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Huawei Announces Availability of SAP HANA® Running on Huawei FusionSphere

2016-05-18

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[Orlando, USA, May 18, 2016] Huawei participates in 2016 SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG Annual Conference held in Orlando on May 17-19 with its competitive IT products and solutions to accelerate enterprise IT transformations and release business potential. At the conference, Huawei announced the general availability of the SAP HANA® platform running on Huawei’s cloud virtualization platform FusionSphere 5.1. With this offering, Huawei plans to enhance customer value and the end-user experience, while helping customers improve their business through continuous technology innovation and advanced business processes.

The Huawei offering will cover cloud services, telecommunications and more. Huawei and SAP established a co-innovation center in 2015, located at Huawei’s Shenzhen campus, demonstrating their commitments to continuous engineering investment in cloud computing and Big Data to create more valuable solutions for customers.

Zhipeng Ren, president of Huawei IT Cloud Computing Product Line, said: “SAP is the world’s largest provider of enterprise application software, and SAP HANA® is leading enterprise software innovation right now. Huawei’s FusionCloud solution support for SAP HANA® is widely accepted in the market. With the open cloud computing strategy, Huawei builds a win-win cloud ecosystem through an open, enterprise-class cloud platform. Based on OpenStack open source architecture, Huawei FusionSphere has made thousands of enterprise-class enhancements, and is an ideal cloud infrastructure platform for SAP HANA® and critical enterprise applications. In the meantime, our joint initiatives with SAP are intended to create more value for customers to achieve their goals.”

Daniel Schneiss, global head of SAP HANA® Platform & Database Development, Products and Innovation, SAP SE, said: “Huawei and SAP established a global technology partnership in 2012. With Huawei’s support, the SAP HANA® platform and associated solutions have been offered on FusionCube, FusionServer RH2288H V2/V3, FusionServer RH5885H V3 and FusionServer RH8100 V3. In 2015, SAP HANA® and Huawei’s FusionCloud solution were implemented at industry-leading customers in China, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The announcement of Huawei FusionSphere 5.1 for SAP HANA® solutions, on single node, multi-VM and scale-out setups, is perfect proof of the excellent cooperation. With the Huawei cloud data center and enterprise network, together with SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA (SAP S/4HANA), SAP plans to develop new solutions and set industry directions for manufacturing, telecom, public service, energy and more.”

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