Science and technology are rapidly evolving to bring out new solutions and innovations for the problems humanity is facing. It is the passionate engineers, designers, and curators who tap the problem and get ambitious to solve it with the latest technologies and platforms.
Marc Andressen, a computer engineer and an entrepreneur, suggests, “There is a constant need for new systems and new software.” The continuous need for software has compelled the people of Pakistan to take the initiative and prove their identity in the tech and cyber world.
Pakistan is no different than the rest of the world in excelling in the fields of science, technology, mathematics, and engineering. It has attracted national and international leaders to open up software houses in Islamabad and take it global with their vision and the raw talent in the soil of Pakistan.
Following are some of the software companies that we consider the best among all for being the pioneers, founders, and trendsetters in the information technology and communication space of Pakistan.
1. United Sol
United Sol was founded in 2005 by three passionate programming individuals, who are still part of the company and putting their best that has made it one of the best software companies in Islamabad. With the initiation of various global eCommerce developments for SaaS platforms, the company has amassed valuable clients across the globe.
Their quest to deliver excellence in Magento development helped them produce about 250 innovative extensions. However, they did not stop here. They have proved their expertise in other prominent eCommerce technologies like PrestaShop and WooCommerce where they have 100 and 70+ plug-ins respectively. Prominent names in their global portfolio include Hyundai, Wallan, Gulf Central, and PitStopArabia.
Clientele in Islamabad includes Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Shifa Hospital, Tehzeeb bakers, Chilman, Kanas, and the list goes on. With a humble beginning of 3 members, the company has grown to 100+ employees.
2. AKSA SDS
AKSA SDS is among the leading software houses in Islamabad for providing advanced software and hardware solutions. It was founded in 2000 when limited resources and opportunities were available in the capital city. It has earned repute in the local and global market for producing innovative solutions for general use or any specific technology and platform.
With expertise in real-time solutions, the company has been in the good books of its satisfied clients from different industries that include Avionics and the retail mass market.
3. Systems Ltd
Systems Ltd is the first-ever software house of Pakistan that started operations back in 1977. The company has got expertise in a great area of software solutions and IT services. Their expertise includes digital commerce, business application, data analysis and management, application development and integration, cloud services, IT infrastructure, and business process outsourcing.
Systems Ltd has proven its excellence for two decades in Pakistan and started its operations in the USA in 1997. As soon as Asif Peer stepped as the CEO, the company went public and became one of the largest IT exporters on the Pakistan Stock Exchange. With offices in 3 continents and 4000 employees, the company is excelling with every passing day. It also has an office in Islamabad
DPL is a renowned software and mobile app development company that is proud to retain an exuberant and vibrant culture. A healthy work environment encourages employees to be independent rather than the conventional subservient workers of a corporate entity. Due to this, the company is capable of attracting the top 5% of the talent.
The creative and independent work behavior has helped DPL in getting recognition in a variety of software and IT services. Unlike the other software houses in Islamabad, DPL comes with quite a diverse portfolio. Their expertise starts with mobile app development and extends to digital, IoT, UI/UX, and internet technologies.
Averox brings an array of software solutions that are serving as many as 50 million people around the globe. They have bespoke solutions for business management, SEO, Social Media, CRM Sales, and Services. Being established in 2002, Averox becomes one of the top software houses in Islamabad with offices in the UK, USA, Middle East, and Southeast Asia.
The company has the credit of offering one of the first SaaS solutions for the telecom operators that are helping them generate new ways of earning money from customers. Some of the noteworthy telecom operators from their portfolio include Mobilink, Telenor, Siemens AG, DU telecom, Intec, Nortel Networks.
6. Binex – Discretelogix
Being a reputable software house, Binex extends its expertise to solutions development for games and mobile. The company has more an experience of more than a decade in crafting innovative mobile solutions and designing interactive games. The specialties in cross-platform mobile app development, web and cloud solutions, and selfless support and maintenance have helped them earn a diverse community of clients across the globe.
Binex leads the way when it comes to mobile application development because the company houses some of the top-notch UX experts. The core focus in the development of their solutions is the User Experience that sets the company apart from other software houses in the capital city. The commitment and dedication towards out-of-this-world user experience bring the finest results. The end product is love. Binex has merged into Discretelogix Pvt. Ltd.
Emumba was started in 2011 by Silicon Valley veterans and has grown at an exponential rate with a grand family of 150 seasoned designers and engineers. It is a distinct firm among the software houses in Islamabad and Rawalpindi for offering services with precision and perfection like a product company. They have expertise in web and network applications, cloud and DevOps, design and UX, and accelerated software. The company has pride in considering their talented individual as an asset that’s why retaining them and making them work with passion and fervor.
8. Ovex Technologies
Ovex Technologies has earned repute in BPO – Business Process Outsourcing – services. they are managing call center projects of renowned brands in Pakistan. However, it has an extensive portfolio in delivering astounding IT solutions for accounts and HR management. The company has grown over the years and has expanded to other parts of the country. it has offices in Karachi and Lahore.
9. Elixir Technologies
Being founded in 1985, Elixir is probably among the few software houses in Islamabad when the tech ecosystem was quite an infant. The company mainly started with software products and services and developed an impressive product for the telecom market.
Having served the global business community for more than 3 decades, the company has a dominant role in helping companies improve communication; simplify processes, save operation costs. The company is serving many industries such as healthcare, finance, and insurance. Their commitment to offering value to customers and simplifying their lives with the technology. Elixir has gone global with offices in the US, Europe, and the Middle East.
10. TEO – Talented Earth Organization
It is a software firm in Islamabad with Danish roots. It was founded by Zanish Abdullah back in 2007. TEO is quite reliable in developing mobile applications and complex systems. For more than a decade, the company is offering the best quality software solutions to both public and private organizations.
From the very first day, the company has seen tremendous growth as they have deployed their software solutions to more than 50 companies. With an employee bank of 100 professionals, TEO is now the co-owner of four companies.
The list of 10 best software houses in Islamabad is created to highlight some of the worthy names and not to show any competition among them. Every software house is working with its vision and mission that may differ in the products or services they offer, but their combined goals of serving humanity and strengthening the economy of Pakistan are the same.