SYDNEYSAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the recipients of its annual SAP Australia Partner Excellence Awards for 2023. Celebrating the outstanding achievements of SAP’s best-performing partners over the last year, the awards cover 16 categories including: excellence in customer service, innovation, and technology and services.  

Understanding that customer priorities continue to evolve, SAP modernised this year’s award categories to better reflect how partners are helping customers to achieve their ambitions and continue to grow, especially in the cloud. SAP included a new People Development category for the 2023 awards, to recognise the importance of capability training and certification as a way to increase the digital skills available across Australia.  

Other categories recognised include: Cloud Delivery Excellence; Cloud Sales Excellence; Rising Star; and Partner Solution.  

Winning entries ranged from projects aimed at addressing significant business challenges, to ones focused on solving environmental challenges, and emergency and crisis preparedness.   

The full list of winners of the SAP Australia Partner Excellence Awards 2023 are:  

Company  Award Category Winner  Award Overview 
Deloitte  RISE with SAP  For being the strongest partner in generating outstanding number of deals, pipeline growth, project delivery, partner certifications and authorisations. 
Accenture  Cloud Sales Excellence  For showcasing strong contribution in cloud across revenue based sales, including partner-influenced revenue via services partners.  
Epi-Use  Cloud Delivery Excellence  For clear adoption of SAP best practices to support delivery and growth. 
Deloitte  Cloud Customer Engagement  For creation of a robust customer engagement function and methodology, combined with growth in current cloud backlog or renewal percentage rates.  
DXC Practice for SAP Mid – Market  For outstanding resell revenue and delivery capability. 
Deloitte  SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud  For outstanding resell revenue and delivery capability. 
Epi-Use  Rising Star  In recognition of movement towards becoming a significant partner.  
Discovery Consulting  Partner Solution  For highest impact from a SAP-qualified partner packaged solution or other partner packaged solution.  
Dyflex  Move to SAP S/4HANA  Recognising leadership in moving ERP customers to SAP S/4HANA. 
OpenText  Solex  For highest impact from a Solex Partner Solution. 
LiveHire  Trail-Blazer  For creating a New Market or use of SAP technology that becomes a lighthouse for future growth. 
Bluetree Solutions  Sustainability  For creating a future that looks greener, cleaner, and more equal than the world we live in today: Zero Emissions, Zero Waste, Zero Inequality. 
EY  Social Impact  For demonstrable partnering with social enterprises to create a social value with a positive humanitarian and environmental impact.  
IQX Business Solutions  Customer Business Transformation  For partner-led customer transformation (may be using business-critical applications such as S/4HANA or another SAP line-of-business solution). 
DalRae Solutions  Partner Innovation  For partner innovation related to building on, extending and integrating with SAP solutions using SAP Business Technology Platform.  
PWC  People Development  For transforming the partner workforce to support the SAP Cloud Strategy (supported by workforce training and certification, partner’s internal transformation strategy, etc). 

The presentation ceremony took place as part of SAP’s Partner Ecosystem Success Summit, held at Sydney’s Zest Waterfront Venues, The Spit, hosted by Damien Bueno, President and Managing Director, SAP Australia and New Zealand and Mark Hettler, Head of Partners and Channels at SAP Australia and New Zealand. 

Damien Bueno, President and Managing Director, SAP Australia and New Zealand, said, “I would like to congratulate all the winners of this year’s SAP Australia Partner Excellence Awards. Our partners play a crucial role supporting our customers to grow and succeed. This was especially evident last year as we came together to help organisations across Australia navigate market uncertainty and the lasting impacts of the pandemic. The submissions received are testament to the innovation, creativity and collaboration that is flourishing in ANZ.”