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United VARs Annual Meeting: Celebrating 2018 Pinnacle Awards & Exploring New Opportunities in the SAP® Ecosystem

May 8, 2018

Toronto — United VARs, the alliance of leading IT consulting firms is pleased to announce that it has achieved a net business volume to SAP of 103.1 million Euros (SAP software licenses, and  SAP cloud subscriptions) for 2017 – making it one of the strongest performing SAP Global Platinum resellers of all time. The announcement was made at the UVARs annual meeting at SAP’s offices in Walldorf, Germany.

“Our once loose Trusted Advisor Community is increasingly developing into a powerful business platform, perfectly suited for the transformation projects of globally active medium-sized companies,” said Detlef Mehlmann, United VARs‘ Managing Director.

“Our membership in United VARs greatly contributes to our ability consistently deliver global projects with our customers, on top of which we get to share key learnings and experiences globally – spanning SAP’s entire product line,” said Dror Orbach, COO of Illumiti and a member of the United VARs Steering Committee.

The United VARs family continues to expand rapidly and now comprises 45 partners in over 90 countries, including the fast-growing economic regions of Southeast Asia. Some of the newest members of United VARs include TeamIdea (Russia), MIT Myanmar Information Technologies (Myanmar), AXXIS Consulting (Singapore), and Soltius (Indonesia).

In addition, a number of United VARs‘ members recently received an SAP Pinnacle Award.  These global awards are reserved for leading SAP partners who excel in development and growth and who are committed to customer success.

United VARs members were recognized nine times as “Partner of the Year” winners and finalists, with B4B Solutions / Austria (Hybris) and Seidor / Spain (Cloud, Analytics & Insight) as winners, as well as 7 finalists including: Oxygen / Australia (Database and Data Management), Seidor / Spain (SuccessFactors), B4B Solutions and Seidor (SAP Business ByDesign), Illumiti (Cloud), and United VARs itself as SAP Global Platinum Resellers of the Year.

United VARs customers can look forward to closer cooperation with new global partners: In addition to the existing global partners Huawei, Symmetry, and NEC, new partners ProcessWeaver and Isec7 joined the United VARs annual meeting for the first time and presented their complementary solution portfolio. United VARs strives to continue future growth and to strengthen its partner base in a targeted manner.

With over 150 United VARs customers on SAP S/4HANA®, the 2018 United VARs annual meeting served as the perfect venue for discussion with SAP about upcoming developments and the role of partners in addressing the requirements of globally active, medium-sized customers. Senior SAP executives, including Franck Cohen (President Digital Core & Industry Solutions), Rodolpho Cardenuto (President Global Partner Organization), Bobby Vetter (SVP Global Partner Operations) and others, attended the meeting to take part in this discussion.

 

About Illumiti

Illumiti is a leading systems integration and management consulting company with offices in Canada, the U.S. and Switzerland, serving customers globally. Its team enables customers to realize their vision by leveraging the world’s leading on premise and cloud-based business applications. Illumiti helps its clients achieve optimized operations in the key areas at the core of their business, by implementing custom-fit solutions from SAP and other vendors faster, at a lower cost, and at a lower risk than other alternatives. Illumiti is a member of United VARS, which is an SAP platinum partner. For more information please visit www.illumiti.com.

About United VARs

United VARs is the leading alliance of SAP solution providers for the mid-market. It consists of 45 market-leading VARs operating in over 90 countries. 10,000 certified SAP consultants serve over 8,000 customers worldwide. To guarantee the very best services to SAP customers, potential United VARs member companies must ensure, through research and consultation with SAP, that they are among the very best in their regions. United VARs members count on multi-industry expertise in over 150 SAP industry solutions and 250 add-ons and have global access to the full SAP portfolio. Focusing on the collaboration among United VARs members, the alliance’s competences concentrate on international SAP roll-outs, ERP optimization projects and cross-border nearshoring. A »cultural fit« can be ensured, thanks to the knowledge about national business rules, regulations, laws and languages. Local and legal requirements are met on-site, and United VARs customers can count on tailored local services and support to enter new markets almost everywhere in the world, supported by global project teams following established international project standards and well-proven procedures.

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