Sunday, 19 November, 2017

SAP Transforms Leonardo IoT Platform Into 'Digital Innovation System'

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Sherri Watson | 17 May, 2017, 14:02

SAP and Azure Active Directory Single-Sign-On: SAP Cloud Platform Identity Authentication Services are now integrated with Azure Active Directory.

SAP has announced two new initiatives as part of a commitment to address customers' concerns.

SAP has struck "long-term" deals to run its platform-as-a-service on top of public cloud infrastructure owned by AWS, Azure and Google in addition to its own data centres. The Business Suite Software will also come to Google's cloud, featuring SAP S/4 HANA, SAP BW/HANA, SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse, and SAP Business Suite. Machine learning technology from SAP and Google will result in service enhancements beyond the enterprise segment.

Digital Innovation System was unveiled before some 30,000 attendees at the Sapphire Now conference in Orlando, SAP executives said the vendor is integrating the IoT system's capabilities with other SAP applications.

Pact Group: By choosing to migrate their on-premises SAP servers to Azure, this Asia-Pacific packaging company anticipates annualised savings of 20%. Through an Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) framework, the Solix Big Data Suite provides enterprise archiving, application retirement and enterprise data lake applications for SAP applications.

The massive infrastructure instances that Microsoft is offering with over 4TB of RAM will be restricted to use by SAP customers at this point.

SAP Cloud Platform now offers an agile multi-cloud environment, enabling customers to develop and run apps utilizing their choice of infrastructure providers, including full multi-cloud support through SAP, Amazon Web Services (general availability), Microsoft Azure (public preview), and Google Cloud Platform (demo showcase) - all managed in the new SAP Cloud Platform cockpit.

SAPPHIRE NOW - United VARs, the world's largest alliance of SAP® channel partners, today announced it has selected Symmetry as its worldwide infrastructure partner for the United VARs Cloud Solution for SAP HANA®, a globally connected cloud hosting platform engineered specifically for mission-critical enterprise SAP applications.

"The United VARs Cloud Solution for SAP HANA will be a strategic driver for United VARs - providing our 40-plus member companies with the best possible cloud deployment option for SAP HANA, with a cost structure that creates a competitive advantage in the market", said Detlef Mehlman, Director of United VARs and Head of Business Development International at All for One Steeb AG, a founding member of United VARs and SAP Platinum Partner. All of that comes alongside a massive portfolio of other services the company is offering in partnership with SAP. Cloud Foundry-based SAP Cloud Platform includes multilanguage runtime environments, including Java, Node.js and SAP HANA extended application services, advanced model.