O&O Software was established in 1997 in Berlin, Germany by Oliver Falkenthal and Olaf Kehrer. The idea for the name “O&O” originated back in 1991 in the form of O&O Systemtechnik GbR, a company offering software specifically for students whilst the two founders were still studying. The name “O&O” came about spontaneously, as both founders first names begin with the letter “O”. In 1998, on the 10th February to be exact, O&O Defrag V1.0 was released, and the company that you see today was born.
Over the course of the past few years, O&O has become a synonym for “Tools for Windows” and with customers and partners in over 140 countries, counts today amongst the leading manufacturers of systems tools for the Windows operating system. As a Microsoft Gold Partner (the highest partner level) O&O Software are in constant touch with Microsoft and stand at the very forefront of new Windows technology. O&O Software are one of the very few companies worldwide who can license their products with Microsoft-based technology, thus being able to provide a crucial added value to the customer.