Company

Who we are

At Cirrus, we are passionate about education and its ability to empower people across the globe. We believe that technology is a powerful tool for the effective assessment of skills and knowledge, and we are committed to making this technology accessible to all.

 

Our time and expertise in the e-assessment industry has taught us that traditional online exam platforms were either feature-rich but clunky to use, or simple to use but didn’t offer all the features needed for modern-day assessments. 

 

Cirrus exists because we wanted to combine both – so organisations didn’t have to compromise. We developed assessment software with advanced features on a user-friendly platform – and unrivalled customer support. It is our goal to help clients deliver the best possible exams in the easiest way possible.

Our mission

We are dedicated to making the benefits of e-assessment accessible to everyone in order to help organisations and students succeed, thrive, and prosper. Would you like to join us in our mission?

The future of assessment

We see a future in which education and assessments are accessible to all, fair and in perfect sync to prepare students for the life endeavours they choose to pursue. 

 

E-assessment technology will not only replace traditional paper-based exams, but increase the effectiveness of educational practices and eventually even transform learning and assessment.

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Our values

Sincerity

Only through sincerity can we build meaningful partnerships with other businesses and trusting relationships with our customers.

Courage

We pursue every challenge with a positive attitude. Ralph Waldo Emerson said it best: “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

Excellence

A culture and ethos of excellence drives true quality and innovation. We strive not only to satisfy our customers, but to exceed their expectations.

Fun

A happy team is motivated, productive and efficient. We spend a lot of time together so we feel it is important to have fun. Laughter costs nothing and enriches everything.

Harmony

An atmosphere where everyone is happy and harmonious has to be the way forward if we are to be a truly successful business. We want to work in harmony with each other, with other businesses and most importantly, with our customers.

Creativity

There is no time to take a nap in the technology industry! Our passion for what we do means that the creative wheel is always turning. We strive to be at the forefront of innovations in our field, solving not only today’s challenges, but also those of tomorrow.

Milestones

  • 2013

    • DEVELOPMENT COMMENCES
    • First code is written and the foundation for the Cirrus platform is laid.
  • 2014

    • CIRRUS INCORPORATES
    • With its original 5 investors, Cirrus BV sees the dawn of light.
  • 2016

    • CIRRUS GOES LIVE
    • The first version of the Cirrus platform is used for live exams.
  • 2017

    • PARTNERING WITH PROCTORU
    • To extend test delivery, Cirrus signs a partnership agreement with ProctorU, the market leader in remote live proctoring.
  • 2017

    • AWARD WINNERS!
    • Together with customer NCTJ (National Countil for the Training of Journalists), Cirrus is awarded 'Best Use of Summative Testing' at the e-Assessment Awards 2017.
  • 2019

    • EXPANSION
    • Cirrus continues to expand and is now delivering high-stake exams on all continents.
  • 2020

    • RESELLERS AND PARTNERSHIPS
    • Our global reach expands as we continue to grow our partnership network, now offering remote proctoring, test center network and paper-based assessments.
  • 2021

    • AWARD WINNERS!
    • Cirrus wins ‘Best Transformational Project’ Award 2021 at the e-Assessment Awards for our collaboration with Chartered Accountants Ireland.
  • 2022

    • NEW BRANDING
    • We launch our new visual identity and website.
  • Beyond

    • From being the small underdog in the e-assessment market, Cirrus has grown to become one of the best e-assessment platforms in the world, and the story doesn’t stop there. We are always looking for new ways of bringing innovations to the market.