Strategic alliance between Inetum and Panaya to guarantee the conversion to SAP S / 4HANA of all clients in the Spanish market

Strategic alliance between Inetum and Panaya to guarantee the conversion to SAP S / 4HANA of all clients in the Spanish market

This collaboration allows Inetum to improve its value proposition for customers' conversion to SAP S / 4HANA with previous versions of SAP ERP . For Panaya it means strengthening its go-to-market strategy, thanks to access to Inetum 's customer base and its extensive commercial network.


Madrid, July 1, 2021

Inetum (formerly Gfi and IECISA) and Panaya announce this strategic alliance that seeks to cover the Spanish market in the face of the high number of conversions to SAP S / 4HANA that are expected in the near future, due to the proximity of the end of support by from the manufacturer in previous versions of the ERP.

Thanks to the combination of Inetum 's extensive experience in this type of project and the use of the Panaya SaaS platform to support the conversion process to SAP S / 4HANA, it is possible to reduce the risks, time and resources necessary to carry out perform the conversions to SAP S / 4HANA. This last point is very relevant, since such a high demand is expected in this type of project that it will be difficult to cover with the current volume of consultants in the market. Among the advantages provided by the use of Panaya include, for example, the ultra-detailed identification of possible technical and functional points of impact -both in the system itself and in the integrations-, the automated estimation of the effort necessary for the review and management of them and even the possibility of making certain corrections or adaptations of ABAP code automatically.

Panaya thus becomes one of the key pieces in Inetum's conversion strategy to SAP S / Inetum, together with its own GO2S4 package, certified by SAP, and the initiative "Inetum makes your SAP systems run", which encompasses “Move to SAP S / 4HANA” services, outsourcing operations and infrastructure management services, both in onprem format and in any cloud version.

This alliance between Panaya and Inetum complements the agreement that both companies had already had since June 2019 regarding the use of the test platform -Test Dynamix- for the automation of functional tests, which allows minimizing risks and saving the effort dedicated to unit and comprehensive testing prior to any deployment of new functionality in the production environment.

Inetum, which has been a SAP Gold Partner for more than 25 years and currently has a team of more than 2,300 SAP consultants, is committed to this collaboration, according to Ignacio Artiaga , director of the SAP Business Line for Spain and LATAM at Inetum, “because it improves our value offer and is an important step towards being prepared to accompany all our clients in their digitization processes, ensuring that they are able to make their transition to SAP S / 4HANA within the established deadlines. for it. The test automation and SAP S / 4HANA conversion tools provided by Panaya are an important advantage to guarantee the success of the projects ”.

“This agreement is also produced after having tested Panaya's solutions for the conversion to SAP S / 4HANA during the entire process cycle in a selection of projects and having achieved very good results both in terms of efficiency and satisfaction. of customers in all of them ”, says David Bayón , SAP Strategic Business Development Director at Inetum Spain.

"We are delighted to partner with Inetum to provide together a secure and reliable way to migrate to SAP S / 4HANA," says Oren Peleg , Director of Product Development at Panaya. “With the S / 4Convert solution, customers can carry out migration projects tailored to their needs and at a speed that was previously unattainable. Thanks to this solution and Inetum 's extensive experience in this type of project, SAP customers will be able to accelerate their conversion projects to SAP S / 4HANA and, at the same time, drastically minimize Go-Live risks ”.

"The incorporation of Inetum to our partner network is very good news and we are already working together to achieve the greatest possible success," adds Pablo Iglesias , director of Panaya for Spain. “Inetum is an innovative distributor, providing both great added value and deep knowledge and experience in SAP solutions, which makes our alliance a perfect fit. This association with Inetum is another important step in the strategy to increase our market share in Europe, relying on local collaborations like this one ”.

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