RISE with SAP Offering Maintains Strong Uptake in APAC


RISE with SAP offering has been bolstering the German software giant’s pivot to becoming a cloud company since its launch in January 2021, enabling organisations to rapidly move their IT infrastructure to the cloud and scale business transformation according to their own terms and timelines.

German enterprise software giant SAP continues to witness momentum in the customer adoption of its concierge, Business Transformation as a Service (BTaaS) offering RISE with SAP as reported in the company’s 2021 Full Year financial report. Last year, over 1,300 customers of all sizes have adopted the subscription-based offering– including the 650 new customers in the fourth quarter–reflecting the readiness of organisations to innovate and modernise their ERP systems in the digital era. 

Scott Russell, Executive Board Member and Head of Customer Success at SAP and former SAP APJ President, earlier forecasted that Asia will be leading the RISE adoption as companies in the region, including those in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, India, and, Vietnam, reinforce their business transformation strategies. The solution’s design– one package of bundled products for a single price under one contract– continues to attract companies, especially those with smaller IT footprints or budgets, to help them rapidly move their mission-critical, core systems to the cloud.

Companies Adopting RISE with SAP Offering

Aside from the recent adopters of the RISE offering such as Hongkong-headquartered Tontec and Japan-based Marubeni and Human Holdings, we have listed some of the APAC companies that have successfully embarked on an intelligent enterprise journey leveraging the BTaaS offering from SAP. 


Jiangyin Uni-pol Vacuum Casting India Pvt Ltd (Uni-Pol), a global leading manufacturing company in investment casting technology, has recently implemented SAP S/4HANA with the help of SAP Gold Partner Primus Techsystems Pvt. Ltd. Leveraging RISE with SAP, the company intends to build a robust digital enterprise by modernising operations and processes as well as enhance the customer journey with a fully-managed and decarbonised move to the cloud.

“We feel extremely proud and delighted to share the immense journey we covered during the implementation of SAP S/4HANA Solution,” stated Ankit Handa, Finance Director, Jiangyin Uni-pol Vacuum Casting India Pvt Ltd. “SAP at our India premises puts us at par with our global standards, and the processes now help us align our DAS for production line transactions. With a focus on cost optimisation and resource redeployment, UNI-POL will focus more on customer experience and continue with its pioneering approach.”

Seegene Inc.

Korean Biotechnology company Seegene Inc. adopted RISE with SAP S/4HANA Cloud to support its global growth and drive efficiencies across operations. In partnership with consulting company ASPN Corporation, Seegene was able to harmonise business processes, increase data consistency, improve corporate performance, and reduce TCO.

“Thanks to RISE with SAP S/4HANA Cloud, private edition, we have harmonised and optimised our global operations, helping us improve lives across the world with our new diagnostics paradigm,” stated Junbum Park, ERP Team Lead, Seegene Inc.


Guangzhou Commpro Information Technology Co. Ltd. (CommPro), a leading service vendor in South China, integrated the RISE with SAP offering into customers’ business plans to ensure customer retention and overcome challenges with the partner coaching service from SAP Services and Support. The successful implementation of SAP S/4HANA Cloud Private Edition and SAP Services and Support Revenue resulted in an increased focus on project schedule, maintaining cost control, and improving customer success.

“With the partner coaching service from SAP Services and Support, we’re able to control costs and build on our existing business skills to help improve our customers’ success on their SAP S/4HANA journey,” said Binghong Chen, Marketing Director, Guangzhou Commpro Information Technology Co. Ltd.

Genix Pharma

Genix Pharma (Private) Limited, a fast-growing pharmaceutical company in Pakistan, leveraged RISE with SAP offering and SAP S/4HANA Cloud to modernise its operations, scale growth, gain a competitive edge, and accelerate business outcomes. By transitioning to an intelligent ERP, the company has achieved faster time to value, unified its back-office environment, propelled employee development, and deepened supplier governance and collaboration.

“The RISE with SAP offering guided our digital transformation with analytical and enabling tools and services, accelerating our move to SAP S/4HANA. This represents a paradigm shift for our business, helping us accelerate decision-making with data-driven insights,” shared Sohail Sawani, Deputy Director Supply Chain and Information Technology, Genix Pharma.

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