Collax Company Profile

Collax - Your Reliable Partner for Open Source Solutions with Over 20 Years of Experience

Our mission is to provide custom-fit IT solutions for medium-sized companies. As an integral part of the worldwide Open Source community, we create solutions by selecting the best projects and seamlessly integrating them into our framework, combined with comprehensive English-language support.

Thus, modern IT solutions developed by and for large companies (enterprise grade) can be made available to medium-sized businesses. With Collax, operation is always simple and uniformly designed and possible without special knowledge in the Linux area.

From office IT with mail, network and security solutions to server high availability for edge computing, production control and the hospital and healthcare sector - our solutions are flexible and adaptable. This means they can optimally meet the specific requirements of your industry.

Rely on our years of experience and extensive expertise to maximise your success with Collax.

Our Solution and Service Areas

IT Solutions / Digital Workplace

Our IT solutions for the digital workplace are designed to optimise your business processes, promote collaboration and protect your data with powerful firewalls.

Virtualization and High Availability

Our virtualisation solutions help you achieve maximum resource utilisation and minimise downtime. Our high availability solutions ensure continuous operational readiness of your systems, even in the event of unforeseen disruptions.

Cloud Services

Our cloud services offer you the flexibility and scalability your business needs. With our customised cloud solutions, you can securely store and access your data and optimise your business processes.

Safety, Efficiency and Flexibility:

Discover Our Integrated IT Solutions for Your Digital Workplace!

With over 20 years of experience, we specialise in collaboration, security and modern infrastructure. Our customised solutions offer you a digital workplace that makes your employees more productive, makes the company’s information available everywhere and enables time- and location-independent working.

Your IT security is our top priority. Collax solutions offer the perfect mix of data protection, accessibility and digital security. Our proven security solutions, including powerful firewalls, comprehensively protect your corporate network from external threats. We detect and block potential attacks while maintaining the integrity of your data and systems.

Whether you work in the office, from home or on the road, our solutions adapt to your needs and keep your workflow running smoothly.

Virtualisation and High Availability:

Collax - Market Leader for 2-Node Clusters with High Availability for Companies of Any Size

With Collax you get ultimate IT resilience. Our market-leading 2-node cluster solutions are specifically designed to meet the highest IT availability requirements of businesses of all sizes - from small start-ups to large enterprises. The solutions are flexible, scalable and adapt perfectly to your individual requirements.

Thanks to our innovative patented hardware, the Collax Fencing Device, we are unlocking unprecedented economies and benefits in ensuring server high availability.

With almost 15 years of expertise in high availability and virtualisation, you can rely on the performance of our company and the reliability of our solutions.

Cloud Services by Collax:

Discover Our Alternative for Off-Site Backups!

Collax focuses on on-premise solutions. Wherever it makes sense, is secure and efficient, and data sovereignty is fully given, Collax also offers cloud offerings and cloud supplements to its technologies.

This seems to make particular sense in the backup segment. Cloud storage offers a useful supplement to on-site backups in the company.

Collax offers several alternatives for off-site backups. In our data centre in Freiburg, your data is safely stored and protected with our technologies.

With Collax as your partner, you can sit back and relax and concentrate on leading your company successfully into the future. Our technologies are innovative and our standards set the bar high to guarantee you the quality seal “Made and hosted in Germany “.

Vision and Mission Are the Basis for Every Future-Oriented Company.

However, these values are lived and realised by the employees of the company. We are proud of our competent, committed and dynamic team.

Falk Birkner

Managing Director

As Managing Director, I am responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the company. The hands-on mentality and the still strong start-up character of Collax make my work exciting and effective. I am delighted to be able to lead such a committed team.

 +49 (761) 55 72 10‑0

Karin Denz

Sales Manager Renewals

After our innovative solutions have been developed and placed, I come into play. Responsible for Renewals, I accompany our customers for many years. The responsibility for all licenses sold and the wide scope for design are both a challenge and a lot of fun.

 +49 (761) 55 72 10‑55

Stefan Kaysersberg

Head of Support - Sales

I know all the products from the beginning. This enables me to find individual solutions. I really appreciate the changing challenges and the exemplary teamwork. In my private life, I keep myself fit by taking part in numerous sporting competitions alongside my family.

 +49 (761) 55 72 10‑600

Stefan Uhl


What I like most about my job is the combination of technology and direct customer contact. I enjoy getting to the bottom of IT problems. That means a new challenge every challenge every day. I find balance in sport. I start the day with a bike ride to our branch in to our branch office in Freiburg.

 +49 (761) 55 72 10‑600

Petra Kistner

Marketing Manager

For me, working at Collax means teamwork, motivated and nice colleagues, innovative products and a management with a good feel for the market. As a medium-sized company we know exactly the needs of freelancers and SMEs. We use all our experience and experience and competence.

 +49 (761)‑55 72 10‑36