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SAP Upgrade Tools, Software Change Impact Analysis

In a report titled "Strategies for Exploiting SAP Solution Manager" by AMR research Analyst Derek Prior, Panaya is highlighted as a "leading ISV Tool."

The report identifies key strategies for the exploitation of Solution Manager to respond to SAP lifecycle challenges. Panaya is featured as part of a Change Management Optimization strategy for Solution Manager

Here are some quotes:

"Panaya's On Demand Impact Analysis for SAP ISV tools can automate this vital impact analysis, greatly reducing the required amount of regression testing needed."SAP Solution Manager"

"By exploiting Solution Manager further, SAP customers can automate many of their lifecycle support activities to reduce ongoing costs and accelerate the time to value of the new SAP implementation projects needed by their businesses."


About Panaya

Panaya ensures the continuous quality of enterprise applications, enabling companies to be more agile in addressing constant change.

Delivering safe and timely change in enterprise applications is a constant challenge. Nearly 70% of change effort is dedicated to ensuring that application change won’t break the business. Panaya’s Quality Management Cloud reduces this effort by 50% and more. Our Quality Management Cloud offers a uniquely simple solution for SAP, Oracle, and Salesforce customers. It combines change impact simulation, code remediation and collaborative testing tools for IT and the business. And it continuously analyzes millions of project activities executed in Panaya’s cloud, empowering clients with best practices derived from real-life experience. We call this “Cloud Wisdom”.

More than 1,000 organizations, including a third of the Fortune 500, use Panaya to scope and accelerate the delivery of enterprise application change, whether big or small, IT or business-driven. They enjoy projects that are at least 50% leaner, giving them the time and freedom to deliver more innovation - without compromising on stability or quality.

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"We plan to use Panaya for all our future upgrade and support package projects."

Grégory Cagin, SAP upgrade programs Manager, SAP Competence Center

PSA Peugeot Citroën



"Eighty to ninety percent of our potential problems were taken care of by Panaya."

Sanjeev Sharma, SAP Regional Support Manager

Mercedes-Benz USA



"I don't think the users noticed an upgrade had even happened"

Barry Finn, IS Applications Project Manager


Central Vermont Public Service

Central Vermont Public Service

"How does anyone implement support packages without Panaya?!"

Shelly Hendee, SAP Support Team Manager

Central Vermont Public Service



"It's not just the time saved, it's the results."

Jeff Obrzut, Manager of SAP Development 

Travel Centers of America



"Panaya was our one-stop shop for the project's analysis and task management."

Michael Eckert, General Manager of SAP Applications

Allegheny Energy



"Whether you’re doing your upgrade in-house or outsourcing it, Panaya allows you to hone in on the areas of SAP you need to be paying attention to."

David Wascom, CIO, Summit Electric Supply



"No exaggerations, Panaya saved us 80 percent of our project time."

Syed Yaseen, SAP Programmer

Minneapolis Public Schools



"We saved around 73 percent of what was originally budgeted for ABAP development."

Carlos Gomez, SAP Manger

Royal Resorts

Aluma Form


"Without Panaya, I wouldn't have had a good idea of what to change; I wouldn't have known what was going to break."

Joan Waddell, ABAP Programmer




"We even had some senior managers asking us whether we actually went live – several of them expressed their amazement at how quiet it was."

Mike Kemp, SAP Operations Manager, Centrica



"Panaya looks too good to be true – but it really is that good!"

Marie-Claude Alary, Manager of Business Process Systems Improvement




"Panaya enabled us to spend much less time in the testing cycle than what we have done in the past."

Francisco Flores, SAP Project Manager

FEMSA Empaque

Foschini Group


"Thanks to Panaya, our upgrade was a non-event."

Gerhard Mitton, Senior Department Manager

The Foschini Group



"We were not only on time, we slipped the upgrade in a year early."

Glen Griffin, Global Director of Application Development

Newell Rubbermaid



"The money that we spent with Panaya was more than justified."

Bob Oldrati, Controller and IT Director

Powell Electronics



"It was like we were floundering around in the forest, and when we got Panaya, it was like all of a sudden we were given night vision goggles."

Rose Clark, Senior Project Manager, Coldwater Creek



"Panaya gave us a crystal clear idea of what we would have to change."

Rune Skovsgaard, IT Director