SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Digitalization eliminates complex and time-consuming manual approaches and streamlines business processes. Fujitsu will showcase its end-to-end digital modernization approach, integrating the back office with an engaging front-end customer experience to help its customers achieve digital balance, at the SAPPHIRE® NOW and ASUG Annual Conference being held on May 17–19 in Orlando, Florida.
Showcasing a range of different industry examples at SAPPHIRE NOW, Fujitsu will highlight how it supports its customers to optimize their business processes in four areas: Assets and Internet of Things to explore new ways of doing business; improve Customer Experience through adoption of omnichannel; build a solid Analytics foundation to enable better customer insights; and make processes more agile to drive Digital Transformation. Industries specifically addressed include consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, utilities and retail.
Asif Poonja, Vice President and Practice Leader SAP, at Fujitsu says: "Navigating Big Data, the Internet of Things, Social Media and Process Orchestration while leveraging such delivery platforms as Cloud and Mobile requires careful planning and prioritization. A properly implemented, modernized digital ecosystem can deliver true business value. Fujitsu is working in collaboration with its customers and partners such as SAP to shape this digital future, from defining strategy, via planning and service deployment, through to creating the digital platform. The result for our customers is accelerated innovation, allowing them to design, develop and launch new products and services as well as enhancing existing processes."
At SAPPHIRE NOW, Fujitsu will also showcase the future of manufacturing where people, machines, materials and processes are connected and optimized by live data analytics. A simulated 'virtual factory' model will demonstrate how digitized manufacturing can help organizations gain better return on their assets, optimize their operations, lower manufacturing costs and improve customer satisfaction.
A trusted SAP global partner and advisor for over 40 years, Fujitsu has successfully helped thousands of customers worldwide to simplify, innovate and grow, including Siemens AG, Messe Frankfurt, Qatar Gas Transport Company and DPD Geopost. Fujitsu expertise with SAP® applications, combined with in-depth industry and technology experience, empowers customers to achieve their business objectives. The Fujitsu portfolio in support of SAP solutions includes IoT, advanced technologies and services capabilities to deliver tailored future-proof solutions.
Fujitsu is an SAP global partner for technology, services, hosting and cloud. The global partnership between Fujitsu and SAP constantly develops solutions that enable enterprises to maximize the value of their investments in running SAP solutions. Driving innovations for the SAP HANA® platform and SAP S/4HANA, SAP's next-generation business suite for a digital world, is the latest example of this successful collaboration.
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Recent customer case studies
Messe Frankfurt optimizes CRM processes with SAP Hybris® Marketing and CRM on SAP HANA
"The collaboration with Fujitsu on this project was excellent. We were particularly impressed with the competent team, which provided professional and very committed support in all areas of the project," say Dr. Frank Biendara, Head of Information Management and Christiane Rüdiger, Head of Application Management, at Messe Frankfurt. Messe Frankfurt requires a powerful IT basis to plan and implement its extensive marketing campaigns. A large number of contacts, such as registered visitors of previous trade fairs, must be managed with different characteristics. In this context, data for targeted mailing activities must be available on a consistent basis. To optimize segmentation processes and the creation of target groups, Fujitsu implemented the SAP Hybris Marketing customer engagement solution. During this process, customer-specific algorithms were included in the solution in accordance with Messe Frankfurt's campaign structure. This project is an SAP HANA Innovation Award 2016 entry.
Automatic provisioning of SAP HANA systems running on ETERNUS DX and PRIMERGY
"Together with Fujitsu we have developed a solution for supplying SAP HANA systems to our customers in a standardized and automated manner, in a very short space of time. The cooperation with Fujitsu was excellent," says Dr. Jürgen Droletz, Project Management, Siemens AG GS IT.
All the SAP systems at Siemens' central data center were to be migrated to SAP HANA and additional SAP HANA systems were to be provided. The key requirement for a joint project between Siemens and Fujitsu was the assurance to install the systems quickly and to a high standard in a fully automated manner. To meet these requirements, the data center team at Siemens AG entered into a joint project with Fujitsu.
PRIMEFLEX solutions and FlexFrame Orchestrator help Nakilat to be future ready for running SAP HANA
"Fujitsu has reduced the resources required to run our business, which has led in turn to dramatic cost savings. We have halved our annual IT investment and when you add in the decreased manpower required to manage the SAP environment, further savings are made," says Hamad Suwaid, Information Technology Manager, Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd.
Nakilat is a Qatari Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) transport company providing an essential transportation link in the State of Qatar's LNG supply chain. The company wanted to consolidate its IT environment. It rolled out SAP HANA using the FUJITSU Integrated System PRIMEFLEX® platform, combined with FUJITSU FlexFrame® Orchestrator as a basis for a highly efficient private cloud.
VBH wholesale specialist migrated to SAP HANA and significantly improved customer relationships
"Fujitsu provided us with highly professional support and consulting services when migrating our business warehouse system to SAP HANA," says Oliver Maisch, CIO, VBH Holding AG.
Building hardware wholesaler VBH found that its business warehouse system was no longer performing satisfactorily. Data queries often took several minutes, testing employees' patience and slowing down service and sales processes. To resolve the situation, it decided to implement SAP HANA database technology.
Fujitsu Partner Theatre Sessions at the event include:
Tuesday, May 17, 12:00pm – 12:20pm, Room theater 2
SAP S/4HANA – What's the future of my reporting and analytics?
Speaker: Ryan D'Costa and Volker Sommer
Over the years we have seen how reporting and analytics have evolved from SAP BW to SAP BusinessObjects™ Business Intelligence solutions to SAP HANA Live and now SAP S/4HANA and SAP Cloud for Analytics. This session will provide a point of view and demystify the analytics solutions and enable customers to develop their own near- and long-term strategies and roadmap with SAP HANA and analytics solutions.
Wednesday, May 18, 12:00pm – 12:20pm, Room theater 2
Fast track to Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) with SAP HANA platform and Fujitsu IoT technologies
Speaker: James Zhang and Ray Russ
Learn exactly what the Internet of Things (IoT) is and how you can make it a reality in your organization with the SAP HANA platform and IoT technologies from Fujitsu. After an introduction to the industrial IoT reference model and SAP solutions for the IoT, explore key services and capabilities of the Fujitsu Connected Enterprise solution.
Fujitsu ASUG Speaking Sessions
A4695: Thursday, May 19, 11:00 - 12:00, Room S320D
Lecture Presentation: The Best Practices and Lessons Learned of SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence 15 Upgrade
Speaker: Nikhil Makhija
Greenheck Fan, a leading supplier of air movement and control equipment, relies on SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (SAP MII) to support manufacturing operational day-to-day activities. This session introduces Greenheck's journey with SAP MII 11.5, 12, 14 and the recent upgrade to 15, including the best practices and lessons learned.
A4637: Thursday, May 19, 12:30 - 01:30, Room S319
Lecture Presentation: The Ship and Debit Process with Vistex Integration
Speaker: Sachin Palande and Rajendra Sathe
Claims are subjected to a three-way match and validation with point-of-sale data, ship and debit agreement, and invoice data for buy price. Contract management for global businesses on SAP software feed from a global price management system.
Pricing and availability
Fujitsu's solutions and services for SAP solution environments are globally available from Fujitsu and certified channel partners.
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