Dataport is the IT service provider for public administration. As a partner for all digitalisation projects, the company supports the public sector from the initial idea through to secure operation. To this end, Dataport collaborates with providers from the region and supports federal IT cooperation. Dataport manages all the IT services that public sector institutions require for their work, including operating infrastructure such as data centres, networks and clients, as well as developing and operating software. The company also offers comprehensive, valuable services to the public sector, from IT procurement and training to project management and consultation. As a public-law institution with its headquarters in Altenholz, near Kiel, Dataport is owned by the states of Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Schleswig-Holstein and by the communal IT association of Schleswig-Holstein. Dataport operates branches in each of the abovementioned states. The company has around 4,000 employees and achieved a turnover of 900 million euros in 2020.