The multinational company GK Software AG and SAP SE confirm the compatibility of the Casio IT-G500 mobile computer with the “SAP Offline Mobile Store by GK” application.
Following comprehensive testing, Casio Europe GmbH has received the certification from GK Software and SAP for the IT-G500 mobile data processing device. GK Software AG, which was established in 1990, can count around 20% of the world’s 50 largest retailers among its customers. Moreover, the international customer base includes a number of leading international commercial companies, such as Coop Switzerland, Galeria Kaufhof, Hornbach, Jysk Nordic, Lidl, Netto Marken-Discount, Migros, Parfümerie Douglas, Tchibo and the X5 Retail Group. The “SAP Offline Mobile Store by GK” solution has been developed by GK Software and is distributed worldwide by SAP.
The certification gives SAP users the certainty that their software has been officially tested by the market leader in the retail software field. The qualification reflects the international application possibilities and high quality of the solution.
Due to its user friendliness and robustness, the Casio IT-G500 is becoming increasingly widespread in major German retail companies. The mobile terminal is ideally suited to existing IT infrastructures. This allows a high level of planning security when it comes to investment in hardware and software.
“Casio is proud that the IT-G500 could pass the strict tests set by GK Software and SAP easily”, explains Thomas Uppenkamp, Manager of Mobile Industrial Solutions at Casio Europe GmbH. The rigorous test confirms that the Casio IT-G500 can be seamlessly integrated into the SAP infrastructure. “Data is recorded and processed without any compatibility or formatting problems.”
The limited numbers of data capture device providers remaining in the retail market leads Uppenkamp to expect strong growth for Casio in this area.
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Key facts about
Casio is a Japanese electronics company. Casio’s global product portfolio includes watches, electronic dictionaries, calculators, musical instruments, projectors, cash register systems, mobile computers and electronic components such as LC displays.
In the field of mobile data recording, Casio represents ultimate hardware quality and extraordinary robustness together with reliable project management and rapid support. The Mobile Industrial Solutions business unit stands out as a strong partner for software companies and system integrators.
GK Software AG is a technology firm listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange, headquartered in Schöneck/Vogtland in Saxony, Germany. The company provides software solutions and services to run operations in branches of major retail companies.
With more than 219,000 installations in over 40 countries, GK Software AG is one of the most important players in the international store solutions market. Its success is based both on the quality of its solutions portfolio and its effective business organisation, enabling GK software AG to implement large international projects successfully.