Corporate - Hamburg, September 2016

One of the leading German SAP system retailers is investing in Medienwerft

With its new partner, FIS GmbH, Medienwerft has acquired a strong partner in the strategically important SAP environment and is extending its core business "Brands & E-commerce" to comprehensive know-how deep into the business and process requirements of SAP solutions such as CEC (Customer Engagement And commerce).

In the future, FIS GmbH and Medienwerft will join forces. On 31st August 2016, both companies signed the contracts for a majority stake in FIS GmbH at the Hamburg E-Commerce Agency.

A strategic partnership that is unique in this combination in Germany - with its joint portfolio, the companies will now form the complete SAP theme spectrum for Customer Engagement and Commerce (CEC).

In addition to SAP Hybris Commerce and SAP Hybris Marketing, this includes the SAP Hybris solutions Cloud for Sales and Cloud for Service. In addition, Medienwerft and FIS will be positioning themselves as the ideal partner for consulting, conception, development, design and the creative and distinctive design of web solutions - especially with process integration to SAP S/4 HANA Enterprise Management. The offer is complemented by services in the area of online brand management and online marketing including social media.

Frank Meier, Managing Director of Medienwerft, states: "We are confident that this partnership will enable us to meet current changes and the importance of digital networking and communication. The combination of highly-creative and communicative expertise on the theme of brands & E-commerce expertise and comprehensive technical competence reaching deep into SAP systems is unique throughout Germany."

Wolfgang Ebner, Managing Director of FIS GmbH, adds: "The participation of Medienwerft represents, in our eyes and in more ways than one, an excellent addition in the context of the strategic orientation of FIS. In addition to the traditional SAP business, we are also very well positioned to participate in the new SAP topic "CEC" - Customer Engagement and Commerce. "In future we can shine in the Web environment with an almost unique portfolio of services: from strategic consulting to the conception, design and SAP integration including the associated process expertise to downstream services and outsourcing we offer everything that one can offer in this area."

About FIS GmbH

FIS Informationssysteme und Consulting GmbH is an expanding, independent company with over 600 employees in the company group. FIS focuses on the implementation and consulting of SAP projects and develops modern and efficient solutions for a useful addition to the SAP standard. In the subsidiary FIS-ASP, more than 100 specialists operate and administer the SAP systems of customers in their own data centres in Southern Germany.

Enthusiasts across all channels: As part of the FIS Group, Medienwerft now covers the entire spectrum of topics covered by SAP Customer Engagement and Commerce.