Press Release - August 07, 2017
Velocity Expands Cloud Portfolio in Japan via Strategic Alliance with Mitsui Knowledge Industry Co. Ltd.
TOKYO and CHARLOTTE – August 4, 2017 – Velocity Technology Solutions Inc. (Velocity), a global leader in enterprise cloud application services, and creator of the Velocity Cloud Application Management PlatformTM (VCAMPTM), has announced it is expanding its cloud offerings to Japan. Through a strategic alliance, Velocity and Mitsui Knowledge Industry Co., Ltd. (MKI), Japan’s leading information and communication technology provider, will offer a standardized portfolio of cloud migration and VCAMP enabled SAP cloud products for enterprises, systems integrators and value added resellers. With this alliance, MKI will be responsible for sales and marketing development, advanced customer service and integration management for cloud migration and dynamic cloud platform services leveraging Velocity’s VCAMP technology and platform based delivery.
"MKI's focus is to optimize customers' SAP systems, alleviate the complexity, and reduce the TCO for Japanese businesses migrating to the cloud," said Mr. Shinji Kawashima, Executive Officer of MKI. "Our partnership with Velocity means our customers and partners achieve immediate benefits from cloud migration and management solutions without the large upfront costs and skills enhancements typically required with these transformations."
Purpose-built to optimize the way enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications are run in private, public, or hybrid cloud infrastructures, VCAMP provides application lifecycle management, service optimization and analytics through a unified multi-cloud application management console. For complex applications, such as SAP ECC and SAP S/4 HANA, VCAMP offers a unique opportunity to simplify an organization’s cloud transformation, shortens time to innovation and accelerates cost savings through rapid provisioning, automated migration, and intelligent application lifecycle management services for SAP applications. VCAMP benefits are available for private or public cloud landscapes, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS).
"Our VCAMP for SAP software defined applications management product portfolio delivers rapid-deployment services, advanced applications lifecycle management, and application analytics. VCAMP for SAP enables our customers to expand use cases and attain immediate business benefits without the high cost, complexity, or commitment required with traditional approaches," said Ravi Padmanabhan, Vice President for the SAP Line of Business at Velocity. "As one of Japan’s leading providers of enterprise cloud services, MKI's strength in cloud transformation projects and customer support will deepen the value we jointly deliver with VCAMP for SAP."
About Velocity Technology Solutions
Velocity Technology Solutions (www.VelocityCloud.com), a global enterprise application cloud services leader since 2003, delivers secure, fully managed environments spanning virtual private, public and hybrid clouds. The company's portfolio includes application-focused cloud managed services, professional services, and analytics-driven cloud software services. Velocity's expertise in managing leading ERP applications, leveraging the patent pending Velocity Cloud Application Management PlatformTM (VCAMPTM), gives customers required availability, security, visibility and control at a reduced total cost of ownership. Velocity is headquartered in Charlotte, NC, with facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. Velocity is a portfolio company of Silver Lake Sumeru, a global leader with private equity investments in leading, growth-oriented technology companies. For additional information on the firm and its entire portfolio, visit www.silverlake.com.
Mitsui Knowledge Industry Co., Ltd. (MKI) is a provider of a wide range of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) services. Founded in 1991 in Tokyo, MKI has 25 years of experience of delivering not only ICT infrastructure but also various applications and products, together with consulting services, system and network constructions, data center services and cloud services. Making full use of our technical strength, MKI creates new business and provides customers with new value incessantly.
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