The MSC is dedicated to help customers experience SAP’s mobile innovations as well as understand how to integrate mobile solutions into their business strategy. The center will connect businesses with SAP mobile industry experts where they can learn best practices and to develop or expand their mobile strategy. Companies visiting the center have the ability to interact with SAP solutions in the experience zone where they can gain hands-on experience of real-time mobile scenarios across industries.
Customers will be able to familiarize themselves with the wide range of SAP mobile business applications, built on a robust mobile platform, that can deliver and secure, real-time, business-critical information across employees and customers. With the launch of this Center, SAP reaffirms its commitment to enable customers do business in the moment and to partner in their efforts to emerge as best-run businesses.
Mobility is transforming the way businesses are run. By processing more than 1.8 billion messages per day, reaching 5.5 billion subscribers and representing more than 90 per cent of the world’s total mobile population, SAP with its Mobile Solution Center will bring the power and simplicity of consumer mobile technology to the business world.
“As a leader in the mobile market, SAP is constantly looking for innovative ways to serve our customers and partners, and advance our vision in this market,” said Oliver Bussmann, chief information officer of SAP, while talking to reporters here.
“The Mobile Solutions Center will help enterprises review a mobile strategy that can provide their employees and customers ‘real-time’ access to information anywhere and on any mobile device,” he added.
The MSC will showcase several SAP mobile solutions including the SAP mobile platform, SAP Afaria, Sybase 365 Mobile Commerce Solutions and SAP Rapid Deployment solutions amongst others.
Businesses can run their applications on any mobile device such as smart phones and tablets on Blackberry, iOS and Android.
The Mobile Solutions Center in Mumbai is SAP’s third in the world and second in India (after Bangalore). There are 10 more Solutions Centers planned or ready across the globe, including upcoming one in New Delhi.
“Customers in India are already making mobile technology an integral part to their business strategy to gain a competitive advantage and to serve their customers better,” said Alok Goyal, chief operating officer of SAP India.
“We are enabling our customers and partners to manage mobile devices, develop and deploy mobile applications and help them to innovate in this important area for business growth,” he added.