Triple-digit growth in cloud and double-digit growth in SSRS for the full year
Three consecutive years of growth in core and cloud business
SAP Greater China named “Region of the Year 2016”
Data centers in China are live to offer four new cloud solutions
— February 8, 2017 —
SAP Greater China today announced its financial results for the fourth
quarter and full year of 2016. The company had exceptional performance
the fourth quarter, capping the biggest year ever with triple-digit
growth in cloud and double-digit growth in SSRS for the full year in
2016. This is the third consecutive year of robust growth for SAP in
China was named “Region of the Year 2016” by the SAP Board, in
recognition of its accomplishments in ensuring customer success,
developing amazing talent and driving operational excellence.
Established at the end of 2013, SAP Greater China is the newest
standalone region in the company. This award further demonstrates SAP’s
strong commitment to China.
fantastic performance in all aspects in 2016 is the outcome of our
relentless efforts in enabling China’s digital transformation,
delivering customer-centric innovation, and building a highly empowered
workforce,” said Mark Gibbs, Senior Vice President of SAP SE and
President of SAP Greater China. “Looking ahead to 2017, we firmly
believe that accelerating transition to cloud will be
our strategic inflection point, and the stepping stone to take us to
greater heights in the future.”
SAP also announced the official commencement of data centers in China,
through which new cloud solutions will be offered to
customers locally. In 2016, SAP expanded its partnership with China Comservice (a subsidiary of China Telecom)
and entered into a strategic alliance with AliCloud
to bring four new cloud-based solutions to China, including SAP Ariba,
SAP Cloud for Customer, SAP Business ByDesign and SAP Cloud Platform.
business accelerated in Q4 with fast customer adoption. Chow Sang Sang
Jewelry in Hong Kong selected SAP SuccessFactors, a cloud-based
Human Capital Management solution. Huatian Technology and Yuanfang Auto
selected SAP Cloud for Customers, a cloud-based CRM solution that
redefines customer engagement. And SAP Ariba, a cloud-based procurement
application, also showed strong momentum.
customers continue to embrace the benefits of running a live business
on a massively simplified architecture, SAP S/4HANA added
104 new customers in Q4, including Ameco, Yangquan Coal, Anhui
Zhongding, DEC, High Fashion Group in Hong Kong and Changchun Plastic in
Taiwan, bringing the total number of customers to more than 480 across
has made great progress in supporting government initiatives such as
the Belt and Road, Internet+ and Made in China 2025. In October,
SAP announced a strategic partnership with Guiyang Government to launch
a Big Data Innovation Application Center. At the World Internet
Conference held in Wuzhen in November, SAP Industry 4.0 Connected
Manufacturing Solution was recognized as one of the world’s
top 15 “Leading Internet Scientific and Technological Achievements”.
past year has further cemented the position of SAP as a respected
industry leader. For the second year in a row, SAP was awarded
the “China Top Employer” certification by the Top Employers Institute
and was recognized as an “Outstanding Enterprise of CSR” by China
Business Network. Mark Gibbs was named “2016 China Industrial Internet
Leader of the Year” by CCW Media Group for his outstanding
contributions to China’s digital transformation.
Chow Sang Sang Jewellery Limited,
a jewellery retailer
headquartered in Hong Kong, chose SAP SuccessFactors solutions to
minimize manual work in the HR department, increase efficiency of
performance management, and incorporate learning to improve employee
productivity and performance.
High Fashion International Limited,
a garment manufacturer
in Hong Kong, selected SAP S/4HANA to transform their finance
operations. It is also planning to implement SAP Fashion Management
System to optimize the entire garment manufacturing and supply chain
Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Corporation
the largest aircraft maintenance provider in China, selected SAP
S/4HANA Central Finance to integrate financial data across the company
and optimize IT infrastructure. Looking ahead, Ameco plans to leverage
SAP S/4HANA to fine-tune maintenance operations and
accelerate customer response times.
is a world leading supplier of agriculture-products.
It selected SAP HANA to optimize operational efficiency, promote rapid
growth, effectively manage risk, enhance the overall business
profitability, and achieve core competitive power.
is a global leading ICT provider
and SAP’s global strategic partner. Huawei has chosen SAP HANA and has
achieved a significant efficiency improvement in the area of internal IT
Guiyang Yunyan Industrial Investment Development Limited Liability Company,
a state-owned enterprise in China, chose SAP HANA to help develop the
local economy by building up the big data eco-system in Guiyang. The IT
transformation will also improve the efficiency of current business
Yuchai Machinery Group Co., Ltd.
in China integrates
the engine industry chain with the petrochemical industry chain. The
company migrated to HANA to support their Industry 4.0 program with
a focus on optimizing finance and manufacturing operations, improving sales and service support, and automating manufacturing processes.
Yangquan Coal Industry (Group) Co., Ltd.,
one of the
largest anthracite production bases in China, has expanded rapidly
though M&A. It selected SAP S/4HANA to integrate and optimize the
supply chain and transform from a coal mining enterprise into a new
energy and coal-based chemical product supplier.
Anhui Zhongding Sealing Parts Co., Ltd.
in China produces
and sells special rubber products that are used in automobiles, ships,
railways, and aerospace. It chose SAP S/4HANA to streamline and monitor
all business units globally, improve financial data accuracy, and gain
Dongfang Electric Corporation
(DEC) is a state-owned
manufacturing group in China. It has selected S/4HANA to consolidate
all of its operations on one platform and help achieve the strategic
objective of becoming an SAP Industry 4.0 reference customer.
Tianshui Huatian Technology Co., Ltd.,
a leading manufacturer
in China, expanded its SAP footprint by selecting SAP Hybris Cloud for
Customer solutions, to achieve Industry 4.0 transformation in order to
optimize supply chain and improve efficiency with the current production
DeRucci Beddings Company Ltd., a leading global manufacturer
of bedding products in China, chose SAP S/4HANA to do “Smart Manufacturing” in 3 years.
It plans to conduct an Industry 4.0 transformation in order to optimize
its supply chain with the C2M business model, and provide real-time
industry data to get business
insights for decision making.
Guangzhou Panyu Cable Group Co., Ltd.
in China is
expanding its business from traditional electric power cable to other
areas, such as cables for new energy or cars. It chose SAP S/4HANA to
help build smart manufacturing capabilities, including deep insights
into customer needs, highly efficient R&D processes,
and flexible manufacturing.
Yuanfang Automobile Trading Group,
a leading automotive
dealer headquartered in China, chose SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer
solution to build one integrated CRM platform that is expected to
improve business relationships with customers, assist in customer
retention, and help drive sales growth.
Do-Fluoride Chemicals Co., Ltd.,
a world-leading inorganic
fluorine chemical enterprise, selected SAP S/4HANA and SAP
SuccessFactors to help it transform into an Industry 4.0 digital factory
that will optimize its supply chain and provide real-time industry data
to get business insights for decision making.
Beijing GeoEnviron Engineering & Technology Inc.,
a solid waste management solutions provider, selected SAP S/4HANA over
Ufida. With SAP S/4HANA and mobile applications now live, BGE gains
transparency and efficiency and is able to respond more quickly to
customer needs and support onsite engineering projects.
White Horse Ceramic Co., Ltd.,
is one of the leading
manufacturers of tiles in Taiwan. It selected S/4HANA to strengthen
management through comprehensive and real-time data, optimize
operational performance, amass product sales data to inform future
product development, and improve customer satisfaction.
Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd.
(CCP) in Taiwan, a producer
of chemicals, is expanding its SAP footprint. The company selected SAP
S/4HANA to transform to a digital enterprise that can collect data via
sensors and convert into information and business insights.
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