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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.

ITAM Forum: In the spring of 2020, the ITAM Forum was formed with the goal of promoting the value of IT Asset Management and supporting the advancement of the IT Asset Management industry. A non-profit membership organisation, run by ITAM professionals for ITAM professionals.

Read more about the ITAM Forum here.

Working Group 21 is a working group that works on the ISO 19770 standard. Dennis Montanje, Managing Director Softline Group Northern Europe, is an active member.

“It is my strong believe that the ITAM industry as a whole, being the combination of end-users, software publishers, ITAM tool providers, and consultancy firms, benefit from a clear and up-to-date standard. With the knowledge and experiences I’ve gained over the course of the years working in the ITAM domain, I want to help achieve this.”

BVMW: The BVMW is Germany's largest and most active business network. The 300 branch offices connect medium-sized companies with more than 700,000 direct contacts per year. In all entrepreneurial ranges the BVMW offers services and support, which fit its members needs: Recruiting, digitalization, health promotion, innovation, law, taxes and, of course, purchasing advantages.

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.

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.

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.