q.beyond AG engages in the provision of information technology and telecommunications services for small and medium enterprises. It operates through the following segments: Telecommunications, Outsourcing, Consulting, and Cloud. The Telecommunications segment offers voice and data transmission solutions. The Outsourcing segment includes traditional outsourcing services to companies wishing to outsource its information technology, and data storage to the company. The Consulting segment consists of provides advises on how to optimize business processes on SAP and Microsoft. The Cloud segment involvse in the activities relating to Pure Enterprise Cloud and the Internet of Things of the company. The company was founded by Bernd Schlobohm and Gerd Eickers on January 30, 1997 and is headquartered in Cologne, Germany.