SAP reveals On Premise / On Demand / on Device strategies to drive customer business growth at SAP® World Tour 2010 in New Zealand

New Zealand event showcases how New Zealand businesses can be empowered for profitable business growth

AUCKLAND, New ZealandSAP customers and partners came together today at the SAP® APJ World Tour 2010 in Auckland to hear and see the latest innovations in business software.

SAP New Zealand Managing Director, Graeme Riley kicked off the Auckland event, describing a new ‘inflection point’ for business and technology, delivering people-centric business applications available anytime, anywhere, on any device.

“The proliferation of mobile devices as well as new software consumption models has created an exciting new era – an inflection point – for the industry. This new era is one of people-centric business applications.

“SAP will once again take a leadership position at this inflection point, through the delivery on premise solutions for customers that prefer on-premise, while offering applications in the cloud and on demand for those customers who prefer that consumption model. And all of this delivered to any mobile device.

“The SAP commitment can be summarised: anywhere, anytime, unwired. And of course, the orchestration of data and processes across these three layers into one seamless information system.”

Mr Riley said SAP’s recent acquisition of Sybase gave the company unparalleled ability to deliver enterprise applications to mobile devices. The keynote featured a live demonstration of recent SAP – Sybase collaborations delivered to an Apple iPad.

“The three pillars of our strategy – on premise, on demand, on device – is essentially making enterprise applications accessible to all, at blisteringly high speeds, in an orchestrated and transparent manner.”

The SAP World Tour takes place in more than 80 cities in over 50 countries in Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and North America. SAP World Tour offers customers and partners throughout the world, a local event where they can discuss the topics from SAPPHIRE® NOW, the annual international SAP customer conference.

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