Indian IT services company HCL Technologies announced a reseller agreement with SAP to resell the HCL maintenance, repair, and overhaul solution under the brand name SAP Enterprise Asset Management (SAP EAM), add-on for MRO by HCL for SAP S/4HANA.
SAP will sell SAP EAM, add-on for MRO by HCL for SAP S/4HANA as an SAP Solution Extension.
Asset operators such as aviation, aerospace, defense and related repair shops face challenges such as maximizing asset utilization, reducing cost of regulatory compliance, decreasing costs of collaboration with vendors and part suppliers, and reducing total cost of ownership of running the required system.
The add-on for MRO will provide single-system solution to help meet the dynamic needs of global enterprises looking for an easier path to streamline maintenance costs and optimize asset utilization.
Ajit Kumar, president – Applications & Systems Integration Services, HCL Technologies, said this solution streamlines the operational landscape for enterprises by helping to shorten the timeline needed for development and implementation project cycles on SAP S/4HANA – which can accelerate time to market for launching cost savings and improved efficiency initiatives.
Christoph Behrendt, executive vice president, Industry & Application Innovation, SAP, said that the add-on solution will help companies to meet regulatory requirements and drive maintenance efficiency while leveraging the benefits of the digital environment of SAP S/4HANA.
The added benefit of add-on for MRO solution from HCL offered as an add-on for SAP S/4HANA leverages the HCL experience in partnering with SAP to bring enabling capabilities to aircraft maintenance and other industries that have similar needs.
The SAP EAM add-on for MRO by HCL for SAP S/4HANA couples maintenance programs, configuration management, and MRO execution with line and base maintenance as well as maintenance for engines, complex assets, and compounds.