Pune-based KPIT Cummins' US subsidiary Sparta, makes Gartner Magic Quadrant of SAP providers

28th August 2012
Pune-based KPIT Cummins' US subsidiary Sparta,  makes Gartner Magic Quadrant  of  SAP providers

Folsom, California(US): August 22, 2012 – Sparta Consulting, a subsidiary of the Pune( India) based KPIT Cummins leading technology solutions provider for global Manufacturing in the Automotive, Energy & Utilities, Industrial Equipments, and Semiconductor industries, has been positioned by analysts Gartner in the ‘Niche Players’ quadrant of the 2012 "Magic Quadrant for SAP Implementation Service Providers, North America". 
The Magic Quadrant assesses 20 of the leading providers in the SAP ecosystem in North America. Says Gartner: “We evaluate the comprehensive set of offerings for SAP programs that include ability to provide consulting services for SAP environments, ability to provide a comprehensive set of system integration and implementation services across SAP applications, products and technologies, and ability to service multiple industries.”
The report authored by Gartner Research Director Susan Tan evaluates service providers on their ‘completeness of vision’ (provider’s understanding of how market forces can be exploited to create opportunities) and ‘ability to execute’ (ability and success in capitalizing on their vision).
Sparta, the 2012 SAP Impact Award Winner for Momentum and ranked as one of the fastest growing SAP Services Partners in North America, has been investing significantly in developing preconfigured solutions for its focus industries namely automotive & transportation, manufacturing and energy & utilities. 
Through its pre-packaged, rapidly deployable software solutions like AutoEdge, HiTechEdge, ComponentEdge and SUNAS, Sparta helps its customers manage core business processes on a single, scalable platform featuring Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Human Capital Management (HCM, Business Intelligence & Analytics and Industry Specific, Built-in Best Practices.

Says Lokesh Sikaria, SAP Business Leader, KPIT Cummins” “We believe positioning of Sparta (KPIT Cummins) in the ‘niche players’ quadrant by Gartner, underscores the successful integration of Sparta with KPIT. Our strategy is to provide an integrated portfolio of preconfigured business applications and best practices to customers in our focus industry spaces. Combined with our steadily growing relationship with SAP, our continued investments in building additional functionalities in preconfigured solutions and other assets, is keeping us at the forefront among SAP service providers in North America.”
Sparta Consulting,received the 2012 SAP Partner Impact Award as the SAP Services Partner of the Year for Momentum in North America. Sparta has delivered over 250 successful projects based on SAP solutions, which have included over 25 leading energy and utilities companies. Headquartered in Folsom, California, Sparta Consulting is backed by a 7800+ strong work force operating in 31 offices worldwide.  www.spartaconsulting.com .