About Us

The ANS Group has set itself the task to increase the added value of its customers by means of an optimized IT adapted to their needs. The unbroken forwarding trend to digitalization is our core issue. As a successful north German company we are implementing projects of various sizes. For us, trust and reliability are essential in our cooperation with our customers as well as in our team. Whether you want to optimize your IT infrastructure, require certified IT solutions for shipping or marine applications, the ANS Group is your partner.

The IT industry has been characterized by high dynamics and steady growth for years. An increasing number of new trends will emerge and will have a decisive impact on the market development of almost every company. These can significantly improve their competitiveness through IT. Our  operational companies of the ANS Group - Active Network Systems GmbH and Active Network Sea Systems GmbH - are offering an exceptionally wide range of services. Our customers benefit from the fact that we can achieve a particularly high degree of specialization in different areas while taking advantage of state-of-the-art technologies and "best practices". By consolidating both administrative activities and processes, as well as IT-specific resources we work particularly effectively and environmentally consciously.

The ANS Group offers professional, market-proven services in the fields of system integration and maritime IT solutions, which our customers have been able to rely on for many years. Whether you need storage virtualization, or setting up a secure VPN tunnel, ANS Group offers everything from a single source.

Active Network Systems
System Integration

  • IT-system house
  • Consulting
  • Analysis
  • Conceptions
  • Hybrid IT
  • Cloud provider
  • Security
    Active Network Sea Systems
    Maritime IT-Solutions


  • People and field tracking

  • Ship IT solutions

  • International IT services

  • Digital surveillance

  • Maintenance and service solutions

  • MIL certified solutions

Our History

  • 2019: Integration of the ANS Group into the AirITSystems GmbH
  • 2017: 50-j√§hriges Firmenjubil√§um der Cocq Datendienst GmbH
  • 2016: ANS Active Network Systems GmbH celebrates its 20-year anniversary
  • 2013: Change of the company name to ANS Active Network Solutions GmbH
  • 2012: Restruction of the ANS-Group
  • 2010: Integration of the Cocq Datendienst GmbH
  • 2008: Foundation of the ANS Active Network Sea Systems GmbH
  • 1996: Foundation of the ANS Active Network Systems GmbH
  • 1996: Foundation of the ANS Ltd. (Huntingdon, UK)
  • 1967: Foundation of the Cocq Datendienst GmbH

Managing director

  • Hanno Sohr
  • Markus Fischer