Wipro implements SAP S/4HANA to simplify IT and business processes

With SAP, Wipro intends to simplify its internal operations and reduce the costs of IT operations.

SAP SE has announced that Wipro Limited, the global information technology, consulting and business process services company, is extending its SAP footprint by deploying SAP’s business suite SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA (SAP S/4HANA) and other solutions from SAP. With SAP, Wipro intends to simplify its internal operations and reduce the costs of IT operations. The project will be delivered by a joint team of Wipro and the Global Service & Support organization from SAP, and the implementation is expected to go live in early 2016.

“Complexity hurts growth, and simplification is the new mantra,” said Bhanumurthy BM, President and Chief Executive, Business Application Services, Wipro Limited. “At Wipro, our aim is to drive a rich experience, enhance productivity and achieve faster IT performance at a lower cost. With SAP, Wipro can drive better innovation and help our customers reimagine business processes. SAP S/4HANA is a true simplifier of IT and business processes and delivers end-to-end digitized operations. We are confident our partnership with SAP will drive significant value for our customers.”

Wipro plans to expand its SAP footprint beyond SAP ERP, the backbone of its current enterprise applications, by leveraging the SAP S/4HANA Finance solution, SAP Financial Closing cockpit, SAP Fraud Management analytic application, SAP Cash Management application, and SAP Treasury and Risk Management application. Additionally, Wipro also plans to use the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform to help improve decision making and results, as well as the SAP Access Control application to help automate the process of detecting, remediating and ultimately preventing access risk violations.

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"As a long-time SAP customer and partner, Wipro has been an early adopter of SAP HANA and other innovations from SAP, and has recognized the business benefits of an in-memory platform," said Gerhard Oswald, member of the Executive Board and the Global Managing Board of SAP SE. "The recent innovations delivered for SAP S/4HANA can help simplify Wipro’s business processes across its various lines of business such as finance, human resources, manufacturing, extended supply chain and beyond. We look forward to working with Wipro as they go beyond real time to a new world of live business with SAP S/4HANA.”

As part of its road map to help customers across industries and regions drive their digital transformation with the next-generation business suite, SAP recently announced updates to SAP S/4HANA that delivered a wave of simplification and innovation covering the mission-critical business processes across lines of business such as finance, sales, service, marketing, commerce, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing, supply chain, asset management, research and development, and human resources.


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