SAP Software & SAP Implementations

SAP ERP LogoHeadquartered in Walldorf, Germany, SAP is the world’s largest business software company – with more than 52,921 employees at sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide. Through mySAP Business Suite, people in businesses around the globe are improving relationships with customers and partners, streamlining operations, and achieving significant efficiencies throughout their supply chains. Today, more than 19,300 companies in over 120 countries run more than 60,100 installations of SAP software. With subsidiaries in over 50 countries, the company is listed on several exchanges including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE under the symbol “SAP.”

Company NameSAP
Street AddressDietmar-Hopp-Allee 16
Phone+49 6227 747474
Date Founded1972
Organization Type (Public/Private)Public
Number of Employees65,500+
Sales Method (Direct/VAR)Direct, VAR
Deployment Options (Traditional/SaaS)Traditional, SaaS
Product Name(s)SAP ECC, SAP Business One, SAP Business ByDesign, SAP Business All-in-One, S/4HANA
FocusManufacturing, Distribution, Service, Financial
Manufacturing TypeProcess, Discrete
Industry ExpertiseAerospace & Defense, Automotive, Banking, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Defense & Security, Engineering, Financial Service Provider, Healthcare, Higher Education & Research, High Tech, Industrial Machinery, Insurance, Life Science, Media, Mill Products, Mining, Oil & Gas, Professional Services, Public Sector, Retail, Sports & Entertainment, Telecommunications, Transportation & Logistics, Utilities, Wholesale Distribution
Sample ClientsAmerican Greetings, Bank of America, Big Lots, The City of Edmonton, Home Trust Company, Kraft Foods, Loblaw, Lockheed Martin, Procter & Gamble, Southern California Edison, 7-Eleven
Number of Users (Organizations)248,500+
Recommended Number of UsersVaried
Revenue TargetSMB, SME, Fortune 500
Number of Software Updates Per Year1
Active User Community (Y/N)Y
Annual Users Conference (Y/N)Y

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