Arineo and Annata today announced, that they have entered a new strategic partnership. Both companies will focus on jointly supporting Companies in their digital transformation journeys by combining best quality products and consulting experience.
[Göttingen, 05/19/2020] The two IT service companies Arineo, based in Germany, and Annata, head quartered in Iceland, have entered a strategic sales and implementation partnership. Both companies are active in Microsoft Dynamics 365 business applications.
The new cooperation combines two strong competencies: Annata as Microsoft Global Independent Software Vendor, Microsoft Automotive Partner of the year and Microsoft “Inner Circle” member brings years of experience and proficiency in building solutions for the automotive and equipment industry, business platform for digitization and automation, and industry specific knowledge. Arineo with Microsoft Gold Partner status has extensive project expertise in Rental, Fleet, Service and Dealer Management Systems. This partnership will provide companies with a wealth of expertise that will help them to become a smart company with state-of-the-art technology.
“I am very pleased to announce this collaboration. Through this partnership, we can offer our customers a comprehensive and market leading solution in the areas of Dealer Management, Rentals and Service Management, based on the Microsoft Dynamics platform. Next to the great quality of the products, Annata’s excellent reputation and their international installed base has had a huge impact on our decision.” comments Frank Jakobi, GM of Arineo GmbH, on the new cooperation.
Annata 365 comprises solutions that are deeply embedded in the Microsoft ecosystem and provide functions that help manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, rental companies and fleet operators to meet industry challenges and to redesign their existing workflows and processes so that they can adapt to and take advantage of new opportunities through technologies such as IoT, machine learning, advanced analytics and cloud-based services.
Johann Jonsson, CEO, Annata, added: “I’m very excited to be taking another step forward in Central European and the DACH market to further strengthen our channel offering for customers in this region. We are able to combine Annata’s world-leading solution offering for Automotive, Equipment and Rental with Arineo´s delivery and support capabilities and the broad experience of their teams in these focus industries.”
Marco Arndt, Vice President Alliances & International Business at Arineo GmbH, is also pleased: “The partnership is a win-win situation in every respect and offers real added value to interested parties and customers alike.”
Arineo is expanding its reselling portfolio to include the powerful business solutions of the extensive Annata 365 product range and will market these with a focus on the German speaking countries. Thus, Annata can build on a strong sales partner in the German-speaking region in the future.
Arineo accompanies customers on their digital journey from digital strategy, implementing suitable IT and ERP solutions to application management to improve their business and competitiveness. The full-service out of one hand uses new work and agile project methodologies, artificial intelligence with a strong change management approach. The portfolio of the certified Microsoft and SAP Gold Partner comprises a wide range of IT solutions including Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft Power Platform and Digital Workplace by Microsoft as well as SAP Customer Experience & Solutions. Arineo has a profound and industry-specific expertise in the production, retail, rental and service sectors as well as the e-commerce business.
With over 20 years of experience as a Global independent solution provider (GISV) for the Automotive and Equipment industries, Annata provides solutions built on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 business application platform. Annata 365 is a next-generation unified technology solution that helps manufacturers, distributors, dealers, rental companies and fleet operators overcoming the industry disruption and challenges. It helps to transform existing operations and processes to adapt to and embrace new opportunities through technologies like IoT, ML (Machine Learning), AI (Artificial Intelligence), and cloud-based services. By collaborating with the teams at Microsoft, Annata maintains a strong expertise on the Microsoft platform and continues to provide innovative solutions, strong services, and unparalleled value to our customers.