California, USA | February 20, 2018 : KPIT Technologies (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a global technology company specializing in IT consulting and product engineering, announced that it has been named a strategic partner by SAP to deliver express innovation services for SAP® Leonardo Internet of Things (IoT) accelerator packages.
As part of the collaboration, KPIT will build and offer solution accelerators in specific domain areas of expertise for Connected Goods & Assets, Connected Fleet, Predictive Maintenance and Asset Intelligence Networks.
"KPIT has been at the forefront of digitally connected technologies and protocols, spanning from decades of working at the cross-section of engineering and IT. Together with SAP, we look forward to helping our customers adopt IoT and industrial automation solutions that integrate with core processes running in SAP software to drive business innovation in weeks, not months," said Anand Chellam, KPIT Global Head, SAP SBU.
KPIT solution accelerators provide rapid implementation approaches to help customers adopt SAP Leonardo IoT capabilities both in the cloud and at the edge, and to innovate new revenue & business models, reduce costs and optimize operations. Offered as fixed-scope engagements, KPIT’s express innovation and implementation services for SAP Leonardo IoT accelerators are designed to offer customers maximum flexibility and speed using pre-configured content and software led by Design Thinking methods to explore, design and deliver production-ready prototypes in as little as 10 weeks.
By combining its Center of Excellence demo lab for SAP Leonardo with a pedigree of experience in Automotive & Transportation, Energy & Utilities, Life Sciences and Industrial & Consumer Goods, KPIT now offers customers access to a wide range of ready-made, line-of-business and industry-specific use cases and user stories to fast-track innovation execution.
“SAP Leonardo will play a key role in KPIT’s ongoing efforts in developing intelligent ERP platforms for our customers. Businesses can now integrate and utilize IoT and analytics data like never before within core business, such as supply chain, customer service processes and so on,” added Chellam.