Bechtle AG is engaged in providing information technology services. It operates through the IT System House & Managed Services, and IT E-commerce segments. The IT System House & Managed Services segment offers strategy consulting services; sale of hardware, software, and application solutions; project planning and roll-out; system integration; maintenance and training as well as the provision of cloud services and the complete operation of the customer IT. The IT E-commerce segment hardware and standard software via the Internet and telesales under the Bechle direct and ARP brands. The company was founded by Klaus von Jan, Ralf Klenk, and Gerhard Schick on July 21, 1983 and is headquartered in Neckarsulm, Germany.