Award Highlights Presence of IT’s Outstanding Performance and Commitment to Its Partnership with SAP and Customer Success

SYDNEY, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Presence of IT, a global leader in HR/Payroll and Workforce Management solutions today announced it is the recipient of an SAP® APJ Partner Excellence Award 2015 in the category "Cloud HCM Solutions Reseller."

Awards were presented by SAP (NYSE: SAP) to the top-performing SAP partners in the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region for their efforts — in partnership with SAP — in helping customers adopt innovation easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and run more simply with SAP solutions. Recipients of this year’s awards have made outstanding contributions that impact overall SAP sales and pipeline-generation goals.

Shane Grobler, Co-CEO, Presence of IT, said: "We are honoured to be recognised as a top SAP partner in the APJ region. I am really proud of our team for their hard work and dedication. We have had a strong year throughout the region, especially in Australia, as we continue to invest in our sales capability, go-to-market strategy and customer innovation. This award comes on the back of a long list of successful SAP and Success factors implementations."

Selected from SAP’s wide-ranging Asia Pacific Japan partner base, nominations for the SAP APJ Partner Excellence Awards were based on internal SAP sales data. A steering committee composed of regional and global SAP representatives determined winning partners in each category according to numerous criteria such as sales achievement and performance. Awards were presented in a variety of categories, including overall sales, innovation, technology, services and solution-specific areas.

"With our outstanding ecosystem of partners, SAP is helping customers run better, faster and simpler," said Anthony McMahon, senior vice president, Global Partner Operations, SAP APJ. "Partners extend our ability to bring SAP innovations to more customers and add their own proven solutions to serve our customers. We congratulate Presence of IT as one of our top-performing partners of the year in the APJ region. Together, we are helping customers transform their business and delivering the innovation that fuels revenue and growth."

Presence of IT received its award during the SAP Field Kick-Off Meeting Singapore (SAP FKOM Singapore), an annual gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and partners held Jan. 12-14.  It is SAP’s largest yearly sales meeting, intended to drive success during the upcoming year. Colleagues across the region gathered in Singapore to gain and exchange updated information on SAP’s strategy, sales methodology, best practices, business growth opportunities and product innovations. This year’s SAP FKOM Singapore hosted approximately 3,000 attendees from the region.

About Presence of IT

Presence of IT is a global leader in the world’s foremost HR/Payroll and Workforce Management solutions. We provide thought leadership, process improvement, software implementation and support services in human capital management to Australia’s largest private and public sector organisations. Our strength is the excellence of our people and our focus is on our clients. This focus has seen us evolve into a global organisation to better support our clients in their respective markets, the world over. More information at:

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