NTT DATA today announced an expansion of its alliance with SAP SE to demonstrate its ambition to drive business innovation on behalf of customers globally. NTT DATA joins a select group of the market’s largest consultancies to now become an SAP global services partner.
NTT DATA and SAP will leverage their respective strengths and provide on-premise and cloud-based end-to-end solutions built on SAP’s next generation platform technology. Through this new agreement, it is anticipated that customers will benefit from increased implementation services, enhanced solution delivery, increased global reach and improved pricing options in support of SAP® applications.
With $1.4 billion revenue in SAP software-related services globally, NTT DATA offers a comprehensive lifecycle of services for SAP solutions, helping clients around the world work more effectively, gaining business insight through services that span consulting, upgrades and implementations, and through applications management and hosting. This portfolio includes significant investments in proprietary frameworks, tools, and accelerators to facilitate an increase in speed to market, improve quality and to provide innovative client solutions. NTT DATA continues to invest in solutions and expertise in technologies such as the SAP HANA® platform, cloud and more than 20 industry-specific solutions built on the SAP ERP application designed precisely for clients in the middle market.
Eiji Yamada, Senior Executive Vice President, NTT DATA, said: “NTT DATA has rapidly expanded its global business in the past few years and SAP is a fundamental part of our growth strategy. The close cooperation with SAP helps us fulfill our global capability, and local and global clients have the same access to our highest standards of IT innovation and experience in order to manage their future challenges.”
“Our global partners play a fundamental role in supporting SAP’s growth pillars, which are critical to our and our customers’ success: Cloud, the SAP HANA platform as well as applications,” said Rodolpho Cardenuto, President Global Partner Operations, SAP. “SAP global services partners demonstrate repeated implementation success, along with a commitment to invest in a worldwide presence while supporting SAP’s vision. NTT DATA exemplifies this commitment, and we look forward to working together on future customer collaborations.”
The strong partnership between NTT DATA and SAP is designed to enable companies of all sizes to access the business benefits of NTT DATA’s global geographical presence, strong domain expertise and broad IT services portfolio, combined with SAP’s next generation platform technology to release clients’ business potential.
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