InEight and SAP Enter Strategic Partnership to Integrate Industry Solutions With SAP HANA® and Other Platform Technology
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. & WALLDORF, Germany — InEight Inc. (InEight) and SAP (NYSE: SAP) today announced a global original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement, where InEight will integrate numerous industry solutions with the SAP HANA® platform. As part of this agreement, InEight will provide customers across the globe with best-in-class industry business and big data solutions designed to leverage the power of SAP HANA by combining InEight solutions, such as Hard Dollar, with the database and technology portfolio offered by SAP. This portfolio includes the SAP® Afaria® mobile device management solution, the SAP® BusinessObjects™ Business Intelligence solutions, the SAP HANA® platform and the SAP® Mobile Platform.
“As SAP continues to innovate with its partners for customer success across various industries, we are pleased to announce this OEM agreement with InEight,” said Rodolpho Cardenuto, president, Global Partner Operations, SAP. “Today’s announcement is a great example as to how the SAP HANA platform and our ecosystem of partners can provide a powerful combination for customers seeking to achieve business transformation.”
With today’s partnership announcement, SAP and InEight will collaborate on the solution value and market opportunities for InEight’s’ targeted industries, while working to extend the solution and go-to-market value to InEight’s customers. This strategic partnership will enable InEight’s customers to benefit from the significant business value of SAP HANA and more easily consume InEight’s solutions through the integration of game changing SAP mobile technologies.
“InEight’s goal is to increase project oversight for our EC&O, Oil & Gas, and Utilities customers through cutting-edge solutions,” said InEight CEO, Bill Ponseti. “We are excited to collaborate with a great technology company like SAP to expand our global reach and deliver greater business value and efficiencies throughout the project lifecycle.”
InEight is a leading provider of technology solutions for the construction and engineering industry, offering a full suite of responsive, eight-dimensional, real-time data visualization intelligent tools that help connect all facets of construction and engineering operations. InEight, through its et alia SAP business acquisition, is a premier SAP Channel Partner dedicated to developing, selling, implementing, and supporting innovative construction technologies. InEight’s subsidiaries include Hard Dollar Corporation, a leader in project cost management and estimating solutions, and Aeka Consulting Private Limited, a provider of innovative construction and engineering mobility solutions based on SAP technology.
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