Wincor Nixdorf Portavis operates propriety applications and the complete IT infrastructure of Sparkasse Bremen

Transformational Outsourcing with IT Infrastructure Outsourcing

As a modern financial institution and the 10th largest savings bank in Germany, Die Sparkasse Bremen relies with the outsourcing of its applications and IT infrastructure on the skills and experience of its partner Wincor Nixdorf. Thanks to synergy effects and high service availability, the costs of Die Sparkasse Bremen have been reduced significantly.

Building of Sparkasse Bremen

Die Sparkasse Bremen – 10th largest savings bank in Germany

  • Headquarters: Bremen
  • Assets: EUR 11,5 bn*
  • Employees: 1,500*
  • Locations: 84*
  • Systems: 5,290
  • Portfolio: HW, SW, Services


  • Outsourcing of IT systems and processes
  • Operations of 42 proprietary applications and standard applications
  • Data center operations within the scope
  • Operations of 270 servers, 400 self-service systems, 1,900 thin clients and PCs, 2,050 telecommunication systems, 670 printers and 3,290 network ports with data responsibility for circa 50 terabyte
  • Complete responsibility for self-service systems including Availability Services and ATM Management

Why Wincor Nixdorf – Success and Benefits for Die Sparkasse Bremen

  • Reduced costs together with high service availability thanks to significant synergy effects
  • Access to current technologies and systems with the provision of specialized IT resources
  • Increased IT security and better service management while meeting regulatory requirements
  • Free up bank's resources thanks to Wincor Nixdorf’s overall responsibility for the service scope
  • Accelerated realization of projects and services due to consistent technological and organizational processes

Source / Legend: * Annual Report 2014 / Automated Teller Machine (ATM), Hardware (HW), Software (SW)


"Wincor Nixdorf Portavis has a high level of competence and routine in dealing with large amounts of data. The price-performance ratio also fits and we have decided for a long-term cooperation."

Bernhard Ruschke
Director of IT Organization, Die Sparkasse Bremen

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