HP Introduces Enhancements to Its HP ConvergedSystem Portfolio for SAP HANA
PALO ALTO, Calif. May 5, 2015 — HP today announced updates to its HP ConvergedSystem portfolio for SAP HANA. Now upgraded with the newest Intel Xeon Processor E7 V3 Family architecture, the HP ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA supports the latest-generation business suite, SAP® Business Suite 4 SAP HANA® (SAP S/4HANA), to deliver faster real-time actionable insights. In addition, new HP Converged Storage plug-ins help increase flexibility and reduce customer risk through a comprehensive data backup and recovery solution for environments running SAP S/4HANA.
Today, thousands of global organizations run their mission-critical operations on the SAP HANA platform. As customers migrate to advanced workloads such as SAP S/4HANA, they will benefit from a more sophisticated and powerful infrastructure platform.
The HP ConvergedSystem portfolio for SAP HANA is designed for power and reliability, while engineered to deliver high performance, high availability and outstanding scalability that is fully compatible with the latest generation business suite, SAP S/4HANA. The HP ConvergedSystem 900 has been certified by SAP to run SAP HANA in flexible configurations, delivering up to 12 terabytes of data in a single memory pool, with 16 sockets. It is the largest appliance generally available on the market for SAP S/4HANA.
Organizations with medium-sized SAP solution-based landscapes looking for an economical way to start their journey can look to the HP ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA. Now certified with the new Intel Xeon E7 V3 architecture, this integrated system offers a cost-effective platform for deployments of SAP S/4HANA.
“Our business is about gathering real-time intelligence, so it is imperative that we have the mission-critical hardware infrastructure to support our workload demands while delivering the continuity and reliability we require,” said Mike Bishop, managing director, Prescient Traveler LLC. “The HP ConvergedSystem 500 has offered us the fastest path to value for SAP HANA, helping us optimize our business operations by responding quickly to changing business requirements and market trends.”
Streamline data management and double the performance of data protection
HP also announced customers running SAP HANA can now further protect their databases for less by installing the HP StoreOnce Plug-in for SAP HANA. With this new plug-in, administrators can safeguard their databases by backing them up to HP StoreOnce appliances directly using SAP HANA studio. This solution helps eliminate the cost and complexity of intermediary data protection software typically required to protect databases. The result of using HP StoreOnce Backup with SAP HANA is that customers can perform backups quickly.
In addition, the HP Storage Plug-in for SAP Landscape Virtualization Management now supports version 2.1 of the SAP software, which gives customers increased management capabilities in SAP HANA-based environments running physically or virtually on HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage. With this expanded support, administrators can now clone production versions of SAP databases within minutes for increased productivity and business agility.
New consumption models for SAP-based HANA environments
As part of this announcement, HP also extended the HP ConvergedSystem portfolio for SAP HANA to be offered as a modular approach using the SAP HANA tailored data center integration approach. Using this approach, customers can leverage their existing hardware and infrastructure components for their SAP HANA-based environments, providing further choice for organizations, even when working in heterogeneous environments.
Through a range of services and strategic partnerships, HP brings specific expertise and assistance to help customers modernize their SAP HANA-based environments. HP Technology Services offers a broad selection of end-to-end consulting, migration, and integration services that enable speedy deployment, smooth migration, and business continuity.HP also expanded its system integrator efforts with Deloitte Consulting LLP. Deloitte and HP are collaborating to provide services to customers to modernize their infrastructure running SAP HANA, including successful business case development and strategy. Deloitte has established an HP ConvergedSystem 900 lab environment for SAP HANA for rapid prototyping, solution incubation and customer pilots to accelerate time-to-value.
For more information, visit HP in booth 302 at the SAPPHIRE® NOW conference, taking place May 5-7 in Orlando, Fla.
Pricing and Availability
HP ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA with Intel Xeon Processor E7 V3 Family architecture will be available worldwide starting late summer 2015.
The HP StoreOnce Plug-in for SAP HANA is available at no cost to existing HP StoreOnce Backup customers beginning in May 2015 as part of an early access program with general availability scheduled for June 2015. Use of the plug-in requires an HP StoreOnce Catalyst software license.
The HP Storage Plug-in for SAP Landscape Virtualization Management is currently available at no cost.
This news advisory contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. If such risks or uncertainties materialize or such assumptions prove incorrect, the results of HP and its consolidated subsidiaries could differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including but not limited to statements of the plans, strategies and objectives of HP for future operations, including the separation transaction; the future performance of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. if the separation is completed; any statements concerning expected development, performance, market share or competitive performance relating to products and services; any statements regarding anticipated operational and financial results; any statements of expectation or belief; and any statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include the need to address the many challenges facing HP’s businesses; the competitive pressures faced by HP’s businesses; risks associated with executing HP’s strategy, including the planned separation transaction, and plans for future operations and investments; the impact of macroeconomic and geopolitical trends and events; the need to manage third-party suppliers and the distribution of HP’s products and services effectively; the protection of HP’s intellectual property assets, including intellectual property licensed from third parties; risks associated with HP’s international operations; the development and transition of new products and services and the enhancement of existing products and services to meet customer needs and respond to emerging technological trends; the execution and performance of contracts by HP and its suppliers, customers, clients and partners; the hiring and retention of key employees; integration and other risks associated with business combination and investment transactions; the execution, timing and results of restructuring plans, including estimates and assumptions related to the cost and the anticipated benefits of implementing those plans; the execution, timing and results of the separation transaction or restructuring plans, including estimates and assumptions related to the cost (including any possible disruption of HP’s business) and the anticipated benefits of implementing the separation transaction and restructuring plans; the resolution of pending investigations, claims and disputes; and other risks that are described in HP’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2015, and HP’s other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. HP assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.
© 2015 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
SAP, SAP HANA, SAPPHIRE and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP SE (or an SAP affiliate company) in Germany and other countries. See http://www.sap.com/corporate-en/legal/copyright/index.epx for additional trademark information and notices.
All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies.
Ansprechpartner für Medien
About HP Inc.
HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, we engineer experiences that amaze. More information about HP Inc. is available at http://www.hp.com.
© 2016 HP Inc. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP Inc. products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP Inc. shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.