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Erwin Hymer Group moves ERP to SAP HANA in the cloud

Motorhome

Caravan and motorhome maker Erwin Hymer Group is moving its SAP ERP platform to the company’s cloud-based in-memory compute platform , HANA. The company’s chief information officer Salim Siddiqi said the move will enable Erwin Hymer Group to be more responsive to changes in its supply chain operations across its global brands.

Birst and SAP partner on HANA, cloud-based analytics

Birst and SAP are partnering to make Birst's analytics engine available on SAP's cloud-based HANA platform

SAP and business intelligence software provider Birst announced a collaboration this week that will see the two companies offer Birst’s BI architecture on SAP’s HANA in-memory cloud computing platform.

Adidas taps MicroStrategy, SAP HANA for big data insights on customers

Michael Voegele, vice president global IT and head of enterprise architecture at Adidas Group speaking at the MicroStrategy World conference in Barcelona on Tuesday

German sports equipment manufacturer Adidas has tapped MicrosStrategy’s analytics platform built on top of SAP HANA, a cloud-based in-memory computing platform in an effort to improve how the company responds to buying trends, and bring the company closer to its customers.

SAP, LG ink cloud deal

LG CNS has inked a deal with SAP that will see LG CNS deploy SAP HANA within its datacentres

Korean IT consulting and technology services provider LG CNS has inked a deal with SAP that will see LG CNS deploy SAP HANA within its datacentres and offer the cloud-based service to its customers.

SAP, Deloitte partner on ERP

SAP and Deloitte are working together to make batch processing for ERP a thing of the past

German software giant SAP said Wednesday that it is partnering with international consulting firm Deloitte in a bid to create customised financial management software based on the SAP HANA cloud platform. The companies said they aim to leverage in-memory compute capabilities in order to make processes that traditionally require batch processing available in real-time.

Q&A with Dr. Jassim Haji, director of information technology, Gulf Air

Jassim Haji

In advance of the 4th Annual Cloud World Forum MENA in Dubai in April the Cloud World Series team caught up with one of the conference speakers, Dr. Jassim Haji, director of information technology, Gulf Air, who shared his views on Gulf Air’s commitment to providing the latest technology in aviation and overcoming the challenges of cloud deployment.

SAP HANA gets subscription pricing, becomes in-memory engine for apps

SAP rolled out HANA as a cloud service Thursday, including an application ecosystem and platform as a service placing HANA at the heart of new applications

German software company SAP announced Thursday that it is offering cloud subscription pricing models for its in-memory computing platform, SAP HANA, and will start offering an application ecosystem built atop the platform. SAP executive board member and innovation head Vishal Sikka said the move was a response to the changing ways even the most persistent databases and high-capacity computing services are consumed today.

Intel targets Big Data with Xeon E7 v2 family

Intel says it wants to dominate mobile computing, which may deliver volume critical to counter sluggish PC sales

In a bid to capitalise on the apparent stampede towards Big Data in all walks of life, Intel unveiled an updated Xeon chip architecture this week that will, according to the chip maker, double performance over the previous generation of server chips.

IBM unveils cloud, analytics-focused server architecture

IBM unveiled the latest update to the server architecture at the foundation of its SystemX and PureSystems offerings

In a bid to give its server business a (much needed) shot in the arm IBM unveiled the latest generation of its enterprise-X architecture, the foundation of its Systemx and PureSystem servers. Stuart McRae, IBM’s System X high end business line manager told Business Cloud News that the new architecture is ideal for cloud and analytics applications.

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