Bechtle AG engages in the provision of 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, as well as sale of hardware, software, and application solutions. Furthermore, the firm provides project planning and roll-out, system integration, cloud services, and maintenance and training services. It can also be tasked to operate a clients complete IT infrastructure as a managed service. The IT E-commerce segment offers its clients within a multi-brand strategy, telephone and internet hardware, as well as 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.