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Understand the positioning of SAP in the ERP segment

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SAP Today
SAP AG in 2007 revenues: 12 billion More than 75,000 companies run SAP software Providing more than 27 industry solutions 42,772 SAP employees (September, 2007) 12 million users in 120+ countries team with us to Integrate their business processes Extend their competitive capabilities Get a better return on investment at a lower total cost of ownership Unique partner ecosystem
More than 3,850 partners Overall more than 180,000 SAP partner certificates
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The best - run businesses run SAP

Trusted business partner for 75,000+ companies the largest installed base in the enterprise software sector Deep vertical expertise with strategic solutions for more than 27 industries Great innovation power with 11,900+ developers Largest ecosystem in the industry system integrators, ISVs, OEMs, resellers, partners One of the top brands globally 65%market share in the ERP sector

SAP in India

Market Leader - 4500+ Customers

Country wide Offices , 7500+ Employees & Growing

SAP Labs R&D Centre at Bangalore & Delhi Mature India Localization & India Payroll Customer Care Centre at Bangalore Large & Leveragable Skill Base Knowledge Services

SAP in India Some Interesting Facts

SAP Support Office SAP Labs SAP Sales Office

11 out of 16 Navratnas run SAP 9 out of 10 most profitable and largest companies run SAP 24 out of 30 companies in Sensex run SAP

No. 1 ERP
SAP Sales Office SAP Sales Office, Calcutta

37 out of 50 companies in Nifty run SAP 36 out of 50 in ET 500 run SAP 21 of the top 25 brands in India run SAP 18 of the 20 companies listed in the BCG Global Challengers list run on SAP

SAP Global Delivery Center SAP Labs SAP Sales Office SAP India Headquarters

25 out of the 40 Largest Indian Companies named by Forbes run SAP

7 out of the 13 Indian firms named by BusinessWeek in 'Asia's Hot Growth Companies' list run SAP

Solid Penetration Hallmark of the Leader

Oil & Gas E&C Auto CPG Telecom

IT Service

Vision 2010
Enlarge the addressable market

Extend position as market leader 50,000 consultants required globally by 2010 India alone to create 35,000 certified consultants and to be a major contributor in resource pool creation. SAP will maintain its number one position in the ERP sector and hold 80%market share by 2010 as against 65%today

Global Ecosystem Workforce Growth

Demand for SAP Consultants Outweighs Supply
Demand for SAP Consultants outweighs supply and is compounded by:

At Current Software Growth Rates There Would Be A Shortage of 50,000-60,000 SAP Consultants by 2010

a world wide labor crunch increasing competition for IT talent a shortage of IT skills

skills movement between geographic locations

an ageing workforce Large SIs cant provide clients with sufficient experts1 Analyst predict SAP skills shortage will continue through 20102 Companies worldwide are scrambling to manage a labor crunch3 the shortage of skilled SAP workers is forcing IT departments to pay premiums 4

The shortage is being widely reported:

Research validates a gap of 30,000 in 2008 - gap will increase if no action is taken Shortage in consultants may impact:

Revenue and margins Ability to obtain 100K customers by 2010 Customer satisfaction

Source: 1 AMR Research, 2006; 2, 03/2007; 3 - Business Week, April 9, 07; 4 Shortage Puts SAP Workers in Demand: Jon Brodkin , March 13, 2007

What is ERP ?
The integration of business processes that

Purchase Department


optimizes functions across the enterprise ...

Production Common Data

...To produce dramatic performance improvements


Sales and Distrubution

Human Resources

ERP provides consistent & reliable information for timely decision-making and performance measurement

What are the Benefits of ERP?

Improve access to information Process reengineering -- update Improve workflow and efficiency old processes Improve controls and program Foundation for new processes, such as e-procurement, with alerts significant ROI
Buyer or Management Approval Cycle Requisitioning User Product Selection Purchase Order

Route to Recipient Receiving Accounts Payable General Ledger Financial Reconciliation Ship Product

Supplier Fulfillment

SAP Strategy Fundamentals Our Commitment Focus on performance

Deliver on expectations

SAP will be the Greatest Independent Provider of Innovative Business Solutions

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Production Planning

Exchange Infrastructure(XI)

Business One


Enterprise Portal(EP)

Sales and Distribution


Material Management

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Consultant Certification
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