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HCL To Work With SAP To Help RISE Accelerate Enterprise Digital Transformation

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 10:25 Hrs

IT service provider, HCL Technologies has stepped forward to support RISE with SAP, an offering by SAP that aids client to take their business-critical elements into the cloud, thereby accelerating their digital transformation and the value realization of their investment on their journey to becoming an ‘intelligent enterprise’. HCL’s partnership with SAP would enable organizations to switch to the cloud SaaS model of RISE with SAP using HCL’s digital and application capabilities, while leveraging their existing investments in SAP configuration and extensions.

Anand Birje, Senior Corporate Vice President and Global Head Digital & Analytics, HCL Technologies says, “HCL is excited about the value that Rise with SAP will bring to our clients. Organizations leveraging Rise with SAP can quickly realize the value and agility of a digital core and business platform architecture in the cloud. HCL enhances this journey with its transformation and consulting services for SAP Factory+ offerings that facilitate rapid migrations to SAP S/4HANA, in addition to its modern integration and data architecture services.”

SAP S/4HANA adoption is expected to rapidly develop over the next three years, with surveys from the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) and the German-Speaking User Group (DSAG) displaying a significant rise among organizations in their investments in the product. HCL and SAP will work together to help clients realize the scalability and security benefits of the cloud, while offering them with access to best-in-class solutions, services and experience. This is an opportunity for HCL and SAP to further develop joint go-to-market initiatives to aid clients to accelerate their cloud transformation journey. However, these initiatives would utilize HCL’s expertise in application and cloud services, including consulting, strategy implementation, architecture planning, roll-out and the management of key technologies.

Kalyan Kumar, Corporate Chief Technology Officer & Head – Ecosystems, HCL Technologies states, “Rise with SAP presents a great market opportunity over the coming years. This offering affords us the opportunity to demonstrate HCL’s vast array of offerings and experience in the SAP space. We are uniquely positioned to provide a true 360-degree service to SAP clients moving into the cloud. Working together, we can help ensure existing on-premises investments are not lost as organizations transition to Rise with SAP and accelerate their move to the cloud.”

Dr. Uwe Grigoleit, Senior Vice President and General Manager, SAP S/4HANA, SAP says, “The Rise with SAP offering helps simplify and accelerate our customers’ move to the cloud and will help deliver continuous innovation throughout their journey to become an intelligent enterprise. Together with our strong ecosystem, we will help customers chart a course for their business transformation.”