Paris – Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced the extension of its long standing strategic partnership with SAP SE (NYSE:SAP). Capgemini has signed a global value added reseller (VAR) agreement with SAP, allowing it to act as a single point of contact for customers globally, delivering SAP® products and support services through one consolidated framework. Capgemini is among a select group of global SAP partners that are part of the global VAR program, which has specific entry requirements that include global reach, reseller capabilities and revenue targets.
Jerry Lacasia, global partner executive at Capgemini, said: “We are delighted to have signed this global agreement with SAP, which aims to help customers reduce complexity, save time and money, and accelerate the implementation of SAP solutions. This expansion in our relationship with SAP, allows Capgemini to act as a complete solution provider, delivering for example our integrated OnePath offering to our clients anywhere in the world.”
“Capgemini is a leader in the SAP services space due to breadth and depth of services and focus on innovation and digital transformation. Capgemini has a significant library of prebuilt IP, including SAP certified and industry specific solutions (i.e., OnePath). Capgemini also has strong solutions for running SAP [solutions] as a service, including its cloud orchestration management platform end to end (COMPLETE) cloud platform.” – The Forrester Wave™: SAP Services Providers, Q1 2014, Forrester Research Inc.: Liz Herbert, 29 January 2014
Through the global VAR agreement, Capgemini can now resell SAP solutions to customers of any size – small to midsize businesses up to the largest enterprises – in any country in the world, including Capgemini’s Path solutions, which are qualified SAP Business All in One partner solutions pre built and pre configured for eight specific industries. Included in the Path portfolio, part of Capgemini’s Intellectual Property solutions catalogue, the Ready2Series, are for example CPGPath for consumer products, UtilityPath for electric and gas utility companies, and EnergyPath/ReadyUpstream for oil field service, midstream, and upstream industries, all of which reflect Capgemini’s deep industry sector expertise.
“Through this global VAR agreement with Capgemini, customers will be able to benefit from SAP solutions more quickly and easily,” said Kevin Gilroy, senior vice president and general manager, Global SME Segment and Indirect Channels, Global Partner Operations, SAP. “The agreement is representative of the strength of our global strategic partnership, complemented by Capgemini’s Path solutions. We anticipate that customers ranging from small to large will benefit from this expanded partnership.”
Capgemini has over 16,000 professionals with expertise in SAP solutions, with nearly 40 percent located in global delivery centres and more than 1,300 services clients worldwide. Capgemini’s implementation business in support of SAP solutions spans all major industries, including consumer goods and retail, energy and utilities, manufacturing, public sector and financial services, working with companies of all sizes. Capgemini and SAP have a long standing relationship, through which Capgemini has been recognised with numerous awards, including the 2015 SAP Pinnacle Award as Services Transformation Partner of the Year and the 2014 SAP Pinnacle Award as SAP HANA Adoption Partner of the Year. Capgemini also received the SAP North America Partner Excellence Award 2015 for SAP Platform Solutions in recognition of its adoption of SAP solutions and partnership with SAP.
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