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by SAVIOUS KWINIKA
JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - SYSTEMS Applications Products (SAP), one of the world's most profitable companies, announced SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud service in response to strong global customer demand.
This cloud-based offering is designed to provide organizations with a new deployment option to gain immediate value from the innovation of SAP HANA, the next-generation in-memory platform.
Going forward, running mission-critical SAP® ERP, SAP CRM, SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse and new and unprecedented applications powered by SAP HANA will be possible as a managed cloud service with elastic petabyte scale.
Dr. Vishal Sikka, member of the Executive Board of SAP AG, Technology and Innovation. said with SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, his company was addressing a fundamental customer need that they had seen since they first launched HANA.
"Customers want more and more options in how they take advantage of the value SAP HANA brings. With the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, we are delivering HANA at scale with instant value and no compromise.
"We are simplifying customers' experience and expanding their choice in how they want to adopt SAP HANA, now bringing it to a massive scale for enterprise mission critical applications – and we are doing this without disruption through the cloud," he said.
The offering has received rave reviews.
"We are thrilled to be the first SAP ERP and SAP NetWeaver BW powered by SAP HANA pilot customer running live on SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud. As part of our aggressive global growth strategy, it was paramount that we have the ability to deploy mission-critical SAP applications powered by SAP HANA as quickly as possible via the cloud without any compromise.
"I had the vision of running SAP as fast as Excel and today I am happy to share with you that we were able to complete the app migration and cloud on-boarding in just two months.
"I have personally been able to experience the unbelievable performance of SAP HANA for my cost center reporting. Our business community is looking forward to continuous innovation and transformation with SAP,” said Don Whittington, CIO, Florida Crystals.
SAP plans to deliver the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud along with its partners in an “open + us” strategy.
It intends to adapt this open ecosystem strategy with its managed service providers to offer the capabilities of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud from their data centers, as well as from multiple SAP data centers worldwide.
Details on the initiative for SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud in the SAP PartnerEdge® programme will be shared with partners at the partner summit and with customers at SAPPHIRE® NOW, scheduled for May 14–16 in Orlando, Florida.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 10:15
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