With the goal to simplify business and technology to improve people’s lives, SAP, the Cloud company powered by SAP HANA, takes center stage and is hosting its Partner Summit on May 4th , a day before SAPPHIRENOW at Hilton Orlando Hotel (co-located at SAPPHIRE NOW) .
The objective of the summit is to engage with a vibrant and open ecosystem of partners worldwide to unlock the potential of every customer to become a best-run business.”
The Event kicks off with a breakfast and networking session at 8 am . Drop by the Expert Pod to meet the OEM and Partneredge for Application Development team and know how you can t build solutions with SAP Platforms. Also get a chance to understand more about the different partnership models and how you can co-innovate.
Don’t miss the Executive Keynote by Rodolpho Cardenuto, President, SAP Global Partner Operations at 9am on Partners First . Simple Wins. Deliver Value.
This is then followed by a Panel Discussion: Moving to the Future with SAP Innovations
At the event, you can choose any of the 4 tracks
Track 1. Small & Midsize Enterprises – Infinite business opportunity
Track 2. The Cloud Transform & profit
Track 3. Simple Business Revenue, opportunity, benefits
Track 4. Build Pipeline & Revenue
A key session for most partners interesting in building applications for the cloud should definitely not miss Cloud Blueprint Transformation at 11 am as a part of Track 2 . Simplifying everything so that you can do anything, SAP has industry’s largest base of Cloud users (36+ million) and the most comprehensive Cloud portfolio combining the connectivity of SAP’s social and business networks, the power and speed of SAP’s HANA in-memory database and analytics, and the accessibility of SAP mobile. SAP offers partners technology and deployment choice to simplify business for customers with the right on-premise, Cloud or Hybrid cloud solutions. Hear from a panel of successful partners on making the move to cloud. Insights will include defining a value proposition, hiring effectively, developing new selling skills, and creating best practice delivery. You can definitely learn how to build your own blueprint for a cloud practice.
There is also another key session for OEM and PE4AD partners at 2pm in Orange F. If you want to capture a piece of the cloud application services market. SAP PartnerEdge for Application Development makes it simple to build and monetize cloud applications powered by the SAP HANA Cloud Platform. Learn how partners can take advantage of the Cloud Platform to create innovative solutions and SaaS extensions. With SAP PartnerEdge for Application Development partners have the ability to develop, deploy and monetize their cloud solutions via embedded and OEM license models. Hear from a panel partners how they have successful created new revenue channels, routes to market, and cloud offerings expanding their solution portfolio.
Everyone seems to be talking about Internet of things and the potential in it for the ecosystem. Stay tuned for the 3pm session on The Internet of Things (IoT): SAP’s Perspective and Approach.SAP is revolutionizing enterprises to make the IoT real for our partners and our joint customers through our full portfolio of end-toend real, repeatable, and scalable solutions. Find out more about our strategy; see our product roadmap; and watch demos of SAP’s existing solutions and capabilities
At 4pm, the event concludes with a very distinguished keynote from Gartner Analyst Tiffani Bova who will speak about “The Future is Now” . Tiffani will share her insights on current market trends, future demands and expected buying patterns. She’ll engage with partners on stage for a little Q&A. This session will be followed by closing remarks from SAP CEO Bill McDermott.
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