SAP BTP Services, Kyndryl’s expertise used in an expanded partnership
As part of a recently expanded partnership aimed at accelerating customers’ journeys to the cloud, SAP BTP services will be combined with Kyndryl’s industry expertise in cyber resilience, data and artificial intelligence (AI) .
Kyndryl, the American multinational IT infrastructure services company spun off from IBM, strengthened its cloud capabilities with the announcement of its SAP certification for global cloud and infrastructure operations in November 2021. The company received SAP certification in the following categories: SAP HANA operations, integration with SAP S/4HANA and DevOps.
Additionally, Kyndryl’s position as a global partner of the German enterprise software giant – which aims to provide SAP managed services to customers in over 60 countries including Australia, New Zealand and Japan – continues to grow as the company strengthens its market presence across the globe. As part of its relentless commitment to supporting its clients in their digital transformation initiatives, Kyndryl has deepened its Alliance with SAP this month.
The expanded collaboration will be primarily focused on creating new solutions to help customers overcome important digital business challenges. Commenting on the announcement, Madhuri Chawla, Global Head of SAP Strategic Partnership and Alliances at Kyndryl, shared in a statement:
“We are excited to continue to strengthen our offerings together to provide our valued customers with a full suite of digital services as their business needs and challenges continue to evolve.”
“As our customers embark on new cloud transformation strategies, this joint effort enables us to streamline operations and improve visibility into their mission-critical workloads at unprecedented speed and scale,” concluded Shawla.
Use of SAP BTP services and technical expertise from Kyndryl
The extended collaboration will leverage the power of SAP BTP services and Kyndryl’s deep insights into AI, data and cyber resilience to streamline customers’ transition to the cloud using cost-effective methods. As part of the agreement, Kyndryl will provide services that support cloud signature of business transformation as a service (BTaaS) delivering RISE with SAP with migration technologies and scalable solutions, modernization tools and AI-based data management and analytics products.
Justin Battles, Global Vice President, Strategic Growth Partnerships, Partner Ecosystem Success at SAP, said SAP strategic partner Kyndryl brings his extensive experience in technology integration and landscape management to the RISE with SAP program. . He added:
“Our expanded partnership paves the way for our customers to begin or advance their cloud transformation journey with RISE with SAP. This decision confirms the value of RISE with SAP and the impact it can have on organizations, regardless of where the customer is in their cloud journey. »
As part of this partnership, SAP and Kyndryl will work together on the following enterprise resource planning (ERP) services and solutions:
- Kyndryl data scientists and consultants are expected to help organizations update their SAP software, from SAP Business Warehouse to SAP Data Warehouse Cloud. The services aim to provide cloud-based analytics to businesses in various industries, including manufacturing, oil and gas, retail, telecommunications, and finance.
- Modernization and cloud integration services for the entire SAP software landscape, including non-SAP technologies, to help companies accelerate their migration to RISE with SAP.
- Kyndryl experts are ready to help customers enable reliable recovery of an SAP software environment in the event of a cyberattack, allowing them to recover faster. While RISE with SAP aims to provide enterprise-level security, Kyndryl’s cyber resiliency solutions complement RISE with SAP by providing the enterprise-level protection required for today’s complex business systems. .