Cisco Celebrates SAP® Partner Excellence Awards in Asia Pacific and Japan, and North America
SAP recognized Cisco with top awards at its annual SAP Field Kick-off Meeting (FKOM) events. As part of these meetings, SAP executives nominate its top-performing partners that help customers adopt innovation easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably, and run more simply with SAP solutions. We’re thrilled to announce that Cisco is the recipient of three SAP Partner Excellence Awards 2016 in the following categories:
- Top Technology: Technology Partner of the Year – Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ)
- Internet of Things – APJ
- SAP HANA Technology Innovation – North America
At the APJ awards ceremony held in Singapore in early January, we were specifically recognized as one of the thought leaders in the IoT space in APJ, with Cisco influencing a number of IoT projects through a series of IoT forums we held in 2015. SAP also highlighted our work to engage in several customer proof-of-concepts and innovation use cases to influence SAP deals, many of which were SAP S/4 HANA.
Cisco’s SAP team in APJ accepts the SAP APJ Partner Excellence Award 2016 for Top Technology (Technology Partner of the Year) and for Internet of Things.
Meanwhile in North America, Cisco received the award for SAP HANA Technology Innovation. Cisco, an SAP global technology partner, co-innovated with SAP to create a data center specifically designed for customer Proofs of Concept. This Petabyte-scale solution leverages Cisco’s policy based data center infrastructure and automation. It enables customers to test the automated deployment and governance of SAP® HANA, SAP Business Warehouse powered by SAP HANA®, SAP® S/4HANA and SAP HANA Vora™, and validate specific use cases and business scenarios.
The SAP Partner Excellence Awards 2016 were presented to partners that commit to accelerate our mutual customers’ journey to become digital enterprises, powered by SAP HANA. You can read more about the SAP awards on the SAP News Center.
Cisco’s Director of Partner Operations, Dawn Duross, accepts the award from Rodolpho Cardenuto, President, Global Channels & General Business, SAP, Jennifer Craine, and John Graham, Head of Global Channels & General Business, SAP North America.
I can’t tell you how proud we are to have been recognized by SAP for the impact we are having on each other’s business. SAP is one of our long-standing partners and we will continue to work together to deliver joint solutions that drive value for our customers.