The real north at the new CeBIT 2018
(Kiel, 07.06.2018) Following its successful appearances in previous years, Schleswig-Holstein's IT industry will once again be represented at CEBIT in Hannover in 2018. From June 12 to 15, a total of nine companies and institutions from the true north will present themselves to an international audience at the Schleswig-Holstein joint stand H17 in Hall 17. The joint appearance is being organized by Wirtschaftsförderung und Technologietransfer Schleswig-Holstein GmbH (WTSH).
"The IT and media landscape in Schleswig-Holstein is very dynamic and still growing," says WTSH trade fair consultant Maike Schwarz. "With our joint stand, we want to depict the extensive range of services and diverse competencies that the true north has to offer in this area." Around 15,000 companies in Schleswig-Holstein are attributed to the medium-sized sector. The focus is on information technology, software development, e-commerce and the media-related sector. At the joint stand at the new CEBIT, exhibitors range from hardware and software developers to IT and IP service providers to e-commerce and digital signage specialists.
With Kiel-based LaserSoft Imaging AG, Flensburg-based MAC IT-Solutions GmbH and Kiel Region, among others, two premium partners and one partner of the WTSH partner program "Schleswig-Holstein. The Real North" are represented. In this cross-industry network, more than 300 companies and institutions are now active as ambassadors and supporters of Schleswig-Holstein as a place to do business, work and live.
With a revised concept, the new CEBIT is staging itself this year as Europe's business festival for innovation and digitization. The triad of trade show, conference and networking event will give exhibitors and visitors a 360-degree view of the digitization of companies, administration and society.
The exhibitors at the Schleswig-Holstein joint stand:
Broadband Competence Center Schleswig-Holstein (BKZSH)
The BKZSH advises, accompanies and supports public and private players in the nationwide expansion of fiber optics in Schleswig-Holstein. It provides information on the availability of broadband networks, funding opportunities and legal foundations, shows ways to plan an NGA network and accompanies the steps from market investigation to operator selection and rollout to operation of the fiber optic network. The aim is to achieve fiber-optic coverage to every home by 2025.
The medium-sized company with a worldwide customer base develops and produces special USB devices and individual special solutions. The focus is on USB-controlled USB switches and multiplexers, protection hardware against ransomware Trojans, traffic lights, power switches for 110/230 V, temperature, humidity and other sensors, low-voltage peripherals as input and output, and special keyboards.
DiWiSH Clustermanagement, Digital Economy Schleswig-Holstein
The network of the IT, media and design industry promotes innovation by networking entrepreneurs, business promoters, scientists and private individuals. DiWiSH cooperates with other networks nationwide, organizes conferences and symposia, among other things, provides valuable contacts and advises on funding issues. In 2016, the cluster management was awarded the ESCA Bronze Label and included in the BMWi's "go.cluster" excellence measure.
ennit server GmbH
With managed and cloud services, the Kiel-based company offers cost-saving and growing complete solutions for a functioning IT system. ennit operates high-availability data centers in Germany, which are connected via a multi-redundant high-speed network, and is an innovative IP service provider for the secure networking of national and international company locations. At the Schleswig-Holstein joint booth, ennit will present, among other things, the new virtual communication solution "TNG Phone".
IAdea Germany GmbH
IAdea has been a recognized pioneer in the global digital signage market since 2000. The company produces innovative digital signage media players and integrated displays for commercial applications. Through a strong focus on partnerships, IAdea has succeeded in creating one of the industry's largest open standards ecosystems across a wide range of diverse markets. The goal is to provide outstanding customer service worldwide.
With 645,000 inhabitants, the KielRegion combines the power and potential of Schleswig-Holstein's state capital and the districts of Plön and Rendsburg-Eckernförde. The many advantages of the location for young start-ups, innovative companies and traditional businesses include the Kiel Canal, efficient ports, close links between business and science and a large potential of qualified specialists.
LaserSoft Imaging AG
The Kiel-based company is the developer of customized business solutions and of SilverFast, the world's leading scanner and image processing software for hobby and professional photographers for 30 years. Thanks to the high level of quality, SilverFast can also be used for business applications, customized for different industrial areas and used in production processes for automated control.
MAC IT-Solutions GmbH
The IT partner for e-commerce and omnichannel software has become the benchmark in the industry thanks to the stability, dynamism and performance of its solutions. ERP, CRM, LVS and POS systems from the Flensburg-based company are used by well-known retailers throughout Europe. The backend system DiVA, for example, is based on the technological platform of Microsoft Dynamics NAV and is possible both on-premise and in the cloud.