Our awards and certifications

Award-winning software and certified know-how

For twenty years, we have been one of the top companies in the development and distribution of state-of-the-art business software products for electronic archiving, digital document management and business process control or workflow automation. Especially our ECM-system of the same name, windream, is well-known nationally and internationally. 

However, our product portfolio goes far beyond this. For many years, a multitude of software solutions and integrations into third-party products have been part of our repertoire around the windream world.

For this, we have received numerous prizes and awards. Various certificates from manufacturers, strategic partners and authorities confirm not only the revision security of our systems, but also the 100% compliance with legal requirements.

Awards of windream

Business Hero Award Winner 2022

windream is the official winner of this year's Business Hero Award in the category "Innovation Hero". The windream ECM-system with its Dynamic Workspace received 9.4 out of a total of 10 achievable points and thus belongs to the best of the more than 12,000 applicants. "Innovative, individual, inspiring - windream combines all important entrepreneurial processes into one software and facilitates the cooperation immensely", the jury statement said.

funkschau product of the year 2021

The trade magazine for digitalisation in the enterprise environment "funkschau" let its readers vote on the products of the year in 21 categories in 2021. In the category "DMS, ECM & EIM", windream Dynamic Workspace was able to prevail against well-known competitors and is therefore one of the winners of the funkschau readers' choice "ITK-Products 2021".

Learn everything about the windream Dynamic Workspace


Test victory in BARC study on e-file

windream GmbH has been awarded as test winner in the latest study on e-files conducted by the Würzburg Business Application Center (BARC) in 2018. windream won with its software solution for the administration of electronic files - the "windream e-file" - with a clear lead over the other participants.

About the study


Test victory in BARC study on ECM

The independent Würzburg Business Application Research Center (BARC) has awarded the windream ECM system top marks in the BARC ECM study for the fourth time in a row. After 2005, 2007 and 2013, windream was again able to conclude the latest BARC ECM study as test winner in 2016. The IT experts of the BARC institute came to the conclusion that windream has a maximum result of one hundred percent in a total of nine out of eleven categories.


"Germany at its best" award as the world's leading ECM system

The business development agency of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, NRW.INVEST, has honored the windream ECM-system of windream GmbH from Bochum as the best achievement in the location marketing campaign "Germany at its best". After a comprehensive evaluation, windream has been awarded as an innovative IT-product in the category "Technology / Innovation".


Very good customer experience at Benchpark.com

The online rating portal Benchpark.com has software providers evaluated by customers according to their products or services. An editorial team of independent experts examines each rating and graphically presents the results as a benchmark. In these evaluations, windream achieved the rating "very good".


Top employer in the SME sector

After 2020, 2021 windream GmbH has been awarded again in 2022 by Yourfirm.de as "Top Employer in Medium-Sized Businesses". With more than 1 million job seekers per month, Yourfirm.de is the first address for the search for jobs in medium-sized businesses.


Certifications of windream

SAP-certificates for windream

With windream solutions for SAP-applications, users extend their SAP-environment by a powerful ECM-component. Our solutions for the SAP world interact seamlessly with all SAP systems and have been consistently certified by SAP AG for about twenty years already.

More about windream solutions for SAP applications


SAP Certified Integration with SAP S/4HANA for windream Link 7 for SAP ILM

SAP Certified Integration with SAP NetWeaver for windream Link 7 for SAP ILM

SAP Certified Integration with SAP S/4HANA for windream ArcLink 7.0

SAP Certified Integration with SAP NetWeaver for windream ArcLink 7.0

Compliance - windream fulfills all current legal requirements

Of course, windream complies with all legal regulations which have been defined as mandatory by laws and other official regulations. In addition to the regulations for archiving or storing tax-relevant documents in the sense of the GoBD which are valid in Germany, this also includes the EU Data Protection Regulation (EU-DSGVO) which is valid all over Europe.

More about compliance


Legal opinion windream archiving system - Revision security of the windream archive when using changeable and unchangeable media

windream 7 Business Edition is GeBüV- and VAT-compliant

windream fulfills the requirements of the pharmaceutical industry's quality standards

windream certificates from Microsoft and NetApp

We have been working successfully with our strategic partners Microsoft and NetApp for many years. As a software company that has had its origins in the Windows world from the very beginning, we cooperate very closely with Microsoft - also through the regular participation of our developers in training courses and conferences of the U.S. software group.

All strategic partners at a glance


Microsoft Gold Partnership - windream has the status of a "Gold Competency Partner" of Microsoft

windream is "SnapLock Certified". This certifies the cooperation between windream and the SnapLock software from Network Appliance.
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