Our Story

Take a look at how Clearvision got to be the company it is today!

1997

The Vision Begins

Clearvision was founded in Southampton, UK, as an IBM Rational consultancy house, led by MD Gerald Tombs, an independent contractor at this time.

2005

New Directions

As the business grows, Clearvision begins to offer more than consultancy for IBM, developing plugins and solutions of its own to reflect developments in the software world.

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2007

Atlassian Experts

As JIRA goes viral, Clearvision gains expert accreditation from Atlassian. The beginning of a beautiful friendship!

2007

Going, Going Git

Clearvision become Git evangelists and help businesses migrate from other older solutions to Open Source DVCS Git.

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2011

AgileSCM

Clearvision launches its very own browser-based ALM tool, branded AgileSCM, for easy Git, SVN and Mercurial permission control. This product has since been retired.

2012

Enterprise Experts

Clearvision become the first European Experts to be badged ‘Enterprise Ready’ by Atlassian.

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2012

All About the Zen

Clearvision becomes a Zendesk Authorised Partner when they launch their Partner program.

2013

Charlie Club Winners

Clearvision wins an Atlassian Charlie Club Award, the first European Expert to reach this achievement in recognition of licence sales and consultancy work in the Partner program.

2013

Business of the Year

Clearvision is awarded SME business of the year at the South Coast Business Awards, recognising the growing expansion at Clearvision HQ in Southampton, England.

2013

Inaugural Dublin AUG

Clearvision sponsors the first Dublin AUG in September, helping to bring discussion and tips to Atlassian users in the Dublin area as part of Clearvision’s expansion into Ireland.

2014

New Digs, Clearer Vision

As the team of Clearvision visionaries continues to rapidly grow, the organisation moves into a new, larger office in Southampton.

2014

Charlie Club 2 Years Running

Clearvision wins its second Charlie Club Award - the first of the Atlassian experts to do so in the 13/14 financial year. It’s another record year for Clearvision sales.

2014

Git Essentials

Clearvision becomes one of a handful of Atlassian Experts to be ‘Git Essentials enabled’, an accreditation that notes a specialty in Atlassian and Git.

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2014

Dublin Expansion

Clearvision officially opens its newest office in Dublin at the Guinness Enterprise Centre.

2014

Atlassian Expert Awards

Clearvision wins 4 of a possible 12 awards from Atlassian at the annual Summit. These included: The Top Expert EMEA, Top JIRA Expert, Top Dev Tools and The Charlie Club Award.

2014

Push the Tempo

Tempo names Clearvision as its Top Selling Partner Award winner at the Atlassian Summit, and then expand their partnership with a trip to Tempo HQ in Reykjavik Iceland.

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2015

Brand Refresh

The new year sparks a new look; Clearvision introduces its new logo as they reach the 50 employee mark worldwide, ranging from Account Managers to Technical Consultants.

2015

Up in the G-Cloud

Clearvision is announced as the first ever Atlassian Expert listed on G-Cloud 6, a UK Government scheme helping local councils and authorities get certified software development support and services.

2015

ClearHub

Clearvision launches ClearHub, a marketplace for clients to find long term Atlassian skilled contractors.

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2015

x3 in the Charlie Club

For the third year running, Clearvision join Atlassian’s Charlie Club within the first quarter of the year for smashing the $1,000,000 minimum of new sales and the minimum of 33% year-on-year growth.

2015

Best International Performance

2 years after winning the SME Award, Clearvision grabs the big one at the South Coast Business Awards 2015 for Best International Performance.

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2015

Shortlisted for National Award

Clearvision is shortlisted for the Lloyd's Bank National Business Awards 2015, which took place in November.

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2015

Celebratory Summit

Clearvision bags 3 Expert awards in addition to the Charlie Club award at the 2015 Atlassian Summit. Namely, Top JIRA, Collaboration and Dev Tool Expert.

2015

The Future of Team Collaboration 2015

Clearvision's biggest event to date sees over 300 delegates come together to discuss the latest collaboration tools and trends. The day plays host to keynote talks from Professor Brian Cox and SAS Veteran Chris Ryan, alongside industry thought leaders.

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2016

Dublink

The first event run by Clearvision in Ireland. The event helps companies to learn more about how they can leverage the Atlassian tools, alongside some industry leading plugins and add-ons.

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2016

Expansion to India

Due to strong demand, Clearvision opens a new office in Bangalore, expanding its global presence to serve enterprise clients in India with Atlassian Expertise and solutions.

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2016

The World of Clouds and DevOps

Clearvision attends Cloud & DevOps World, a hugely successful event in London featuring CV's own Head of Client Services Andrew Stickland. He discusses how Aer Lingus took off following the migration of its tools to the Cloud.

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2016

Expansion in the USA

Clearvision makes huge strides state-wide with a new, bigger office in Philadelphia and an influx of 'Visionaries' from all over North America. Clearvision also hosts the Think Atlassian Road Trip in June, with meet-ups in Philly, DC and New York.

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2016

BBQ in the Cloud

Clearvision's Summer event takes place in July at the beautiful Kensington Roof Gardens in London. Over 15 speakers, 3 talk streams and a huge buffet of delicious food - all on the hottest day of the year!

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2016

700% Growth

The team of 'Visionaries' grows bigger and bigger - by 700%, in fact, over the past 5 years! The Clearvision team now 90 strong, with 5 different office locations.

2016

National Business Awards Finalists

For the second year running, Clearvision is announced as a finalist amongst hundreds of other businesses for the National Business Awards, this time for the Vonage Business Enabler of the Year. The ceremony takes place in November 2016.

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2016

Top New Business Globally

Clearvision scoops the award for Top New Business Globally, at the Atlassian Summit Partner Awards 2016. This celebrates the most new business gained worldwide, regardless of territory.

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…and the story continues.

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