SAP Africa, subsidiary of SAP AG began business operations in 1982 headquartered in Woodmead - Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa. SAP Africa market unit has approximately 400 employees in total which includes the key four hub offices. To date SAP Africa has offices in Southern African Development Community (SADC), East Africa, West Africa, French speaking Africa.
In 1992 SAP AG purchased Sapient Systems and SAP Southern Africa, the first wholly owned Subsidiary of SAP was established in South Africa. This led to more successes in 1996 when the first customer outside of South Africa was established on the African Continent.
SAP Africa has presence in Africa through the six main regional hubs namely: North Africa, Southern Africa, East Africa, West Africa, French-speaking Africa, and Portuguese-speaking Africa covering over 54 countries. SAP Africa currently employs over 700 employees and has a customer footprint of over 2 700 active customers in Africa across all industries.