The best experience of all fine art auction systems

Bonhams is one of 3 key significant global auction players and is our key enterprise partner and founding supporter. Quru is responsible for the design, implementation and ongoing “follow the sun” support for Bonham’s digital online auction services and image management. We are proud to support and inspire Bonhams as the global auction house of choice.

Design, develop and deliver

Since 2007 Quru have been providing software design, development and delivery services for it’s internal auction management as well as for it’s public facing solutions.

A3 is widely regarded as the best international, multi-company, multi-currency auction management system and Quru took on responsibility for it’s design and development when Quru was first started.

Quru has worked with brand/web agencies Sequence, Identity and, most recently, Albion, to produce different versions of Bonhams public website and other web tools. Bonhams were the first auction house to offer live, realtime bidding using a standard web browser and have lead the way with zoomable, colour managed imagery and other web developments.

End user support

Bonhams staff have a single number to call and single address to email for all IT support issues. Quru provide a high level of experience in running services for Bonhams and ensuring that end users both understand their processes as well as their systems.

System administration

With over 60 years of auction system administration experience between then, Quru provide un-paralleled skills and knowledge in how to keep auctions running in the digital age with just enough resources and at the right cost. Now working with partners A24, Quru are responsible for the implementation of servers, services, WANs and LANs for Bonhams globally.

About Quru

Quru was a market leader in the technical development, deployment and support of Linux and open source solutions that help organisations to reduce costs and increase operational agility and capability. It also developed multiple award-winning software solutions ranging from mobile phone apps to global enterprise systems.

Quru ceased trading in 2020.