49ers announce SAP as new stadium partner

49ers announce SAP as new stadium partner
September 24, 2012, 9:48 pm
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The 49ers andsoftware firm SAP announced the company will be a founding partner at the new stadium inSanta Clara. Aspart of the agreement, the teams practice facility, located directly adjacentto the new stadium, is set to be renamed the SAP Training Center.
According to the team's press release, as the teams exclusive business software, statistics andperformance partner, SAP will support the 49ers' year-round operations byenabling the organization to run better in all facets. 49ers CEO JedYork:SAP has an unparalleled reputation forcreating world-class business software and analytics solutions. The 49ers aredeeply committed to creating the ultimate fan experience, as we are building astadium that embodies the best of Silicon Valley.SAP will have an integral role in helping to achieve both of those goals.
SAP will integrate innovative technologies and capabilitiesto help map out fan experience into the 68,500-seat stadium set to open in timefor the 2014 NFL season, as well as across the 49ers business operations.
In addition to developing a statistics platform, SAP is also developinghuman resource systems for the franchise as well as other creative systemsthat have the potential to help football operations function more efficientlyand effectively.San Francisco 49ers media services contributed to this story