ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Among Cloud Top 500

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ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators

The Enterprise Software product group within ABB combines the strengths of recognized brands across the Asset Lifecycle with the unmatched expertise derived from ABB’s 50+ years in real-time control. As the only industrial enterprise software solution provider with a combined IT/OT offering, ABB and its select partner ecosystem work seamlessly to execute the solutions for most critical business objectives.

Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB strengthens the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products.

ABB Ability, the portfolio of ABB’s digital solutions was commercially launched in March 2017. ABB Ability unifies and simplifies access to all of ABB’s digital solutions that are based on technology leadership, digital expertise, and specific industry know-how. ABB's Level 3 software solutions perfectly fit the ABB Ability digital offering.

ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Recent Developments

In April 2020, ABB Power Grids partnered with Sinopec Corp., China’s largest oil and petrochemical producer and provider, to improve energy efficiency with ABB’s Asset Performance Management (APM) solution. The digital software will leverage the industrial’s big data to drive more intelligent approaches to asset management, and further support the enterprise to make data-driven decisions on optimizing energy consumption.

In July 2018, ABB completed the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions (GEIS), GE’s global electrification solutions business. The $2,6 billion transaction offers substantial value creation potential within ABB, including growth opportunities to be leveraged from coupling ABB’s digital offering, ABB Ability, with the extensive GEIS installed base. ABB expects to realize approximately $200 million of annual cost synergies in year five, which will be key in bringing GEIS to peer performance.

ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Customers in ARTW Customer Database

Leveraging a rigorous data-centric research methodology, APPS RUN THE WORLD asks the simple question: Who’s buying ABB’s Enterprise Software Group applications and why? And we provide the answers – supported by decades of research – to our clients around the world. Our Customer database has over 100 data fields that detail company usage of ABB’s Enterprise Software Group and other enterprise apps by function, customer size, industry, location, implementation status, partner involvement, Line of Business Key Stakeholders and IT decision makers contact details. List of Verified ABB Cloud Solutions, customers.

ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Key Enterprise and Cloud Applications

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ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Revenues, $M:

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* Enterprise Applications Revenues = License + Support & Maintenance + SaaS
** All revenue figures are estimates based on public records, Cloud and Non-Cloud business models in Apps Run The World's vendor database, and annual survey results including vendor feedback.

ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Revenue Breakdown By Type, $M:

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ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Revenues By Region, $M

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ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Direct vs Indirect sales

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ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product

List of Verified ABB's Enterprise Software Group Customers

No. of ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Customers: x

No. of ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Enterprise Applications Customers: 1100

No. of ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Cloud Customers: 10

No. of ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Cloud Subscribers: 1100

Over 1,100 asset-intensive companies globally trust ABB Enterprise Software solutions to keep the lights on for the world’s largest cities & venues, predict asset failures to ensure reliability for millions of rail commuters, and align mining production and operations resources in pursuit of their commercial strategies.

Among ABB recent customer wins are Swaziland Electricity Company, Black Hills Corporation, Fortum, Ministry of Electricity in Iraq, Hunter Water in Australia, Jamaica Public Service, Électricité de France (EDF), American Electric Power, China National Nuclear Corporation, Ma’aden Gold and Base Metals Company, South African utility Eskom, Elektro-Slovenija, d.o.o., Wales & West Utilities, Eircom Group, Ambre Energy, Dubai Airport, Enerjisa Baskent Electricity Distribution Company, Allied Nevada Gold.

ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions

In October 2018, ABB expanded into the world’s largest robotics market. ABB and the Shanghai municipal government signed a comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement focused on supporting industry, energy, transport and infrastructure in the region, and to support the “Made in Shanghai” manufacturing initiative.

Earlier in March, the same year ABB integrated the Baldor Electric Company name into its global ABB brand as a part of its Next Level strategy, which includes harmonizing different ABB-owned brands under the global ABB master brand.

In July 2017, ABB acquired B&R, the largest independent provider focused on product- and software-based, open-architecture solutions for machine and factory automation worldwide. ABB continued to shape its portfolio with the divestment of its high-voltage cables and cables accessories businesses to NKT Cables, completed in March 2017.

ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Risks and Challenges

In October 2018, ABB apointed Zhiqiang Zhang as Managing Director of ABB in China. It can be challenging and risky for APAC region.

ABB’s Enterprise Software Group Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI

The Enterprise Software product group within ABB sells mainly through its direct sales force but it also uses resellers in certain markets such as EMEA & APAC.

Its channel partners and resellers include: Adapt IT, AMT Sybex, ATME Group, Beijing MingKangYongXin Tech & Service, DS Techwrite, EMSParamitra, ES-Lab, Fenten Oy, FM Group, IBS Expertise, Illustech CC, Inline Technologies, Integrated Services Group, Intertech, I-Teco, JKTech Pty Ltd, Komatsu, Landis+Gyr, and many others.

Furthermore, in September 2018 ABB partnered with Nobel Media bringing together two respected organizations committed to the development of innovation, education and scientific research, making ABB one of a select group of Nobel International Partners.

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Research Methodology

Data used in research reports are derived from publicly available documents, continuous surveys of applications vendors, customers, resellers, Independent Software Vendors, systems integrators and other verifiable sources.

Vendor shares and market forecast results are based on a combination of existing databases as well as demand side and supply side research conducted throughout the year with validation from vendors, customers, channel partners and documentations such as earnings releases and 10Q and 10K filings, vertical industry studies, regional and country-level statistics from public and private institutions(i.e. colleges, universities, government agencies and trade associations).

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