LISTINGS, INTEGRATIONS & CO.: 23 new distributors, four new EDI connections & seven new shop interfaces

The product range on ITscope keeps growing: another 23 suppliers from Germany and other European countries have joined the ITscope network within the past months, e.g.:

WORTMANN TELECOM (400 articles)
DACOM Deutschland (6,000 articles)
Ingram Micro Österreich (205,000 articles)
EFB Elektronik (7,000 articles)
Eccentric Professionals (188,000 articles)
PeakOptical (3,000 articles)

That means: With more than 340 distributors — 40+ being non-German companies — and 3+ mio products, ITscope counts among Europe’s largest ICT trading networks. 🚀

A complete list of all suppliers active at ITscope can be found here ».

 

Now connected to the ITscope EDI: ActionIT, Eno Telecom, Littlebit and EET Europarts

We have also accelerated with regards to electronic order integrations for ITscope: All orders placed with ActionIT, Eno Telecom, Littlebit and EET Europarts (Germany and Austria) are now routed through the ITscope EDI, which includes various services:

order response documents
dispatch notifications
invoices
serial numbers
parcel tracking
partial delivery
dropshipment

Orders transmitted by EDI are processed fully automatically, leading to shorter processing and thus delivery times.

 

New shops connected: seven in one strike!

There have moreover been numerous new entrants at the shop front. The following systems can be linked to ITscope with the solutions of our partner Synesty GmbH: Afterbuy, Magento, Magento 2, Plentymarkets, Shopify and Shopware.

Users of the respective connectors have access to all product, price, and stock data of more than three million ICT products.

And yet another addition has been made to our portfolio of ERP interfaces: Users of Microsoft Dynamics NAV can now use the two consecutive modules provided by mse Software GmbH to import comprehensive article data into their ERP, and order directly from Navision.

Meanwhile, the interfaces from Systemhaus.One, resp. SAP Business One to ITscope have received an important update. Users profit from a range or electronic order services thanks to the integration into ITscope’s EDI system.

An overview of all ERP and shop interfaces to ITscope can be found here ».

You are interested in one of our various interfaces, or would like to integrate your systems individually with ITscope? — We will be happy to advise you!

 

Contact us »

ITscope’s ‘Most Wanted’ Market Barometer Q2/2018

New front-runner in notebook segment, Galaxy S9 unable to keep up, Apple is getting colourful

ITscope’s “Most Wanted” market barometer Q2/2018 is out now – with all current top sellers from 11 categories plus the best newcomers at ITscope.com:

  • Notebooks: HP ProBook 450 G5 new front-runner
  • Smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S9 below expectations, unable to outperform iPhones
  • Displays: demand for curved displays still restrained
  • Tablets: new iPad generation sells high
  • Graphic boards and mainboards: bitcoin hype over, prices declining
  • CPUs: 8-cores trend topic in consumer segment

 

 

 

 

 

View the latest issue of ITscope’s “Most Wanted” market barometer as PDF or get detailed figures from this MS Excel-File.

And these are the 30 most active newcomers with hot seller potential:

Pos. Manufacturer & product name Manufacturer # Listed since Q2 clicks
# 1 Apple iPad, 9.7″, 32GB, Space grey MR7F2FD/A 28.03.2018 4838
# 2 Samsung 970 EVO, 500GB, M.2 MZ-V7E500BW 25.04.2018 2029
# 3 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, i7 8550U, 8GB, 512GB SSD 20KH0039GE 04.04.2018 1688
# 4 Apple Watch Series 3, 42mm, Space grey MRQH2ZD/A 29.03.2018 1598
# 5 Apple 38 mm Classic buckle, Spring yellow MRP42ZM/A 28.03.2018 1443
# 6 HP ProDesk 400 G3 DM, i5-7500T, 8GB, 256GB SSD 1EX82EA#ABD 08.05.2018 1000
# 7 Apple iPhone 8, 64GB, red MRRM2ZD/A 10.04.2018 968
# 8 Apple Magic Keyboard with Numeric Pad, Bluetooth MRMH2D/A 28.03.2018 906
# 9 Intel Core  i7-8086K, 6-Core, 12 Thread, LGA1151, Coffee Lake BX80684I78086K 29.05.2018 825
# 10 HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281fdw T6B82A#B19 08.05.2018 769
# 11 Apple Cover for iPhone X, soft pink MRGH2ZM/A 28.03.2018 676
# 12 ASUS PRIME X470-Pro, AMD Sockel AM4, ATX 90MB0XG0-M0EAY0 14.04.2018 513
# 13 Apple HomePod, Space grey MQHW2D/A 04.06.2018 465
# 14 HP LaserJet Color Enterprise M553dn B5L25A#B19 08.05.2018 463
# 15 Canon CanoScan Lide 220, 4800 x 4800 dpi, USB 2.0 9623B010 08.05.2018 378
# 16 UbiQuiti UVC-G3-AF, 4MP UVC-G3-AF 30.03.2018 377
# 17 Jabra Engage 75, Stereo Headset, black 9559-583-111 05.04.2018 358
# 18 Kyocera TK-5270K, 6000 Seiten, black 1T02TV0NL0 04.04.2018 347
# 19 Canon CLI-551XL C, cyan, 6444B001 08.05.2018 330
# 20 Fujitsu B24-8 TS PRO, 23.8″, FullHD, black S26361-K1577-V160 08.05.2018 318
# 21 Apple Lightning-cable, 1m, white, USB-C – Lightning MQGJ2ZM/A 26.04.2018 315
# 22 TP-LINK TL-MR3020, LTE, IEEE 802.11n TL-MR3020 12.04.2018 307
# 23 HPE MicroServer Gen10, AMD Opteron X3421 2.1 GHz, 8GB P03698-421 08.05.2018 299
# 24 Intel NUC5CPYH, Celeron N3050, USB 3.0, black BOXNUC5CPYH 08.05.2018 291
# 25 CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018 CDGS2018DEDP 11.04.2018 289
# 26 Sharkoon TG5 RGB, Midi-Tower 4044951020607 09.03.2018 281
# 27 APC SMT1500RMI2UC, Line-Interactive, 1500VA, 6AC connectors SMT1500RMI2UC 30.03.2018 271
# 28 Be Quiet! Dark Rock 4, 200W TDP, 920g BK021 06.04.2018 231
# 29 DIGITUS DN-19 42U-I-6/6-1, 42U, network-rack DN-19 42U-I-6/6-1 16.03.2018 221
# 30 Cisco IP Conference Phone 8832, dark grey CP-8832-EU-K9= 08.03.2018 198

 

340 distributors in one strike! — ITscope @ IFA 2018


Maximum procurement efficiency with new features: Never before has the assortment on ITscope.com been larger, have resellers been so active, and have tools been so versatile. Meet us between August 31 and September 5 at IFA 2018 in Berlin and let us update you regarding all the comprehensive ITscope features in a personal 1×1 demo:

  • research and purchase 3+ mio ICT products from more than 340 suppliers
  • inquire prices online, segment your demand & order at optimal cost
  • experience the integration of live quotes and procurement solution
  • seamlessly integrate your ERP & shop systems
  • sell more with CNET & Full Icecat content

Visit us in hall 17, booth 110/14 at the api stand. We are looking forward to seeing you!

 

RSVP NOW »

 

There’s news for suppliers and manufacturers of ITC products, too!

ITscope offers various sales-promotional features for the sellers’ side as well. Learn how to seamlessly expand your customer network, gain valuable market insights for your research and sales planning, and accelerate your processes by connecting to the ITscope EDI. Also, experience the new price inquiry tool within ITscope live and discover how to get the most out of it for your sales activities.

You can RSVP here »

We are looking forward to seeing you!

August 31 — September 5, 2018
hall 17, booth 110/14

The new purchasing board is live: all updates at a glance

With today’s update, important innovations are going live in ITscope: The new purchasing board has been extended by various features and tools that make your procurement even easier. We have worked eagerly during the past six months — now all ITscope users can start off with the new features.

 

Read full article »

What’s new?

▶ One purchasing board — multiple shopping carts: split your demands into separate carts

▶ Price inquiries: request quotes from multiple distributors at the same time & order directly at the quoted price

▶ Collaboration: make teamwork even easier

▶ Context is king: all information on supply sources, prices, quotes, and communication in one central place

▶ Your direct line to ITscope: submit questions or feedback fast & easy through the red chat icon

 

Tutorial 1

 

What are the benefits of the new features?

▶ Prefect clarity
Segment your demand, e.g. by customer, employee, project, daily demands, drop shipment etc.

▶ Transparent collaboration
Always see which colleague from your procurement team is working on which order.

▶ Save time
Inquire article prices with one click only from as many suppliers as you’d like, instead of making tons of calls.

▶ Receive better quotes
Increase your margin by comparing quotes from different suppliers.

▶ Direct orders
Place orders directly from a supplier quote at the agreed price.

▶ Aggregated information
View and search all price inquiries, chats and orders in one place

 

Many of our customers have supported us with feedback during our test phase, in which the new purchasing board was available through our test lab. At this point, we would like to send out a big Thank you to all of you who have tried out the new features and shared their input.

 

Lost and confused?
We hope, you’re not! To make your start on the new purchasing board as easy as possible, we have published a blog series for you, containing detailed information and video demos. Moreover, we have listed and explained all terms used in a purchasing board glossary, so you can always look up the terms that you need.

 

Requests? Ideas? Feedback?

Your opinion matters. Let us know through our feedback portal how you like the new purchasing area and how we can improve it even further. You can also see from the “PUBLISHED” tab which feature requests have already been implemented by us.

Happy purchasing!
#teamitscope

 

Purchasing through ITscope: new tools make your ICT procurement easier — Part 1

A fresh layout and new features: The purchasing area within ITscope has been overhauled step by step during the past months. A set of new tools for collaboration within your organisation, as well as between IT resellers and suppliers, has been added to make your ICT procurement even more efficient. Feedback and requests from numerous ITscope users have directly influenced this transformation.

In this article, we will show you what’s new and how to make maximum use of the new features.

1. New layout: multiple shopping carts for segmentation of your demand
1.1 Useful segmentation criteria
1.2 Adding articles to your shopping cart
1.3 Changing & moving items
2. Send online price inquiries to several distributors at the same time
2.1 How to start a price inquiry
2.2 How to accept a quote
2.3 How to withdraw a price inquiry
3. Seamless integration: order directly from within a quote
4. Easier collaboration between team members
4.1 Assigning shopping carts to colleagues
4.2 Using filters on shopping carts
5. Context is king: all information that you need

 

1. New layout: multiple shopping carts for segmentation of your demand

The new purchasing area can be accessed just like before by clicking on the “Purchasing” tab in the main menu on the left of the ITscope platform. What is new is: upon click, instead of entering your old shopping card, you will now enter your new company-wide purchasing board, which may contain multiple shopping carts.

Tutorial 1

How to access the new purchasing board

You will notice your new “General cart” at first glance. When clicking on the arrow icon on the left next to the cart, the cart will expand and presents your orders in the three status columns you are used to:

  • Shopping cart
  • Prepared orders
  • Placed orders

 

Your old shopping cart has been automatically migrated to your “General cart” — there is nothing you have to take care of. 👍

The zoom functionality of the shopping cart column (as well as the columns “Prepared orders” and “Placed orders”) allows you to view further details of your cart or order. To do so, simply click on the little square icon on the upper right of the shopping cart column. Alternatively, you may click on the header line of a supplier card in a specific cart to open the details view. All information is now displayed directly within the board, as opposed to a separate column as in the old purchasing area.

Tutorial 2

View more details on our shopping cart or order

The three column design of the shopping carts is equivalent to the previous purchasing area. What is new, however: You may now discretionarily add further shopping carts by clicking on the “Create cart” button. This enables you to divide your overall demand 100% individually and according to the requirements of your organisation. Especially for large purchasing team (or when buying and sales agents simultaneously work on the purchasing board of ITscope) profit from this new feature.

Tutorial 3

Create multiple shopping carts

1.1 Here are a few examples of how you can divide your purchasing board into multiple shopping carts:

  • By customer: Segment your demand by customer or customer group. This is particularly favourable if you have customers that regularly request products from you.
  • By project: With more comprehensive ICT projects, various article are often needed in larger amounts. By allocating these items to separate project carts, clarity is significantly increased and you will remain on top of your projects.
  • By employee: If your customers have a permanent account manager within your company, then it might be useful to create shopping carts by employees.
  • By time of requirement: Do you typically order on a daily basis but would like to collect items for certain projects until the order is placed officially? Then you might want to create one shopping cart for “daily requirements” and one for “in progress”.
  • By mode of dispatch: Which articles shall be sent to you, and which ones must be delivered directly to your customers via drop shipment? By dividing your purchasing board into shopping carts “for drop shipment” and “direct delivery to us”, you can minimize the risk of confusing shipping modes.

Creating multiple shopping carts ensures that separate demands for different projects do not get mixed up, thus providing perfect clarity for you and your colleagues in ITscope.

1.2 Adding articles to your shopping cart

Articles may be added to your cart directly through the search bar of the cart. Alternatively, you can add articles like before using on of the following methods:

  1. on the product details page of an article
  2. directly on the product portal
  3. from a collection
  4. from the purchasing area of a customer quote
  5. through the quick access area below the main menu by drag & drop
Pro tip: You can add the same article as multiple items to a shopping cart. This allows you to e.g. arrange delivery to different addresses. Also, it helps you to split your purchases to several distributors if your demand cannot be covered by a single supplier. In the details view of the cart column, you are furthermore able to see who added the product from which area of the platform. 👍

1.3 Changing & moving items

Each item is allocated to a specific supplier at first. You may change this allocation anytime by clicking on the price selection menu. Conveniently adjust quantities in this step, too.

How to adjust allocation of suppliers

As a matter of course, you may move items between shopping carts at any time, either by drag & drop or again by using the price selection menu of an item.

 

2. Online price inquiries »

Purchasing in ITscope: key terms explained

The new purchasing board in ITscope — currently accessible through our test lab — is going live soon. In order to make working with the new board as efficient as possible for you, we have compiled a number of terms that equip you with all the terminology that you need.

Open our purchasing glossary »

We have collected and explained the most important terms for distributors, too. Read our glossary for sales here ».

340 distributors in one strike! — ITscope @ CEBIT 2018

On June 11, CEBIT will open its gates in Hannover again: with a fresh logo and a brand-new concept, the world’s biggest trade fair for information technology will one again attract countless international visitors. Apart from all the innovations that have been announced, one thing will remain unchanged: The channels meets to trade.

This is exactly what happens on ITscope.com every day: with more than 8,000 resellers and 340 distributors, ITscope offers a unique trading network for the entire ICT industry. Book your personal 1×1 demo slot and get to know the various new features of ITscope for ICT resellers live:

  • Order more than 3 mio ICT products directly in ITscope
  • Inquire prices from multiple suppliers online and in one go
  • Smartly split your product demand & order at optimal cost
  • Use 1 order interface for all 340 distributors
  • Seamless integration into your ERP & webshop
  • CNET & Full Icecat content
  • and much more…

Meet us and our stand partner weclapp in hall 13, stand E38 and grab one of the much sought-after ITscope partner tickets!*

 

RSVP now »
 

There’s news for suppliers and manufacturers of ITC products, too!

ITscope offers various sales-promotional features for the sellers’ side as well. Learn how to seamlessly expand your customer network, gain valuable market insights for your research and sales planning, and accelerate your processes by connecting to the ITscope EDI. Also, experience the new price inquiry tool within ITscope live and discover how to get the most out of it for your sales activities.

You can RSVP here »

We are looking forward to seeing you!

June 11th – 15th, 2018
hall 13, stand E38

*only while stocks last

ITscope’s ‘Most Wanted’ Market Barometer Q1/2018

Apple Watch 3 tops, Galaxy S9 flops, mining recession and DRAM turnaround have lost impact

ITscope’s “Most Wanted” market barometer Q1/2018 is out now – with all current top sellers from 11 categories plus the best newcomers at ITscope.com:

  • Graphics boards and mainboards: Bitcoin fever still showing signs of aftershocks#
  • TFTs: Dell to seize gold and silver again, loses bronze to HP though
  • Notebooks: MacBook Air continues to lead, but Lenovo is hot on their heels
  • Tablets: Microsoft precedes with two Surcafe products this time, Samsung is the loser of the quarter
  • Smartphones: Galaxy S9 bombs, but Samsung is increasingly becoming a serious rival for Apple
  • Storage systems: DRAM price turnaround has not yet shown its impact

View the latest issue of ITscope’s “Most Wanted” market barometer as PDF or get detailed figures from this MS Excel-File.

And these are the 30 most active newcomers with hot seller potential:

Pos. Manufacturer & product name Manufacturer # Listed since Q1 clicks
# 1 Samsung 860 EVO 250GB MZ-76E250B/EU 09.01.2018 6229
# 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 32 GB black SM-T580NZKEDBT 14.12.2017 2618
# 3 HP Probook 450 G5, 15,6″, i5-8250U 3KY96EA#ABD 05.12.2017 2277
# 4 Transcend StoreJet Cloud 210 8TB TS8TSJC210K 01.12.2017 1168
# 5 Apple iMac Pro, Retina 5K, 27″, Intel Xeon W 8-Core MQ2Y2D/A 15.12.2017 991
# 6 Samsung Gear VR SM-R324NZAANEE 06.01.2018 963
# 7 Garmin vívofit 4 010-01847-13 03.01.2018 867
# 8 HPE Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition P00487-041 05.12.2017 793
# 9 AMD Ryzen 3 2200G, 4-Core, AMD Radeon Vega 8 YD2200C5FBBOX 12.02.2018 760
# 10 Epson WorkForce Pro WF-C5710DWF, C11CG03401 05.01.2018 693
# 11 Sapphire NITRO+ Radeon RX 580 4GB 11265-31-20G 07.02.2018 671
# 12 Samsung WM55H, 55″, UHD, Touchscreen LH55WMHPTWC/EN 02.01.2018 667
# 13 Apple 38 mm watch strap, orange MQUT2ZM/A 07.12.2017 666
# 14 Fractal Design Define R6 FD-CA-DEF-R6-BK 20.12.2017 557
# 15 Gigabyte B250-FinTech, LGA1151, 11x PCIe x1 GA-B250-FINTECH 26.01.2018 533
# 16 Samsung Galaxy S9, 64GB, black SM-G960FZKDDBT 27.02.2018 505
# 17 LC Power LC1800 V2.31, 1800W LC1800 V2.31 27.01.2018 490
# 18 Samsung Flip Stand STN-WM55H STN-WM55H/EN 06.01.2018 453
# 19 Epson WorkForce Pro WF-C5210DW C11CG06401 05.01.2018 435
# 20 Apple Pencil Case Fuchsia Pink MR582ZM/A 06.12.2017 367
# 21 Optoma EH461 – DLP-Beamer – 3D E1P1D0YWE1Z1 13.12.2017 353
# 22 HPE LTO Ultrium Data Cartridge, 12 TB / 30 TB Q2078A 06.12.2017 272
# 23 Shuttle XPC slim XH270, Sockel 1151 XH270 13.12.2017 251
# 24 Plantronics Blackwire C325-M 204446-101 19.12.2017 228
# 25 BenQ InstaShow WDC10, Wireless HDMI 9H.JF878.N4E 12.12.2017 214
# 26 Cisco Spark Room Kit Plus CS-KITPLUS-K9 01.12.2017 188
# 27 SanDisk Ultra Fit, 128 GB, USB 3.1 Gen 2 SDCZ430-128G-G46 02.12.2017 181
# 28 Corsair H150i Pro RGB, 360mm Radiator CW-9060031-WW 04.01.2018 167
# 29 LG 55UV661H, 55″, UHD 55UV661H 19.12.2017 159
# 30 RaidSonic IB-HUB1408-U3, 4-Port USB 3.1 Gen 1 IB-HUB1408-U3 10.01.2018 157

Check: 10,000 registered ICT companies on ITscope.com!

ITscope anniversary: 10,000 ICT companies on ITscope.com

A true reason to celebrate: we are excited to welcome the 10,000th ICT company on our purchasing and trading platform ITscope.com. We are overly happy and would like to say Thank You!

Our anniversary customer is …

SH business COM GmbH from Herbolzheim, Germany.

As one of Germany’s leading providers of mobile, fixed network and telecommunications services, the company advises and supports its customers from requirement analysis to individual implementation of telecommunications projects and beyond. To grow further, and to better serve the increasing hardware demand of their customers, SH business COM has decided for ITscope Integration.
“At the beginning of the year, we were looking for a procurement tool that would enable us to quickly and reliably obtain our daily hardware needs. Our goal was to make our procurement processes more efficient. ITscope has proven to be an obvious solution: All our default suppliers are now available to us through one platform, and we no longer have to investigate into prices and availabilities from each one individually. In addition, we have already found some new suppliers through the platform, with whom we will also work together in the future. Hence, the use of ITscope has already paid off for us.”

– Stefan Steiner, Managing Director of SH business COM GmbH

Amongst others, the management was impressed by the integration of ITscope into the SelectLine system. “Articles are now finally created in our ERP automatically. Before, we had to create each demand position manually, which was always very time consuming. Thanks to the integration of ITscope into SelectLine, all information such as prices, availabilities, product data and images are now automatically imported, which is really very useful and saves us a lot of time.”, Steiner continues.

…Congratulations! 🎉

10,000 customers — this is also a big milestone for us at ITscope. That’s why we personally paid a visit to the SH business COM team and handed them a little surprise: a Weber Grill Spirit E-210 for the company’s next and all subsequent summer festivals!

Geschenkübergabe Weber-Grill von ITscope an SH Business COM

Excitement about our visit was correspondingly great. Stephan Willmann and Frank Ritter, who introduced ITscope at SH business COM, were full of enthusiasm: “ITscope already helps us to significantly improve our entire telecoms procurement and all related processes. The fact that coincidence has brought some barbecue fun on top is really just the icing on the cake.”

Bottom line: Our 10,000th customer SH business COM is happy … and so are we!

ITscope — 15 years anchor point for the ICT industry

Since the founding of ITscope in 2003, we have made it our goal to fundamentally improve the day-to-day business of buying and selling companies in the ITC industry and make them more productive. The year 2018 thus also brings us another anniversary: ​​our 15th birthday!

We have realised a lot in the last 15 years, and are eager to achieve at least just as much in the future. Currently, we are pushing forward the internationalisation of our trading platform. The first distributors from Austria, Switzerland, France, Denmark, BeNeLux, Italy, Spain, Poland and the United Kingdom have already been integrated into ITscope — which already accounts for more than 70 non-German distributors on itscope.com. More national and international sources are continuously being connected to the ITscope network.

In addition, we will continue to facilitate interactive negotiation between ICT resellers and distributors. Since the beginning of this year, our live negotiation solution has been available as a beta features in our test lab. The new section now offers resellers the opportunity to

  • request prices directly from as many distributors as desired
  • negotiate online in real time
  • compare offers transparently
  • and order directly.

Try out the new feature and start your first live negotiation with your suppliers!

 

Unlock the new shopping area now »

Be a part of it — and stay tuned for more

Wherever the journey goes — we are looking forward to share our journey with you! Stay up to date through our blog and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, XING, LinkedIn and YouTube! We are always happy to receive your feedback as well. Whether it’s suggestions for improvement, ideas for new features or requirements to the platform: Simply use our feedback area to send your input directly to us or support the ideas of other users.

OnexStore.com listed on ITscope!

OnexStore.com listed on ITscope

Onex Group is a Microsoft Partner of the Year 2017 that is running the most popular portal in Europe with Microsoft software – OnexStore.com. On ITscope, products from OnexStore.com are also available as ESD licences.

OnexStore.com is listed on ITscope with 1.700 articles from their sortiment since 22.02.2018.

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