also proven its competence in international projects.”

Dirk Werner
Regional Sales Director

2012
2 million transactions per year
2014
Launch of new eCommerce platform
2015
First framework agreement with IBM
CyberLink

“asknet has been our trust-worthy partner for many years. In this fast-paced world with constantly changing business dynamics and consumer demand, I am glad asknet is our ecommerce solution provider, especially in the transition to a subscription-based business model”

Vincent Lin
Vice President

2016
Launch of Verify Services
2017
Rollout of Responsive Design checkouts
2018
GoLive of distributing Microsoft Office 365
KIT

“asknet listens with interest and understanding to special requests, this leads to effective and practical solutions.”

Rolf Mayer
Member of the KIT Scientific Computing & Simulation Team

2018
GoLive Trial Subscriptions
2019
Certification as Adobe Education Elite Partner
2020
Renewal of the IBM framework agreement for the German universities
GMAC

“We stick with you guys year after year because your ecommerce solution is a truly complete solution that enables us to do business globally.”

Pamela Brown
Director, Product Management