As of the end of 2018, CIDEON sealed its membership with United VARs. By supporting this alliance made up of other recognised SAP solution providers, CIDEON will have access to a global partner network. Major well-known companies such as Huawei are just one of the companies that are among the high quality solution partners a part of this unique network. Additionally, the end customer will benefit from a high quality standard, as well as have a complete overview of the product lifecycle from engineering to sales.

Gräfelfing, 09.01.2019 - The United VARs alliance focuses on the cooperation between members that are conducting international SAP rollouts and ERP optimisation projects. As of the end of 2018, CIDEON’s membership to the alliance has strengthened the United VARs solution portfolio with the corresponding SAP PLM know-how; by mapping the complete product lifecycle from engineering to sales; not only will the members of the United VARs benefit from CIDEON’s addition, but the end customers also will benefit. Additionally, due to the knowledge of national business rules, regulations, laws and languages, a "cultural fit" can be ensured. This is because local and legal requirements are met locally.

The entry into new markets is highly welcomed

United VARs customers can rely on local services and support when entering new markets almost anywhere in the world. They are backed by global project teams that follow internationally recognised project standards and best practices. Together with United VARs, CIDEON aspires to achieve this international collaboration. "By becoming a member of United VAR´s, we want to make both the SAP solution portfolio and our own product and service portfolio even more efficiently available to our target customers," explains Jan Coppel, Sales Manager SAP PLM Named Account Management at CIDEON. He also stated that "As a long-standing development partner of SAP SE, we are well positioned to implement sustainable global SAP PLM concepts”.

The bottom Line is...

As a member of the established international SAP partner network, CIDEON can expand its consulting business internationally. End customers want to benefit from the competency of this partnership, which pays off through globally standardized support, especially in global business.


CIDEON advises and supports companies in implementing innovations, optimising engineering processes, and thus increasing their efficiency, customer benefits, and corporate value. The different areas in the design department are considered as well as the administration and maintenance of product data up to the integration into the merchandise management system. CIDEON is an Autodesk Platinum Partner in German-speaking countries, PROCAD Partner, Platinum Build Partner of SAP SE and Software Partner of Dassault Systèmes. With around 300 employees at 16 locations in DACH and the USA, CIDEON is part of the Friedhelm Loh Group and, with the claim "CIDEON - efficient enginee-ring", which represents mechanical and mechatronic competency, as well as ERP/PLM integration and engineering know-how..

About United VARs

United VARs is a leading alliance of SAP solution providers for the midmarket. It consists of 50 market-leading VARs (Value Added Resellers) operating in over 90 countries, with 10,000 certified SAP consultants serving over 8,000 customers worldwide. To ensure the best possible service for SAP customers, potential member companies of United VARs must research and consult with SAP to ensure that they are among the best in their region.


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