SAP honours leading APJ channel partners

Tech giant hands out 17 regional awards following channel growth

SAP has honoured its top-performing partners across Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ), following 12 months of growth through the channel.

Unveiled during SAP Field Kick-Off Meetings, the awards acknowledge partner excellence in overall sales, innovation, technology and services, as well as in solution-specific areas.

In total, 17 regional awards were handed out in recognition of 2018 success, with winners selected from the tech giant’s wide-ranging partner ecosystem, with nominations based on internal sales data.

“SAP congratulates this year’s top performers across the globe,” a company statement read. “Partners are essential to SAP’s success, and these awards are a testament to the amazing work and value they deliver.

“SAP and its partners help customers adopt innovation easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and run more simply with their solutions.”

Of the winners, five were housed within the large constancy and integration firms, with Deloitte recognised for excellence across Ariba Solutions and S/4HANA Cloud, while Accenture also scooped double honours across digital transformation and Leonardo competencies.

Meanwhile, PwC was acknowledged as a "driving force" partner within the S/4HANA portfolio.

Other notable recipients included Bluleader, Synchrony Global and Presence of IT, alongside Cloud4C Services, Zen Consulting and Rios.

The top-performing SAP partners across APJ - 

Ariba Solutions: Deloitte

Concur Solutions: ANZ Bank

Customer Experience Solutions: Bluleader

Partner Managed Cloud: Synchrony Global

SuccessFactors Solutions: Presence of IT

S/4HANA Cloud: Deloitte

HANA Enterprise Cloud: Cloud4C Services

Digital Platform: itelligence India Software Solutions

S/4HANA Net New Names: itelligence India Software Solutions

S/4HANA Driving Force: PwC

SAP S/4HANA Digital Transformation: Accenture

Leonardo: Accenture

Solution Extensions: OpenText

Partner Package Solution Partner: Zen Consulting

General Business Top Sell Partner: ISS Consulting (Thailand)

Digital Marketing Momentum: Savic Technologies

ISV Innovation: Rios