Leading in Business Open Source Solutions and Consulting

Founded in 2001, it-novum is now the leading IT consulting company for business open source in the German-speaking market and a subsidiary of Allgeier SE, one of the most important technology companies for digital transformation.

With more than 85 employees, we serve mainly large medium-sized customers as well as large enterprises in the German-speaking region from our headquarters in Fulda and offices in Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Vienna and Zurich.

it-novum is a long-standing accredited partner of numerous open source products. Our focus is on the integration of open source with closed source and the development of combined open source solutions and platforms.

With its ISO 9001 certification, it-novum is one of the few open source specialists who also prove the business suitability of their solutions through a quality assurance system.

Our memberships and certifications


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Over 15 years of open source project experience

Our portfolio includes the diverse range of open source solutions in the application and infrastructure area as well as our own product developments established in the market.

As an IT consulting firm with profound technical expertise in the business open source area, we set ourselves apart from the standard offerings of the large solution providers. This is because our solutions are not only scalable and flexibly adaptable, but also fit seamlessly into your existing IT infrastructure.

As a subsidiary of the IT and software services group Allgeier SE, access to the Allgeier network of experts enables us to cover even very specialized and technical customer requirements.

We provide multidisciplinary project teams consisting of developers, consultants and business information specialists. In this way, we combine business know-how with technological excellence and create sustainable business processes.

Our goal is to provide you with high-quality consulting in all project phases – from analysis and design to implementation and support.

As an aid to decision-making before the project begins, we offer you a proof of concept. Due to the practical simulation and the created prototype you can decide risk-free for a new software and benefit from:

  • Security and predictability
  • Clear project methodology
  • Reasonable costing

We draw on an extensive software portfolio of enterprise open source solutions. In the area of infrastructure, we rely on both well-known software manufacturers and our own product developments. Please contact our experts from the respective departments for project support or implementation.

Milestones in our company history

The history of it-novum goes back to the 60’s. The IT consulting company in its current form exists since 2001. As a pioneer in the business open source area, we have been relying on open source since 2005 and not only carry out open source projects in the business environment, but also develop our own open source products, such as for monitoring (openITCOCKPIT), document transfer (Alfresco Geo-Caching) and interfaces to various systems (SAP Connector).

Are you a developer, consultant or business IT specialist looking for a new challenge?

You will find attractive positions for business open source programming and project management in our job offers on the career page. Contact us also for apprenticeship, internship or working student jobs. Become part of the it-novum team!