Planon announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with SAP to provide organizations with an integrated solution for real estate and facility management. As a result, corporate organizations and commercial real estate companies will benefit both from optimized management of their real estate portfolio and from improved and more sustainable building performance.

The partnership brings together Planon’s best-in-class real estate and smart building management solution with SAP’s industry-leading ERP capabilities, providing greater integration of processes and technology. This will help customers gain value in all areas, such as enhanced compliance and IoT-enabled visibility into operations and automation. In addition, customers benefit from streamlined integration of solutions, enabling them to provide improved processes to all departments involved in the management, maintenance and support of real estate facilities (such as Finance, Procurement, Accounting and HR) and company-specific functions (such as real estate and facility management). The SAP Business Technology Platform acts as the central integration platform for the new combined solutions.

Jan Gilg, President and Chief Product Officer, Cloud ERP, SAP SE: “Partnering with Planon and its shareholder Schneider Electric in the shared vision of connecting buildings, people and processes in a sustainable way creates significant value for our customers . This partnership is a great addition to our portfolio, enhanced by our comprehensive Cloud ERP solutions with multiple points of contact across ERP, finance, procurement, sales and HR.”

“Through this partnership, both SAP and Planon customers will be able to achieve end-to-end value across their entire enterprise,” added Pierre Guelen, CEO and founder of Planon. “The combined solutions will enable them to perform property and workplace management at the highest level, focusing on efficiency and cost reduction, while reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions and improving the user experience.”

Planon Real Estate Management for SAP is an SAP endorsed app, certified premium by SAP with additional security, in-depth testing and review based on best practices for cloud operations. Planon Real Estate Management for SAP is now available in SAP Store, the digital marketplace for solutions from SAP and its partners.

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