This IDC Energy Insights report presents a vendor assessment, through the IDC MarketScape assessment model, of service providers offering professional services for SAP Suite on HANA to the oil and gas industry. While the market for SAP Suite on HANA services is still relatively early, and clearly many of the service providers are still building their skilled resources, capabilities, and offerings, this research study provides a comprehensive current look at the Leaders and Major Players in the market.
The IDC MarketScape model reviews both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that describe current market demands and expected buyer needs for professional services. The evaluation is based on a comprehensive and rigorous framework that assesses the offerings and capabilities that service providers are delivering to the market, what they have to offer relative to the other service providers in the assessment, and the key success factors expected to be the most significant over the short term and the long term.
"Oil and gas companies are looking at new technologies that can help them achieve greater operating efficiency and manage through the multiple disruptions hitting the industry. SAP Suite on HANA, with its potential for business transformation, is just such a technology. Oil and gas companies need service providers that bring both the SAP expertise and the oil and gas industry experience to help them leverage SAP Suite on HANA," according to Jill Feblowitz, vice president, IDC Energy Insights. "Even at this early stage of the market, there are service providers that are aggressively building their capabilities and offerings. Vendors that can show competency in SoH will be the ones to watch as SAP moves to S4 HANA."
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