The government council of the Canton of Basel-Landschaft paid a visit to Improware AG at the ColoBâle AG data center in Pratteln.
The Government Council of the Canton of Basel-Landschaft undertook a groundbreaking visit to Improware AG, a long-standing, successful IT company in the telecommunications industry, on Tuesday 24.10.2023. This meeting gave the government members the opportunity to familiarize themselves with innovative technologies and solutions that have a significant impact on the digital future.
The Basel-Landschaft government council on a visit
During the visit, the founders and owners of Improware AG had the opportunity to discuss with the representatives of the delegation and to point out where the challenges in the telecommunications industry and the location lie.
The event took place in the premises of ColoBâle AG. Improware AG operates its IT infrastructures in the premises of the colocation provider ColoBâle AG in Pratteln.
The delegation of the Basel-Landschaft government council, presided over by Cantonal Councillor Monica Gschwind, was given an exclusive insight into the modern data center facilities of ColoBâle AG. The company is known for its first-class data center services and plays a crucial role in ensuring digital availability and security in the canton of Basel-Landschaft.
The presentation by Stefan Mayer, CEO of ColoBâle AG, enabled the government representatives to better understand the technical aspects of the operation and the challenges involved. They learned more about the redundant power supply systems, cooling technologies and physical security measures that make the data center a high-security site.
A brief look at the Computer Museum of Basel, represented by Christoph Kalt, took the members of the government council back to times gone by. Some recognized their first working computers in the exhibits.
The meeting left a lasting impression on the government members, who attested that collaboration with technology companies such as Improware AG and data centers such as ColoBâle AG is crucial to successfully driving forward the grassroots digital transformation of the canton of Baselland.
The government council's visit to Improware AG and ColoBâle AG marks a significant step toward a digital future that better meets the needs of citizens and businesses in the canton of Baselland. It also shows how a close partnership between the government and the private sector can lay the foundation for progress and prosperity.