WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) and Deloitte Consulting LLP today announced that more customers are reaping the benefits of implementation of the SAP HANA® platform with Deloitte. Deloitte is a strategic partner and co-innovator, dating to the initial release of SAP HANA and with some of the first major clients to license the platform. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110126/AQ34470LOGO) "Deloitte has been an important strategic partner that has provided valuable insights and experience in demonstrating business value with SAP HANA in the market," said Steve Lucas, president, Global Platform Solutions, SAP. "Deloitte has continually demonstrated innovation in its use cases and solution development with SAP HANA." T-Mobile US, Inc., Marathon Oil and Pacific Drilling are among Deloitte's many SAP HANA customers. Deloitte clients have achieved success in scenarios such as real-time analytics, the SAP NetWeaver® Business Warehouse application powered by SAP HANA, the SAP® Business Planning and Consolidation application powered by SAP HANA, the SAP® Spend Performance Management analytic application powered by SAP HANA and ramp-up customers on SAP® Business Suite software powered by SAP HANA. Deloitte was also an early co-innovator in real-time costing and profitability analysis with SAP HANA. "SAP HANA is not just about improving the speed of data processing and analytic computations. In-memory technology enables transformation of the business with actionable information, delivered in the applicable form to the right place at the right time," said Lee Dittmar, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP. "Deloitte has been at the forefront of this innovation with SAP, developing solutions for real-time analytics in finance, sales, marketing, fraud, customer relationship management, supply chain and talent management." Deloitte Helps Customers Succeed With Center of Excellence for SAP HANADeloitte has invested in the future of SAP HANA; in early 2012, the organization established a center of excellence for SAP HANA and analytics to efficiently meet client needs. The center benefits Deloitte clients by providing up-to-date strategies for supporting the deployment of SAP HANA within enterprise environments. When working with Deloitte, customers leverage demonstrated ability to identify use cases, develop roadmaps and leverage rapid prototyping capabilities to test deployment decisions. Experienced professionals help efficiently turn client requirements into actionable solutions. Deloitte provides its staff with hands-on broad training with SAP HANA and other proprietary and commercial analytics offerings, leveraging an extensive infrastructure from multiple hardware providers of SAP HANA. Additionally, Deloitte's center of excellence supports related initiatives globally. SAP and Deloitte customers, regardless of geographic location, can envision new ways to run their businesses in real time.