- arvato Systems and Hettich establish long-term partnership
- Hettich awards full IT outsourcing contract
The transition of Hettich’s (http://www.hettich.com/en) entire IT world to the data centers of the IT service provider based in Gütersloh was launched on 1 January 2015.
The comprehensive IT outsourcing contract includes service desk, client services, collaboration and communication services, database services, network and security, platform services, iSeries services, as well as basic SAP operation and archiving.
“Stable IT processes and secure operation of the computer-supported systems are just as important to Hettich as innovative strength and the agility in the implementation of changes,” says Norbert Günther, CIO at Hettich. “With arvato Systems, we know we’ve found a partner that will live up to our requirements in an extremely professional and reliable manner.”
“We’re delighted that Hettich, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of furniture fittings, is impressed with our services and solutions and that we were able to acquire a strategically important customer,” says Birger T. Aasland, General Manager at arvato Systems.
“Hettich is synonymous with quality, innovation, customer proximity, and reliability. These values are a top priority at arvato Systems and form the basis for successful, long-term cooperation,” adds Tina Marx, responsible for contract conclusion at arvato Systems.
The service provision for Hettich by arvato Systems should begin on 1 November 2015 at the latest.
Hettich is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of furniture fittings. Its 6,000 plus employees, including 3,000 in Germany, use intelligent technology for furniture to generate over €855 million in sales every year. Based in Kirchlengern, Germany, Hettich is a 100 percent family-owned company in the fourth generation and has a long tradition. The company has 38 subsidiaries and production sites in America, Europe, and Asia, meaning it is close to its customers all over the world.