November 12, 2012
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GK SOFTWARE AG Presents The First POS Solution for Retail Stores Worldwide Leveraging SAP HANA®

Schöneck, 12. November 2012 – GK SOFTWARE AG, an SAP® software solution and technology partner in the retail sector, will be exhibiting the first Point-of-Sale (POS) solution worldwide on the SAP HANA® platform at the SAPPHIRE® NOW conference being held in Madrid, November 13-15. This solution will enable retail customers to use the latest technologies down to the POS system level. This will result in a wide variety of potential savings and opportunities for optimizing performance, helping customers to address business-critical challenges in the retail sector.

At SAPPHIRE NOW, GK SOFTWARE (booth 1018) will be holding several roundtable discussions, a microforum and a presentation highlighting the benefits resulting from the cooperation with SAP in extending solutions from GK SOFTWARE. One presentation will highlight the SAP Point-of-Sale application by GK leveraging the capabilities and benefits of SAP HANA. By integrating with SAP HANA, the application will reduce the time needed to access information critical to a retailer’s business, leading to better optimized retail operations.

Michael Jaszczyk, CTO at GK SOFTWARE, commented: “SAP HANA will have a massive impact on retail. We believe it is truly the enabling platform that will unleash the power of omni-channel services in cloud environments."

SAP HANA is a completely re-imagined platform for real-time business. It transforms business by streamlining transactions, analytics, planning, predictive and sentiment data processing on a single, in-memory database so business can operate in real time.

“The utilization of SAP HANA provides our retail customers with the tools needed to positively impact and effectively run their retail operations in a way that best serves their customers,” said Thomas Vetter, senior vice president, Retail & Multichannel Product Management, and Lori Mitchell-Keller, senior vice president and head of Global Retail Industry Business Unit, SAP. “Our partnership with GK Software is an important component of the SAP Retail solution portfolio. Our strategic relationship has been further strengthened by the development investment GK Software has made in integrating SAP HANA with its solutions. Leveraging SAP HANA is yet another step to optimize our end-to-end solution portfolio for retail customers.”



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