In a press statement, Neeraj Athalye, Head-Innovation & Digital Strategy Group, SAP Indian Subcontinent, said, “The offerings provided by Vodafone Business Services are truly complementary to the SAP Leonardo portfolio – our enterprise-grade offering for digital innovation.”
To accelerate the adoption of Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) in India, Vodafone and enterprise solutions provider SAP have announced a strategic partnership. They will develop comprehensive communications solutions for enterprises in India. The enterprises will now leverage both SAP Leonardo and Vodafone’s IoT-Managed Connectivity Platform.
The strategic partnership aims to enhance digital adoption by enterprises by providing solutions leveraging technologies such as Cloud, Analytics and IoT.
Vodafone and SAP both have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together and offer packages comprising connectivity solutions, business application software, end-to-end device management and support services.
“We aim to equip our customers with end-to-end solutions that will shift business value from ‘things to outcomes’,” added Neeraj Athalye.
SAP Leonardo is a digital innovation system that brings together machine learning, IoT, Blockchain, analytics and Big Data on the SAP Cloud Platform using design thinking services.
“Working in collaboration with SAP, we offer an end to end partnership across IOT and analytics which enables meaningful insight and focused outcomes,” added Nick Gliddon, Director-Vodafone, Enterprise Business.
Vodafone today has over 62 million IoT connections and SAP applications and services enable more than 378,000 business and public sector customers.