HPE, SAP partner to deliver SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud with HPE GreenLake in the UAE
The partnership will allow customers to keep their SAP software landscape and data on-premises while benefitting from a subscription-based, consistent cloud experience
HPE and SAP have partnered to deliver the customer edition of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud with HPE GreenLake. This will make the new offering a fully managed service at the edge in the customer’s data centre or colocation facility of their choice. This partnership will be an extension of the longstanding relationship between the two companies. SAP said it chose HPE for its global reach and established brand with joint customers.
Customers will be able to keep their SAP software landscape and data on-premises while taking advantage of a subscription-based, consistent cloud experience from SAP with HPE GreenLake.
With HPE GreenLake, SAP will be enabled to offer the customer edition of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud with a consistent, automated cloud experience and their flexible subscription-based as-a-service model. HPE GreenLake’s robust cloud services and compliance analytics tools will enable SAP to offer on-premise white-glove operations and application management services that SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud is known for at the customer’s location of choice.
“We have a tremendous opportunity to build on the extensive proven partnership that HPE and SAP have built over decades, with the combination of our rapidly-growing cloud services business with HPE GreenLake and our market leadership in powering SAP workloads,” said Keith White, senior vice president and general manager, HPE GreenLake Cloud Services, at HPE.
“The new deployment model SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, customer edition is a direct response to customers who want the flexibility and service level of a managed private cloud, but need to keep their systems in their own data centres, such as public sector and regulated industry customers,” said Peter Pluim, EVP, Global Head of Enterprise Cloud Services, at SAP.
The new SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, customer edition will feature an optimised architecture comprised of secure, high-performing infrastructure, including compute, storage and networking technologies that are certified and pre-configured for SAP software.
SAP will be able to offer end-to-end infrastructure with HPE GreenLake cloud services. HPE GreenLake infrastructure has been proven in verifiable SAP benchmarks to have the ability to scale to substantial workload demands from SAP customers. HPE will supply, install and manage the infrastructure.
SAP will add their expertise in operating complex private cloud landscapes from the operating system through the SAP HANA database, including the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud catalogue of applications such as SAP S/4HANA and SAP BW/4HANA. The SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, customer edition will be delivered as a turnkey, OPEX, cloud subscription offering, that will be available through SAP.