London, United Kingdom – February 27, 2013 - NTT DATA Corporation, a leading global IT services provider, with the completion of its fiscal third quarter, announced today that it has reached $1 billion in SAP® software-related services globally. NTT DATA has experienced continued growth in its mid to large enterprise market focus. A cohesive Global ONE strategy aligning capabilities and client services in support of SAP solutions provides the foundation for double digit growth in mature markets in North America and Europe, and emerging markets in Asia.
Offering a complete lifecycle of services for SAP solutions, NTT DATA helps clients around the world work more effectively and gain business insight through services that span consulting, upgrades and implementations, and applications management and hosting. This portfolio includes significant investments in proprietary frameworks, tools, and accelerators to increase speed to market, improve quality and provide innovative client solutions. NTT DATA also continues to invest in solutions and expertise in emerging technologies such as SAP HANA® software, Cloud and 16 industry-specific solutions built on the SAP ERP application designed specifically for clients in the middle market.
“Our clients want a partner that not only has advanced expertise and success in implementing SAP solutions, but depth and knowledge in their industry,” stated Kaz Nishihata, Executive Vice President Global Business Sector NTT DATA Corporation. “Supporting SAP solutions globally is important to us. We will continue to invest in building value-added intellectual property and innovative solutions designed to drive growth, improve ROI, and lower risks for our clients.”
NTT DATA has over two decades of experience implementing, managing, testing, and optimizing enterprise applications. With more than 6,000 consultants worldwide with expertise in SAP solutions and as an award-winning SAP partner providing support across the globe, clients gain access to a deep bench of expertise across the services lifecycle of SAP solutions. Through our Global ONE strategy, we have extended our portfolio of offerings for SAP solutions to be able to support clients as they enter new markets around the world.
“The tremendous growth NTT DATA is experiencing demonstrates the level of investments clients are making around the world in SAP solutions,” said Robert Enslin, president of Global Customer Operations and member of Global Managing Board, SAP. “SAP’s platform is growing and evolving to meet the advanced and competitive needs of customers in real-time. Working closely with our leading ecosystem of partners, we are delivering game-changing innovation to customers. NTT DATA is a key example of what makes our ecosystem such a success. They are truly delivering added value to customers, empowering them to achieve business efficiencies and to run better than ever.”
NTT DATA currently supports 2,500 mid and large-sized clients across multiple verticals including Allied Mills, Alvimedica, Aydinli Group, Cheminova, Haverhill Chemicals, Hitachi America, Honeywell, Palo Alto Networks, Pearson Technology, Smurfit Kappa, Ticketmaster, T-Mobile USA and Unilever.
About NTT DATA
NTT DATA is your Innovation Partner anywhere around the world, with operations in more than 35 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services from consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing to cloud-based solutions.
Visit www.nttdata.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a range of businesses and government agencies.
SAP and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies.
SAP Forward-looking Statement
Any statements contained in this document that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” “forecast,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “project,” “predict,” “should” and “will” and similar expressions as they relate to SAP are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. SAP undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations The factors that could affect SAP's future financial results are discussed more fully in SAP's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including SAP's most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the SEC. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates.