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Bechtle and Retarus announce partnership

Retarus Secure Email Platform and Retarus Enterprise Messaging Platform available to customers of Germany’s biggest IT system integrator with immediate effect. Plans already in place to extend the scope of the collaboration.

Reading, 27/07/2023 // Munich-based enterprise messaging provider Retarus has entered into a partnership with Germany’s largest IT system integrator Bechtle. With immediate effect, Retarus’ highly flexible cloud solutions for email security and enterprise messaging are included in the portfolio offered by the Bechtle Group in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Benelux. This allows Bechtle’s customers to benefit from tailor-made cloud services for business communication, which feature the highest levels of data sovereignty. Additionally, there are already plans to expand the collaboration – Retarus Integration and Automation Services are set to be incorporated into the Bechtle portfolio in the near future.

Bechtle, one of the leading IT service providers in Europe, and Retarus, a global provider of cloud-based enterprise solutions for email security, enterprise messaging, and business integration, have announced a new distribution partnership. The collaboration aims to meet the growing demand for complex IT projects related to cloud transformation and offer customers digital communication services that precisely fulfill their specific requirements. By integrating the Retarus services into Bechtle’s portfolio, the IT system integrator’s customers stand to benefit from communication processes which are significantly more efficient and secure. The services fulfill all common sector-specific standards as well as meeting the most stringent data protection and compliance provisions. Retarus processes all data in strict compliance with the GDPR in its self-operated, audit-ready data centers in Europe. For the USA and Asia, data is processed locally in self-operated, audit ready data centers as well, in line with local and country-specific regulations.

“In Bechtle, we are pleased to have a partner at our side which ranks among the most successful IT service providers in Europe and shares our values,” says Martin Hager, founder and CEO of Retarus. “Our premium enterprise messaging solutions are secure, 100 percent GDPR-compliant, easy to implement, and support companies in their digital transformation and cloudification strategies.”

Mathias Schick, Director Solution and Practice Management Security at Bechtle, adds: “With Retarus, we have instantly gained another German partner with many years of experience in the enterprise messaging business to collaborate closely with us. We will work together to support our customers in their digital development. This has already impressively been underlined by the first projects we have won together.”

About Bechtle

With more than 85 system houses and IT e-commerce in 14 countries, Bechtle is one of Europe’s leading IT providers and never more than a stone’s throw away. Bechtle also has a worldwide partner network to fulfil the needs of its customers on every continent. Founded in 1983, the Bechtle Group is headquartered in the southern German town of Neckarsulm and currently employs over 14,000 people. Over 70,000 customers from the industrial, trade, financial and public sectors rely on Bechtle to drive their digital transformation with a cross-vendor portfolio that spans the whole world of IT infrastructure and operations. Bechtle is listed on the MDAX and TecDAX indexes. In 2022, the company generated a revenue of €6.03 billion. Read more at:

About Retarus

Retarus is a global provider of cloud solutions, modernizing and securing the digital communications and data exchange of organizations and public authorities. Key products are digital Cloud Fax, SMS, Transactional Email, Email Security, Supply Chain Integration, and Intelligent Document Processing. Retarus operates globally distributed data centers, providing these solutions with top performance, security, and data protection. Headquartered in Munich and founded in 1992, Retarus is privately owned and proud of its innovative strength. The company employs around 500 people in 20 locations on four continents. Nearly half of the companies listed in the S&P Global 100 already place their trust in Retarus and, along with leading analysts, confirm the outstanding quality and reliability of its services. Retarus generates around 40 percent of its revenue in the US and offers its products both directly and in close cooperation with selected partners. More information:

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