NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte today announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help clients accelerate their ability to achieve digital transformation and powerful insights-based outcomes with SAP S/4HANA, SAP BW/4HANA® and the SAP HANA® platform.
As part of the joint effort, Deloitte is expanding its cloud capabilities by forming an AWS cloud practice with 2,500 practitioners globally. They will be solely focused on helping businesses change the way they work across their entire organizations including digital core enterprise applications such as SAP, Analytics solutions, and front and back-office systems.
The collaboration with AWS also enables Deloitte's global network of member firms to use AWS to develop new cloud-based solutions and enhance the delivery of Deloitte services to the global marketplace. The new relationship will help businesses achieve the agility benefits of the AWS Cloud, guided by Deloitte's deep knowledge spanning more than 20 industries.
"A key focus of our AWS collaboration is to accelerate clients' digital core transformation through SAP S/4HANA to modernize their ERP technology and de-risk cloud migrations," said Craig Hodgetts, national managing principal, technology, Deloitte Consulting LLP. "Equally important is the ability to help clients lead with analytics to deliver insight based outcomes so we are also invested in building over 20 pre-configured industry-specific analytics solutions powered by SAP HANA and AWS. We plan to provide companies with a strong digital core foundation built on the AWS Cloud that can scale with flexibility, enabling faster-time-to-value and the ability to instantly act on information and make better decisions across the enterprise."
Potential benefits include:
- Accelerate digital core transformations through SAP S/4HANA and SAP BW/4HANA, leveraging AWS's global scale and advanced capabilities and services, such as memory-optimized X1 instances.
- Gain an insight-driven advantage through use of industry-specific and pre-configured analytical solutions built by Deloitte and powered by SAP HANA and AWS.
- Migrate enterprise applications and their data to a scalable and cost-effective AWS environment, removing the need to own and manage the underlying technology infrastructure.
"Business leaders the world over trust Deloitte to help them implement the right technology strategy to achieve their goals," said Terry Wise, vice president of the Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, Amazon Web Services Inc. "Deloitte's deep experience and services, SAP's powerful data management solutions, and the scale and flexibility of the AWS Cloud will be an invaluable combination for enterprises looking to become more agile, create new efficiencies and grow their businesses."
For SAP, the collaboration with Deloitte and AWS offers an opportunity to extend the vision of streamlined business to more organizations.
"We are delighted to see that Deloitte and AWS are collaborating to help accelerate delivery and operations of our clients' SAP HANA-based solutions," said Greg McStravick, president, data and data management business, SAP. "SAP HANA brings a modern approach to data management, allowing clients to transform their businesses for next-generation industry-specific solutions. Deloitte's work with AWS will further enable our mutual clients to drive innovation and ultimately run simple."
Deloitte is already delivering innovations for clients on AWS in areas such as blockchain technologies, cybersecurity and industry-specific analytics. The strategic relationship with AWS augments this work by providing clients with the full spectrum of digital core, analytics and enterprise cloud needs and enable access to a wide array of AWS services.
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