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Syniti boosts enterprise data management with acquisition
Wed, 21st Feb 2024

Syniti, known for its worldwide standing in enterprise data management, publicised its acquisition of Proceed Group's Rightsizer software. Rightsizer is acknowledged for identifying archiving opportunities and determining infrastructure specifications as businesses set off on their SAP S/4HANA transformations. This software acquisition holds the capacity to fortify a business, lift the burden on internal resources, and boost deployment efficiency, whilst ensuring data remains actionable and business operations persist unhindered. This move will serve to augment and strengthen Syniti's current solutions suite while further advocating their 'Data First' policy in aligning digital strategy with data-oriented work at the commencement of all business transformation projects.

Incorporating Proceed Rightsizer into its scheme of things means Syniti customers can commence their data work earlier than previously possible in their journey toward implementing SAP S/4HANA. Generally, during SAP migration, businesses call for assistance to securely extract and import data and documents held within SAP environments and remove the SAP and non-SAP legacy data no longer needed. Yet, this must run concomitantly with maintaining the data required for regulatory and business uses, thereby assuring continuity. Assessing and refining data earlier, understanding what to archive and what to erase, aids clients in extracting value more rapidly from their existing data and infrastructure. This sets just the right foundation for SAP transformations, helping businesses focus on their absolute vital data, and consolidating increased efficiency from their existing investments.

Syniti plans to start integrating the Rightsizer software into its Data Assessment Express offering, designed to provide customers with swift visibility into their SAP data in order to recognise data difficulties and opportunities. This proposition ensures customers get earlier accessibility to significant data information complete with proposed actions that expedite data quality, data governance, analytics, or data migration projects. These solutions buttress Syniti's 'Data First' strategy by reinforcing the significance and tangible benefits of data-controlled transformation efforts while enhancing Syniti's capabilities and contributions in the SAP realm.

Kevin Campbell, CEO of Syniti, shares a sentiment rightly understood by any business, saying, "I've never had a customer tell us they started their data work too early or that their data is too clean." This shared understanding is particularly valid for any business makeover project, a fact certified by the thousands of SAP migration projects that Syniti has successfully accomplished for its customers, including their recent successful go-live at Bridgestone. Campbell continued, "We continue to see the Data First strategy proving to drive better business benefits than antiquated lift and shift approaches."

Nick Parkin, founder of Proceed Group, elucidating on their long-standing partnership with Syniti said, "Both companies believe that maximising the value of your SAP S/4HANA transformation means getting your data in shape prior to the move. Rightsizer is a natural fit for Syniti's innovative solutions and its Data First mission, which is critical towards ensuring every client is thinking about their data as a first step to delivering faster business benefits from their system implementations."