Your business.
Your challenge
We solve it.

For more than 25 years…

Plan Software has advised and supported its customers and partners reliably: We find software-based solutions for your problems. From the very beginning we had the vision to specialize in electronic product catalogs and everything that goes with them. This is how our very specific expertise came about: intelligent catalogues for industrial companies in the B2B sector. The technology is developing rapidly – and we were part of it.

Globally acting
Company

From Saarland to the world. With initially mainly German customers, our software expertise also enabled us to achieve an international breakthrough. But above all, it is the diversity that appeals to us! Globally operating companies often have to take regional market conditions into account and we support this. With our network we are active for our customers worldwide.

Plan Software & N4
Long story short

Founded in 2008, N4 has a vision: to deliver customized, innovative software solutions that they develop with you, not just for you. Benefit from the uncomplicated, agile and solution-oriented way of working of the company group. This approach has convinced us. And the advantages are now also available to you!

Our
journey

2001

Development of a patented solution for the configuration-accompanying generation of 2D and 3D CAD models on the Internet. One of the first web-based e-commerce solutions is released together with the SAP affiliate eSAP.

2005

easyKAT® Standard is delivered to a pilot customer for the first time.

2006

Start of the development partnership with the FVA (Research Association for Drive Technology).

2007

Development of a universal platform for generating 3D and 2D CAD models of industrial products for customers (pilot customer: Siemens).

2009

Do you speak English? Parlez-vous français?
The creation environment of easyKAT® is now available in all languages.

2012

The new user interface based on HTML5/CSS3 enables the use on mobile devices.

2015

Start of development of a comprehensive, high-performance B2B e-commerce and shop solutions for industrial products integrated with SAP (pilot customer: Voith).

2016

Colloborative Configuration: Common configuration for several participants and across company boundaries.

2017

First developments in the field of IoT condition monitoring in MindSphere.

2018

Official partnership with Siemens in the field of MindSphere / IoT. N4 acquires 50% of the shares in Plan Software. With N4 as new shareholder, positive synergy effects are released! The combined know-how, Plan Software’s many years of experience and N4’s fresh wind of change lead to diversification and to the expansion of industries.

2019

Interdisciplinary exchange of experience and knowledge transfer, networking, joint working groups and expert committees: as a member of MindSphere World not only we benefit, but also our clients. Global, group-wide rollout in 5 industries of our B2B e-commerce/shop solution at Voith.