arvato Systems Embarks on a Partnership with Software Development Kopf (SDK) to Cooperate on Products

IT solution portfolio for the Energy Market 2.0
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  • 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.
Gütersloh, Germany – arvato Systems continues to expand its network of partnerships in the energy sector. Accordingly, the IT company, part of the Bertelsmann Group, is embarking on a strategic partnership with Austria-based Software Development Kopf (SDK).

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.


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