SAP partners to earn $220bn in 5 years
Dubai, August 1, 2013
SAP partners worldwide will earn $220 billion in revenue in the next five years related to analytics and big data solutions from the company, said a report.
This points to the sharp increase in customer demand for skills in advanced analytics and predictive analytics over the next 12 months, a desire to control costs, optimise operations and manage risks, said the infograhic issued by global research firm IDC, commissioned by SAP.
The announcement was made from the SAP Americas Partner Leadership Summit, which was held on July 29 and 30 in Miami.
The multi-billion dollar partner opportunity related to SAP products includes reselling, professional services, hardware and additional intellectual property and solutions developed on top of analytics solutions from SAP and the SAP HANA® platform.
The infographic, “Worldwide Ecosystem Analytics & Big Data: Growth Opportunities for SAP Partners”, also reveals that the top 10 industries for these analytics and big data opportunities are manufacturing, government, communications and media, banking, professional services, retail, healthcare, utilities and insurance.
“SAP and its partners make a significant impact on the global economy,” said Darren Bibby, vice president for IDC Channels and Alliances Research.
“SAP does an excellent job delivering great products for partners to work with, as well as effective sales, marketing and training resources. The result is that the SAP ecosystem is well-positioned for the future and customers will benefit from these additional skills and resources,” Bibby added. - TradeArabia News Service