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Acando (previously AcandoFrontec) is a software, information technology, database and web design consulting firm based in Stockholm Sweden.



Founded in 2001 by Per Tjernberg and Anthony Schmidt, Acando[1] provides consultancy in information technology and Software as a Service (SaaS). As of March, 2008, AcandoFrontec services over 250 clients and employs over 30 people.

In 2004, AcandoFrontec acquired Edge Consulting. Edge Consulting was a software consulting firm founded in 1999, with 15 employees.

In 2006, Acando Frontec acquired Resco. The company renamed as Acando

In 2014, Acando acquired Connecta.


Acando consults with companies on information technology projects and Software-as-a-Service, and builds software applications including web sites.

Acando is a reseller and integrator of NetSuite’s ERP/Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software-as-a-Service applications. Acando is a Microsoft .NET solution provider and Oracle partner.

Acando provides consultancy in project leadership, analysis, design and development for software projects of any size. In addition to web design and software development, Explore also offers Business Intelligence (BI), Data Warehousing design and development and mobile systems design and development.

Awards and Industry RecognitionEdit

In 2007, Acando was named to the Inc. 5000,[2] ranking 3,520 nationally, with a three-year average annual sales growth of 83.8%. Also in 2007, Explore was named to the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington State,[3] ranking 42 out of 100, with a three-year average annual sales growth of 83.8%.