arvato Systems Embarks on a Partnership with Software Development Kopf (SDK) to Cooperate on Products
IT solution portfolio for the Energy Market 2.0
- arvato Systems and SDK agree to a strategic partnership to provide IT services for the energy sector in Germany.
- A shared portfolio intends to help energy providers to better implement the digital transformation as part of the energy revolution.
The partnership aims at cooperating on the development of a future-oriented and smart technologies service portfolio that will support energy providers in transitioning to the digital energy market and expanding their business fields. Ewald Kopf, Managing Director at SDK: “We are providing an end-to-end and flexible service portfolio for the German energy provider market, together with arvato Systems. When an energy provider heads down the road to the digital markets of the future, it needs to have a flexible, efficient invoicing solution, which we can provide with our SDK.Applications IT solution, in order to implement new, digitized business models.”
arvato Systems is using the partnership to shore up its portfolio with a view to digital markets. “The energy sector will continue to experience rapid change in the next few years due to the digital transformation,” explains Matthias Moeller, CEO of the arvato Systems Group. “It will increasingly become more important to have partnerships, offer innovative services, and enhance networking among companies in order to keep pace with the ever faster product and market cycles. Our partnership with SDK is a valuable gain for us, both in terms of our IT service range, especially for the energy sector, and of the pace at which we develop new innovations,” sums up Matthias Moeller.
The IT partnership will center on a jointly operated application platform that can be used to activate and deactivate services based on time and volume data. It makes it possible to try out new business models in an optimized and cost-effective manner. As such, arvato Systems and SDK will be able to provide a variety of services for the digital energy sector: products for use in sectors ranging from smart metering and energy data and change management to omni-channel services and SDK.Applications, a flexible invoicing solution. More than 80 energy providers have already been acquired as customers for this cost-effective solution.
Matthias Moeller feels certain that “everyone will benefit from this partnership. Energy providers and service providers are joining forces and greatly expanding their innovative prowess, as well as their market position.”
About Software Development Kopf (SDK)
SDK is a global company providing a wide variety of software products and IT services for energy providers, utilities, and the waste disposal industry. The company’s greatest strength lies in customizing products for its customers and developing software products and consulting services.
SDK offers specialized solutions such as standard database-oriented or even customized software and consulting services that are directed at improving the customer’s productivity levels due to many years’ experience and expertise in this field.
Arvato Systems GmbH
As global next generation IT systems integrator arvato Systems focuses on "Digital Transformation Solutions".
We use the technology talent and expertise of over 3,000 people at more than 25 sites throughout the world. Being a part of the arvato network and belonging to Bertelsmann, we have the unique capability to create entire value chains. Our team creates integrated, future-proof business infrastructures that help make our clients more agile and competitive, and enable them to deliver new standards of service to their customers. We create streamlined digital processes that support innovative business models. Moreover we provide operation and support services.
arvato Systems offers an exceptional combination of international IT engineering excellence, the open mindset of a global player, and the dedication of employees. We also ensure that all our customer relationships are as personally rewarding and long-lasting as they are successful.
arvato Systems is one of the Top Employers in Germany 2016
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