About us


We are a  European managed services provider for mission critical IT. We manage and run IT-solutions on cloud platforms best suitable to your needs. With 17 years’ experience in managing on-line solutions, we help our customers achieve their digital ambitions.

In June 2017 Basefarm acquired The unbelievable machine company, the leading service provider for Big Data, cloud and managed cloud services in Germany and Austria. With the acquisition Basefarm adds Big Data analytics- and operations services supporting customers on the strategic and analytical level linking to their business processes.

Our services range from secure management of your systems, applications and cloud based infrastructure to Big Data analytics.. We are your local hybrid cloud provider delivering the perfect balance between colocation or private and public clouds.


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Stability for digital competitiveness

Digital is in our genes as we were founded to support internet enablement. We have in-depth knowledge in cloud technology and application management. As the strategic it partner for many e-commerce, finance and public organizations, we provide true peace of mind so that you can focus on developing world class digital customer experience.

Proactive partnership

Our experts have one thing in common, true dedication to always make our customers solutions better. Our innovation and product development ensure you can fully exploit the possibilities of digitization in your market. You get your own customer team who have in-depth knowledge of your solution and who collaborate with your development team in both testing and implementation of new code to enable fast time to market. Read about how we support rapid changes for Norwegian.

Close cooperation

To achieve 100% availability and security of your services at the same time as working with agile methods to achieve digital advantage requires understanding of your business as well as your IT-solution. We believe this is best achieved with our local service delivery teams who work from our offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Berlin or Vienna ensuring in-depth knowledge of your solution and the availability of expertise when you need it.

Our goal is to enable our customers' success through superior technological solutions. In Basefarm we believe that people and technology goes hand in hand and that customer service is vital for success.

We are ISO 27001 certified and PCI DSS level 1 compliant. We have a dedicated and local 24/7 security team (Security Incident Response Team) and are member of the global security organization More about our emphasis on security.

Our history

Basefarm is born and raised in the Nordics. Digital is in our genes and we were founded year 2000 to support internet enablement. The foundation of the company is very much the same since the begining; a privately owned, transparent, honest company with a flat organization.

During the past decade, we have scaled and continuously developed our organization to sell Enterprise Level, Managed Services and Solutions to businesses. This by making significant investments in operations systems and tools, data centers, network, security and complex solutions. But maybe most importantly refining the process and quality framework and invested in employees.

Today we are more than 500 experts in Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany and Austria.

The Basefarm group consists of four companies; Basefarm AS (Norway), Basefarm BV (Netherlands), Basefarm AB (Sweden) and The unbelievable Machine Company Gmbh (Germany and Austria). Basefarm AS is the parent company in the group and holds 100 % of the shares in each of Basefarm AB, Basefarm BV and The unbelievable Machine Company. ABRY Partners is the largest shareholder in the group, with a stake of close to 90%, while the remainder is held by management and employees in the company. Basefarm has a financially strong position through its main shareholder ABRY Partners in combination with our positive results year on year.

Basefarm was top ranked in Whitelanes IT Outsourcing study Nordics 2018 and was recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in the European Cloud Computing Market 2015 for our unique methodology in application management. The unbelievable Machine Company *um, part of the Basefarm group, was named Innovator of The Year 2018 by German business magazine eins Wissen and Data Analytics Leader by ISG Provider Lens Germany 2018.

Download our annual accounts 2015 here:

Download our annual accounts 2015 here.


Our values

Our values have remained the same throughout all these years and are an integral part of everything we do. How we work, how we collaborate, how we address complex it challenges and treat our colleagues.


With our technical excellence and professionalism we take full responsibility for our customer’s business needs and requirements.


We care for our customer’s business and are committed to ensure the highest level of quality. We are energized by new challenges.


We work in close collaboration with our customers and have a deep understanding of their requirements. Together we secure future development of the solutions.


We are solution oriented and constructive. We focus on solutions rather than problems. With our systems and structured approach, we ensure stability and efficiency. 


Our vision


Expertise without comparison, technology without boundaries, growth without limits. Shaping tomorrows solutions today.


Our mission is to help our customers achieve their digital ambitions, through enabling and securing their online presence.


The executive management team

Fredrik Ohlsen

Eli Catherine Disch


Bjart Kvarme
Country Manager Norway


Chris Jansen
Country Manager The Netherlands

Sara Murby Forste 
Country Manager Sweden

Ravin Mehta
Country Manager Germany & Austria
- The unbelievable Machine Company

Sven Ole Skrivervik

Julia Schmidt
Senior Executive Assistant

Marcel Ravenshorst

Esten Hoel
SVP Quality & Security

Knut Rand
SVP Business Areas

Lars Lersveen
SVP Sales

Petter Tommeraas
Data Center Services