Partnerships in the energy industry

The energy industry is experiencing a deep transformation. Whereas it once solely supplied clients with energy, today it offers mobility and has evolved into a digitalisation partner. Its mission is to become an energy manager. It can respond to new business models with appropriate strategies if it keeps pace with the digital transformation, the new options available in the market and changes in the way energy is utilised.

Aareal Bank Group is helping the energy industry to address these challenges. To this end, it has continuously expanded its expertise in mass payment processes to offer a comprehensive range of digital process solutions for the energy industry. In doing so, it is relying on the expertise that it has accumulated over many years and the experience of its strong partners.

Aareal Bank Group ERP partners

Working with partner companies is of elementary importance for Aareal Bank Group. In this way, it links specific ERP and IT skills with its experience in digitalising processes and in mass payments. The aim is to achieve tangible added value for its joint clients. This is demonstrated by nine Aareal Bank Group partners.

As a long-standing SAP Gold Partner with Recognized Expertise in the Utilities area, DSC GmbH has been a leading SAP service provider for the utilities sector for 28 years. Since it was founded, DSC GmbH has specialised in introducing and optimising IT systems and business processes as well as implementing legal requirements in the utilities sector in an SAP environment. Its special skills encompass IT consulting, project management, system integration and software development for all areas and business processes in the energy industry.

Thanks to the partnership with Aareal Bank Group, joint customers can efficiently integrate their processes in the SAP product landscape.

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Operating for more than 20 years in the energy industry, this company offers end-to-end services for energy supplies and mobility. This includes IT infrastructure, consulting and process services with a focus on cooperation platforms, IoT integration of smart city technologies, IA products and robotics. With this partnership, Aareal Bank Group and items are able to support their joint customers even more effectively with the digitalisation of billing and payment processes, thus giving them a sustained competitive edge.

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phi-Consulting GmbH is a member of Aareon Group with core skills in mapping and automating business processes using ERP systems and in implementing the processes of the deregulated energy market, supplemented by system integration and skills in the Aareon Smart World portfolio of solutions. In the context of the transition to green energy and the digitalisation of processes, this is creating new added value for utilities, property companies and their partners in conjunction with other Aareal Bank Group companies. One example is the Aareon Wechselmanagement (vacancy management) solution, which links up the housing industry, metering services and utilities. In particular, phi-Consulting helps Aareal Bank Group clients to implement BK01 products, assisting them with the sustainable and successful integration of these products in existing systems.

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Pixolous GmbH develops applications for general data capturing (OCR) and image recognition (patterns, objects, forms etc.) via cameras fitted to smartphones, tables and data glasses. The broad product range encompasses software for automatically capturing and digitalising various kinds of data and for developing a software library for visual data capturing. By implementing Pixolus' "Pixometer" software in the Aareal Meter app, Aareal Bank Group clients are able to operate more efficiently by automating meter reading processes and deploying employees more profitably and efficiently.

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re-sult offers a range of management services in the energy industry. These include bill checking, energy sourcing and advising on and planning efficiency-enhancement measures. The joint clients of re-sult and Aareal Bank Group, the expert in mass payments and process digitalisation, appreciate this partnership as a source of dynamic and innovative support for their digitalisation projects.

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The future since 1961 - as a provider of IT solutions, rku IT has been offering reliable and forward-looking outsourcing and consulting services in the energy and mobility industries for 60 years. The portfolio ranges from the provision and operation of IT infrastructures and cloud services to application consulting and business process outsourcing on the basis of a new IT platform. More than 130 companies trust the experience and services of the Herne-based SAP Run Gold and Microsoft partner. Via the partnership with Aareal Bank Group, clients benefit from the systematic and efficient design of their payment processes.

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Established in 1971 in Walldorf, SAP is known for its effective data processing and enterprise-wide information flow solutions. SAP is a BK01 partner and has integrated the BK01 process in the IS-U for Utilities ERP system.  The automated processes ensure reliable account allocation and bookkeeping in users' payment processes and simplify activities in many related areas.

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The IT software and consulting company has been developing solutions for digital, integrated and fully automated processes since 1990. Working in collaboration with Aareal Bank Group, SIV provides operators of electricity grids and gas networks, grid companies, energy suppliers and service providers with solutions for ensuring smooth business processes in the energy industry. SIV is a BK01 partner and has integrated the BK01 process in the kVASy ERP system.  The automated processes ensure reliable account allocation and bookkeeping in users' payment processes and simplify activities in many related areas.

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