History

1988
Company was established by Pekka Nikander. The name "Nixu" derives from his family name, the Unix operating system and the computer student lab of the Helsinki University of Technology nicknamed "Niksula" where Mr. Nikander worked while studying.
1989
Nixu organizes a Virus Seminar as a prelude to information security business.
1990
Nixu was pioneering the TCP/IP march by helping customers in Internet based email systems.
1994
Full blown commercial ISP platform delivery to Telecom Finland, today called TeliaSonera. Nixu developed several generations of this platform and administered DNS service until 1998.
1996
First release of Namesurfer product for DNS administration. Ericsson as a new customer.
1997
Nokia as a new customer.
1998
Contract to implement and operate the super-node, international gateways and management systems of the national Internet for KACST in Saudi Arabia. Local office in Riyadh established.
2000
Nixu Middle East FZ-LLC established and registered in Dubai Internet City.
2003
Nixu gains several major new banking and governmental customers in the Gulf region.
2006
Namesurfer product and business spin-off to Nixu Software Oy. Mastercard and Visa validated Nixu for the PCI data security standard auditor.
2008
Nixu Middle East gets more independence when the focus of Nixu Ltd. and Nixu Middle East are realigned.
2009
NXme registered as the new name of the business in the Gulf region. The name derives from: New Generation Network Experts in Middle East.