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Where to Find Partner Managed Cloud at SAP Global Partner Summit and SAPPHIRE NOW

The SAP partner economy is growing at a torrid pace. By 2024, IDC says, SAP partners will generate nearly $200 billion in net-new revenues. That means the partner economy will double in just five years.

With this much at stake for partners and their customers, SAP is doing everything it can to ensure those partnerships remain strong amidst the evolving cloud marketplace.

This year at SAP Global Partner Summit and SAPPHIRE NOW, a number of related opportunities to learn about the latest innovations, insights and solutions are taking shape for attendees. For partners and the value they provide to customers, this starts with partner managed cloud (PMC).

With partner managed cloud, providers can seamlessly deliver SAP solution portfolios such as SAP SuccessFactors and SAP Ariba with their own IP and industry expertise.

Offered directly to the customer in the partner’s cloud, this approach offers customers the flexibility in terms of packaging, pricing and terms. For partners, this allows them to protect and grow install-based accounts, penetrate new markets, and accelerate sales cycles, all while customizing offerings to their own skill set and tailoring to the needs of their customer.

With nine theater sessions happening over the course of the events, and 31 PMC partner exhibitors on hand to showcase their experience, there are several opportunities to learn more.  Whether you are a partner or potential customer, you can start building your schedule now through the online agenda builder so you don’t miss a moment.

Build your schedule for the event while keeping the following PMC sessions in mind:


SAP Global Partner Summit 2019 (May 6)


Partner Managed Cloud Demo Station

Monday, May 6 | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Global Partner Summit Show Floor

Cloud solutions have revolutionized the way organizations deploy and manage their enterprise applications. Discover how partner managed cloud is helping providers innovate faster and create new customer value by adding their own IP or BPO service to deliver a fully managed cloud solution.

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Give SMEs What They Want: Intelligent SAP Solutions in the Cloud

Monday, May 6 | 1:30-2:20 p.m. | Breakout Theater 3

Cloud platforms give SMEs access to intelligent applications that only large enterprises could once afford. SMEs now want your knowledge and expertise without the challenge of maintaining an IT environment. Learn how to use your intellectual property to create customized cloud solutions and business process outsourcing services. Access benefits, best practices, and tools to form long-term relationships with your customers, and tap into the SME market.

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Delivering the Ultimate Customer Experience with Partner Managed Cloud

Monday, May 6 | 3:30-3:50 p.m. | Microforum A

The growth of cloud is unstoppable. Seize the opportunity to start delivering your own fully managed SAP solutions through partner managed cloud. Learn the benefits, best practices, and SAP tools of today, and start delivering the Intelligent Enterprise and customer experiences now.

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SAP SAPPHIRE NOW 2019 (May 7-9)


Embark on a Digital Transformation Journey with a Private Managed Cloud

Wednesday, May 8 | 12:00-12:20 p.m. | Platform and Intelligent Technologies PL802

Take your business to the next level by deploying a partner managed cloud that is affordable and scalable. Learn how businesses large and small can exploit their expertise with multiple platforms, including core business systems and third-party applications. Deploy the intelligent SAP solutions of today to achieve success tomorrow.

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Refresh (or Reinvigorate) Your SAP environment with Managed Cloud Offerings

Wednesday, May 8 | 1:00-1:20 p.m. | Platform and Intelligent Technologies PL803

Learn how Canada’s most widely read newspaper, The Globe and Mail, looked to managed cloud to catch up on the latest technology and innovations from SAP. Hear how the adoption of partner managed cloud enabled the customer to adopt the HANA platform to drive efficiency, eliminate unnecessary costs, and accelerate their digital transformation.

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Develop a Smart Cloud Computing Strategy

Wednesday, May 8 | 2:30-2:50 p.m. | Digital Core DI301

Supercharge your innovation with intelligent enterprise software as a service.  Discover how SAP partner, IBM, has taken their industry expertise and built ready-to-run SAP enterprise-grade software-as-a-service applications leveraging S/4 HANA and the partner managed cloud route to market to accelerate business processes for their customers.

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SAP Expert Session — Shift Your Business to the Cloud with Partner Managed Cloud

Wednesday, May 8 | 3:30-3:50 p.m. | Platform and Intelligent Technology PL803

Use solutions in a software-as-a-service model with value-added services. Learn about the benefits of partner managed cloud, and hear how providers are bundling their intellectual property to provide customers with a fully managed SAP solution, complete with industry-specific expertise, business process outsourcing services, and implementation

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Improve Organizational Results with Responsive Payroll

Wednesday, May 8 | 4:00-4:20 p.m. | People Engagement PE424

Increase your speed of execution, remove manual work and enhance employee trust. Reduce the cost of HR operations, and align payroll with your HR operating model. In this session, HR Focal Point will explore the SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll solution and teach you everything you need to know about implementation and support considerations to facilitate your project’s success.

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Start Your Digital Journey with Magenta End-to-End SAP Solutions

Wednesday, May 8 | 4:00- 4:20 p.m. | Digital Supply Chain DS120

Enable your business to become an intelligent enterprise. Learn how T-Systems International GmbH tailors end-to-end IT services with proven SAP solutions to help its customers transform their enterprises by jointly developing initial ideas, testing them in a proof of concept, and implementing them, all from one provider.

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Transform Sales and Manufacturing Processes in the Cloud

Thursday, May 9 | 2:30-2:50 p.m. | Platform and Intelligent Technologies PL816

Explore new ways to help customers replace outdated systems on their journey to successful digitalization of their business. Learn how ABeam Consulting enables companies to transform sales and manufacturing processes by using its in-depth industry experience with SAP S/4HANA and delivering it with partner managed cloud.

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PMC Partner Exhibitors


Below is a full list of partner managed cloud providers exhibiting at SAPPHIRE NOW. Be sure to stop by to learn more about their offerings.



If you’re interested in meeting at SAP Global Partner Summit or SAPPHIRE NOW to learn more, please email Follow @SAPPartnerBuild and @SAPPartnerEdge for updates before, up to and during events, and use  #SAPPartnerCloud to engage with others on PMC topics!


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