June 11, 2014
(NYSE: SAP) today announced that Shell has signed a long-term contract to help Shell extend ever more value from its current IT investments and help accelerate its transition to SAP HANA® in the cloud. Shell is a longstanding SAP customer and this latest agreement extends the relationship between the two giants through the end of the decade.
SAP will embed a team of experts into the Shell organization to work closely together with Shell to extend value from its current SAP environment. As a result, the two companies will be able to leverage SAP technology to deliver tangible business outcomes for Shell, with the prospect of reducing total cost of ownership. These technologies include SAP Cloud powered by SAP HANA, SAP Predictive Analysis software, SAP Fiori® user experience and SAP Screen Personas software, as well as SAP HANA.
"We are pleased that a global leader like Shell has signed this contract with SAP," said
, member of the SAP Executive Board and president of Global Customer Operations. "We want to support our customers' desire for deep enterprise expertise, thought leadership and proven best practices to support how innovation without disruption can directly support business transformation. We are confident that SAP will improve Shell's ability to tap into the agility and innovation of the cloud and drive entirely new ways of doing business, leveraging the power of SAP Cloud powered by HANA."
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