PwC to present at 2012 SAPPHIRE® NOW + ASUG annual conference

PwC consulting professionals will discuss leading practices for SAP HANA® platform, cloud solutions and mobility services


NEW YORK, May 10, 2012 - PwC US today announced its strong presence at the 2012 SAPPHIRE® NOW and ASUG Annual Conference, where it will present with 17 in-depth sessions on topics including the SAP HANA platform, cloud solutions and mobility services. The conference will take place May 14-16 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. PwC is an Onyx-level exhibitor at the event.

PwC's sessions on SAP HANA, cloud solutions and mobility services are designed to help business leaders learn to anticipate, create and manage change in their organizations. Highlights of PwC's sessions include discussions about the SAP HANA platform, breakthrough technology that tackles information latency, calculation speeds, huge data volumes, data governance and flexibility. During the session, PwC will address five key business drivers that help users make decisions in real-time, accelerate business performance, unlock new insights, increase business productivity and improve IT efficiency.

PwC's consulting professionals will additionally discuss how cloud solutions offered by SAP® applications can help companies capture the true benefits of the cloud and transform businesses by providing greater agility, accelerating innovation, and by focusing on customer engagement and improving connections. At the event, PwC will also discuss cloud mobilization services and how to leverage proven methodologies with elements of strategic business opportunity ideation and solution mapping, business case development, architecture planning, service definitions, roadmap charting and cloud sourcing.

"In this new era of computing where flexibility in IT drives business agility, it is increasingly important for C-level executives to engage in the cloud discussion,” said Rodney Seligmann, leader, SAP Consulting Services at PwC. “Recognizing how cloud computing has the ability to drive business growth in innovative and economical ways, our sessions at SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference will share insightful business strategies to leverage solutions offered by SAP and drive business results at every level."

PwC will showcase its consulting services at SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference in booth number 2400. The conference provides attendees the opportunity to learn and network with customers, SAP executives, partners and experts across the entire SAP ecosystem.

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