SAP Labs India Hosts SAP IoT Day

By CIOReview Team

SAP NEWSBYTE — February 18, 2015 — SAP Labs India hosted the SAP Internet of Things (IoT) day today, an exclusive event for partners, customers and startups to connect, share and explore the possibilities of IoT. The one-day event held at SAP Labs India Campus in Bangalore saw the participation of eminent thought leaders from the Information Technology industry and the SAP leadership team. Additionally, demonstrations of IoT applications were conducted by SAP partners and startups.

Speakers at the event included Venkatesh Natarajan, Vice President, Ashok Leyland; Sanjoy Paul, Managing Director, Accenture Technology Labs; Arvind Tiwary, Chair, TiE IoT Forum and senior leaders from SAP.

SAP is helping companies connect their core business to the intelligence at the edge of the network; transform their existing business processes to operate more efficiently; and reimagine their business models and customer experience. To scale this, SAP is co-innovating with start-ups and customers and growing its ecosystem of developers and partners.

“SAP solutions for the Internet of Things meet a number of organizational and consumer needs. With our enterprise-class expertise across multiple industries, we are helping customers become early adopters of IoT by bringing together the new world of connected things, sensors and machine data with existing business processes and applications,” said  Dilipkumar Khandelwal, Managing Director, SAP Labs India & Executive Vice President, Suite Engineering, SAP SE.

At the event, SAP ‘d-shop’,a grassroots global program for bringing IoT technologies closer to all SAP employees, was launched. The program is a community-driven open content creation forum around IoT that focuses on employee-to-employee informal knowledge transfer. Itcovers technologies like augmented and virtual reality, connected electronic development boards, 3D printing, beacons and sensors, among others.

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