MUMBAI, INDIA, Feb 01, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global business process outsourcing (BPO) services, today announced that WNS Global Services is now an SAP-certified provider of hosting and application management services in India and the United Kingdom. With these certifications, WNS will offer services to host SAP(R) solutions for its clients from its data centers in India and provide application management services in support of SAP solutions.
In order to receive these certifications, WNS underwent a rigorous review of its hosting and onshore and offshore application management capabilities. WNS, already an SAP hosting partner, has demonstrated excellence in a number of areas, including application hosting, data centers, IT service management processes, SAP services portfolio and security.
"With these certifications from SAP AG, WNS will be able to deliver an integrated finance and accounting solution to SAP customers," said Sanjay Jain, CIO and Head, Delivery - WNS Global Transformation Practice. "We are pleased to join a select group of SAP partners who have received these certifications."
As an SAP-certified provider of hosting and application management services, WNS will not only be able to provide integrated finance and accounting services and flexibility to its clients, but also deliver savings on customization and maintenance.
"WNS' status as an SAP hosting partner with hosting and applications management services certified by SAP is an important extension of our relationship," said Michael Ressemann, SAP's Global Head of BPO Solution Delivery and Partner Enablement. "These certifications confirm WNS' capabilities to provide professional application management and hosting services in support of SAP solutions."
WNS offers a wide range of solutions and services to integrate SAP solutions with third-party applications and has developed bolt-on products to complement the functionality of SAP solutions.
WNS is a leading global business process outsourcing company. Deep industry and business process knowledge, a partnership approach, comprehensive service offering and a proven track record enable WNS to deliver business value to some of the leading companies in the world. WNS is passionate about building a market-leading company valued by our clients, employees, business partners, investors and communities. For more information, visit http://www.wns.com/.
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