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Samsung Electronics and SAP open research centre

Research facility to develop next-generation in-memory computing technology

Samsung Electronics and SAP open research centre
Samsung’s Dr Young-Hyun Jun (left) with Adaire Fox-Martin, of SAP at the official launch.

Samsung Electronics and SAP SE, recently opened a joint research centre where engineers will conduct research and development (R&D) for memory solutions to be used in next-generation in-memory computing.

The establishment of the research centre is part of an extended partnership between the two world-leading corporations, under which the two companies will focus on in-memory technology development that enables faster data processing and more insightful analyses of rapidly increasing amounts of data.

"With our latest 10nm-class DRAM technology, Samsung Electronics will be able to provide more advanced solutions for SAP's next-generation in-memory system in a highly efficient manner," said Dr. Young-Hyun Jun, president of the Memory Business, Samsung Electronics. "Samsung will continue solidifying its technology leadership in the high-density memory market through ongoing innovation."

Adaire Fox-Martin, president, SAP Asia Pacific Japan, added that: "Together with Samsung Electronics, we will develop the next generation of in-memory solutions for customers using the SAP HANA platform."

Fox-Martin said this collaboration with Samsung extends company's partnership and represents SAP's commitment to drive innovation and help its customers win in the digital economy."

The two companies intend to lead the push for more advanced global in-memory market offerings by conducting cutting-edge research of next-generation DRAM for customer solutions and working together on their commercialisation.

At the research centre, Samsung and SAP will provide global customers with optimised in-memory solutions through the provisioning of extensive technical support including test runs of the SAP HANA platform.

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