Crisp Vendor Universe 2018 – Accelerator

“With its core competence in the field of machine learning and analytics, *um has been a cloud-native company for many years with very specific knowledge. The expansion of its own managed cloud offering is a good complement, if not even the future core business of the company. This allows the Basefarm subsidiary to harmonize two... Read More

ISG Provider Lens | Data Analytics 2018

ISG (formerly Experton) rated *um as “Data Analytics Leader 2018” in its independent study “ISG Provider Lens Germany 2018 – Data Analytics Services & Solutions”: “*um (Basefarm) is a strong IT service provider with its roots in cloud services and a keen sense of business opportunities based on information.”

Experton Group | Big Data Leader 2017

The Experton Group annually analyzes German providers of products and services for Big Data projects ("Big Data Vendor Benchmark 2017"). The unbelievable Machine Company was awarded in the categories "Big Data Analytics as a Service" and "Big Data Transformation Consulting & Integrationals".

CIO Review Magazine: Most Promising Big Data Solution Provider 2016

The CIO Review magazine has named The unbelievable Machine Company (*um) as one of the world's "100 Most Promising Big Data Solution Providers 2016".

Experton Group | Cloud Leader 2016

The Experton Group annually analyzes German provider of products and services for Cloud Computing. In 2016, The unbelievable Machine Company was awarded in the category “Big Data analytics-as-a-service” as “Cloud Vendor Benchmark Leader”.

Experton Group | Big Data Leader 2016

The Experton Group annually analyzes German provider of products and services for Big Data projects ("Big Data Vendor Benchmark"). The unbelievable Machine Company was awarded in the categories "Big Data Consulting (under 1,000 MA)" and "Big Data Operations".

AWS Consulting Partner

As Managed Service Provider for private and public cloud services, The unbelievable Machine Company (*um) is also AWS Consulting Partner.

Experton Group | Big Data Leader 2015

The independent ‘Big Data Vendor Benchmark’ study, carried out by the Experton Group, analyses German vendors of products and providers of services for Big Data Projects each year. We have been selected as a leader in the category of ‘Big Data IT-Operations’. Details can be found here.

Gartner | Cool Vendor

Every year, the renowned experts at Gartner, acknowledge a list of small, but highly innovative IT companies, that are changing the global IT market through groundbreaking ideas and business models. From the list of five “Cool Vendors” in the Information Infrastructure and Big Data category, The unbelievable Machine Company is the only European winner.

usd AG | PCI DSS Certification

We are certified by the usd AG in line with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), version 3.2.1.

451 Research | Important German Cloud Provider

In 2015, 451 Research awarded us for our Managed Cloud Hosting as one of the most important German cloud provider.

IT.DS | Data Privacy Certification

We are certified by IT.DS for our data privacy concept after the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz BDSG) as well as the IT baseline security (IT Datenschutz) of the Federal Office for Information Security (Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik) and parts of ISO 27001 and 27002.

e-shelter | Tier Classifications III-IV

With our space on the e-shelter premises, one of the most up-to-the-minute data centers in Europe, we can offer our clients the highest data center standards according to data center tier ratings III-IV.

TÜV | ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification

We are certified by the TÜV (German Technical Inspection Association) in line with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 for Managed Data Center Services such as Colocation, Managed Hosting, Dedicated Server Hosting and Cloud Hosting: provision and operation of a data center infrastructure for business customers, including personnel management, security measures and operational processes.

BITKOM | Association Member

The Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media is the organization representing the German information technology and telecommunications industry. Political lobbying, networking and the exchange of expertise are at the core of BITKOM’s activity.

CIO Review Magazine | Most Promising HP Solution Provider

CIO Review Magazine is one of the leading American technology magazines. A special edition has been dedicated to technologies and applications by Hewlett Packard (HP) and highlights the 20 most promising HP solution providers. And there is only one German company among them: unbelievable Machine.

IHK Berlin | Certification for Dual Education System

We are certified by IHK Berlin for supporting the dual education system.


The EFRE is the most important initiative of the EU with focus on regional funding. Goal is to strengthen the economic and social cohesion within the EU through equation of regional imbalance.

eco | Association Member

eco, with around 700 member organizations, is the largest Internet industry association in Europe. Since 1995, they have been instrumental in the development of the Internet in Germany, fostering new technologies, infrastructures and markets, and forming framework conditions.

Bundesnetzagentur | Provider Registration

As a public telecommunications service provider, *um ist registered with the Federal Network Agency in line with Art. 6 and 109 of the Telecommunications Act and can demonstrate the relevant IT security measures.

BVDW – Association Member

*um is association member of The Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft (BVDW) e.V. It is an organization that represents the interests of companies in the fields of interactive marketing, digital content and interactive added value.