GWS has once again proven its outstanding IT competence. After intensive and thorough testing and examination, Microsoft Corporation awarded “Gold Status” to us for our achievements in the following segments: “Enterprise Resource Planning” for gevis ERP | NAV and gevis ERP | AX, “Windows and Devices”, as well as “Data Analytics” for bi1, respectively. Furthermore, the GWS group received another Gold Award for its success, which is based on outstanding expertise in the area of “Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions”. Gold status is the highest possible rating within the Microsoft Partner Program.

GWS signed a cooperation contract with the CardProcess GmbH: the competence centre of the cooperative financial network for cashless payment and one of the leading payment providers in Germany. Read more

Ceremony at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto

Within the frame of the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto/Canada, the GWS was awarded yet again as one of the leading providers of ERP solutions for the trade sector in Germany and German-speaking countries. The GWS with its more than 370 employees received the title “Microsoft partner of the year 2016” in Germany and was named to the “2016 President’s Club for Microsoft Dynamics” again.

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The winners of the competition for regional centers of the Digital Economy have been determined. In Aachen, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Münster and the Ruhr area will be created so called DWNRW hubs, which will be funded by the state with up to €12.5 million euros. More than 70 companies and institutions in the Münsterland plan to set up the digital hub as an association. Among others, the GWS, the technology funding of Münster GmbH, the regional economic development agency, the IHK of Nordwestfalen as well as the Chamber of Crafts of Münster are partners of

The management of the GWS, Udo Lorenz and Georg Mersmann, sees a major benefit in the optimal utilization of the creativity in the region: for new technologies and a real value for the GWS as ERP service provider. “A network which encourages the cooperation with the digital world of start-ups and which is clearly focused on a competitive future”, explained Lorenz.

In the next step, the cities will submit their final applications by fulfilling the respective requirements. The hubs can then receive a funding up to €1.5 million for three years. Furthermore, it exists a possible extension of two years. The regions contribute a co-payment of the same amount.

You will find further information about the national strategy for the Digital Economy, and the measures to strengthen location here:


In collaboration with the Willi Stober GmbH & Co. KG, the 4th Techline Industry Day will take place on 27th April 2016 in Karlsruhe. The proLogistik Day for technical wholesalers serves interested parties as an information and exchange platform and is on the subject of ‘introduction of a warehouse management’ with the proLogistik warehouse management system pL-Store® Techline.

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