Award presented at SAP Americas field kick-off meeting 2014
New York, February 19, 2014 — Deloitte today announced it is the recipient of the SAP® North America Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 in the category of "SAP HANA® and Database & Technology." Awards were presented by SAP to the top-performing SAP Partners in North America that have made outstanding contributions, impacting overall SAP sales and pipeline-generation goals. Deloitte received its award during the SAP Americas Field Kick-Off Meeting (FKOM) 2014, held Jan. 21-23 in Las Vegas.
"This award is important to Deloitte because the SAP HANA platform is central to SAP's strategy as well as to our own," observed Jan Waals, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and global SAP practice leader, "Plus, it's a tremendous recognition of our work in the marketplace, where we've been differentiating ourselves through innovative SAP HANA-based solutions that make a real difference in the our clients' business performance — often in ways they never imagined."
Jagadish Bandla, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and North America SAP Analytics Leader added, "We've invested significant time, talent and money around SAP HANA to the benefit of joint clients. Through several successful projects involving SAP HANA, we're showing our clients how they can address heart-of-the-business issues to improve business performance. The award reflects Deloitte's success in helping our clients realize the potential of SAP HANA by leveraging our strong industry, functional and technology experience."
Selected from SAP's wide-ranging North America partner base, nominations for the SAP Regional Partner Excellence Awards were based on internal SAP sales data. A steering committee composed of regional and global SAP representatives determined winning partners in each category according to numerous criteria such as sales achievement and performance. Awards were presented in a variety of categories, including overall sales, innovation, technology, services and solution-specific areas.
"SAP congratulates Deloitte as the recipient of the SAP North America Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 for SAP HANA and Database & Technology," said John Graham, head, Ecosystem and Channels, SAP Americas. "They have excelled in extending the value of SAP applications and services to our joint customers. These awards highlight the benefits of SAP's partner ecosystem — which allows us to lengthen our reach and drive customer success."
SAP FKOM is an annual gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and partners. It is SAP's largest yearly sales meeting, intended to drive success during the upcoming year. Colleagues across the region gathered in Las Vegas to gain and exchange updated information on SAP's strategy, sales methodology, best practices, business growth opportunities and product innovations. This year's SAP Americas FKOM hosted more than 6,400 attendees from the region.
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