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Last updated: 27 Apr, 2016  

SAP Continues Fast Growth in Cloud in Q1FY16

NewsVoir | 26 Apr, 2016
SAP SE today announced financial results in the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region for its fiscal year 2016 first quarter ending March 31, 2016. Non-IFRS cloud subscriptions and support revenue grew 26%. Non-IFRS cloud and software revenue was up 1%. Total revenues for the first quarter were €704  million.

“Our cloud business continues its strong growth trajectory in Asia Pacific Japan, powered by strong growth in SAP HANA. There is growing interest in S/4HANA as more customers seek to reduce the complexity of business processes, reduce hardware costs and reinvent their business for the digital world,” said Adaire Fox-Martin, President, SAP Asia Pacific Japan.


The SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud is increasingly attracting customers to migrate their mission critical processes to the cloud and simplifying the path to S/4HANA adoption. SAP added more than 500 S/4HANA customers in the quarter, growing the S/4HANA customer base to more than 3,200 globally.


SAP customer highlights in the first quarter:

    AirAsia Global Shared Services chose Concur Travel and Expense Solution.

    Balmer Lawrie Vin Leer Ltd (BLVL) is engaged in the manufacturing of industrial packaging products including plastic drums and steel closures in India. BLVL has decided to implement SAP Business One on HANA for 140 users across their 5 manufacturing locations in India. BLVL chose SAP Business One on HANA for its ease of use and Analytics on HANA.

    Global Facilities Management (GFM), a provider of integrated solutions for managing facility operation and maintenance,chose SAP for its fully integrated system,and for governance and compliance. With SAP, GFM is aiming forhigher accuracy levels of data and information, and to reduceredundancy and errors in manual operations. This will assist GFM in its digital transformation objective of serving more complex customers with the agility to respond quickly and more accurately as data is readily available.

    Globe Telecom, Inc., a leading telecommunications company in the Philippines, chose SAP Ariba to increase productivity and reduce its sourcing cycle times. By using SAP Ariba, Globe Telecom aims to realise incremental savings on sourcing activities, improve cycle times and minimise cost per transaction for purchase requests.

    Petrotek Sdn Bhd is a sales and service company that exclusively supplies world renowned Process Control Instrumentations and Precision Pneumatic Solutions to the manufacturing industry as well as the oil & gas industry in Malaysia. Petrotekchose SAP because of the superior customer engagement functionalities in the SAP Cloud for Customer Edge edition, which suits their digital cloud transformation strategy.

    Renesas Electronics Corporation chose SAP Ariba.

    SOLTIUS, a leading professional services and consulting firm in Indonesia, chose SAP Cloud for Sales solutions to improve upsell, cross-sell and customer satisfaction. Together with SAP Jam and SAP SuccessFactors Learning, SOLTIUS now has a solid solution roadmap, strengthening its great partnership with SAP.


For more information, visit the SAP News Center. Follow SAP on Twitter at @sapnews.


About SAP

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable approximately 310,000 business and public sector customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


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