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Christopher Carter: Unlocking digital transformation with SAP powered by Approyo

Christopher Carter Approyo

As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. SAP helps enterprises to streamline their processes, giving the ability to use real-time data to predict customer trends across the entire industry.

With an extraordinary working experience in the SAP industry, Christopher Carter, CEO at Approyo established Approyo with the objective of making it easy for customers to embrace a foremost Big Data platform, SAP HANA. Chris works with businesses around the globe and is known to assist them in their journey to SAP HANA. His tremendous experience has earned him a national recognition by the American SAP Users Group, SAP, Hadoop World, Cloud Expo, and many more.

Assisting Enterprises in Their Journeys to digital transformation through SAP HANA

Having almost 25 years of experience in the Big Data industry and SAP industry, Christopher speaks around the world on the benefits of selective Go-Live, Big Data, and SAP topics detailing solutions and its advantages in the ecosystem. The highly talented Christopher is the creator of 1st SAP cloud ever used by a SAP client in 2005, and the 1st SAP Hana Production cloud used by a true blue client.

Working as a Big Data Executive CEO at Approyo, Inc, Chris provides Global leadership for Big Data directives, SAP Hana, Cloudera, Hortonwork’s, etc. While the Big Data is concerned, it is growing 6-times faster in needs and the man of expertize, Chris is supporting client needs with a long range of solutions. At Approyo, his team supports firms who are looking for knowledge to grow through a current business process, where even 1% increase can lead to millions of dollars in business flow.

Providing Full SAP Service Technology with Extensive Capabilities

HANA, a Big Data platform, enables clients to operate the available data specifically designed for their business needs and assists them to gain better insights into their company’s functioning. Chris was quite impressed by the HANA platform and that worked as an inspiration for him to establish Approyo, Inc.

Built upon the premise of making SAP HANA an easy, flexible, and cost-effective onboarding solution for companies, Approyo has developed custom-made solutions, with Ignite being one of its flagship products. Ignite encapsulates HANA’s various components into one clean and simple package, in which companies get the freedom to either use the entire package or only those components fit for their specific purposes. In order to develop the right solution for its customers, Approyo offers full SAP service technology with extensive capabilities in consulting, solutions architecture, hosting, and managed services. With over 300 SAP cloud environments around the world, the leading SAP solution provider supports businesses from production landscapes to live SAP environments.

Keeping Up With Advanced Technology to Tackle Challenges

Technology is changing faster than ever and clients are becoming smarter because of the easily available information online. Just a few years ago, it was all about educating the customer around the benefits of the cloud. Now, the cloud is an important part of every day and solution providers are developing their strategies considering the better utilization of cloud. Instead of educating clients, companies have to prove how they have partnered and helped clients grow using SAP cloud solutions. To tackle such challenges, Chris and his team at Approyo are working towards becoming the most customer-centric SAP HANA cloud provider in the marketplace today. Approyo is keeping its unique solutions up-to-date by incorporating advanced technologies as per clients’ needs.

Standing Apart From the Competitors with Reliable Solutions

According to Chris, the SAP ecosystem is continuously evolving with the evolution of supplementary technologies. He stated about SAP Leonardo Solution, which is positioned as a top solution for 2018 and further focused on the adoption of SAP HANA and S/4HANA which continues at a rapid pace. The team at Approyo brings years of SAP experience and that experience is the foundation of Chris’s rapidly growing company. Along with his team, he is helping companies of all shapes and sizes to implement these new and exciting SAP solutions. Chris believes that digital strategy and comprehensive SAP solutions powered by Approyo possess the ability and quality to assist companies for takingbig steps to fully embrace the digital world. In addition to Approyo’s expertise, its speed to market really makes the company stand out in today’s world because the leading SAP solution provider has SAP HANA solution in the cloud up and running in a matter of days, as opposed to weeks compared to the competition. Therefore, the reliable solutions provided in a short time are the key benefits of availing Approyo’s solutions.

Achieving Success Milestones with the Life Principles

Chris has been following some essential principles in life comprising Faith, Family and then his role as a leader. Chris considers that a proper communication is leadership. He emphasizes that if the leader cannot communicate during the good times or the bad then he cannot attain the desired goals as a leader. Every leader needs to commit to his team, customers, and his job role. A good leader commits to being a servant leader and he takes care of everything and everyone’s problems by providing required solutions to nurture his team and clients.

For young leaders who are seeking success in their job role, Chris says, “GO FOR IT! Don’t sit around hoping to do something, just do it as the old commercials saidif you are not willing to try or to stick your neck out and put it on the line; why would you expect your staff to do the same?”