Tokyo and Cluj-Napoca – January 19, 2023 – NTT DATA, a global digital business and IT services leader, today announced Everest Group has named the company as a Leader in its SAP Business Application Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2023 report. Everest Group positioned NTT DATA as a Leader in seven segments: for overall market impact, overall vision and capability, vision and strategy, scope of services, innovation and investments, value delivered, and market adoption.
"Today's enterprises are looking to drive more value out of their SAP investments – to leverage the cloud and achieve more domain-specific innovations around customer experience and effective service delivery," said Norbert Rotter, SVP, NTT DATA Corporation, and CEO of NTT DATA Business Solutions AG, an NTT DATA entity focused exclusively on providing SAP solutions for clients globally. "We believe Everest Group's recognition of NTT DATA as a Leader in SAP Business Application Services validates our ability to generate the outcomes customers require. NTT DATA's 30-plus years of SAP experience along with our ongoing investments in tools, technology accelerators, skills development, and strategic alliances together with our advisory expertise make us the perfect strategic partner for SAP implementations and operations, being close to our customers in their transformation journey."
In the report, Everest Group describes NTT DATA as a relevant service provider for enterprises in the APAC and European regions seeking onshore-centric, end-to-end services for SAP business application engagements. NTT DATA serves more than 5,000 SAP clients worldwide through more than 20 delivery centers with operations in 58 countries. The company has achieved SAP Global Strategic Service Partner status – the highest accolade by SAP – qualifying its ability to offer a wide range of best-in-class business consulting as well as solution implementation and operation services in support of SAP technology.
"As enterprises seek to future-proof their digital core, they are in need for SAP modernization and are increasing their investments in cloud-based ERP initiatives. Furthermore, enterprise objectives have evolved beyond cost efficiencies to enhancing stakeholder experience across customers, employees, and partners when adopting a cloud-based ERP model," said Abhishek Mundra, Practice Director, Everest Group. "NTT DATA has invested in building a strong talent pool across core and emerging product areas of SAP. Clients have specifically appreciated NTT DATA's project management capabilities and flexibility across engagements. Collectively, these capabilities have helped position NTT DATA as a Leader on Everest Group's SAP Business Application Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2022 - Global."
The PEAK Matrix Assessment credits NTT DATA for investments it has made in building a strong talent base for SAP business application engagements. The company employs more than 19,000 professionals focused on SAP implementations and operations. It has also set up a dedicated SAP S/4HANA academy to increase S/4HANA skilled resources.
Strengths highlighted in the report also include NTT DATA's flexibility in engagement and account management capabilities and its strong partner ecosystem of cloud vendors. The report also notes acquisitions, such as Natuvion and Chainalytics, will enhance NTT DATA's data migration and supply intelligence capabilities, respectively.
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