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S4M – Solutions for Media becomes arvato Systems S4M

1 March 2012

As part of the arvato Systems group for many years, software solutions provider S4M – Solutions for Media will change its name to arvato Systems S4M. arvato Systems, as a subsidiary of arvato AG and one of the top providers of professional IT services, has held an 80% stake in S4M shares since 2006. “Together with all arvato Systems entities our aim now is to be even better prepared to meet the challenges of the future. This includes both improving our market position and boosting our profile by promoting a uniform market presence,” said Dr. Manfred Heinen, managing director of S4M. “Under the corporate arvato Systems brand we are able to even better bundle our competencies and support our customers.” arvato Systems’ background makes this possible: More than 2000 employees work at over 25 sites around the world. In 2010, the company achieved revenue of €231 million. With its competence in the media industry S4M contributed to this success: The company has been present in the market for more than 15 years and offers a wide range of integrated software systems for broadcasters and media companies. This includes solutions for commercial airtime sales, media asset management, programme planning, rights licensing, ratings evaluation, and production planning. Through many successful projects, S4M has built an excellent reputation, and an increasing number of national and international TV stations and production companies rely on the expertise of the software provider.


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