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In a recent, RISE into the Future event, SAP executives shared the latest cloud, AI, and ERP innovations that can help your business move into the future. And a key part of this digital transformation are the strategic partners that can help build a business case for the cloud using RISE with SAP.

We recently reached out to our vibrant Partner Ecosystem to hear what they think about RISE with SAP and hear what they are saying about how they can help you take the lead, never stop improving, and secure your success with RISE with SAP.   Together with SAP, they can help your business get cloud-ready, run better in the cloud, and be inspired by the continuous innovations to rise into the future.

Here is what they said:

"At Accenture, we are delivering total enterprise reinvention for our clients by harnessing the transformative power of a Digital Core with SAP. In an era marked by unprecedented disruption, RISE with SAP not only sets the stage for continuous reinvention and sustained innovation but also unlocks the benefits of cloud”

Robert Wickel, Global SAP S/4HANA and SAP Cloud Lead, Accenture


“For decades, SAP has provided its customers with solutions to drive process change, improve customer experiences, and lead their respective industries. Looking ahead, new capabilities like AI will drive further improvements and reduce time to value. BlackLine is proud to be an SAP partner and is committed to working together with SAP to deliver powerful, cloud-based automation that helps companies make informed decisions and deliver value.”

Therese Tucker, Co-CEO of BlackLine


“As industry leaders recognize the need to reinvent and transform their business models, while making sustainability ubiquitous throughout their supply chains, they turn to new digital technologies to realize their ambitions. This is what we call the Journey to Renewable Enterprise, unleashing the business value of RISE with SAP, powered by AI and cloud.”

Herve Desgouttes, Global Partner Executive, Capgemini


"In the ever-changing world of business transformation, cloud has served as a crucial component in maximizing our clients’ success by preparing them to respond rapidly to market demands and disruption while achieving their aspirations of becoming a Kinetic Enterprise. Throughout our decades-long relationship with SAP, we have been proud to help clients navigate this disruption and 'RISE into the future' with SAP's cutting edge Cloud ERP solutions."

Katie Tyler, Global SAP Offering Lead, Deloitte Consulting, LLP


“A global leader in digital transformation, SAP services and AI, EY is excited to help our clients capitalize on the significant growth potential embedded in the SAP's RISE solution. From our cloud-focused strategy and award-winning industry cloud offerings to seamless delivery, value, and differentiation with technology-powered assets, we work together to turn potential into sustainable performance.”

Lori Foster, EY Managing Director, Americas RISE with SAP Leader, EY


“In May of 2023, we announced an extensive expansion of our partnership with SAP, jointly offering customers an open data solution that puts data and analytics at the heart of business transformation based on SAP Datasphere and Google Cloud Cortex Framework on BigQuery. This data partnership brings incredible value for customers choosing Google Cloud for RISE with SAP. They will be able to accelerate ROI from their SAP S/4HANA adoption because they’ll have access to a complete data platform fully managed by SAP and supported by Google Cloud’s global leadership in cloud infrastructure, security, intelligence, and innovation.”

Shehanshu Shah, Managing , Google


“SAP and IBM are proud partners in the RISE with SAP journey towards S/4HANA transformation. With SAP's expertise in enterprise solutions, and IBM's global capabilities and industry expertise, we're enabling businesses to embrace digital innovation, streamline operations, and drive growth. Together, we're not just transforming businesses; we're transforming the future.”

Elaine Parr, Senior Partner and Vice President, Consumer Industries, IBM EMEA


“Contracts are the foundation of commerce, governing the entitlements and obligations of every commercial relationship. At Icertis, we are applying Generative AI to contract data to turn commercial agreements into interactive assets that drive customer businesses forward. The strategic partnership between Icertis and SAP combines our market-leading AI-powered contract lifecycle management platform with SAP's cutting-edge cloud ERP solution to accelerate value for enterprises. Integrating Icertis Contract Intelligence with SAP’s S/4HANA cloud helps businesses respond to critical business challenges, manage information in a more productive way, and positively impact business processes tied to revenue, savings, and risk. SAP’s co-innovation with Icertis continues at a rapid pace, helping our customers unlock even more value from their contracts.”

Alex Nadesan, Vice President, Global SAP Alliances, Icertis


“SAP recently announced its intent to acquire LeanIX, to extend its comprehensive transformation suite. LeanIX's Continuous Transformation Platform® enables IT organizations to achieve comprehensive visibility and superior governance of their infrastructure. LeanIX can be used as a core component of transformations, particularly phase 0, providing SAP customers with insights on IT infrastructure that they need for their business transformation activities.”

Matt Rollender, Global VP, LeanIX Alliances and Channel


"The 30-year partnership between SAP and Microsoft has paved the way for a transformative journey with RISE with SAP on the Microsoft Cloud. We've harnessed our collective expertise to craft innovative capabilities that propel innovation with a clean core and collaborative new features. Leveraging enhanced cloud capabilities, we're delivering unparalleled differentiating features, including generative AI, intelligent insights, data protection and security, Teams, and Modern Work. Together, we're redefining what's possible, all while helping our mutual customers minimize total cost of ownership. This makes RISE with SAP on the Microsoft Cloud a truly strategic choice for the future."

Silvio Bessa, General Manager, SAP Business Unit at Microsoft


“I’m incredibly happy to see that SAP continues to innovate based on feedback from customers and partners. SAP has historically been a market leader in the ERP space, and now it is taking its Cloud ERP offering to the next level by enhancing it with offerings for both sustainability and artificial intelligence.  Msg is proud to be a part of this story – as SAP’s co-development partner for the Sustainability Control Tower we provide best in class functional and technical expertise through which we can support our customers in achieving ESG transparency and creating a more sustainable world.  With that wealth of experience, we can guide you in your RISE journey and show you how you can leverage SAP’s sustainability offering to achieve transparency and ultimately lower your carbon footprint.”

                 Peter Umscheid, CEO MSG Global Solutions, AG


"Cybersecurity excellence is a shared journey and a shared security responsibility.

At Onapsis, we empower SAP customers under RISE with SAP to seamlessly align their higher security and compliance requirements and transition to the cloud with minimal effort. Our mission is to make 'cloud-ready' synonymous with ‘secure-ready,' ensuring businesses can run safer in the cloud."

Curtis Parker, Global Strategic Alliances Leader at Onapsis


"Our solution extensions for SAP enable SAP customers to work smarter, managing, securing, and automating the mission-critical information at the heart of every SAP business process. As customers move to the cloud, OpenText's solutions can make that journey quicker with reduced risk, control future costs, and open new possibilities to work with information, such as AI, to future-proof your investment. OpenText's partnership with SAP is respected as the model of how two software companies work together to offer joint solutions for the benefit of our customers to work smarter and sustainably."

Joel Kremke, SVP Channels and Alliances OpenText


“With our long-lasting partnership with SAP, PwC is helping our clients drive the transformation from a business-led perspective. The combination of functional completeness combining Risk, Tax, auditability, and sustainability are the foundation of a successful future. Together with SAP, PwC have shaped dedicated offerings for a sustainable and resilient enterprise. We are looking forward to now leveraging our global "Transcend with PwC" approach to successfully deploy RISE with SAP integrating sustainability in organizations across the globe.”

Michael Rasch, Global SAP Leader, Partner PWC Germany


"In today's environment, the speed of innovation is a critical factor for success. RISE with SAP not only delivers on that front but takes it a step further. With the promise of new capabilities every six months, a clean core strategy, and access to SAP's robust cloud ecosystem, this program empowers organizations to stay at the forefront of industry innovation. It's not just an ERP solution; it's a roadmap to sustained growth and competitiveness. We at Rizing are proud to partner with SAP in enabling customers in this journey."

Len Harms, Chief Experience Office, Rizing


"As organizations leverage RISE with SAP and embrace new Cloud-centric AI technologies, Cyber Security is a necessary consideration. Modern security operations and advanced analytics are required to keep organizations secure and digitally resilient. Splunk is both excited and honored to be partnering with SAP to bring our customers new and innovative solutions in this area."

Gretchen O'Hara, Splunk VP Worldwide Channels & Alliances


“Businesses that successfully implement business transformation projects understand two things: starting with a data-first mindset is critical and improving your data quality is the first step to fully leverage the potential of any new tools, like generative AI technology. Our longstanding partnership with SAP is vital for companies looking to innovate and drive competitive advantage by bringing data to the forefront of every digital transformation initiative.”

Kevin Campbell, CEO, Syniti


“TeamViewer’s solutions enhance the productivity and efficiency of frontline workers through remote connectivity, AR and AI enabling SAP customers to unlock more value from their digital transformation efforts and create additional incentives for them to move to the cloud with RISE with SAP and digitalize their operations while maintaining a clean core. With our cloud-based solutions integrated with SAP S/4HANA and other Industry Cloud solutions, SAP customers are improving the resiliency and sustainability of critical supply chain and service operations while empowering a more digitally connected frontline workforce.”

Alfredo Patron, EVP of Business Development, TeamViewer


"Through our partnership with SAP, Tricentis is not just enhancing software quality; we are pioneering a future where agility meets reliability, driving business transformation to the cloud at a pace and precision previously ."

VJ Kumar, SVP and GM, Strategic Partnership, Tricentis


“Our co-innovation journey with SAP started with a new integration for S/4HANA Cloud that delivered a simplified and lower cost for implementation for indirect tax automation. We adopted our learnings from that effort into our thinking and approach into how we develop solutions for the cloud with RISE with SAP. With this, we delivered new capabilities and innovation in a way that aligned with clean core.”

Brian Wilchusky, Sr. Director, Vertex, Inc.


“As an SAP partner for over two decades, Vistex applications run inside SAP ERP supporting mission critical processes. With the adoption of RISE customers have realized faster time to value and higher ROI on their Vistex investment, further augmented by SAP Business AI.”

Sanjay Shah, Vistex Founder, CEO, Chief Architect


“The Rise with SAP offering gives customers a fantastic opportunity to modernize their SAP systems, achieve new business outcomes and move into the future world of cloud while reducing the total cost of ownership. Leveraging Wipro’s eSymphony transformation framework with the Rise with SAP offering, we are shepherding our customers to go FullStride in the Cloud.”

Srinivas Sai Nidadhavolu, Vice President, Wipro SAP Practice