KPIT Cummins (BSE:532400) (NSE:KPIT) a leading IT consulting and product engineering partner to global manufacturing, distribution, energy and utilities corporations, and a Platinum level member in Oracle® PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it has achieved 20 Specializations and five Advanced Specializations reaching a significant milestone in the OPN Specialized program.
To achieve OPN Specialized status, Oracle partners are required to meet a stringent set of requirements that are based on the needs and priorities of the customer and partner community. By achieving multiple specialized distinctions, KPIT Cummins has been recognized by Oracle for its expertise in delivering services through competency development, business results and proven success.
These specializations recognize KPIT Cummins’ extensive expertise in a broad range of Oracle products, and related services plus industry capabilities including industrial Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Aerospace and Defense.
For each of the 20 specializations, KPIT Cummins was required to have a team of sales, pre-sales, support and implementation specialists pass through a rigorous certification & testing process. "Our Oracle certified professionals have especially contributed to achieving this milestone by passing rounds of rigorous testing and we are extremely proud of their accomplishments,” said Dale Kaplan, Vice President of Global Alliances, KPIT Cummins.
KPIT Cummins has also achieved five Advanced Specializations, that each required a minimum of 50 certified implementation specialists. The Advanced Specializations attained are:
“We are pleased to achieve this milestone that positions us at the forefront of Oracle partners focused on companies with manufacturing and supply chain needs,” said Pawan Sharma, President and Head of Integrated Enterprise Solutions, KPIT Cummins. “This is a culmination of our focus in building broad competencies in Oracle technologies to complement our industry expertise. Within the Oracle community, this is a way for customers to know they are partnering with a highly skilled and experienced partner.”
“Specialized status can help give customers confidence that they are engaging with an insightful, knowledgeable partner who is an expert in their product or industry areas, and able to work with them to develop and implement specific solutions,” said Lydia Smyers, Group Vice President, Worldwide Alliances & Channels Programs and Communications, Oracle. “We congratulate KPIT Cummins for their achievement, and their commitment and investment in Oracle products and the Oracle PartnerNetwork programs.”
About KPIT Cummins
KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited, a global IT Consulting and product engineering partner, is focused on co-innovating domain intensive technology solutions for Manufacturing corporations (with special focus on Automotive, Hi-Tech, Energy & Utilities and Industrials verticals). A leader in technology solutions and services, KPIT Cummins currently partners with 150+ global Manufacturing corporations including Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), semiconductor companies and Tier 1 companies. For more information, visit www.kpitcummins.com.
About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.
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