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Innovative FARO Scanner Relies on Microsoft Surface.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 enables FARO’s 3D software, SCENE Capture, to process large volumes of data on site.

And the Award Goes to...

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

SOLIDWORKS – the Go-To Solution for 3D Design.

psMetalltechnik GmbH, a design office for metal and glass construction based in the Swiss canton of Zurich, may be small, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in skill. Unlike its peers, it uses SOLIDWORKS almost exclusively to design blueprints for projects that can get to be quite large and complex.

Bechtle at VMWorld 2016 Virtual Reality.

3D digital maps and virtual tours open up many exciting possibilities. The only question is, what to do with the vast quantities of data?

Worldwide, Round-the-Clock Monitoring by Bechtle.

HARTING products connect devices, machines and facilities through data, signals and power. In all of this, information technology plays a central role in keeping the gears turning, which is why HARTING has relied on Bechtle since 2010 to provide IT monitoring 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Bechtle Honoured by Financial Market.

It’s always a pleasure to see the success of a company reflected not only in the figures in its ledgers, but also by the recognition it receives. This year, Bechtle was awarded two prestigious honours by capital-market institutions.

Investing in the Future by Supporting IoT Start-ups.

Bechtle knows first-hand how quickly a one-man business can turn into a multinational group. As a well-established company, we now invest and strategically partner with start-ups.

Thinking Inside the Box – The Future of Parcel Delivery.

Sending and receiving parcels no longer has to be a cumbersome and time-consuming affair. Digital parcelbox clusters by Renz are unlocking new opportunities in the era of online shopping and mobile devices.

Collaboration in the Cloud - Insight into the Future of Cisco Business.

Watch a brief interview with Dr. Jens Meggers, Cisco Senior Vice President and General Manager Cloud Collaboration Technology Group.

Leapfrogging Your Way to Success.

We’ve seen it countless times before: a new model comes on the market—thinner, lighter and more expensive. But has this familiar cycle ever introduced anything truly revolutionary? Leapfrogging, on the other hand, is an entirely different story.

Microsoft Ignite 2016 Highlights IT Transformation and Digitisation.

Held in the US city of Atlanta, Microsoft’s largest conference revolved around digital transformation, cloud computing and bots.

A Smart Pick for Bechtle's Logistics Hub.

Bechtle's augmented reality solution using smart glasses has made us a pioneer of modern warehouse logistics. And it's made picking items to fill orders a whole lot easier.

Digitisation is Here to Stay.

Cloud, Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things are joined by a new watchword, one that seems to encompass it all: digitisation. But what does the term really mean? Read on to find out.

Tailored ERP for Bountiful Boxes.

The organic produce business of the Achleitner farm has skyrocketed, thanks to a sophisticated ERP system and IT support by Modus Consult.

Understanding Industry 4.0.

Industry 4.0 tightly interweaves digital tools with industrial production. Although the term is readily bandied about, its meaning is not always clear. We provide you with links to well-researched studies, videos, platforms and specialised books.

Smart help for the Bavarian state forest.

As the steward of the entire Bavarian state forest, the State Forestry is expected to know its woodlands inside and out. One of its key sources of information is digital data collected on site. Equipped with rugged tablets, foresters use and update their databases daily, ensuring systematic, targeted forest management.

Ready, Set, to the Cloud! – Bechtle’s Data Centre in Frankfurt.

A large portion of Bechtle’s in-house IT systems is moving to e-shelter, located in Frankfurt on Europe’s largest data centre campus. And it’s paving the way for Bechtle Clouds.

Agile Working – What’s Behind it?

An exciting, future-shaping strategy is emerging from the world of IT project management and software development: agility. So how does it work?

Embracing the Global Challenge.

James Napp, the Managing Director of Bechtle direct UK and responsible for GITA, speaks in an interview about the history and future of the Alliance.

A 360° View of Business through the CIO Organisation.

Proactive action is the name of the game for Bechtle’s CIO Organisation, whose project and service-oriented model takes a 360° view of business.

French Joie de Vivre and Swiss Precision – Bechtle Western Switzerland.

Vineyards and Alps, a zest for life and world-renowned precision: Lausanne and Geneva offer plenty in the way of work and pleasure.

State-of-the-Art IT in the Wilderness of Mexico.

Special projects require special solutions. Consider the ambitious project of an automotive supplier starting up a new production site in Leon, Mexico—with Bechtle’s help.

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

Bechtle’s strength lies in its geographical proximity to customers in 14 European countries, reinforced by nine solid Alliance partners.

Bechtle Competence Days 2016.

By making digitisation a tangible experience, Bechtle’s 2016 Competence Days attracted over 2,500 visitors to our headquarters in Neckarsulm.

Five-Star IT– Bechtle and the Mercedes-Benz Museum.

Past and future converge in the halls of the Mercedes-Benz Museum. The museum's exhibitions rely on advanced technology, which Bechtle has provided for the last ten years.