Neckarsulm, 19 January 2017 – Bechtle is working with Microsoft to provide an even broader range of the manufacturer’s cloud-based products and services, expanding its portfolio with solutions for Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). As a Direct Partner in Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme, Bechtle presents a single face to the customer for the full range of services – from consultation to deployment to technical support. All cloud services are delivered from highly secure data centres. The partnership is a key component in Bechtle’s ever growing cloud offering.
The agreement highlights the active role Bechtle takes in designing professional IT infrastructures and services and enables both companies and public agencies to source advanced Microsoft cloud solutions from a single provider. The status applies to all members of the Bechtle Group. As well as comprehensive expertise in building and running IT environments, Bechtle boasts certified consultants and support specialists who assist customers looking to procure cloud services. “Our experience from numerous projects shows that cloud services add significant value to our customers’ IT – whether as a purpose-built solution for specific tasks such as developing and testing, or as a component of a hybrid IT environment. Our extended partnership with Microsoft takes our cloud portfolio to the next level”, says Michael Guschlbauer, Member of the Executive Board, IT System House & Managed Services, Bechtle AG.
Bechtle’s portfolio of Microsoft cloud products includes application solutions such as Office 365 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM, as well as Windows 10 and Microsoft Azure IaaS and PaaS services. Bechtle is responsible for the design, deployment and servicing of the cloud solutions, enabling customers to continue to rely on the proven support of their local IT partner. “Thanks to the open, scalable cloud services, our mutual customers benefit from unmatched flexibility for the continued development of their IT landscapes. The cloud has considerable potential to strengthen the diverse economy in Germany”, says Sabine Bendiek, Chairwoman of Microsoft Deutschland GmbH.