NIL is founded.
NIL transforms from software development into a networking-oriented company.
NIL becomes a Cisco Value Added Reseller (today Cisco Channel Partner).
NIL becomes a Cisco Training Partner (today Cisco Learning Partner Specialised).
NIL develops its first service provider course (Cisco Border Gateway Protocol).
NIL becomes a Cisco Gold Partner.
NIL develops the foundation of its Cisco security curriculum (PIX and VPN).
NIL becomes a Cisco Professional Services partner and runs its first global network-consulting projects for large service providers in Europe, such as Cegetel in France and Arcor in Germany.
NIL establishes its world-renowned Remote Lab System and starts delivering classes to anywhere on the globe.
NIL develops an extensive Cisco Service Provider curriculum.
Ivan Pepelnjak, NIL's Chief Technology Advisor, authors Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) books published by Cisco Press.
NIL delivers its first virtual classes (using the PlaceWare platform).
NIL opens its first international office in Vienna, Austria.
NIL enters the virtualization market by using VMware products for its remote labs.
The first in Emerging Markets, NIL signs the Cisco Preferred Professional Services agreement.
NIL opens its U.S. office in southern California.
NIL enters the data center market and starts building appropriate courses.
NIL adds storage and virtualization to expand its data center offerings.
NIL completes its transformation from a pure technical-engineering company to a business consultancy, able to position its solutions better in the business context.
NIL opens its South African office in Johannesburg, first on the continent.
NIL creates the NIL HyperCenter, its data center architecture, and begins offering Flip IT, its virtual desktop service.
NIL expands to North Africa with an office in Morocco.
NIL expands to Turkey by employing local representatives.
NIL expands its virtualization solutions to large global service providers.
NIL expands to Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan with local offices.
NIL enables Vodacom’s unique Office in the Cloud solution - first complete managed office solution for business in Africa.
NIL establishes new company and opens a local office in Turkey.
NIL's / Vodacom's Office in the Cloud solution awarded 'Most Innovative Data Centre, Cloud and Virtualisation Project of the Year' at Cisco Live! in London.
NIL is named Cisco Cloud Partner of the Year for emerging markets and for South Africa at Cisco Partner Summit
NIL wins Innovation Award for Technology Led Training and for extensive contribution to the Cisco Learning portfolio at Cisco EMEAR Learning Partner Summit
NIL again wins Innovation Award at Cisco Global Learning Partner Conference
NIL gets its first CCIE Voice and the company’s 20th CCIE-certified engineer!