NetKnights works actively in the open source community and supports different German open source events. We are member of OSB-Alliance and the “IT-Netzwerk” Kassel.


Moreover we maintain an active strong network of partners in development, integration, hosting and technology.

m.a.x. it

Hosting, Integration
m.a.x. it specializes in managed services and offers both heterogeneous and distributed firewall and VPN solutions. For its customers, m.a.x. it plans, implements and operates infrastructures across multiple locations and networks them with state-of-the-art VPN technologies. Employees in the field should also have access to internal resources at all times. This requires reliable authentication to ensure the highest level of security for the data and systems. m.a.x. it relies here on privacyIDEA, as a flexibly scalable solution that offers users a wide range of possible authentication tokens. With the help of the policies and event handlers, any workflows can be mapped and automated.

Nitrokey GmbH

Development, Technology
Nitrokey is located in Berlin and provides different USB keys for authentication and encryption. The Nitrokey Pro is based on the GnuPG smartcard. Nitrokey sticks to open source software, firmware and open hardware. Togeather we are working on the integration of the Nitrokeys into privacyIDEA which can be used as the central 2FA management system. Thus the Nitrokey provides an open, transparent and trustworthy authentication hardware managed with the open source authentication system privacyIDEA.

ownCloud GmbH

Organizations that must share confidential data internally and externally rely on the On-Premises Solution from ownCloud – the open platform for better productivity and security within digital collaboration. It enables users to access data no matter where it is stored or which device is used. Only ownCloud gives organizations the visibility and control required to manage sensitive data, preserve business processes and integrate with existing compliant infrastructures while offering users the modern collaboration experience they demand. privacyIDEA is the sensible enhancement to ownCloud to protect access to sensitive data with a trustworthy Two-Factor-Authentication. ownCloud and NetKnights continously improve the integration of privacyIDEA into ownCloud. Both are working togeather on the Authentication API of ownCloud, to provide a flexible and secure integration of third party authentication systems like privacyIDEA.


BNC AG is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions and services based in Switzerland. Since the establishment in 1998, BNC has grown to become a respected industry leader with an impressive track record. They offer customized IT solutions and a wide range of services, including IT consulting, engineering, support, and IT infrastructure management. With an experienced and highly qualified team of over 100 employees at the locations in Urtenen-Schönbühl, Dübendorf, and Yverdon-les-Bains, BNC AG always ensure the availability of data.

Univention GmbH

NetKnights GmbH offers a module for two-factor authentication on the UCS SAML Identity Provider for the Univention Corporate Server. This can be quickly installed via the Univention AppCenter. The user can thus easily extend SSO by adding a second factor. Univention and NetKnights also work closely together in projects on the topics of SAML and 2FA.

Siedl Networks


Siedl Networks, a technology company from Krems an der Donau (Lower Austria), provides IT services throughout Austria for companies, schools and non-profit organizations since 2002.

The core expertises are innovative solutions with open source software for the segments: IT infrastructure, collaboration, cloud services and consulting.

Axiad IDS, Inc.

Axiad IDS is a Trusted Identity solutions provider for enterprise, government and financial organizations. Axiad was founded by industry experts with extensive backgrounds in developing, deploying, and managing identity and access management solutions. Axiad IDS works closely with NetKnights and is actively participating the in the privacyIDEA open source project, which is one component of the Axiad ID Cloud. Axiad ID Cloud is a hosted cloud service providing a modular identity solutions platform for users, systems, and devices. Axiad ID Cloud provides SmartCard, PKI and OTP based credential management and flexible authentication services in the cloud allowing organizations to cost-effectively implement and manage a mix of user credentials. With Axiad ID Cloud, organizations can trust identities from employees, contractors, partners and customers; trust their infrastructure, and grow their business.

IT-Schmid GmbH & Co. KG

IT-Schmid is an IT service provider for Open Source from the Allgäu. They support customers in the development of individual solutions around and with Open Source. For example, IT-Schmid successfully uses privacyIDEA together with the privacyIDEA SAML Plugin at an internationally operating research and space organization.

Computer Port IT Solutions

Computer Port IT Solutions is a distributor for privacyIDEA in India and has implemented privacyIDEA at an Indian multinational company, among others.


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