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Networks of bundled competencies

Softline is member of strong networks. This emphasizes the high quality standards of our services. The enormous degree of innovation in digitalisation requires continuous work on one's own know-how. In addition to regular trainings and certifications, networks offer an ideal forum for the exchange with experts. This gives us early knowledge of new developments within the German IT sector and we can offer you the latest solutions at any time.

Cluster IT Mitteldeutschland: Cluster Informationstechnologie Mitteldeutschland e. V is the trade network of the IT industry in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia with the aim to coordinate and make the activities of the industry visible and jointly promote Central Germany as an IT location. The association was founded in 2009 and has almost 50 members.


TeleTrusT – IT Security Association Germany: The IT Security Association Germany (TeleTrusT) is a widespread competence network for IT security comprising members from industry, administration, consultancy and research as well as national and international partner organizations with similar objectives. With a broad range of members and partner organizations TeleTrusT embodies the largest competence network for IT security in Germany and Europe. TeleTrusT provides interdisciplinary forums for IT security experts and facilitates information exchange between vendors, users, researchers and authorities. TeleTrusT comments on technical, political and legal issues related to IT security and is organizer of events and conferences. TeleTrusT is a non-profit association, whose objective is to promote information security professionalism, raising awareness and best practices in all domains of information security.

Bitkom e. V.: Bitkom represents more than 2,500 companies of the digital economy, including 1,700 direct members. Through IT- and communication services alone, our members generate a domestic annual turnover of 190 billion Euros, including 50 billion Euros in exports. The members of Bitkom employ more than 2 million people in Germany. Among these members are 1,000 small and medium-sized businesses, over 400 start-ups and almost all global players. They offer a wide range of software technologies, IT-services, and telecommunications or internet services, produce hardware and consumer electronics, operate in the digital media sector or are in other ways affiliated with the digital economy. 80 percent of the members’ headquarters are located in Germany with an additional 8 percent both in the EU and the USA, as well as 4 percent in other regions of the world. Bitkom promotes the digital transformation of the German economy, as well as of German society at large, enabling citizens to benefit from digitalisation. A strong European digital policy and a fully integrated digital single market are at the heart of Bitkom’s concerns, as well as establishing Germany as a key driver of digital change in Europe and globally.

DOAG – Deutsche Oracle-Anwendergruppe e.V.: DOAG is the most important independent information platform on Oracle topics in German-speaking countries. Through its broad network, the association has been guaranteeing the best possible exchange of experience in the Oracle scene since 1988. The objective of DOAG and its members is the exchange of experience and the knowledge transfer about use, handling and experiences with the Oracle products as well as the representation of the users’ interests towards Oracle.