Welcome!

Containers Expo Blog Authors: Jamie Madison, Dalibor Siroky, PagerDuty Blog, Stackify Blog, Matt Lonstine

News Feed Item

PC-WARE Responsible for Procurement of Standard Software for Federal State of Hesse

PC-WARE Responsible for Procurement of Standard Software for Federal State of Hesse

LEIPZIG, Germany, October 27 /PRNewswire/ -- IT service provider PC-WARE has won the pan-European tender for the "Procurement of Standard Software for the Federal State of Hesse" organised by the Hessische Zentrale für Datenverarbeitung (HZD). The general agreement subsequently concluded between the HZD and PC-WARE covers the procurement of software licences, media and support for the Hesse state administration encompassing a workforce of some 160,000 civil servants and salaried staff, the emphasis being on fast and reliable supply in a manner that complies fully with legal and product-specific requirements.

The HZD is the IT service provider for the Hesse state administration and operates as a commercially managed state enterprise. It is responsible for centralised purchasing activities and is authorised to enter into general agreements for products that cover standard IT requirements and are deployed consistently throughout the Hesse state administration. HZD's procurement management is supported by the latest e-procurement procedures introduced by the Federal State of Hesse.

In 2005, PC-WARE implemented a system of electronic data exchange together with the HZD, as part of a pilot project for E-Procurement. Since then, PC-WARE has been responsible for uploading catalogues for standard software developed by Microsoft and 15 other well-known vendors into the electronic procurement system operated by the HZD, which is integrated into the financial management and accounting system of the State of Hesse.

In doing so, PC-WARE can help the HZD - and ultimately its customers within the Hesse state administration - to rein back process costs, as well as ensuring the needs-oriented supply of standard software to administrative bodies within the Federal State of Hesse. "Everything from ordering to delivery is processed fully automatically and seamlessly. The data carriers are the only thing still sent by mail," says Lutz H. Lehmann, who runs the PC-WARE branch in Bad Homburg, Hesse.

"Thanks to our state-of-the-art IT processes here in Hesse, which is regarded a nationwide pioneer in e-government, we are able to work and administer faster, more cost-effectively and thus in a more citizen-oriented manner than elsewhere," explains Werner Hardtke, the Director of HZD.

PC-WARE has a proven track record as an IT partner to the public sector. More than a third of the company's revenue in Germany is generated through 18,000+ customers within the area of public administration at a federal, state and municipal level. In addition to advising on legal aspects relating to software licences, PC-WARE provides a comprehensive range of services such as contract and asset management, as well as all-embracing system solutions.

With proprietary e-government solutions such as the PC-WARE .net integration platform E-Government Starter Kit (EGSK) as well as secure server solutions like the PC-WARE .net Intermediary and associated software for client applications, and the PC-WARE OSCI add-in - e.g. used in conjunction with Microsoft Office for the exchange of data by public authorities in a format that is legally binding. PC-WARE is currently implementing a number of e-government projects in several federal states. As the only authorised EGSK Competence Center, PC-WARE was also responsible for providing training and support for all interested EU member states involved in the e-government solution "Virtual City Hall", a pan-European project organised by Microsoft with the assistance of PC-WARE as the exclusive partner.

Contact Lutz H. Lehmann Kathrin Sieber Regional Manager Internal and External Communications +49-06172/17765-20 +49-0341/2568-171 [email protected] [email protected]

PC-WARE AG

PC-WARE Information Technologies AG is one of the leading manufacturer independent IT enterprises in Europe, offering a comprehensive service portfolio which covers licensing of standardised software, software management, system support, proprietary software solutions and complete systemhouse services, in addition to financial services provided via its own subsidiaries. PC-WARE has emerged as the outright market leader in Europe in its core business of software licensing and licence management; as a systems house, the company is ranked third in Germany.

Employing over 1,200 people, the company has subsidiaries in 15 European countries (D, GB, F, I, BE-NE-LUX, A, CZ, CH, DK, FIN, S, N and ROM) as well as in South Africa and the USA, and serves a customer base of more than 85,000 corporate clients. PC-WARE was granted European Large Account Reseller (LAR) status for the whole of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA region) by Microsoft, one of the company's key business associates.

Together with co-operation partners PC-WARE is currently targeting markets in North America and South America, Asia, Australia and Eastern Europe as well as serving global key accounts.

PC-WARE works in close cooperation with a number of global players within the IT industry, including Microsoft, Citrix, Adobe, Novell, Symantec, McAfee, Veritas, Computer Associates, Oracle, Attachmate, Autodesk, Fujitsu-Siemens, IBM/Lotus, and Hewlett Packard.

The company has been operating profitably since its inception in 1990. Activities within the area of software reselling commenced in 1993. In 1998, the GmbH (limited liability company) became an AG (stock corporation). PC-WARE AG has been listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 5 May 2000 and joined the Prime Standard in 2003 (WKN: 691 090, ISIN DE0006910904, Reuters Symbol "PC-WARE").

PC-WARE Information Technologies AG

Contact: Lutz H. Lehmann, Regional Manager, +49-06172/17765-20, [email protected]; Kathrin Sieber, Internal and External Communications, +49-0341/2568-171, [email protected]

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
DX World EXPO, LLC, a Lighthouse Point, Florida-based startup trade show producer and the creator of "DXWorldEXPO® - Digital Transformation Conference & Expo" has announced its executive management team. The team is headed by Levent Selamoglu, who has been named CEO. "Now is the time for a truly global DX event, to bring together the leading minds from the technology world in a conversation about Digital Transformation," he said in making the announcement.
"Space Monkey by Vivent Smart Home is a product that is a distributed cloud-based edge storage network. Vivent Smart Home, our parent company, is a smart home provider that places a lot of hard drives across homes in North America," explained JT Olds, Director of Engineering, and Brandon Crowfeather, Product Manager, at Vivint Smart Home, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Conference Guru has been named “Media Sponsor” of the 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. A valuable conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners and potential investors; helps gather competitive intelligence and even provides inspiration for new products and services. Conference Guru works with conference organizers to pass great deals to gre...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develop...
In his Opening Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, John Considine, General Manager of IBM Cloud Infrastructure, led attendees through the exciting evolution of the cloud. He looked at this major disruption from the perspective of technology, business models, and what this means for enterprises of all sizes. John Considine is General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure Services at IBM. In that role he is responsible for leading IBM’s public cloud infrastructure including strategy, development, and offering m...
"Evatronix provides design services to companies that need to integrate the IoT technology in their products but they don't necessarily have the expertise, knowledge and design team to do so," explained Adam Morawiec, VP of Business Development at Evatronix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
To get the most out of their data, successful companies are not focusing on queries and data lakes, they are actively integrating analytics into their operations with a data-first application development approach. Real-time adjustments to improve revenues, reduce costs, or mitigate risk rely on applications that minimize latency on a variety of data sources. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Jack Norris, Senior Vice President, Data and Applications at MapR Technologies, reviewed best practices to ...
Widespread fragmentation is stalling the growth of the IIoT and making it difficult for partners to work together. The number of software platforms, apps, hardware and connectivity standards is creating paralysis among businesses that are afraid of being locked into a solution. EdgeX Foundry is unifying the community around a common IoT edge framework and an ecosystem of interoperable components.
Large industrial manufacturing organizations are adopting the agile principles of cloud software companies. The industrial manufacturing development process has not scaled over time. Now that design CAD teams are geographically distributed, centralizing their work is key. With large multi-gigabyte projects, outdated tools have stifled industrial team agility, time-to-market milestones, and impacted P&L stakeholders.
"Akvelon is a software development company and we also provide consultancy services to folks who are looking to scale or accelerate their engineering roadmaps," explained Jeremiah Mothersell, Marketing Manager at Akvelon, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"IBM is really all in on blockchain. We take a look at sort of the history of blockchain ledger technologies. It started out with bitcoin, Ethereum, and IBM evaluated these particular blockchain technologies and found they were anonymous and permissionless and that many companies were looking for permissioned blockchain," stated René Bostic, Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Conventi...
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Carl J. Levine, Senior Technical Evangelist for NS1, will objectively discuss how DNS is used to solve Digital Transformation challenges in large SaaS applications, CDNs, AdTech platforms, and other demanding use cases. Carl J. Levine is the Senior Technical Evangelist for NS1. A veteran of the Internet Infrastructure space, he has over a decade of experience with startups, networking protocols and Internet infrastructure, combined with the unique ability to it...
22nd International Cloud Expo, taking place June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and co-located with the 1st DXWorld Expo will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud ...
"Cloud Academy is an enterprise training platform for the cloud, specifically public clouds. We offer guided learning experiences on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and all the surrounding methodologies and technologies that you need to know and your teams need to know in order to leverage the full benefits of the cloud," explained Alex Brower, VP of Marketing at Cloud Academy, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clar...
Gemini is Yahoo’s native and search advertising platform. To ensure the quality of a complex distributed system that spans multiple products and components and across various desktop websites and mobile app and web experiences – both Yahoo owned and operated and third-party syndication (supply), with complex interaction with more than a billion users and numerous advertisers globally (demand) – it becomes imperative to automate a set of end-to-end tests 24x7 to detect bugs and regression. In th...
"MobiDev is a software development company and we do complex, custom software development for everybody from entrepreneurs to large enterprises," explained Alan Winters, U.S. Head of Business Development at MobiDev, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Coca-Cola’s Google powered digital signage system lays the groundwork for a more valuable connection between Coke and its customers. Digital signs pair software with high-resolution displays so that a message can be changed instantly based on what the operator wants to communicate or sell. In their Day 3 Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, Greg Chambers, Global Group Director, Digital Innovation, Coca-Cola, and Vidya Nagarajan, a Senior Product Manager at Google, discussed how from store operations and ...
"There's plenty of bandwidth out there but it's never in the right place. So what Cedexis does is uses data to work out the best pathways to get data from the origin to the person who wants to get it," explained Simon Jones, Evangelist and Head of Marketing at Cedexis, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that CrowdReviews.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5–7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CrowdReviews.com is a transparent online platform for determining which products and services are the best based on the opinion of the crowd. The crowd consists of Internet users that have experienced products and services first-hand and have an interest in letting other potential buye...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Telecom Reseller has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.