NEW YORK, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte has received a 2012 SAP Pinnacle award in the category "Transformational Award: Analytics Impact" and was named a finalist in the "Transformational Award: Unwired Enterprise" category. Presented annually, these prestigious awards recognize top SAP designated partners that have excelled in developing and growing their relationship with SAP and driving customer effectiveness.
"We are thrilled to be recognized by SAP for our analytics leadership," said Craig Hodgetts, principal and global SAP practice leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP. "Together with SAP, we are committed to helping clients answer their most important questions by using business analytics. Offerings such as the SAP HANA® platform, the SAP BusinessObjects™ solution portfolio, and SAP Business Suite software have an important role to play in this effort. We look forward to our continued collaboration with SAP as instantaneous access to information plays an ever-increasing role in our clients' ability to execute business strategies."
This year's SAP Pinnacle award winners were selected from more than 150 nominations in 22 categories – including resellers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), sustainability, technology, support, services, and outsourcing – provided by partners and SAP employees. These awards underscore SAP's commitment to a sound strategy, which SAP recognizes as a key driver in delivering unmatched value to customers.
"As a winner of a 2012 SAP Pinnacle award, we recognize and congratulate Deloitte for its outstanding achievement in delivering strong value to our mutual customers and for its commitment to working with SAP," said Eric Duffaut, president, Global Ecosystem and Channels, SAP. "SAP has chosen to be an open innovator, with customer success being the ultimate goal. Through close collaboration with our expanding partner ecosystem, SAP provides customers with choice and value second to none. Together, we help our customers adopt innovations easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably, and ultimately run better with SAP solutions."
Deloitte will receive the SAP Pinnacle award during the SAP Leadership Forum at SAPPHIRE® NOW, SAP's international customer conference that will be held in Orlando, Fla., May 14 – 16. Executives from SAP's top customers, prospects, and partner organizations can network and exchange business ideas at the forum. Visit the Deloitte exhibit in booth 1801 at SAPPHIRE NOW.
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