China Unicom Vsens Wins the 2016 SAP Telco Excellence Award for Retail

WALLDORF SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) SAP today announced that China Unicom Vsens has been awarded the 2016 SAP Telco Excellence Award in the retail category.

China Unicom Vsens was selected to receive the award due to its success in rolling out SAP for Retail solutions to China Unicom group’s retail stores across all provinces in the country. Achieving this milestone demonstrates its success in managing the convergence between retail and telco, scaling the business and building a robust system architecture.

Ren Zhiguo, deputy general manager of entity channel at China Unicom Group, said: “Unicom Vsens’ retail supply chain platform based on SAP system has demonstrated the organic integration between IT and business. It  has made an important contribution to the business growth of our group.”

Shen Wei, deputy general manager of China Unicom Vsens, said: “SAP for Retail solutions have given us the power and agility to realize the franchise business transformation of our retail stores all over the country, and the convergence between telco operations and retail business, which reflects our focus on customer satisfaction.”

China Unicom Vsens will continue its retail transformation by deploying the SAP solutions in its remaining stores. The company is also actively exploring potential new business models in order to solidify its competitive advantage.

“This award recognizes China Unicom Vsens’s massive success in extending its footprint across China,” said Stephan Gatien, general manager, Telecommunications Business, SAP. “Telcos across the globe are choosing to focus more on retail excellence as a key success factor of digital transformation. SAP is proud to help organizations like China Unicom Vsens achieve differentiation in a competitive and high-growth market like China.”

SAP Telco Excellence Awards are global awards given to SAP telco customers that have achieved significant transformation in how they run their businesses.

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