Since its foundation in 2011, Cloud&Heat’s mission has been to make sustainability and security a driver of digital innovation. We provide energy-efficient, scalable and secure data center solutions that meet the requirements of the digital future.
New technologies are not only becoming an increasingly integral part of everyday life and industrial processes, they also require high-performance IT infrastructures and consume enormous amounts of energy. With our innovative products and patented technology, we are meeting the rapidly growing demand for digitalisation and combatting the challenges of energy transition and climate change.
„Besides my financial work at Cloud&Heat, the people who enrich this company with life are very close to my heart. I am proud to be a part of the Cloud&Heat family and to make an important contribution to our digital ecosystem with our green, sustainable and secure technology.“
“To address increasing energy consumption concerns, my dream was to establish a sustainable solution and not allow precious resources to be wasted. It is a matter close to my heart to make a valuable contribution for future generations by facing the unstoppable consumption of data in a resource-conserving manner.”
“Helping to establish Cloud&Heat is an unique experience proving insights into a huge variety of domains. Over the past years, we have transformed a start-up into a solid agile company with a focused vision. Additionally, we have created a distinct working environment here in Dresden. I am eager to accompany the next years of Cloud&Heat‘s evolving ecosystem.”
„In the age of digitalization – IoT, AI and Blockchain – we are making an essential contribution to our society. With excellent research and accurate solutions, we are making responsible and sustainable progress towards the Future of Compute.”
Cloud&Heat expands to over 100 employees.
Joint venture secustack
The spin-off secustack, a joint venture between Cloud&Heat and secunet Security Networks AG, is born.
Office in San Francisco
Cloud&Heat opens a new office in San Francisco and introduces its technology to the US market.
Successful Series B funding
ETF Partners and Inven Capital invest €10 million in Cloud&Heat.
Cloud&Heat begins new partnerships with IK Inabata & Co., Ltd. and STULZ GmbH.
Cloud&Heat receives the ISO 27001 certification.
Green data center in the Eurotheum
Cloud&Heat opens a green data center in the former ECB's landmark building - the Eurotheum.
Blockchain data center container
Cloud&Heat develops an energy-efficient HPC data center container for blockchain applications.
Water-cooled data center container
Cloud&Heat develops the world's first water-cooled mobile data center for Envirotech Solutions in Norway.
New server generation
Cloud&Heat introduces a new server generation "Datacenter in a Box" for the secure, reliable operation of a private and public cloud for companies.
The new Managing Board consisting of Nicolas Röhrs (CEO), Dr. Marius Feldmann (COO) and Dr. Jens Struckmeier (CTO) is appointed.
The company is rebranded as Cloud&Heat Technologies.
883 investors invest one million euros in the young company.
The company is founded
Initially under the name AoTerra. The idea of hot water direct cooling and waste heat recovery for data centers is born.
Cost-effective cloud management
Cost-effective cloud management and automated installation and monitoring routines for automated cloud operations are developed.
German Data Center Award
Software-based energy optimization through intelligent load distribution
Tech Tour Innovation Award
Efficient water cooling solutions for data centers
Land der Ideen
Energy efficient data center
Next Generation Award
Environmentally conscious company
German Data Center Award
The Future of Green IT
German Data Center Award
Green, secure & decentralized Cloud
Saxon Environmental Award
Ecological and economic advantages of green cloud computing
“Cloud&Heat is essential for our project. From the very beginning, we have combined science and practice in a sensible way and have profited from each other very well due to the high technical expertise of both parties. I am very happy about this cooperation.”
Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev
Director at AIFB of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
“Together with Cloud&Heat, we develop a highly secure OpenStack cloud solution. As leading German provider for demanding IT security (e.g. high security solutions for the Federal Republic), we benefit from the comprehensive OpenStack know-how of Cloud&Heat.”
Dr. Kai Martius
CTO, secunet Security Networks
“Our geographical proximity offers optimal conditions for close cooperation and rapid delivery of data center containers all over the world. We are pleased to be working with Cloud&Heat Technologies in our Czech plant from now on and look forward to a long-term partnership.”
Managing Director, TradeDX
“The development of Cloud&Heat since our first investment in May 2018 is impressive. The former start-up has become a major global player in the market for energy-efficient data centres. Therefore it was not a question for us whether we would also participate in this new financing round.”
Managing Director, Inven Capital
“The data center market has been one of the fastest growing industries and is changing fast as AI, Blockchain, IoT and other compute-intensive applications require a departure from traditional centralised data centers. The Cloud&Heat team recognized this early on and developed an innovative solution that is in great demand worldwide.”
Partner, ETF Partners
“The digitalization and the development of data centers bring a multitude of ecological challenges and problems. Cloud&Heat Technologies is a highly innovative company in an exciting market environment, playing an important role and offering sustainable solutions with its energy-efficient data centers, which I gladly support.”
Familiengesellschaft J.Jahr GmbH & Co. KG
“The business idea of Cloud & Heat convinced us. Together with our portfolio company, we want to pursue technologically innovative approaches to building and operating digital infrastructure and prove that cloud services are not only cost- but also energy-efficient, as well as making a socially profitable contribution to the transformation of energy systems.”
Managing Director, VNG Innovation