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SNP unveils next generation of CrystalBridge software platform

By Shannon Williams
Thu 30 Jun 2022

Heidelberg-based software and consulting company SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner SE, a leading provider of software for digital transformations and automated data migrations in the SAP environment, has unveiled the next generation of its CrystalBridge software platform at Transformation World 2022. 

The innovations comprise more comprehensive data analytics including benchmarking and monitoring, better cloud integration and connectivity, and extensive data management solutions. Customers gain comprehensive support for the challenges posed by their data and can implement their digital transformations even more quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.

“The new generation of CrystalBridge is a key element of our ELEVATE growth strategy. We are strengthening our position as an innovative software company and offering our customers and partners an even more comprehensive software portfolio," says Michael Eberhardt, CEO, SNP. 

"In this way, SNP is becoming a software company that offers additional solutions beyond digital data transformation in the areas of data management and data analytics, enabling us to tap into new growth markets in the cloud business.”

Gerald Faust, managing director & CEO, Asia Pacific and Middle East, SNP, adds, “Data is becoming the key pillar of every customer-centric organisation, as it relies on quick, agile decisions to become increasingly sustainable and intelligent. 

"We are pleased to strengthen our strategic focus in the Asia Pacific Japan and Middle East & Africa market, offering the most comprehensive software-centric suite of data transformation, analytics, and data management to our customers and partners in the SAP eco-system," he says.

"With our versatile CrystalBridge software, we are enabling enterprises to transform the way they innovate and operate, combining the best technologies for a faster transformation of data into value and insights.”

Leveraging data as a strategic resource through innovative data management solutions

As a strategic addition beyond the data transformation itself, SNP now offers software solutions for further challenges related to business data: from data integration and masking sensitive data to data archiving and system decommissioning.

SNP software can provide the high-quality SAP data that is necessary for system processes to run smoothly and efficiently. This allows customers to focus on exactly the data they need in their SAP environment. The selected SAP data is migrated to on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environments whose innovation potential creates maximum value.
       
In the future, SNP will also offer analyses and transformations for the rapidly growing areas of analytics and cloud data warehouses as well as enable data integrations and evaluations between SAP and non-SAP system landscapes. By archiving or deleting legacy or temporary data, organisations can reduce the load on their databases, ensure compliance, slow down data growth, and reduce operating and maintenance costs for storage capacity.

SNP also has the largest SAP-independent benchmark database, which contains over 4,000 system scans. In the future, benchmarking will allow companies to comparatively examine and optimise the quality, processing, and value creation of their data in competitive markets. Another benefit for customers is the AI-driven automation that comes with a high level of industrialisation, which will simplify the entire transformation process.

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