DE | English
Are you in? Digital and analog tips for 2019.
Eat up, pour out, tune in, brush up, or knuckle down with the latest tips from Bechtle, for Bechtle, to get your 2019 off to a great start and be fit, sustainable, and beautiful.
READ
Bechtle update – the digital IT magazine for decision makers.

Hot industry topics, exceptional customer references and great people, trends and tips that only a select few know—the Bechtle update keeps you up to date with the world of IT. 

Latest Topics

Digitisation

IT Architecture

International

Projects

Trends

News

Latest Topics

Success Story

Worldwide client management for Wienerberger AG.

With around 16,500 employees, Wienerberger is one of the world's largest providers of building materials and infrastructure solutions. The backbone of the globally oriented business processes is powerful and flexible IT - supplied by Bechtle IT system house Austria.
LEARNTEC 2019

Learning: Always. Everywhere. Digital.

At the Learntec in Karlsruhe, digital education was the focus for three days. It was discussed and presented - real and in the virtual world. A trip into the future of our education.
SPECIALISTS

Creating tomorrow with CAD.

Bechtle’s CAD specialists offer software solutions for developing products, planning and managing production processes and simulating complex usage scenarios.
SITE PROFILE

SALUT FROM STRASBOURG – BECHTLE DIRECT FRANCE.

Situated in the region of Alsace, dotted with picturesque buildings, and renowned for its impressive cathedral—the city on the rivers Rhine and the Ill proves that water doesn’t divide.
SUCCESS STORY

Smart flight companion: Tuifly uses Seatmap App developed by Hansevision.

Without them, the aircraft cannot take off: the iOS app supports TUI fly flight attendants in their work on board.

"We have to help shape technology."

As a digital transformation expert and entrepreneur Sunnie J. Groeneveld helps organisations navigate the challenges of new technologies and market conditions. In an interview, she shares with us what she thinks could unleash the next wave of IT innovation, what could lead to readiness to change and why leadership is crucial.

 

READ INTERVIEW

Bechtle AG now an IGEL Platinum partner.

Bechtle AG has reached the top level—Platinum—of IGEL’s new partner programme, introduced in spring 2018. This distinction highlights Bechtle’s outstanding cooperation with IGEL on future-proof IT projects.

Have I been hacked? How to check your log-in info.

There's a range of ways to find out whether your password and e-mail address have been hacked.

Welcome to Bechtle. My name is Pepper.

Visitors to the Bechtle Nuremberg systems integrator are welcomed in a very special way: A new receptionist took up her post and she is a humanoid robot.

BECHTLE JOINS UN GLOBAL COMPACT.

Bechtle joined the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world's largest initiative for sustainable and responsible corporate management.

IT transformation starts with the IT organisation.

How Bechtle prepared for its own IT transformation and made the switch. A story to inspire, inform, and perhaps even guide you along your way.

Organised hyperactivity – Bechtle Onsite Services.

What’s the definition of multitasking? Bechtle Onsite Services. What the site managers and their teams accomplish every day is nothing short of amazing.

Making the Grade – the Schools of the Future.

The city of Gaildorf, together with their community foundation and Bechtle, is showing what the results can be when the schools of the future make the grade. Even making a good impression on the Ministry for Education.
Bechtle update is also available as a print edition. Download now or order free of charge.

PRINT EDITION

 

UNIQUE: BECHTLE NAMED MICROSOFT SURFACE PARTNER OF THE YEAR.

Special honour for Bechtle at the Microsoft Inspire partner conference in Las Vegas: the award for Surface Partner of the Year.

 

 

 

 

THE CHIPPENHAMS – BECHTLE DIRECT UK.

The area around Chippenham is loved by tourists, in demand by the film industry, historically important – a hotbed of IT sales? James Napp and his team have been sowing the seeds of success.

Bechtle publishes Vision 2030.

What is our heart beating for? What makes us strong? Dr. Thomas Olemotz, Michael Guschlbauer and Jürgen Schäfer answer these questions at the announcement of the Bechtle Vision 2030.

 

READ PRESS RELEASE

WELCOME ABOARD. BECHTLE CRACKS THE MARK OF 10,000 EMPLOYEES.

Bechtle has exceeded the mark of 10,000 employees. Since the beginning of the year, Bechtle has gained a total of 1,647 new employees.

BECHTLE AT SMART COUNTRY CONVENTION.

Successful premier: The first public sector fair, Smart Country Convention, opened its doors at the CityCube in Berlin at the end of November, and Bechtle was also there.

PERNOD RICARD. PREMIUM-IT FOR PREMIUM-SPIRITS.

When everything falls into place: In Pernod Ricard Western Europe, Bechtle has gained more than a customer. Pernod Ricard is a partner on Bechtle’s wavelength. A company that holds the same values Bechtle believes in.

BREATHING THE SPIRIT OF THE VALLEY.

For four days, a Bechtle delegation as well as a selection of partners and customers swapped their desks for a glimpse into the future. Where? On the Bechtle Interconnect US Study Tour of the world’s IT hub: Silicon Valley.

Digitisation

LEARNTEC 2019

LEARNING: ALWAYS. EVERYWHERE. DIGITAL.

At the Learntec in Karlsruhe, digital education was the focus for three days. It was discussed and presented - real and in the virtual world. A trip into the future of our education.

""We have to help shape technology."

As a digital transformation expert and entrepreneur Sunnie J. Groeneveld helps organisations navigate the challenges of new technologies and market conditions. In an interview, she shares with us what she thinks could unleash the next wave of IT innovation, what could lead to readiness to change and why leadership is crucial.

 

READ INTERVIEW

Have I been hacked? How to check your log-in info.

There's a range of ways to find out whether your password and e-mail address have been hacked.

IT transformation starts with the IT organisation.

How Bechtle prepared for its own IT transformation and completed the change. A story that inspires, informs and perhaps even accompanies you on your way.

Making the Grade – the Schools of the Future.

The city of Gaildorf, together with their community foundation and Bechtle, is showing what the results can be when the schools of the future make the grade. Even making a good impression on the Ministry for Education.

Schools and IT – Solutions for the lessons of the future.

 

Dr Oliver Meyer answers the question of how modern educational materials such as tablets can complement and enhance the learning experience. 

Bechtle shows solutions for the public sector.

Successful premier: The first public sector fair, Smart Country Convention, opened its doors at the CityCube in Berlin at the end of November, and Bechtle was also there.

3D printing: Technology on the fast track.

 

We sat down with Solidpro expert Valentin Kurtovic to talk about the opportunities and evolution of 3D printing, and the importance of a new way of thinking.

GDPR as clear as mud? The watchdog can help.

GDPR – These four letters should be tripping off everybody’s tongue by now. There’s one man who knows the GDPR regulations inside out: Dr Stefan Brink, the head of the watchdog who checks companies’ GDPR compliance.

T&Cs, cybercrime, data protection.

How does trust work on the internet, where people are largely anonymous? An interview with Matthias Kammer, Director of the German Institute for Trust and Safety on the Internet (DIVSI).

Bechtle's structured approach to GDPR compliance.

In just a few months’ time, businesses will be required to ensure their organisation protects data in compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Cybercrime affects us all. A video interview with Milad Aslaner.

What are the most common gateways for cyber criminals? How can cloud technologies help combat cybercrime? And how will cyber security evolve in the future? Milad Aslaner, specialist for cyber defence, has the answers in our video interview.

The GDPR – A new era in data protection.

The clock is ticking—the deadline for companies to ensure they are compliant with the new European regulation is the end of May 2018. And if you miss the cut off point, you could face serious penalties.

Welcome to Mixed Reality: Q&As on the Microsoft HoloLens.

Bechtle Financial Services – Counting on the future.

On the road to Smart City.

Welcome to the future – Special Release on Digitalisation.

Digital economy, digital work, digital life. It seems that virtually everything is digital now. But there are still many unanswered questions. Find insights, inspiration and answers in our special release on digitalisation.

IT Architecture

SECURITY

5 questions for Stephanus Schulte, Microsoft security expert

How will the security market change? How does Microsoft defend itself against hackers? What makes for successful cloud and AI projects? Stephanus Schulte, Technical Architect Security & Compliance Partner, Microsoft Germany, gives answers.

Organised hyperactivity – Bechtle Onsite Services.

What’s the definition of multitasking? Bechtle Onsite Services. What the site managers and their teams accomplish every day is nothing short of amazing.

The right mindset for the modern workplace.

Some 130 drivers of innovation, technology experts, decision-makers and users came together under historic beams for the Digital Workplace Forum, hosted by the German IT magazine Funkschau, to discuss the digital workplace. Bechtle expert Andreas Wilker, whose keynote opened the event, gives us the key messages in our interview.

IT SECURITY: IN SAFE HANDS WITH BECHTLE.

Europe’s largest IT security fair—the it-sa—took place in Nuremberg in mid-October with Bechtle also in attendance, both with our own stand and as the partner of a variety of vendors and service providers such as Checkpoint, Palo Alto Networks, Bomgar and Mimecast.

Digitization knows many ways – we accompany you.

Not all businesses are able to get to grips with the transformation using the internal resources at their disposal. This is precisely where the IT Business Architects of Bechtle come in. Sonja Audorf shares her experiences.

Security solutions with teeth: IT security at Bechtle.

What constitutes effective protection against cyber criminals? The Bechtle Internet Security & Services (BISS) Competence Centre has the answer — from analysis and planning to implementation and dedicated operational services.

10 expert tips for your passive IT infrastructure.

Christian Priske from Bechtle’s Networking Solutions Presales Team explains what you have to consider when it comes to your passive infrastructure.

The Bechtle multi-cloud ecosystem.

With Bechtle’s cloud portal and associated services, customers not only have access to a specific cloud, but also to various other offers.

The one-click private cloud.

Modern data centre systems are the backbone of IT infrastructures. Virtualisation and automated management increase the flexibility of networks, servers and storage. Another step in simplifying hosted private cloud environments. The new virtual datacentre solutions from the Bechtle Cloud let you start on your own terms.

Aruba – On the right side of history.

Everybody knows Wi-Fi, everybody has Wi-Fi. And yet the business potential is great. Lars Hartmann, Sales Director Germany at Aruba, in an interview about loaction based services and the working world of the future.

How will we work in the future? A video interview with Tony Redmond.

Simply Clouds.

Starke Clouds von Beratung bis Betrieb.

What does an IT business architect do? A day in the life.

The trained Bechtle IT business architects mediate between management and IT. What does this actually mean? Insights into a customer project with Steffen Eisenhut and Peter Morwinski.

International

SALUT FROM STRASBOURG – BECHTLE DIRECT FRANCE.

Situated in the history-steeped region of Alsace, dotted with picturesque half-timber buildings, and renowned for its impressive cathedral—the city on the rivers Rhine and the Ill proves that water doesn’t divide, but rather connects.

WELCOME TO CHIPPENHAM – BECHTLE DIRECT UK.

The area around Chippenham is loved by tourists, in demand by the film industry, historically important – a hotbed of IT sales? James Napp and his team have been sowing the seeds of success.

BREATHING THE SPIRIT OF THE VALLEY.

For four days, a Bechtle delegation as well as a selection of partners and customers swapped their desks for a glimpse into the future. Where? On the Bechtle Interconnect US Study Tour of the world’s IT hub: Silicon Valley.

"We have made the step into the first league of system houses."

On 19 November, the Bechtle IT system house Austria celebrated its tenth anniversary in Vienna. The right time to talk to Managing Director Robert Absenger.

DIA DUIT Ó ÉIRINN. Ten years Bechtle direct Ireland.

Whether Apple, Facebook, Google or Microsoft, they are all represented in the Irish capital. Bechtle direct has also made itself at home on the Emerald Isle and is this year celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Bechtle Logistics - Re-inventing the box.

The Bechtle Box is a genuine all-rounder: Three pallets of commercially packaged items leave our warehouse in just one reusable box—an environmentally friendly, space-saving solution that is also secure.

New housemates – Bechtle Romandy move in together.

There’s a new expert cluster in Western Switzerland. With the relocation of Bechtle Steffen’s Crissier branch to Morges they have now joined Bechtle direct, ARP and Comsoft direct in their new home in the Avenue de la Gottaz.

Networking across borders. Bechtle’s International Business Unit.

Michael Moon, Head of the International Business Unit at Bechtle, about cross-border IT projects.

Double award success for Bechtle UK.

Big night for Bechtle direct UK: The team received two 2 of the prestigious awards at the Wiltshire Business Awards.

10 Impressive Facts about Bechtle’s Logistics Centre.

Bechtle opened the doors of its Neckarsulm headquarters in 2004, which included 13,450 m2 of warehouse space. Keep reading to see just how much has changed since then.

And the Award Goes to...

 

In the 4th quarter of 2016, our employees' excellent work won us many awards. Here are the highlights.

Embracing the Global Challenge.

Embracing the Global Challenge.

Local Service, Global Expertise – the Bechtle Global IT Alliance.

Bright Minds in the City of Light – Bechtle direct Netherlands.

Eindhoven is known as the City of Light. It hardly comes as a surprise, then, that this culturally rich, spirited city is home to so many bright minds. Among them are the approximately 60 employees working at Bechtle direct, which opened its Eindhoven office in 1999.

Projects

SUCCESS STORY

Worldwide client management for Wienerberger AG.

With around 16,500 employees, Wienerberger is one of the world's largest providers of building materials and infrastructure solutions. The backbone of the globally oriented business processes is powerful and flexible IT - supplied by Bechtle IT system house Austria.
SPECIALISTS

CREATING TOMORROW WITH CAD.

Bechtle's CAD specialists offer software solutions for developing products, planning and managing production processes and simulating complex usage sceanrios.

SMART FLYING COMPANION: TUIFLY USES SEATMAP APP DEVELOPED BY HANSEVISION.

Without them, the aircraft cannot take off: the iOS app supports TUIfly flight attendants in their work on board.

BECHTLE JOINS UN GLOBAL COMPACT.

Bechtle joined the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world's largest initiative for sustainable and responsible corporate management.

PERNOD RICARD. PREMIUM-IT FOR PREMIUM-SPIRITS.

When everything falls into place: In Pernod Ricard Western Europe, Bechtle has gained more than a customer. Pernod Ricard is a partner on Bechtle’s wavelength.

High tech with a vision – 10 facts about Bechtle’s car park.

Although the Bechtle multi-storey car park in Neckarsulm has been serving Bechtle staff for just over a year, interest in the high-tech structure has not subsided. Here are the top 10 facts.

SOLIDWORKS – Putting man back on the Moon.

With the help of of SolidLine’s specialists the company PTScientists are building a lunar module in addition to robot vehicles to visit Apollo 17s landing site by 2019.

Vapiano expands globally – with cloud-managed networking.

Radically simple, highly scalable: Bechtle developed a centrally managed WLAN solution based on Cisco Meraki for Vapiano restaurants all over the world.

Bechtle Logistics - Re-inventing the box.

The Bechtle Box is a genuine all-rounder: Three pallets of commercially packaged items leave our warehouse in just one reusable box—an environmentally friendly, space-saving solution that is also secure.

Giving IT managers the chance to switch off on holiday.

Andreas Nikel has sole responsibility for managing everything; the IT specialist is only able to fall back on the assistance of untrained colleagues for simple routine tasks.

World-class design for a special mission.

With his “Impulse Boost” sit ski, Simon Weber has taken mono skibobbing to a whole new piste—the high-tech professional league. The speedy device was built with the help of Solidworks 3D CAD software.

Toughened tools for workshops around the world.

Automotive workshops today rely on IT just as much as they do on hydraulic lifts, spanners, and the trained eyes and ears of auto mechanics. Service technicians use specialised software for vehicle diagnostics and programming.

Uvex – Design mit Weitblick.

Ein gemeinsames Projekt der uxex group mit dem Bechtle IT-Systemhaus Nürnberg und Bechtle-Comsoft führt die Softwareumgebung mit Office 365 in eine neue Ära.

From Crop to Shop: Oettinger Davidoff streamlines global ERP systems.

Moderne IT-Infrastruktur für Deutsches Rotes Kreuz Düsseldorf.

FISBA schaltet den Digitalisierungsturbo mit Echtzeit-ERP-System.

Innovative FARO Scanner Relies on Microsoft Surface.

Developed by FARO, the portable Freestyle3D scanner sets a new bar for mobility and performance. The 3D software included with the scanner, SCENE Capture, is able to process huge data volumes on site thanks to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. And as FARO’s IT partner, Bechtle readies the innovative solution for immediate use.

Trends

Bechtle Microsoft World – Connected in the ecosystem.

Diverse. Agile. Ready to transform. This is not only the definition of an ecosystem, but also perfectly describes the long-standing partnership between Bechtle and Microsoft. At the heart of the ecosystem are the technologies by Microsoft, interacting with IT solutions and services provided by Bechtle and other partners.

Fresh from Florida - Highlights from Microsoft Ignite 2018.

Niels Ophey presents five major technologies in his review.

 

 

Podcasts, apps and more – Insider tips from our idea pool.

Apps to relax and unwind to. Podcasts that speak to your heart and mind. Insider tips and hot trends from the Bechtle idea pool. For you, from us.

Blockchain, Sprachassistenten und autonomes Fahren – künstliche Intelligenz im Bewegtbild.

Die Bewegtbild-Reihe „System Aesthetics“ visualisiert Form, Struktur und Verhalten von Daten und Algorithmen künstlicher Intelligenz. Für mehr Transparenz und ein besseres Verständnis dessen, was Maschinen denken.

CEBIT 2018: A different kind of future.

CEBIT has reinvented itself and taken a step towards the future, leaving a few exhibitors and visitors a little bewildered, but meeting a lot of new faces along the way.

Digital Evolution: Bechtle Competence Days and beyond.

The expectations are huge: ‘Digitalisation’ is on everyone’s lips. Transformation is in the air. The 2018 Bechtle Competence Days provided the perfect opportunity to expand horizons.

Working together, instead of against one another – an interview with Marc Elsberg.

Marc Elsberg was the keynote speaker at the Bechtle IT Forum NRW. He discussed the hidden connections in our networked and digitised world, as well as the resulting challenges.

Bytes and Bobs.

Whether your passion is books, DIY, travelling or gaming, there’s a trending topic for everyone to read, explore and enjoy in the digital or real world.

Machines with brains – a graphic view of artificial intelligence.

What's in for you? – Trends, Gadgets & Co.

Signposting success: An interview with motivational expert Marco Büchel.

Pretty Dangerous – Computer Viruses Brought to Life.

The artist Alex Dragulescu specialises in the visual representation of malware. His tools? The programming codes found in computer viruses, spyware, worms and trojans. The resulting images and animations resemble living organisms – fascinating, beautiful and alive.

News

Blog

Bechtle AG now an IGEL Platinum partner.

Bechtle AG has reached the top level—Platinum—of IGEL’s new partner programme, introduced in spring 2018. This distinction highlights Bechtle’s outstanding cooperation with IGEL on future-proof IT projects.

WELCOME ABOARD. BECHTLE CRACKS THE MARK OF 10,000 EMPLOYEES.

Happy news for the end of the year: Bechtle has exceeded the mark of 10,000 employees. Since the beginning of the year, Bechtle has gained a total of 1,647 new employees.

Bechtle honoured twice at the Cisco Partner Awards.

Bechtle came out top in two categories at the Cisco Partner Summit 2018 in Las Vegas in November: Cloud Partner of the Year Germany and Partner of the Year Architectural Excellence Enterprise Networks Germany.

Happy, colourful and loud – Children's Day 2018.

Bring-Your-Kid-to-Work Day is definitely one of the annual highlights. Because that's when Bechtle Platz 1 really comes to life. Some 200 sons and daughters of Bechtle employees attended this year.

Happy, colourful and loud – Children's Day 2018.

Bring-Your-Kid-to-Work Day is definitely one of the annual highlights. Because that's when Bechtle Platz 1 really comes to life. Some 200 sons and daughters of Bechtle employees attended this year.

ARTICONA - What you need to know about Bechtle’s own brand.

Bechtle launched its own brand for IT accessories and connection solutions in September 2018. Here’s what you need to know about ARTICONA.

Unique: Bechtle named Microsoft Surface Partner of the Year.

Special honour for Bechtle at the Microsoft Inspire partner conference in Las Vegas: the award for Surface Partner of the Year.

Bechtle IT-Systemhaus Chemnitz tritt für eine offene und tolerante Gesellschaft ein.

„Chemnitz ist weder grau noch braun“ ist der Name einer Aktion engagierter Chemnitzer Bürger, Unternehmer und Wissenschaftler, die sich für ein friedliches Miteinander sowie eine vielfältige und tolerante Gesellschaft einsetzen. Diesem Bündnis gehört auch das Bechtle IT-Systemhaus Chemnitz an.

Palo Alto Networks: Bechtle scoops double win in Toronto.

Bechtle and Palo Alto Networks have pushed their partnership to the next level. The rapid development of the companies’ collaboration saw Bechtle speed to the status of a Platinum Partner in under two years.

Intelligent Edge Partner 2018 – HPE honours Bechtle.

Bechtle is once again the number one, after being honoured by Hewlett Packard Enterprise at the Global Partner Summit in Las Vegas, receiving the award for “Intelligent Edge Partner of the Year” for Russia and the Germany, Austria, Switzerland region.

Bechtle reports extremely strong second quarter.

The high growth rate that Bechtle AG had exhibited since the beginning of the year continued in the second quarter. 

High five – Bechtle becomes a Fujitsu SELECT Infinity Partner.

Bechtle was selected as a member of Fujitsu’s recently launched SELECT Infinity Partner Programme in Tokyo, becoming one of only 5 EMEA partners.

All things Bechtle in one place – a new market place on bechtle.com.

In the summer of 2016 we set out along with over 100 employees working on the same project: NEXT. A platform that offers a single gateway to Bechtle’s entire portfolio for the first time is a key step on our own path towards a digital future.

Cisco WebEx Teams expanding Bechtle multi-cloud portfolio.

Bechtle is the first German systems integrator to enable its customers to directly access the Cisco collaboration service via a fully automated cloud marketplace.

Quadruple success: Bechtle honoured by Citrix.

Successful start to the year at the 2018 Citrix partner event: Four awards for Bechtle emphasise once again Bechtle’s prowess as one of the manufacturer’s most important partners.

You can find all older articles via our article search - filterable by category. 
Get in touch.

E-Mail: update@bechtle.com 

Phone: +49 7132 981-4134