At SAPPHIRE NOW 2019, SAP SE announced project ‘Embrace,’ a collaboration program with Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud as well as global strategic service partners (GSSPs). SAP Embrace will help organizations accelerate their journey to an intelligent enterprise by leveraging the power of the cloud.
Infosys has announced a new strategic program, Innov8, to accelerate enterprise digital transformation journeys using SAP digital solutions. The Infosys SAP alliance aims to enable Infosys to become one of SAP’s first global strategic service partners for project Embrace, designed to drive enterprise customer adoption of cloud and digital technologies from SAP.
Infused with more than 70 ready-to-deploy use cases spanning artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML), blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics, the Infosys Innov8 program paves the way for clients to invest in purposeful innovation and build truly intelligent enterprises. Innov8 helps clients transform their business model to one based on predictable OPEX-based costs and offer flexible points of entry to the SAP environment for both existing and new cloud users, all within one comprehensive end-to-end business solution.
Some of the key benefits this partnership offers enterprises implementing/planning to implement SAP S/4HANA includes:
David Robinson, senior vice president, SAP Cloud Business Group and global lead, Embrace program at SAP said, “SAP is excited about its plans to partner with Infosys to help clients invest in purposeful innovation to build their intelligent enterprise. Innov8 for Embrace leverages Infosys’ industry knowledge and expertise on SAP and cloud technologies. This is a platform that is delivered on a cloud hyperscale environment with SAP digital solutions delivering end-to-end business outcomes at accelerated pace. We couldn’t be more excited.”
David McIntire, IT Services Research Director at NelsonHall, said “The value of SAP S/4HANA adoption extends beyond IT and into transforming how businesses operate. Innov8 for Embrace has the potential to combine industry-tailored intelligence, applications and processes with simplified OPEX pricing and cloud hosting into an integrated offering aimed at helping companies maximize the business value of adopting SAP S/4HANA.”