Deloitte Launches Analytics Center of Excellence in Support of SAP HANA®

   Deloitte Launches Analytics Center of Excellence in Support of SAP HANA®

Growing demand results in expansion of in-memory computing offering

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, May 3, 2012

NEW YORK, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To meet the growing demand for support
around the SAP HANA® platform, Deloitte has launched an Analytics Center of
Excellence. The new center is based in Hyderabad, India.

The Center of Excellence will benefit Deloitte's clients by providing the
latest and most up-to-date strategies for supporting the deployment of SAP
HANA within their enterprise. In addition, they will receive a prototyping
capability to test their deployment decisions and will have access to
experienced professionals who can efficiently turn their requirements into
actionable solutions.

"We have seen a surge of interest in SAP HANA among our clients," says Lee
Dittmar, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. leader & global champion
of Deloitte's Analytics program. "The demand is comprehensible, as the
enterprise-scale, in-memory database offering represents a significant
development in business technology, in light of the increased focus on
improving analytics and the exponential growth of mobility. The Center of
Excellence will help us develop and deploy SAP HANA-based analytics services
and solutions around the world."

Deloitte professionals who have received extensive hands-on training on SAP
HANA and other proprietary and commercial analytics offerings, will staff the
Center and support related initiatives globally.

"The launch of this new Deloitte Center of Excellence, in support of SAP HANA,
underscores Deloitte's commitment to the SAP relationship and helping meet
customer needs," said Christian Rodatus, senior vice president, Global SAP
HANA Sales, SAP. "The center will help our joint customers, regardless of
geographic location, envision new ways of running their businesses in real
time, making it possible to accelerate innovation."

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SOURCE Deloitte
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