Layer2 About us

Layer2 is a specialist for creating custom components and solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, Office 365, and Azure. Based in Germany, Layer2 offers products and solutions that add additional features to portals based on Microsoft SharePoint technology, e.g. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS), Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 / 2013 / 2016 or the free Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS) / Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 / 2013. The products - SharePoint Web Parts, features, and solutions - are completely based on the Microsoft .NET Framework and are especially designed to run on top of SharePoint technology and to integrate seemlessly into the user interface. The solutions are sold directly to end-customers worldwide or distributed via a fast growing partner network of resellers and implementers.

For more than 25 years, Layer2 has been known as a reliable partner to customers in Central Europe, offering additional consulting and services in the fields of SharePoint, .NET-programming, and IT-Infrastructure. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Layer2 offers a broad variety of deep technical knowledge as well as a focus on end-users and customers.


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Layer2 History and Milestones

  • 1991 Business formation as Cords und Jacobi, EDV-Beratung und IT-Dienstleistungen in Hamburg
  • 2001 Change of the company's name to Layer 2 GmbH
  • 2003 Concentration on Microsoft Technologies, especially .NET and SharePoint
  • 2007 Market entry Austria and Switzerland
  • 2008 Microsoft Certified Partner
  • 2009 Start of the international product marketing
  • 2010 Microsoft Gold Certified Partner ISV / Software Kompetenz
  • 2011 Microsoft Cloud Accelerate Partner
  • 2012 Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Portals
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Layer2 Team and Contact Persons

Our employees are our greatest asset. We especially encourage creativity and individuality to intend a balanced ratio of industry specific professionals and technologists. Layer2 has more than 30 employees and freelancers, consultants and developers. All direct employees are skilled with completed university degrees in Information Technology or Media IT and / or own additional Microsoft Certificates in their areas of expertise. Please find your contacts here.

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The Layer2 BDLC software provides a powerful mechanism for surfacing external data through native lists, and drastically improves platform stability and development cycles.

How to Partner with Layer2
  • Do you offer SharePoint-based solutions and you are looking for partners, to distribute and implement these solutions in Europe?
  • You are interested to support us selling and implementing our products worldwide?

Take a look at our cost-free partner program. We offer attractive partner discounts on our products and you will receive qualified leads to implement our solutions wordwide in your own projects.

Frank Daske

Frank Daske

Business Development Manager
+49 (0) 40 28 41 12 - 30
[email protected]

Please note that the 011 exit code must be dialed first for all international calls made from the USA, Canada and Australia.

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