Capgemini Receives 2012 SAP® Pinnacle Awards

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Prestigious Global Partner Awards Presented to “Best of the Best” SAP Partners Delivering Outstanding Value to Customers Across Wide Variety of Categories

Paris — April 5, 2012 — Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services today announced it is the recipient of two 2012 SAP® Pinnacle awards in the categories of “Transformational Award: Unwired Enterprise” and “Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) Provider of the Year”. SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to the top SAP partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP (NYSE: SAP) and driving customer success. Winners were selected based on over 150 nominations in 22 categories received from partners and SAP employees. Capgemini, having won those two Pinnacle awards and two finalist selections, achieved one of the best performances of partners in the SAP ecosystem.

Olivier Sevilla, CEO for Capgemini’s Application Services in Continental Europe said, “We are delighted to receive these two prestigious awards which are testament to our teams’ dedication. To receive the ‘Unwired Enterprise’ award so soon after launching our Mobile Solutions Global Service Line, is a recognition of our Enterprise Mobility Orchestrator offer, which provides customers with a truly flexible end-to-end service and leverages core solutions from Sybase and SAP. SAP is equally integral to our technology platform for BPO and Business Process as a Service offerings, specifically our bundled SAP Business Suite as a service solution offering known as ‘OnePath’, and our IBX Procurement Cloud. We look forward to continuing to strengthen our highly-valued relationship with SAP in the ongoing quest to offer the highest level of customer value”.

The SAP Pinnacle awards recognize the leading SAP partners across a wide variety of categories, including resellers, OEMs, sustainability, technology, support, services and outsourcing. They underscore SAP’s commitment to a sound ecosystem strategy, which SAP recognizes as a key driver in delivering unmatched value to customers and enabling SAP to reach its business goals.

As winner of two 2012 SAP Pinnacle awards, we recognize and congratulate Capgemini for its outstanding achievement in delivering strong value to our mutual customers and for its commitment to partnering with SAP,” said Eric Duffaut, president, Global Ecosystem and Channels, SAP. “SAP has chosen to be an open innovator, with customers’ success as the ultimate goal. Through close collaboration with our expanding partner ecosystem, SAP provides customers with choice and value second to none. Together, we help our customers adopt innovations easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and ultimately run better with SAP solutions.”

Capgemini has a long-standing relationship with SAP, and has nearly 11,500 practitioners focused on SAP solutions globally. It provides application lifecycle services in support of SAP solutions, including on-premise, on-device and on-demand projects to thousands of clients worldwide. It has developed numerous industry, business solutions and accelerators for services from SAP. Capgemini has one of the broadest offering of SAP services globally, including design, build, run and operate services. Capgemini delivers complete solutions to its customers by providing SAP software licensing, implementation, hosting, application management and business process outsourcing under one contract. This offering, known as “OnePath” is applicable for small and medium enterprises, as well as large organizations.

As a recipient of a 2012 SAP Pinnacle award, Capgemini has also been invited to participate in the SAP Leadership Forum at SAPPHIRE® NOW, SAP’s international customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla., May 14 – 16. During the forum, winners will receive their 2012 SAP Pinnacle awards. The SAP Leadership Forum will bring together an exclusive group of executives from SAP’s top customers, prospects and partner organizations, providing an opportunity to network and exchange business ideas. Visit Capgemini at SAPPHIRE NOW, where it will be exhibiting in booth 309.

About Capgemini
With around 120,000 people in 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2011 global revenues of EUR 9.7 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience™, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.
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