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OHB subsidiary megatel GmbH renamed OHB Digital Services GmbH

Bremen, August 2, 2017 - megatel GmbH, a subsidiary of Bremen-based technology company OHB SE, has been renamed OHB Digital Services GmbH. This new name highlights more effectively the company’s core activities in the digital transformation and the provision of innovative solutions and will allow cross-company potential to be leveraged more efficiently. At the same time, the change of name emphasizes the company’s membership within the OHB Group.

“We see ourselves as IT consulting and software specialists for companies of all sizes. Our international customer base has been relying on our vendor-neutral and targeted-oriented implementation of jointly developed solutions for many years,” says Jörg Biesewig, managing director of OHB Digital Services GmbH. “Within the OHB Group, we are a sought-after partner for IT services alongside our affiliates.”

“The joint brand makes it clear to customers and the general public that OHB Digital Services GmbH is part of the OHB Group. This will benefit the entire Group,” says Ulrich Schulz, a member of OHB SE’s Management Board. “In this era of digital transformation and disruptive developments, the engineers, IT specialists and economists will be of great assistance to us in our Group-wide activities, helping us to develop new systems and business models.”

OHB Digital Services GmbH’s portfolio entails the provision of advice and support in all processes within customers’ IT projects:

  • Advice on agile development processes, software, architecture and requirements analysis, testing and validation as well as operations and IT service.
  • Industry 4.0 solutions for industrial automation, production and the steel industry
  • Software solutions for offshore wind farms are provided by affiliated company OHB Digital Maritime Services
  • Advice on and sales of the NaviTrans transport logistics solution based on the Microsoft Dynamics ERP.

“Our new name reflects our orientation to the digital transformation and the potential it holds as well as the greater demand for business models such as cloud services,” says Biesewig.

OHB Digital Services GmbH has been offering IT solutions for 25 years. The team of 60 specialists is made up of engineers, IT experts, media scientists and economists. Via its membership in the OHB Group, it also has access to the knowledge held by around 1,000 high-tech specialists. OHB Digital Services GmbH’s customers are active in the aviation and space sector, heavy industry, automotive, forwarding and logistics, insurance and healthcare.

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About OHB SE

Domiciled in Bremen, Germany, OHB SE (ISIN: DE0005936124, Prime Standard) is Germany’s first listed aerospace and technology company. Two business units offer international customers sophisticated solutions and systems for space applications and industrial products. With 35 years of experience in high technology together with its integrated skills in the areas of space technology and telematics, the Group is ideally positioned as one of the leading independent forces in the European space and high-tech industry. OHB SE currently employs around 2,300 people all around the world.

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