High Court Orders Raid on Unauthorized SAP Training Institute

December 27, 2006 by SAP News 0

Part of ongoing crackdown on institutes offering illegal training using SAP software

IndiaSAP India, the leading provider of business software solutions, today announced that following a civil suit for Infringement of Copyright filed with Hon’ble High Court of Delhi, the court appointed local commissioner conducted civil raids at SAPzen Consulting India Pvt. Ltd (SAPzen) – an unauthorized training Institute having branches in Bangalore and Mumbai.

During the aforesaid raids at their training centers in Bangalore and Mumbai, it was found that these centers were running unlicensed version of the SAP software on its 53 computers- of which 22 belonged to the Bangalore training center and 31 to the Mumbai training center. As part of the court order, all these computers were seized by the local commissioners in the respective cities.

“SAP is committed to protecting the interests of students looking for training in SAP technology, our training partners and the IT Industry at large, said Alan Sedghi, President and CEO, SAP Indian Subcontinent. “SAP is extremely determined to crack down on Institutes offering unauthorized training on SAP software and the civil action instituted against SAPzen is one of the many actions that SAP has instituted against unauthorized training Institutes, across the country. We are looking at further intensifying our campaign by working closely with the authorities against these unauthorized training institutes.”

Some of the other institutes, which were cracked down earlier include Indian Satellite Research & Development Organization (ISRDO) located at New Delhi, Growel Softech Ltd. located in Noida, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Mumbai and the Bangalore offices of NeoLogik and United Systems India Pvt. Ltd.

How to access legitimate SAP training

SAP has set up a community of Education Partners across India that offer well-designed and accessible training on SAP technologies. Prospective learners should always check the accreditation of any education centre prior to parting with any fees. SAP’s training partners in India are – Siemens Information Systems Limited, Genovate Solutions (I) Pvt. Ltd, Delphi Computech Pvt Ltd., VC ERP Consulting Pvt. Ltd, Kauf Solutions India Pvt. Ltd, Boston Software Consultants India Pvt Ltd, BITECH and Cognizant Technology Solutions India Private Limited. SAP training centres are located across India in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai,, Nasik, Mangalore, Mysore, Chandigarh, Vishakapatnam, Madurai, Cochin, and Coimbatore. Students can contact SAP at education.india@sap.com for any queries they might have.