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About Lanner

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Lanner works in partnership with businesses to deliver the smart, dynamic processes that drive tomorrow's smart, dynamic businesses.

We understand the issues facing organisations in an increasingly complex and digitally connected world.

We developed the industry-leading process simulation software brands Lanner WITNESS and Lanner L-SIM. Our team is unparalleled in this field, delivering industry-specific predictive simulation assets for companies facing complex, dynamic business questions.

We're also passionate about driving customer value.

Our solutions drive vital business process decisions across the full lifecycle of design, create, operate and improve. We’ve been delivering high-impact solutions for some of the world's best companies since 1996. Our work has generated billions of dollars in ROI, leading to long-lasting customer and partner relationships.

Lanner WITNESS predictive simulation modelling technology has enabled us to deliver decision support assets to over 3,000 companies across the globe. These companies admire us for our pioneering technologies and expertise, and skill in adding value.

We have offices in Europe and the USA, and our global network of partners and resellers help us to provide an agile response worldwide. We are leading members for the global BPSim standards group for the Business Process Modelling and Analysis industry worldwide.

Our History

Lanner was formed by a management buyout from AT&T in 1996, and is now recognised as the world's leading predictive simulation and optimisation technology company.

We deserve our strong reputation and track record of creating customer value. We've spent years repeatedly delivering simulation-based planning and decision support assets to customers and partners, across many different industries and business processes.

We are able to solve a wide spectrum of business problems across many industries because we’ve consciously built agility and flexibility in our technology and team.

2014 Lanner partners with Virtalis to add enhanced VR
2013 Leading member for the BPSim Industry standard for business process models
2012 Lanner technology made available via the Cloud
2011 Lanner opens new UK HQ
2011 Awarded Microsoft Gold Partner Status
2010 Secured new investment partner - NVM
2009 Lanner's China presence established
2006 Lanner L-Sim BPMN simulation engine launched
2005 Lanner One Team ethos introduced
2002 Lanner WITNESS service sector version launched
2000 Lanner opens France HQ in Paris
1996 Lanner incorporated following MBO from AT&T Isteli
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Simulation Explained

In our increasingly complex world Lanner’s prediction simulation software’s highly visual and user friendly approach enables you to convert data and process complexity into collaborative understanding and decision clarity.


Case Studies

Read real world examples of Lanner simulation solutions in action.


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