ICT-Region Rhein Main Neckar
Around 7.000 ICT companies and 60.000 employees are located in the administrative district of Darmstadt which underlines the importance of ICT for the value added in the Rhein-Main-Region and the competitiveness of the companies at all. From an aggregated economic perspective, total revenues of ICT amount up to 17.5 Bill. € and, by that, clearly affirm the role of ICT in Germany. Particularly in the area of Business Software, the Rhine-Main-Region can be seen as its “place of birth”: in the 70s software innovations started to conquer the market and continuously could improve their market position.
Today, enterprise software can be seen as one of the most important branches in ICT due to its general business enabling function: Nearly all industries and their processes are more or less affected by enterprise software.