Internet pioneer Roxen turns the page on 20

February 9, 2015

Article by: Roxen Internet Software

Internet pioneer Roxen turns the page on 20 with new releases customers and awards

In February 1993 the founders of Roxen created Sweden s very first web page one of the first ten in the world. Now Roxen celebrates its first 20 years as a company.

After creating Sweden s very first web page in February 1993 our founders then students at the Linköping University incorporated Roxen and developed a web server (still available as open source) and the Roxen Web CMS. The company has since then remained one of the technology providers in the ecosystem powering the global online movement.
During the last few months Roxen has released new versions of its main products has been nominated to Red Herring Global 100 and signed contracts with a number of corporations and media houses in Europe Oceania and The Americas including the Métro titles of Torstar Corporation and Transcontinental.

»Our ability to constantly re-engineer ourselves is proven by our ability to come out with new products reach new customer groups and staying on the radar of analysts like Gartner and The Red Herring» says Per Östlund Roxen s CEO.

»In addition to staying relevant over such a long time for corporations like Verizon and Princeton University we are very proud to have been chosen by major media companies such as Torstar and Transcontinental to provide the technology for core newsroom tasks. With these additions we now power well over 100 publications across the American continent from Chile in the South to Canada in the North» Per Östlund continues.

For more information please contact:

Per Östlund CEO
Roxen AB
M: +46 732 30 30 13

Johan Hansson EVP Americas
Roxen Inc.
M +1 917 582-0753

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About Roxen
Roxen develops web-based editorial and content management tools for multi-channel publishing i.e. online and in print. Customers include Shaw Media Metro France Metro Sweden TC Transcontinental Media Princeton University RTL Nederland and Verizon.

Roxen was established in 1994. The head office and development center is located in Linköping Sweden. Roxen also has offices in Stockholm The Netherlands and U.S.. For more information visit

Roxen is named one of Europe’s most innovative technology ventures and was awarded the Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award in 2012.