Hyderabad, India, August 26, 2013 – NTT DATA, a leading IT services provider, today inaugurated a SAP Solutions Lab located in the Hitech City area of Hyderabad, to support its growing SAP services business. This innovation lab intends to build best-of-breed solutions based on SAP HANA platform using next generation technologies including analytics, user experience and mobility to offer end-to-end business solutions to NTT DATA clients across the globe.
Robb Rasmussen, President, NTT DATA’s Enterprise Services stated, “We are excited by the launch of this SAP Solutions Lab in India and delighted that our focus on SAP is well recognized by the industry, our clients and the growing SAP talent base in India. This lab will enhance our level of innovation to our client base worldwide, and provide more opportunities for our India-based employees to work on niche and global projects.”
The SAP Solutions Lab will deliver a wide gamut of SAP solutions, spanning from SAP ERP to latest technologies such as SAP HANA and SAP FIORI, and will focus on solving real business process issues to enable faster decision-making for clients in various industry verticals such as Discrete Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Retail, CPG, BFSI and Utilities.
Earlier this month, NTT DATA was positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Challenger quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for SAP Implementation Service Providers, Worldwide" report by Susan Tan, published August 08, 2013. In this report, Gartner indicates that system integrators differentiate on capabilities in newer products, such as Hana and mobility. These new products are driving a flurry of investment activities among system integrators eager to get in front of demand.
S Praveen Padala, Vice President, SAP Practice, NTT DATA said, ”This center will provide a strong platform for building capabilities and competencies around the new suite of SAP products as well as innovating new solutions and use cases for various industry verticals. We chose Hyderabad for the SAP Solutions Lab because the city is a major IT destination with software exports to the tune of Rs. 40,000 crores, as well as a large pool of talented software professionals.”
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