Hitachi Consulting Named 2014 Americas' SAP Users' Group (ASUG) Infinity Award Winner

Hitachi Consulting Named 2014 Americas' SAP Users' Group (ASUG) Infinity Award

Hitachi Consulting to be recognized at 2014 SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG ANNUAL

PR Newswire

DALLAS, June 4, 2014

DALLAS, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of
Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), a leading provider of IT consulting and management
consulting solutions and services, today announced it has been awarded a 2014
Infinity Award by the Americas' SAP Users' Group (ASUG). The award will be
presented at the 2014 SAPPHIRE NOW® + ASUG ANNUAL CONFERENCE held in Orlando,
FL on June 3-5, 2014.

The ASUG Infinity Award celebrates outstanding contributions by ASUG Affiliate
and Installation Members who have led demonstrated innovative use of SAP
solutions and active engagement within the ASUG community.

"Hitachi Consulting is exceptionally honored to receive the 2014 Americas' SAP
Users' Group (ASUG) Infinity Award," said Mike Driessen, Senior Vice
President, SAP Solutions, Hitachi Consulting. "This award shines a light on
the exemplary work being done around the ASUG community by the Hitachi
Consulting team, which has been an excellent way to engage and support the SAP
user community."

"Hitachi Consulting is an exemplary ASUG Affiliate member," said Geoffrey
Scott, CEO of ASUG. "The company was selected not only for its outstanding
contributions to help customers adopt SAP HANA but also for its active
engagement within the ASUG community at the national, Special Interest Group
(SIG) and regional chapter levels."

Hitachi will bring recent SAP HANA strategy and implementation insights to the
SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG Annual Conference. The company will deliver joint
presentations with clients that have benefitted from the firm's approach.

"The honor of winning the 2014 Infinity Award is amplified by the fact that we
have clients and partners that will enthusiastically share the details of
their SAP HANA experiences," said Eric Yuan, Vice President, SAP Solutions,
Hitachi Consulting. "We strive to create relationships that last based on
valuable solutions and tangible results. It's exciting and validating to
receive such a prominent award and to present alongside our clients at the

Hitachi Consulting's success is rooted in its "Live in Five" proof of concept
methodology, a five week rapid-deployment approach that helps provide
companies with insight into key business drivers as they begin their HANA
journey. With an average timelinemeasured in weeks instead of months, Hitachi
Consulting teams help clients determine how HANA fits into their specific
company while simultaneously mitigating risk and minimizing expense.

At the events, Hitachi Consulting will team up with clients to present
real-life case studies of SAP HANA in action. Three sessions will convey
different perspectives of successful programs:

  oThe Schwan Food Company Mixes It All Up to Make It Simple - Mixed modeling
    using SAP NetWeaver BW on SAP HANA and SAP HANA Enterprise (Wednesday,
    June 4, 2014: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM at SAPPHIRE NOW)
  oAscend Burns Rubber with SAP Business Planning and Consolidation
    (Wednesday, June 4, 2014: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM at ASUG Annual Conference)
  oSimplify Complex Supply Chains with High-Performing Transportation
    Networks (Wednesday, June 4, 2014: 8 AM at SAPPHIRE NOW)

About Hitachi Consulting Corporation
Hitachi Consulting is the global management consulting and IT services
business of Hitachi Ltd., a global technology leader and a catalyst of
sustainable societal change. In that same spirit — and building on its
technology heritage — Hitachi Consulting is a catalyst for positive business
change, propelling companies ahead by enabling superior operational
performance. Working within their existing processes and focusing on targeted
functional challenges, we help our clients respond to dynamic global change
with insight and agility. Our unique approach delivers measurable, sustainable
business results and a better consulting experience. For more information

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About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations
that answer society's challenges with our talented team and proven experience
in global markets. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2013 (ended
March 31, 2014) totaled 9,616 billion yen ($93.4 billion). Hitachi is focusing
more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes
infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, power
systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components,
automotive systems, health care and others. For more information on Hitachi,
please visit the company's website at

About ASUG Annual Conference
ASUG Annual Conference, co-located with SAPPHIRE® NOW, provides member-driven
educational content, networking opportunities, and avenues to influence the
direction of SAP products. ASUG Annual Conference educational program includes
more than 400 educational sessions and 10 pre-conference sessions.

SOURCE Hitachi Consulting

Contact: Jeanne Clizbe, Hitachi Consulting, +1-571-432-8898,
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