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Partnership ServiceNow and STACKIT

STACKIT and ServiceNow enter into groundbreaking partnership for a sovereign digital future

Neckarsulm/Las Vegas, May, 8, 2024 - Sovereign German cloud provider STACKIT, a Schwarz Digits brand, and ServiceNow, the AI platform for business transformation, have entered into a groundbreaking partnership. A partnership that confirms that it is possible to combine innovation, digital transformation and data sovereignty in cloud computing. The two companies made the announcement at Knowledge 2024, ServiceNow's largest customer event in Las Vegas.

Welcome Screen from Schwarz Media

Schwarz Media offers option to book programmatic advertising on welcome screens at Kaufland

Neckarsulm, April 29. 2024 – Advertising on the welcome screens in more than 580 Kaufland stores across Germany is becoming even more attractive. Schwarz Media, a company of Schwarz Group, is now offering advertisers the opportunity to book programmatic advertising on more than 900 welcome screens. Located in the entrance areas of stores, the screens attract a particularly high level of attention and allow targeted and flexible campaign control. Advertisers reach up to 53 million contacts* per week at an extremely attractive touchpoint.

Cyber Security Conference by Schwarz

Digital security and sovereignty: Companies of Schwarz Group enter strategic partnership with Wire and ServiceNow and publish Cyber Security Report

Neckarsulm, April 11, 2024 – On April 10 and 11, 120 business leaders and renowned experts from business, politics, the media and the public sector came together at the Cyber Security Conference by Schwarz to jointly develop strategies for one of the biggest security challenges in Germany: Cybercriminals caused an estimated total of EUR 206 billion in damages in 2023. By comparison, the losses resulting from natural disasters amounted to EUR 230 billion. Geopolitical disruptions and rapid developments in artificial intelligence led to a further increase in cyberattacks. Means of communication are also being targeted: For example, through vulnerabilities in communication tools, attackers gain access to company secrets or sensitive data that they can use for further attacks.

Companies of Schwarz Group start a strategic partnership with RCD Mallorca

Zero Waste, maximum cyber security: Companies of Schwarz Group start a strategic partnership with RCD Mallorca

Neckarsulm/Palma de Mallorca, 11 April 2024 - RCD Mallorca and the companies of Schwarz Group PreZero and XM Cyber are setting an example for a more careful use of resources in sport and digital security in Spanish professional football. With the goal of making the home ground of Estadi Mallorca Son Moix the first in Spain that follows the vision of zero waste, the partnership is groundbreaking for the Spanish soccer league LaLiga. The long-term cooperation is also intended to sensitize RCD Mallorca fans to the finiteness of resources, the importance of the circular economy and the topic of cyber security.

Safety Lock Computer Motherboard

STACKIT expands sovereign cloud offering with innovative confidential computing solutions

Neckarsulm, March 14, 2024 – STACKIT, the German cloud from Schwarz Digits, helps customers to use cloud services with confidence by operating high-performance data centers in Germany and ensuring that all data processing takes place within the EU. This ensures the security, integrity and availability of data, as well as compliance with the GDPR and other legal requirements. The use of open standards and open source technologies avoids provider lock-in.

C5 Certificate Schwarz Digits

Sovereign STACKIT Cloud with BSI’s C5, ISAE 3000 (SOC 2) and ISAE 3402 Certified

Neckarsulm, January 23, 2024 – STACKIT, the sovereign German Cloud of Schwarz Digits, has received the C5 certificate of type 1 according to the criteria catalog “Cloud Computing Compliance Criteria Catalog” (C5) of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) for the infrastructure stack. The C5 criteria catalog specifies the minimum requirements for secure cloud computing and is primarily aimed at professional cloud providers, their auditors and customers.

Dr. Utz-Uwe Haus (Leiter HPC/AI EMEA Research Lab), Harald Christ (Chairman Christ&Company), Thomas Saueressig (CPO SAP), Dr. Tanja Rückert (CDO Bosch), Dr. Robert Habeck (Bundesminister für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz), Jonas Andrulis (Founder and CEO Aleph Alpha), Rolf Schumann (Co-CEO Schwarz Digits), Dr. Florian Stegmann (Leiter Staatskanzlei im Staatsministerium Baden-Württemberg)

Artificial Intelligence: Companies of Schwarz Group Invest in Aleph Alpha

Neckarsulm, 6 November 2023 – Technology is fundamentally changing our everyday life, soci-ety, and business. In the companies of Schwarz Group, technological innovations play an im-portant role in terms of expanding their position as one of the world’s leading retail groups. Se-cure and sovereign AI is a key technology in this regard.

Schwarz Digits

New Division in the Schwarz Group: Schwarz Digits as Powerhouse for IT and Digitalization

Neckarsulm, 29 September 2023 – The advancing digitalization of everyday life is a megatrend that is greatly influencing the transformation of business and society. As a result, custom IT solutions and digital services are becoming increasingly more relevant, from a future-proof IT infrastructure and e-commerce to the cloud and cybersecurity. The companies of Schwarz Group are accounting for this increased relevance by founding a new division. In addition to the familiar divisions Lidl, Kaufland, PreZero, and Schwarz Produktion, “Schwarz Digits” will now spearhead all matters related to IT and digitalization.