SAP announced that SAP India is now the fastest
growing subsidiary for the company worldwide following a record-breaking
performance during the company’s fiscal year 2007. Key data released by SAP on
its 2007 business performance in India highlights an unprecedented growth of
over 100% both in terms of license revenue and customer acquisition. SAP India
was declared as the “Hub of the Year” in Asia Pacific Japan.
Incidently, this performance is also the best ever for the company since the
inception of its Indian operations in 1996. Over the last 11 years, SAP has
been the undisputed market leader in the Indian enterprise software market. In
August 2006, the company was the first enterprise software vendor in India to
cross the 1000-customer mark and with strong momentum powering the adoption of
its solutions in 2007, the number of its Indian customers now stands at 3024.
“It is a matter of great pride for us to become the fastest growing geography
for SAP worldwide,” said Ranjan Das, President and CEO, SAP Indian
Subcontinent. “This has been possible because of the trust our customers have
placed in us, as they grow to global leadership positions in their own spheres.
SAP is the clear partner of choice for government entities and Indian
businesses, across industries and segments.”
SAP India has witnesses growth across all aspects of business including
Education, Software related services, customer satisfaction and employee
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Indian businesses are aggressively pursuing the growth agenda, domestically and
globally. As these businesses gear up to manage growth and the challenges
associated with it, their reliance on technology solutions is increasing
rapidly. In a competitive marketplace, it is significant that SAP is the
dependable partner of choice for these fast growing companies.
Large Indian enterprises are continuing to rapidly adopt an IT platform which
enables operational excellence and growth. Some of the companies that have
adopted SAP solutions recently include ACC, United India Insurance, Modi
Rubber, Tata AIG, Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply, Dakshin Haryana Bijili
Vitran Nigam Ltd and Adani Infrastructure.
Existing customers of SAP including BHEL, Mahindra & Mahindra, Asian Paints,
Tata Motors, Dimexon Diamonds, BPCL, Bennett & Coleman and HCL Technologies
are deepening their technology adoption significantly and deploying solutions
for corporate governance, master data management, corporate performance
management, ecosystem enablement etc.
Mid-sized enterprises in India are experiencing dramatic growth. As managing
this growth and transforming themselves to the next level are key strategic
priorities for these enterprises, they are adopting scaleable and flexible IT
platforms like SAP that support their business agenda.