(Oldenburg, Germany, 2.2.2015) The new Ashampoo ZIP Pro, developed by renown software manufacturer Ashampoo, compresses, encrypts, backups and manages all data files. Besides extensive compression procedures and backup tasks, Ashampoo ZIP Pro also facilitates data sharing, e.g. via Dropbox and Google Drive through the integrated cloud uploader.
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The basic idea – selling software only over the Internet – sounds simple today, but in 1999 this was revolutionary.
With a handful of staff, a 64kbit (ISDN) leased line and a small office, Rolf Hilchner, whose own sector knowledge goes back to the year 1984, started with the realization of this idea. Henceforth software, which was developed in-house, has been sold over the Internet, excluding specialized shops. This strategic orientation paid off. Read the whole company portrait here