SAP Award for arvato Systems

arvato Systems Receives Fast-Growing Reseller of the Year Award, EMEA/DACH, at SAP® EMEA & DACH Field Kick-Off Meeting 2012

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arvato Systems today announced it has received the Fast-Growing Reseller of the Year Award, EMEA/DACH. Awards were presented by SAP during the SAP® EMEA & DACH Field Kick-Off Meeting (FKOM) 2012, held Jan. 23-25 in Milan, Italy, to the top-performing SAP channel partners and SAP services partners in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) regions for outstanding contributions that impact overall SAP sales and pipeline-generation goals.

"We are very pleased to win this award. It underlines our strategy and our market orientation. It is another important step towards reaching our overall goal to belong to the TOP resellers and systems integrators in the DACH region by offering future proof services with added value for our customers," said Hartmut Fries, VP of arvato Systems.

Selected from SAP’s wide-ranging EMEA and DACH partner base, nominations for the SAP Partner Impact awards were based on internal SAP sales data. A steering committee composed of regional and global SAP representatives determined winning partners in each category according to numerous criteria such as sales achievement and performance. As the recipient of the Partner Impact Award EMEA & DACH 2012, arvato Systems has been honored as a top performing partner. Winners will receive strong recognition from the SAP field for their accomplishments.

arvato Systems received the award during the SAP EMEA & DACH FKOM 2012, an annual gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and partners to learn about SAP’s strategy, sales methodology, best practices, business growth opportunities and product innovations. The theme of this year’s meeting, “Run Better Win Bigger,” prominently featured SAP’s innovation story focusing on its core pillars – analytics, cloud, mobility and in-memory computing – as well as solutions for industries and lines of business on a consistent core. A focus of the event was on helping SAP’s strong partner ecosystem succeed in 2012 by providing visibility into SAP’s company direction, education on products, networking opportunities, and exposure to SAP leaders. SAP and its partners help customers adopt innovation easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and ultimately run better with SAP solutions. This year’s EMEA & DACH FKOM hosted approximately 4,500 attendees from the region.

“At SAP, we are convinced that the ability to grow and develop a vibrant partner ecosystem is a pivotal competitive advantage as technologies evolve faster and faster,” said Dr. Friedrich Neumeyer, senior vice president, SME, OnDemand & Partner Ecosystem, SAP DACH. “We are delighted to be able to award a distinct group of those partners who have proven their ability in the last year to make a real difference in the DACH market.”

SAP gold partner with a wide range of expertise
Due to a close partnership with SAP, arvato Systems places the business objectives of its customers at the center of its thoughts and actions. More than 250 certified SAP consultants with a record of expertise in the relevant solutions and market sectors are there to assist their customers. As an SAP gold partner, arvato Systems offers tailor-made solutions. Moreover, it is responsible for the SAP Certified Customer Competence Center of Bertelsmann AG.

The SAP gold-level partner status is testimony to a successful partnership with SAP and to an extensive expertise. In addition to that, arvato Systems is a member in the following special expertise programs: SAP BusinessObjects enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions and SAP Netweaver Application Server, SAP NetWeaver Process Integration, SAP NetWeaver Business Process Management, SAP NetWeaver Identity Management. The SAP experts are familiar with the many different areas and modules such as EWM, CRM, HCM, FI/CO, BI/BO, TM. Focus of the tailor-made solutions are industries like media, retail, transportation & logistics, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), manufacturing and automotive.

arvato Systems is an SAP certified provider of hosting services and cloud services in Germany. The arvato Systems portfolio allows customers to outsource or host the whole SAP-systems and IT infrastructure (e.g. transports and upgrade-management), application management (application management, user support) up to business outtasking processes like finance management, procurement, logistics, human resource management. Services range from planning, developing, operating and supporting entire systems to running the processes on a very complex environment of global customers. The basement for all customers are ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) processes adapted to the best practices of Bertelsmann itself.
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