maxess systemhaus gmbh is an expanding IT company. Their challenges are IT solutions call fall short of expectations, often because tight budgets make it impossible to ensure sufficient reliability for mission-critical systems. Small and mid-sized retailers in particular are faced with the challenge of gaining maximum business value from IT within the constraints of the available budget. By implementing the maxess x-trade suite merchandise management system on the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise platform, retailers can operate a comprehensive solution cost-efficiently and with lean IT resources, without compromising on security or reliability. The result of implementing x-trade suite were accelerates implementation projects significantly, cuts cost of setting up test and development and reduces complexity, enables retailers to concentrate on improving their business.