28 Jan 2016
Three service firms stand out as leaders in the SAP HANA adoption market.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., January 28, 2016 – IDC Manufacturing Insights today announced a new IDC MarketScape report, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Professional Services Firms for SAP Business Suite Powered by SAP HANA in Manufacturing 2016 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US40961316), designed to provide end users with a comprehensive assessment of the professional services firms delivering services for SAP's Suite on HANA and a snapshot of the capabilities of these firms. The report evaluates nine vendors, including: Accenture, Atos, Deloitte, HP Enterprise, IBM, IGATE, KPIT, L&T Infotech, and Wipro.
According to Kim berly Knickle, Research Vice President, IDC Manufacturing Insights, "While the landscape of vendors providing services for SAP products and solutions is quite broad, the market for Suite on HANA professional services is still relatively early. As a result, manufacturers should closely evaluate the service provider's current capabilities and roadmap. Manufacturers moving forward with SAP HANA, SAP S4/HANA, and other assets in the SAP portfolio will want a partner that can help them maximize the business value from their investments.
The new IDC MarketScape also provides essential buyer guidance on choosing and working with a service firm delivering services for SAP's Suite on HANA. IDC provides a sampling of the guidance provided to the end user:
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