New digital platform for german health care market

Knowledgepark, AKQUINET and Cloudian developed an innovative solution for german healthcare providers

Knowledgepark GmbH, akquinet AG and Cloudian Inc. have built a platform based on Azure Stack Hub with integrated Cloudian HyperStore ObjectStorage for providing medical services for the German health care market. The platform is operated in local datacenters to fulfill GDPR in a cost-effective manner. The planned services are among others Billing Solutions and FHIR Services for German healthcare providers.

After the recent win of the consortium for one of the digital transformation projects (KIM) by the German Ministry of Health, the project will be run on the platform as a Germany wide service.

Cloudian provides the underlying S3-Storage for the platform, which allows to store the medical data highly secure with long retention time. Cloudian HyperStore was fully integrated into the Azure Stack Hub, to build one single Rack for the Edge Cloud platform.  

Thomas Schoeppe, CEO of Knowledgepark, states that this platform allows the consortium to deliver Medical SW Services as “Software as a Service” (SaaS) in a “Pay as you use” Business Model the first time in the German market.

About Knowledgepark

Knowledgepark offering medical Software and Integration services for more than 30 years. Knowledgepark Customers are using the Software in their daily work for more than 80.000 Patients. Knowledgepark was pioneering the German “transplantation waiting list” decades ago.


AKQUINET operates Tier4 Data Centers in Germany and is offering IT services for various Domains. One of the subsidiaries, akquinet health service GmbH is offering the platform services to the German Health care market. The Services are delivered out of the edge cloud, which is run in a georedundant setup in the AKQUINET Datacenters

About Cloudian  

Cloudian is the most widely deployed independent provider of object storage systems, with the industry’s most advanced S3 compatibility and an extensive partnership ecosystem. Its award-winning flagship solution, HyperStore, provides limitless scalability and cloud-like technology, flexibility, and economics in the data center. Cloudian’s global data fabric architecture enables enterprises to store, find and protect object and file data seamlessly across sites, both on-premises and in public clouds, within a single, unified platform. Learn more at cloudian.com.

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