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Facts, figures and awards

We have a holistic understanding of digitalisation. That’s why we cover the entire digital spectrum for you when it comes to planning and implementing innovative IT solutions.

 Here are a few facts:

  • DB Systel currently operates 600 IT processes, of which around 80% will migrate to the Deutsche Bahn cloud in the medium term
  • More than 50 business ideas have already emerged from our innovation hubs
  • Every day, we check 26 million e-mails for spam and viruses
  • Every day, we look after 100,000 modern digital workstations and provide 93,000 VoIP systems
  • We are certified to EN ISO 9001 (Quality Management), ISO/IEC 20000-1 (IT Service Management) and ISO/IEC 27001 (IT Security Management)
  • In 2017 alone, we received several prizes and awards, in particular for our innovative products and methods:


  • HR Excellence Award in the category "Change (Group)" for the DB Systel HR team
  • DB Award in the category "Digitalisation and Innovation" for the project "Glowing platform edges for directing passengers" with DB Regio, DB Netze Stations and DB mindbox
  • Most Impactful Intrapreneur for Matthias Patz, Vice President of Innovation & New Ventures, at this year's Corporate Startup Summit
  • Award forDeutschland - Land der Ideen in the category "Economy" for the DB Open Data Initiative with DB mindbox
  • BARC Best Practice Award Business Intelligence & Analytics in the category "Corporate Solution" for the Digital Situation Room (DSR) team
  • WIN Award 2017 for Christa Koenen in the category „Digitale Transformation“
  • Diamond Star for "Schlauer Reisebuddy"