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about us

dcOrbis - The data center marketplace

We are a pioneering, smart and neutral marketplace for all data center products and services.

With the data center marketplace, we create openness, fairness and equal opportunities for all market participants.

We are the game changer in the data center environment!

Our goal is to transform the data center market and to map the entire value chain as part of a platform that meets the requirements.

Listen, understand and connect

We are interpreters and mediators. As professionals in the data center area, we understand the market and bring providers and users together. We play a neutral role here and ensure a transparent exchange.

Deliver superior experience

The Datacenter marketplace dc-Orbis is technically up to date. As an agile and smart online platform, we offer a professional environment in the B2B area for all products and services in the data center environment.

Business driver

We change and shape the world of data centers! With a sustainable and visionary approach, the platform sets the standards for the future.

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We offer all providers the option to fully or partially compensate for their CO2 emissions on a voluntary basis. Every product, service or component in the marketplace can be provided with CO2 compensation by the provider. We pass on the resulting income 1: 1 to the Climate Collection.

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The founders

Harry Knopf has over 20 years of professional experience in managerial functions in the IT environment, including at General Electric, Kyocera, Eaton and as managing director and partner of innovIT Solution Excellence - the sales company of a company specializing in modular data centers. Mr. Knopf is also a board member of the Bitkom eV digital association for data centers and a board member of the Bitkom IT Infrastructure Steering Committee. Furthermore, Mr. Knopf is a member of the standardization committees for data centers (co-author DIN EN50600), as well as autonomous and cognitive systems at the German Commission for Electrical and Electronic Engineering in DIN and VDE. In addition, Mr. Knopf is involved in the GAIA-X project of the Federal Ministry of Economics in the area of operational technology.

Thorsten Grosse has been working in the data center environment for more than 20 years. During this time he acted as founder, partner and managing director of the following companies: IP Exchange GmbH - Development of the company into one of the largest colocation providers in southern Germany with an annual turnover of more than 20 million euros; Cadolto Datacenter GmbH - First provider of modular data centers - Construction of the first modular data center in Europe in 2016.