KARACHI: Global technology giant, SAP, in line with its mission to support and accelerate digital transformation in Pakistan, has announced that it will leverage cloud computing technology in the country as part of its plans to the year 2022.
Speaking to a reporter in Karachi, Saquib Ahmad, Managing Director of SAP Pakistan, said that cloud computing, which involves the provision of hosted services over the internet, is recognized as a basic technological element for digital innovation and that many companies around the world are considering cloud-first adoption. strategy in their IT operations.
A cloud-first strategy, using cloud solutions instead of building non-cloud-based solutions, helps organizations reduce complexity, optimize costs, enable real-time decision-making, and support new digital business innovations, he added.
Speaking about SAP’s existing portfolio for advancing cloud strategy in the public and private sectors, Ahmad explained how SAP’s cloud offerings enable companies to optimize their end-to-end processes and innovate with new capabilities in the cloud while reducing operating costs, improving productivity and opening up new growth opportunities.
He further highlighted SAP’s plans to increase its efforts to provide better online security to its customers, pointing out that security is one of the persistent issues that organizations face in an online world.
He said that more than 90% of public and private sectors in Pakistan, including utilities, banking and finance, automotive, telecommunications and defense, use SAP solutions to streamline their operations.
“Supporting the vision of Digital Pakistan, SAP is working closely with the Government of Pakistan and co-innovating with digital leaders to drive large-scale digitalization across the country while imparting digital knowledge and training to ensure a holistic growth,” he added.
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