Kyndryl expands SAP partnership to boost digital transformation

The world’s largest IT infrastructure services provider, Kyndryl, has expanded its strategic partnership with SAP to focus on developing new solutions to assist its customers in solving its most complex digital business transformation challenges.

Kyndryl designs, builds, manages and modernizes complex mission-critical information systems that organizations rely on every day. The company’s almost 90,000 employees serve over 4,000 customers in more than 60 countries around the globe, including 75 percent of the Fortune 100.

The expanded partnership will leverage SAP’s Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP) and Kyndryl’s deep expertise in AI, data and cyber resiliency services to accelerate and enable a cost-effective path to the cloud for customers. Kyndryl will also offer services that complement the RISE with SAP solution.

In addition, SAP and Kyndryl will collaborate on ERP services and solutions including modernization services, data and AI services for SAP BTP, and cyber resiliency services, all of which aim to deliver better results and delivery of information for customers and organizations.

Madhuri Chawla, Kyndryl’s global head of SAP strategic partnership and alliances, said: “We’re thrilled to continue strengthening our offerings together to provide our valued customers a full suite of digital services as their business needs and challenges continue to change. As our customers embark on new and ongoing cloud transformation strategies, this joint effort allows us to streamline operations and enhance visibility across their mission-critical workloads at unprecedented speed and scale.”

Justin Battles, global VP, strategic growth partnerships, partner ecosystem success at SAP, said: “Kyndryl as a strategic partner brings their technology integration expertise and landscape management capabilities to support the RISE with SAP offering. Our expanded partnership is paving the way for our customers to begin or advance their cloud transformation journey with RISE with SAP. This move confirms the value of RISE with SAP and the impact it can have on organizations, regardless of where the customer is in their cloud journey.”