SAP SE, a prominent information and communication technology (ICT) vendor, relies on a network of sales channel partners to sell and distribute its offerings across its customer base. According to proprietary analysis in GlobalData’s SAP SE Partner Ecosystem Profile, the business process applications, cloud computing, and data and analytics categories account for 84.8% of the total partner engagements, as of October 2021. Buy the profile here.

SAP is a provider of enterprise application software and software-related services. It provides a wide range of solutions, including enterprise resource planning and financial management, intelligent technologies, analytics, digital platform, human resource, people engagement, digital supply chain, network, speed management, customer resource management, and customer experience. The company offers a comprehensive range of business software and enterprise applications that are designed for applications, analytics, cloud, mobile, and database, and technology operations. SAP serves clients in the areas of consumer, discrete manufacturing, energy, and natural resources, financial services, and public services. The company has an operational presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific. SAP is headquartered in Walldorf, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.

As depicted in the chart above, SAP SE's partner engagements are focused on serving clients across Western Europe, which accounted for majority of their overall partner engagements, followed by Asia-Pacific, according to GlobalData's report.

Manufacturing, retail, and healthcare emerged as the top three industry verticals, that SAP SE is focusing on serving via its partners. These verticals together contributed 19.9% of the total vertical-specific partner engagements, with manufacturing leading the partner engagement distribution.

The table below covers prominent partners of SAP SE based on GlobalData's proprietary scoring framework, which analyzes partner engagements on multiple parameters including revenue band, employee band, partnership certification, partner vertical and geography focus, among others. The majority of SAP SE's partners are value-added distributors or resellers.

GlobalData's Partner Network Database tracks and evaluates the partner ecosystem for over 300 ICT vendors, across 29 industries, 18 ICT solution areas, and 7 regions using a proprietary partner scoring framework. To uncover and analyses the partner network for other leading ICT vendors, access GlobalData's proprietary partner ecosystem profiles below:

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