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SAP World Tour hits Malaysia

AvantiKumar | Aug. 5, 2011
Tour will help Malaysian companies use IT for better business, said SAP Malaysia.

SAP World Tour 2011 Malaysia

PHOTO - SAP World Tour 2011 Malaysia - Tim Moylan, president, SAP Southeast Asia (left) and Serene Sia, managing director, SAP Malaysia (right) in a press conference at the SAP World Tour 2011 in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia on 3 August 2011.

KUALA LUMPUR - Enterprise solutions firm SAP's customers, partners and executives gathered in Kuala Lumpur for the Malaysian phase of its annual SAP World Tour, which is intended to help local companies use IT for better business, it said.

SAP SEA president Tim Moylan, speaking at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on 3 August 2011, said companies of all sizes could run better with SAP business software solutions. "Southeast Asia's time is now. The world market is at the cusp of change and transformation is the name of the game. Mobility, analytics and cloud are more than just buzzwords but are starting a real revolution in information technology."

The one-day World Tour in Malaysia would help local companies better use information technology in driving business efficiencies, and raise profitability, according to SAP Malaysia managing director, Serene Sia.

"To maintain their competitive positioning, companies need to be empowered with innovations like mobility, on-demand services and in-memory computing, so that they can stay ahead of the competition and meet sustainable corporate strategies," said Sia. "SAP World Tour aims at helping firms understand the solutions on offer, and implement the most appropriate and beneficial solution in accordance to a firm's size and industry."

One of the event partners, technology giant IBM regional manager, global alliance solutions, Eng Ping Goh, said: "IBM and SAP have been delivering ERP solutions to clients for more than 30 years. Together we have provided tested, optimised applications on IBM Systems to free businesses from IT complexity, providing rock-solid security, virus-resistance and legendary system uptime to clients. Now clients looking to deploy SAP applications in the cloud can rely on IBM to help them manage, maintain and scale their solution requirements in a safe and secure cloud environment that allows flexible services and lower operating costs."

SAP World Tour 2011 takes place in more than 50 cities in more than 40 countries in Europe, Asia, Latin America and North America. Malaysia is the third stop in Southeast Asia for SAP World Tour 2011, and followed events in Singapore and Indonesia.


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