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adesso and Akeneo agree PIM partnership

IT service provider adesso has agreed a strategic partnership with Akeneo, a specialist in production information management (PIM) software. The partners are joining forces to help companies in numerous sectors, including wholesale, retail and manufacturing, deliver their product information on digital sales channels in a secure and controlled way.

Product information management (PIM) has become hugely important across many industries. Since the coronavirus pandemic, businesses in sectors ranging from wholesale and retail to manufacturing have been communicating more and more with their customers using digital channels such as websites, online stores and social media. To do so, they need solutions that can deliver their product information securely and in a controlled manner to these channels. Many companies – medical technology vendors for example – also have to meet special statutory information obligations.

adesso and Akeneo can help businesses overcome these challenges with their tailor-made solutions. Akeneo’s market-leading PIM software enables product information to be managed easily and efficiently It provides a means of centrally managing all of the relevant information, such as product descriptions, article numbers, prices and images, ensuring that all sales channels always have access to up-to-date, accurate and complete product information. The software perfectly complements adesso’s in-depth expertise when it comes to the varying requirements in different industries, leading to tailor-made solutions. adesso and Akeneo have already started working on their first joint client projects.

“The partnership with Akeneo meets the rising demand among companies for PIM solutions,” explains Philipp Drahtler, Division Manager in the Retail Business Unit at adesso. “Our clients receive extensive industry expertise and tried-and-tested software from a single source, while also benefiting from the fact that, as a strategic partner, we are helping to continuously develop the PIM software in line with their needs.”

“The clean presentation and accurate delivery of product information is a key part of the customer experience,” says Tobias Schlotter, VP Channel & Alliances EMEA at Akeneo. “Our software, combined with adesso’s outstanding consulting and implementation expertise, guarantees solutions that are purpose-built for the requirements of businesses and the industries in which they operate.”

Tobias Schlotter, VP Channel & Alliances EMEA bei Akeneo (Copyright: Akeneo)

Tobias Schlotter is VP Channel & Alliances EMEA at Akeneo and manages the partnership with adesso. (Copyright: Akeneo)

The strategic partnership between adesso and Akeneo is currently limited to Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Going forward, the companies plan to expand their collaboration to the Netherlands, Scandinavia and the United Kingdom.

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