Unbelievable Machine opens AWS competence center in Frankfurt


Berlin/Frankfurt, May 2017 – The unbelievable Machine Company (*um), German innovator in digital infrastructure, has opened a third competence center in Frankfurt/Main. The center is a base from which the technology specialist can operate Amazon Web Services (AWS) and develop customized client solutions for the use and application of hybrid cloud solutions.

*um’s new AWS competence center is located in the heart of the Main metropolis, close to the central station (Am Hauptbahnhof 10). Behind the historic facade of the once almost legendary "Hotel d'Angleterre" ("Englischer Hof") now lies a modern infrastructure for the technology provider’s services.

“Opening our own powerful AWS competence center in Frankfurt was an obvious and sensible step to take. We work for a large and important client there and have already attracted new clients in the area, all of which have huge demand for consultation and operation capacities”, explains *um’s founder and CEO Ravin Mehta. “We will meet their requirements in more than one way: Since we are an AWS competence partner and have already been operating one of our datacenters in Frankfurt for a long time, we are able to offer unique hybrid solutions from private cloud and public cloud services.”

The Frankfurt center has been operating with ten permanent employees since the beginning of May, and *um is expecting growth in the near future; the company is already looking for new staff, including data engineers, data and AWS architects, as well as DevOps experts.

About Basefarm

Basefarm is a European Managed Service Provider. We create market leaders by integrating the key competencies for digital transformation – big data, cloud computing and information security, into one service offering. Our delivery model covers everything from ”idea to cable”; we provide strategic advice, implementation projects and infrastructure operations under one management and on any cloud. Basefarm was founded in 2000 and our team of 530+ top engineers and advisors are servicing global clients from our European offices and data centres in Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany and Austria.

Basefarm was top ranked in Whitelane's 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 brand eins Wissen and Data Analytics Leader by ISG Provider Lens Germany 2018.


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