GK Software’s cloud4retail solutions are now an integral part of SAP’s industry cloud solutions for retail, delivering value for the intelligent enterprise
RALEIGH, NC, Nov. 11, 2020 — GK Software, the international market leader for store solutions, recently announced the availability of its products for SAP’s industry cloud. Building on the Intelligent Enterprise strategy, SAP is expanding its vertical solutions to fill the whitespace in its portfolio with an ecosystem of industry cloud applications.
These applications leverage SAP® Cloud Platform, with advanced technologies, and are interoperable with SAP Business Network and the intelligent suite. As a partner, GK Software is working to deliver comprehensive solutions that are part of SAP’s extensive solution extensions portfolio, delivering simplicity, mitigating risk, and accelerating transformation in the retail industry.
GK Software offers a broad portfolio of leading retail solutions, operating natively in the cloud as part of the cloud4retail platform. The integration of these solutions into SAP’s industry cloud solutions for retail strengthens SAP’s retail industry offering. It is, at the same time, proof of GK Software’s successful cloud strategy. This strategy aims to deliver innovative, vertical solutions that help customers achieve cost-effective transformation and sustainable growth, provide new opportunities for better business processes, and give them a competitive advantage in their industries.
For more than ten years, SAP has been selling GK Software’s solutions as SAP Solution Extensions to a global customer base. The entire portfolio is available as a native cloud solution and is offered as Software-as-a-Service. Some solutions of GK Software, such as SAP Dynamic Pricing by GK or SAP Mobile Consumer Assistant by GK, are exclusively provided as cloud offerings. Cutting-edge SAP Store Management applications by GK can be used on the same technological basis, either in the cloud or on premise.
“We are very proud to be part of SAP’s industry cloud initiative for the retail industry,” said Michael Scheibner, Chief Strategy Officer at GK Software. “This reflects our cloud4retail strategy’s success and our strategic partnership with SAP that has grown over many years to deliver value to our joint customers through innovative cloud native solutions. We look forward to helping our joint customers on their way to the cloud with the best solutions available. Our applications, developed in close collaboration with SAP, enable retailers to support an authentic omnichannel consumer experience and provide the data and optimized processes to manage retail systems centrally. This gives retailers real-time visibility and transactional capabilities to deliver a seamless and personalized shopping experience. Our portfolio of solutions, also available in SAP App Center, enables customers to secure digital experiences across multiple devices and channels. With our key insights and knowledge in the development of purpose-built solutions for the retail industry, we are collaborating with SAP to deliver high-value, vertical solutions to help businesses adapt and succeed.”
“The SAP Omnichannel Point-of-Sale by GK application, developed by GK Software, fills critical whitespace in our portfolio and enables a true omnichannel experience for our customers,” said Achim Schneider, SVP and global head, Industry Business Unit Retail for SAP. “This is a prime example of how co-innovation between our organizations can deliver value for customers. We look forward to continued collaboration with GK Software and the creation of innovative cloud solutions and applications for customers who want to drive cost-effective and sustainable growth in their industry.”
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