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SAP’s HANA launches on Huawei’s FusionSphere cloud platform

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Huawei and SAP have announced the general availability of the SAP HANA platform on Huawei’s OpenStack cloud platform FusionSphere 5.1.

Apple bolsters position in enterprise cloud market with SAP partnership

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Mobile device giant Apple has announced a new partnership with enterprise software vendor SAP to develop iOS apps based on the SAP HANA cloud platform.

SAP claims to have simplified its Business Suite for all enterprise cloud users


SAP has updated its suite of on-premise and cloud editions included in its Business Suite 4 SAP HANA range, which it promised will simplify processes in a range of functions and lines of business.

WTA, SAP team on tennis analytics using HANA cloud

SAP and the WTA are partnering to develop a cloud-based analytics service for tennis players and coaches

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and SAP have partnered to develop tennis analytics software for players and coaches based on SAP HANA.

Lufthansa enlists SAP to help crunch IoT data

Lufthansa's IT-focused subsidiary is analysing IoT data to optimise its operations

Lufthansa Systems is using SAP HANA to bridge the gap between GIS systems and Internet of Things sensors to optimise flight operations.

IT consultancy Mindtree buys Bluefin to bolster SAP expertise

Mindtree has acquired Bluefin to bolster its SAP cred

Mindtree has acquired Bluefin Solutions, an IT consultancy with particular expertise in SAP software, for an undisclosed sum. Krishnakumar Natarajan, chief executive and managing director of Mindtree told BCN the move will help boost its European presence and its competencies around IoT, in-memory computing, and mobile.

Cardiff Council moves customer services onto SAP cloud

Cardiff Council is aligning its IT strategy with a shift towards self-service government

The City of Cardiff Council is moving onto SAP’s customer service cloud in a bid to streamline customer service operations and deliver budget savings, the organisations announced this week.

Siemens to offer SAP HANA-based cloud platform for data services

Siemens is bolstering its big data services with SAP's cloud-based HANA platform

Industrial electronics giant Siemens announced it intends to build out a cloud-based platform for a range of data services to be used for everything from predictive condition monitoring to energy management optimisation.

SAP says job cuts coming as shift to cloud continues

SAP is reorganising its business to focus more on cloud, other strategic initiatives

German software giant SAP announced a reorganisation this week that could impact up to 3 per cent of its global workforce as it continues to refocus its core business on cloud-based services.

SAP combines collaboration, analytics tools in cloud-based planning service

SAP Planning for Cloud is part of SAP's strategy of bringing once clunky ERP services to a wider enterprise audience

German software giant SAP is making available a cloud-based planning platform the combines social collaboration with analytics that generate insights into project KPIs. The move is part of SAP’s broader strategy, which sees it aim to bring more slimmed down versions of its ERP platforms to a wider audience.