Deloitte Announces Its SAP-Qualified Implementation Service for SAP(R) Access
Control Rapid-Deployment Solution
Preconfigured solution deployed, cost-effectively, streamlines the
implementation process for customers
NEW YORK, April 25, 2013
NEW YORK, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte today announced its
implementation service for the SAP Access Control rapid-deployment solution
has been qualified by SAP. The solution combines SAP software and content with
services from Deloitte for a preconfigured solution to help reduce risks and
enable clients to achieve benefits efficiently. Deloitte installs the SAP
Access Control rapid-deployment solution with predetermined time, cost and
service scope, helping companies to streamline their governance, risk and
compliance (GRC) processes.
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"The challenge many companies face in their foray into the GRC arena is
integrating aging legacy systems with new technologies," said Fiona Williams,
partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP and SAP alliance leader for GRC, security and
controls. "Along with SAP, we've worked to help reduce this barrier and
decrease the technology transition period. Deloitte's intimate understanding
of the solution allowed us to develop a host of enhanced functionality that
includes accelerated, cost-effective deployment options, content extensions,
and industry-tailored solutions. With our SAP-qualified implementation service
for the SAP Access Control rapid-deployment solution, customers now have a
tried-and-tested, low-cost way to help address their pressing GRC demands. At
the same time, the modular approach of the rapid-deployment solution gives
them the full flexibility to add new features as needs evolve."
SAP rapid-deployment solutions are ready-to-use combinations of best-in-class
software, preconfigured content and predefined services. They are specifically
tailored to industries or line-of-business needs, all at a fixed price with
fixed implementation time. Moreover, SAP rapid-deployment solutions offer a
quick, cost-effective method for standardizing processes and adopting the
latest innovations in mobility and in-memory analytics with fewer migration
risks. The average timeframe for a typical deployment is less than 90 days,
which helps customers to lower the cost of implementation and speed time to
value, while retaining the flexibility to extend the solution wherever needed.
Deloitte's implementation service for the SAP Access Control rapid-deployment
solution leverages SAP's rapid-deployment methodology and content. This
further extends Deloitte's capabilities, resources and proficiency for SAP
solutions. SAP rapid-deployment solutions allow alliance partners to extend
their SAP coverage beyond the SAP ERP application into new areas such as
line-of-business and industry-specific solutions or innovation areas. They
enable alliance partners to approach dormant accounts with a modular, yet
integrated solution. Deloitte's service will assist clients in executing GRC
initiatives by featuring predefined compliance and provisioning processes with
standardized implementation services, helping organizations to get access
control processes up and running in a predetermined time and scope.
Deloitte completed training on the SAP Access Control rapid-deployment
solution prior to the company's marketplace launch. The Deloitte network of
compliance and industry specialists have developed tailored "GRC Industry
Content Packages" geared to provide specific industries and clients with
relevant, up-to-date and cost-effective compliance configurations that can be
delivered with the base SAP Access Control rapid-deployment solution.
"Rapid-deployment solutions are fast becoming the new norm in how SAP and its
alliance partners deliver value at high speed to our customers," said Steven
Birdsall, senior vice president and general manager, SAP Rapid Deployment
solutions. "They address all areas of the SAP solutions portfolio, enabling
our alliance partners to immediately hit the sweet spots of the market.
Together with our alliance partners, we help customers adopt new innovations
quickly and easily, reduce implementation time and cost, grow sustainably and
predicatively, ultimately to run better with SAP solutions."
The SAP Access Control rapid-deployment solution provides an accelerated first
step to bring GRC processes online by providing standardized settings and
processes that work across industries and companies for managing visibility
and automating user access, as well as managing intermittent and emergency
changes. The SAP rapid-deployment solution, coupled with Deloitte's
implementation services, allows these access control processes to be brought
online in a shortened timeframe, delivering benefits to organizations while
additional, more advanced features are ramped up.
An integrated approach to GRC is essential to breaking down functional,
process and technology silos and achieving better recognition, understanding
and prioritization of risks. User provisioning and managing access to, and
overall security of, various applications are the cornerstone of an effective
GRC program. Deloitte assists clients in fulfilling a myriad of regulatory,
legal and contractual requirements in support of defined business objectives.
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