LinguaNext Technologies today announced that its language platform Linguify.S is now an SAP-endorsed business solution for all countries worldwide. SAP will continue to develop localized versions for selected on-premise or cloud solutions, while LinguaNext will offer complementary solutions for product and language combinations not covered by SAP.
Linguify.S makes no changes or modifications to the underlying SAP® software or application databases. Instead, language conversion is handled externally at the display level, with all screen output translated in real time using a customized in-memory dictionary. This allows customers to run a single language instance of an SAP application across multiple regions, with users in each country selecting their preferred display language from a drop-down menu.
Solutions endorsed by SAP SE are complementary to SAP software offerings, have been specifically integrated with SAP solutions and tested by SAP, and provide additional choices and flexibility for businesses running SAP software.
“Companies are increasingly realizing the benefits of providing their staff, their partners and customers in each country with business applications in their native language,” says LinguaNext CEO and co-founder Jagdish Sahasrabudhe. “Surveys clearly show that employee productivity and customer engagement levels are much higher when user interfaces and e-commerce platforms are provided in the local language of the country.”
Added Sahasrabudhe, “The LinguaNext solution dramatically reduces the cost, complexity, deployment and time to market of local language enablement of business applications. We are delighted to have received this global endorsement from SAP, the world’s leading provider of enterprise application software.”
Said VR Ferose, managing director, SAP Globalization Services, “As the SAP solution portfolio continues to expand and customer demand for local language increases, we have been looking at innovative new ways to deliver local language that will complement SAP’s own efforts and give our customers more choice. Having endorsed the LinguaNext solution two years ago for selected markets and solutions, we felt very confident expanding the partnership to markets and products worldwide.”