HPE wins SAP Partner Award for the 2nd year in a row

By Sean O’Connell

Recently, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) won SAP’s prestigious North America Partner Excellence Award for SAP HANA Innovation. This marks the second year in a row that HPE has been named a winner in this category.  The award recognizes HPE’s outstanding performance in driving digital transformation for joint HPE-SAP customers in the North America region.

 2018 SAP Partner Award.jpg “The SAP Partner Excellence Awards exemplify the shared purpose, commitment and success that allow our partners, together with SAP, to deliver value to our customers on an ongoing basis,” said Rodolpho Cardenuto, President, Global Channels & General Business, SAP. “To that end, I am pleased and honored to recognize and congratulate HPE as the recipient of the SAP North America Partner Excellence Award 2018.  We look forward to continuing to work closely together with HPE to realize even greater success in 2018.”

 Candidates for this year’s awards were selected from SAP’s wide-ranging partner community, based on internal SAP sales data. A steering committee composed of regional and global SAP representatives determined the eventual winning partners in each category using criteria such as overall sales, innovation, technology, services and solution-specific areas.

 According to Peter Koslowski, who leads the HPE-SAP Alliance for HPE, “We understand SAP and what SAP HANA requires from customers’ server and storage environments in order to achieve the best possible results. We also have unique insights on how customers can best achieve their goals by keeping mission-critical applications protected and highly available, while modernizing their digital core. This award recognizes the results we achieve in putting our insights to work to help our customers thrive. And although HPE’s name is on the award, it is our customers who are the real winners, since it is they who ultimately benefit the most from the advanced joint solutions available from HPE and SAP.” 

HPE is both an SAP HANA market leader and a major customer. We’re one of the largest environments for SAP, including nearly 50TB of SAP HANA.  More than SAP 25,000 customers run their applications on our infrastructure. And with over 12,000 HANA deployments and 2800 HANA customers, HPE is the global leader by a substantial margin! As a result, we offer experience and hands-on knowledge that’s available from no other source. Most important, we’re proud to bring recognized excellence to customers like you.

 To learn more about what our award winning SAP HANA expertise and solutions can do for you, please visit HPE – SAP Alliance site.

 Sean O’Connell is the Global Alliances Marketing lead for SAP and Docker. In addition to five years at HP and HPE, he has spent more than 15 years developing marketing strategies and programs to drive revenue opportunities for businesses ranging from early-stage start-ups to Global Fortune 50s.  Sean has a bachelor’s degree from Rice University and resides in Houston with his wife and two children.

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