Ascora GmbH is a medium-sized IT company with locations in Lower Saxony / Northern Germany. Our head office is located in Ganderkesee and we have another location in Delmenhorst.
As an independent software producer, we have been selling products for end customers and corporate clients all over the world since 1994. With our brand “Abelssoft” we are one of the leading software providers in Germany, with more than 12 million users and 3 million newsletter subscribers. Our applications include desktop applications as well as web and mobile apps. Our focus is on easy-to-use and user-friendly programs and tools for leisure and multimedia.
Ascora has extensive experience in creating highly scalable and cloud-based systems for message exchange, data management and handling large amounts of data. Due to the large user base, Ascora’s servers manage more than 200 million requests per month. The creation of flexible and elastic cloud-based systems and services is a key element of the company’s business.
Ascora has gained extensive knowledge in creating secure systems that meet the latest EU standards for data protection, security and legal aspects. Securing systems and protecting user data is an important element of Ascora’s daily business. Our systems are fully PCI-certified and are renewed on a quarterly basis.
Ascora applies its knowledge in the consumer sector, but also in the area of Industry 4.0, Media and eHealth and our solutions are also used by major market players. These four areas benefit in particular from the high level of expertise in availability, security and scalability that Ascora can offer.
Ascora is involved in several research and innovation projects and acts as project coordinator for several research projects and initiatives such as the H2020 project CREMA in the field of Industry 4.0, ACCEPT in the field of energy efficiency and the FP7 project Alfred in the field of eHealth, which was awarded as one of the best 5 ICT research projects by the European Commission.
Ascora GmbH is an active member of the EU Big Data Value Association (BDVA) and manages the cloud infrastructure for project data. Ascora is also an important partner of the H2020 European Data Economy (EuDEco) CSA. Ascora is also a member of the NESSI ETP (Networked European Software and Services Initiative) and the NetWorld2020 ETP (European Technology Platform for Communication Networks and Services) as a NEM (Networked & Electronic Media) initiative. Ascora GmbH is a member of the Alliance for Cyber Security of the BSI (Federal Office for Information Security).
At the beginning Ascora was located in Oldenburg. However, when it became necessary to expand spatially, the decision was made to move to Ganderkesee “in the countryside”.
This brought a great advantage: we were able to work close to nature 🙂