Atos teams with SAP to develop the new RISE with SAP offering to deliver SAP S/4HANA® and cloud experience to its customers
Paris (France), January 28, 2021
Atos today announced that it is teaming up with SAP, in support of RISE with SAP, SAP’s newest offering that helps customers take their business-critical elements into the cloud, accelerating their digital transformation and value realization of their investments in their journey to an intelligent enterprise.
To this new SAP offering Atos will bring its Atos OneCloud initiative, providing customers with its extensive cloud expertise, including its unique bare metal capabilities. It will help accelerate customers’ journey to an intelligent enterprise with RISE with SAP by providing a fully managed, secure transition to the cloud. This capability is further strengthened by Atos’ own in-house global adoption experience of the private cloud edition of SAP S/4HANA®, a core component of RISE with SAP offer, and by its 35+ year strong experience in implementing SAP solutions.
With RISE with SAP, Atos and SAP customers are able to put large instances in the cloud as a native service, thereby benefiting from control and availability, built-in security, low-latency connection to very advanced cloud services with the potential for an immediate positive impact on their carbon footprint.
“Cloud transformation is the key enabler of digital transformation. This latest announcement by Atos will help enterprises accelerate their journey to what SAP refers to as the Intelligent Enterprise. Atos brings strong capabilities here, with its Atos OneCloud initiative and its enhanced industry focus. This will facilitate the transformation of business-critical SAP instances and help customers realize the full value of their investments.” said Ali Zaidi, Research Director, IT Consulting, Systems Integration, and Artificial Intelligence Services at IDC.
“We are excited about the launch of RISE with SAP and to be one of the key global strategic partners for this new offering. We truly believe that RISE with SAP is the ultimate step for successful cloud transformation of our largest common customers,” said Praveen Bhat, Global Head of SAP at Atos. “Our global SAP industry expertise together with Atos OneCloud and bare metal capabilities make us a truly unique partner in this offering, and we plan to deliver a better SAP S/4HANA and cloud experience to our customers that reflects this expertise.”
“The RISE with SAP offering helps simplify and accelerate our customers’ move to the cloud and will help deliver continuous innovation throughout their journey to become an intelligent enterprise,” said Dr. Uwe Grigoleit, senior vice president and general manager, SAP S/4HANA, SAP. “Together with our strong ecosystem, we will help customers chart a course for their business transformation.”
As a pilot customer, Atos will also move its current SAP S/4HANA landscape to the cloud with the private cloud edition of SAP S/4HANA, so that not only will Atos adopt the latest leading business practices and product innovations delivered by SAP, it can also share first-hand best practice and benefits with its customers.
Atos’ customers can also benefit from its significant knowledge, experience and expertise in providing business transformation with SAP, garnered from its long-standing partnership with SAP, with a team of 13,500 dedicated SAP professionals and over 4,000 SAP HANA® experts worldwide, in more than 42 countries, supporting more than 3 million SAP users. Atos is an SAP platinum partner providing a partner managed cloud, winner of the 2020 SAP® Pinnacle Award for Global Outsourcing Service Partner of the Year and is officially recognized by analyst NelsonHall as a global Leader in SAP HANA and SAP S/4HANA.
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Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, the group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 73 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos operates under the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.
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