SAP Positioned in Leaders Quadrant in Research Firm's Report on Utilities Customer Information Systems

Jun 15, 2010, 03:00 ET from SAP AG

WALLDORF, Germany, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In its recent report, "Magic Quadrant for Utilities Customer Information Systems,"(1) market research firm Gartner named SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) as a leader in the customer information services (CIS) industry. The report, published annually, tracks changes in the CIS market and analyzes market dynamics. Inclusion in the Magic Quadrant is based on the business wants and needs of customers in the CIS market. SAP has been identified alongside six others as providing the most exemplary CIS solutions based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

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SAP was recognized for its recent investments in research and development in the field, as evidenced by integrating its CIS product with an AMI platform, and using Web services to create an off-the-shelf integration framework to support the needs of utility companies. More than 570 utilities worldwide use CIS products from SAP.

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Evan Welsh, SAP, +1 (610) 203-9742, evan.welsh@sap.com, EDT

(1)Gartner. Inc. Magic Quadrant for Utilities Customer Information Systems, Zarko Sumic, June 9, 2010.

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