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SAP appoints New Managing Director for Philippines

SAP announces the new MD of SAP Philippines and Emerging Markets, Mr. Darren Rushworth. Rushworth will oversee the sales efforts and operations of SAP Philippines and the Emerging Markets “to help raise the group to the next level of amazing growth.

Darren has lived in Asia for 16 years and has extensive experience in Sales, Marketing, Strategic Alliance and Management. Before joining SAP, Rush worth was the Managing Director and the Vice President of a software company in Asia Pacific for more than 20 years.

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Posted by on May 3, 2012 in SAP

 

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A three-step process for mid-sized manufacturers to implement mobile apps

According to a recent Forrester study, businesses of all sizes are increasingly seeing mobile as an opportunity to drive innovation across a wide range of business processes. However, if you are a mid-sized manufacturer with small IT budgets and limited technology expertise, how do you embrace mobile computing to keep pace with your competition?  This article highlights a three step process to ensure your mobile-journey is affordable, yet meets your strategic business objectives.
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Posted by on March 29, 2012 in SAP, Technology

 

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Indra becomes SAP Global Services Partner

Indra, the premier IT company in Spain and a leading IT multinational company in Europe, announced a new partnership agreement with SAP AG. As an SAP global services partner, Indra will promote the implementation of Indra solutions integrated with SAP applications to customers in emerging markets across the globe. The agreement was signed by Indra’s executive vice president, Santiago Roura, and SAP’s CEO, Bill McDermott, at the SAPPHIRE NOW conference, being held in Orlando, Florida.

Through this new partnership, Indra joins a select group of less than 30 global services providers with multinational SAP consulting capabilities that span multiple industries. Indra is the only Spanish firm to become an SAP global services partner.
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Posted by on February 24, 2012 in SAP, Technology

 

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SAP to arm small and midsize enterprises with real-time analytics powered by SAP HANA

SAP AG announced two new offerings that will deliver the benefits of the SAP HANA platform to small businesses and midsize enterprises (SMEs). With analytics powered by SAP HANA for the SAP Business One application and SAP HANA, Edge edition, SMEs will be able to leverage powerful in-memory technology from SAP.

“This comes at an opportune time for the country since the growth is highly dependent of the contribution of the SME sector to the national economy. With the SME sector being a crucial factor to economic performance the need for SMEs to be competitive directly impacts the country” said Jennie Ligones, SAP Country Manager. “This innovation will be most welcome among local SMEs that look to competing on a global level.”
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Posted by on February 13, 2012 in SAP, Technology

 

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Innovation strategy winning with customers; continued hiring to drive SAP APJ’s growth

SAP Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) announced its best ever performance in 40 years, with a 32% growth in Software Revenue at constant currencies (to €722 million) in the full year ended December 31, 2011.

“Last year was a banner year for SAP PH.  We reinforced our position with technological innovations that mean better productivity for our growing customer base.” said Jennifer Ligones, SAP Philippines country manager.  “Our increasing customer roster particularly in the SME segment underscores the importance of the segment to the overall performance.”

Steve Watts, President, SAP Asia Pacific Japan, said: “2011 was our best ever performance in history, and Q4 2011 was also our 8th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth – this once again reinforced our role as SAP’s global growth engine. Across the region, our key markets of China, India and Japan led the pack with robust double-digit growth, while every market in the region performed well.
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Posted by on February 13, 2012 in SAP

 

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SAP HANA revolutionizes the business landscape

Organizations of any size and in any industry today face the daunting challenge of managing and storing a rising quantity of data, and harnessing all that information to improve the business. In particular, high costs associated with the purchase and maintenance of hardware needed to accommodate large data volumes pose formidable hurdles to information technology (IT), even as business users need quick access to information and analytics so as to react to changing market conditions.

SAP has always understood this challenge and has responded by developing in-memory solutions that specifically address the need to analyze large data volumes while reducing IT costs.
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Posted by on September 6, 2011 in Business, SAP, Technology

 

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Business Executives tackle solutions to challenges at the World Tour 2011 in Manila

SAP customers, partners and executives come together at the regional SAP World Tour 2011 in Manila to share with and hear from peers how software from SAP is helping companies run better. In addition to networking with industry and regional peers and partners, participants were expected to leave the event with the distinct understanding of the product strategy aimed at enabling SAP customers to build a competitive advantage by collaborating, deciding, adapting and operating better.

This year, the SAP World Tour took place in more than 50 cities in over 40 countries in Europe, Asia, Latin America and North America. The global road show has reached more than 240,000 customers, partners and influencers over the last seven years, and was designed to enable dialog with influencers, customers and prospects, along with members of the SAP ecosystem and parties interested in partnering with SAP. SAP World Tour Philippines was the 4th stop in Southeast Asia, after equally successful World Tours in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.
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Posted by on August 3, 2011 in Business, SAP, Technology

 

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