SAP NEWSBYTE — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Infosys Limited, a global leader in technology, consulting, outsourcing and next-generation services has gone live with SAP® Business Suite powered by SAP HANA®.
With more than 150,000 users on the system, this is currently the world’s largest single instance of SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA. The system is deployed on a Hitachi Unified Compute platform for SAP HANA.
With SAP HANA, Infosys expects to accelerate its financial closing processes, progressively move more and more batch activities into a real-time environment and renew the whole user experience with the SAP Fiori® user experience.
SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA enables a whole new era of real-time business. It has already become one of the fastest-growing software applications in SAP’s history and more than 1,500 customers have already embarked on this journey. SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA is the business innovation foundation to help companies drive their rapid transformation toward the real-time enterprise. Companies across all industries can use the software to drive their entire enterprise in real time so they can simulate, plan, execute, analyze and predict almost instantly along business-critical end-to-end processes. The software can provide customers with an exceptional ability to translate real-time insights to actionable business decisions while simplifying IT by combining transactions and analytics into a single in-memory platform.
“With this deployment we are running the core processes of our more than 165,000 people, more than US$8.25 billion in revenue, tens of millions of square feet of real estate and facilities and tens of thousands of projects running on SAP HANA,” said U B Pravin Rao, chief operating officer of Infosys. “The speed, scale and mission-criticality of this deployment is proof of our unmatched excellence in skills, capabilities and agility that Infosys can bring to bear to our customers’ SAP landscapes at a massive scale.”
“We are very excited that Infosys has chosen to build their future with SAP HANA,” said Gerhard Oswald, member of the Executive Board of SAP SE. “The professional services business is one of the most rapidly changing industries today. It is fantastic to see such a large customer in this industry move its SAP Business Suite software to SAP HANA, validating our transformational investments in this technology innovation.”
Infosys is an SAP global services partner with more than 12,400 dedicated employees in its global SAP application services practice and 165,000 employees worldwide. It provides customers with access to some of the finest expertise that spans across industries and solutions.
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