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Heinz plays infrastructure ketchup, moves to SAP cloud

Heinz is moving to SAP HANA because its old data strategy was putting the squeeze on efficiency

International condiment giant H.J. Heinz Company announced it has implemented Virtustream’s integrated cloud management service to help it deploy a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and run production SAP’s in-memory compute platform, HANA, to support its data consolidation efforts. The firm said its data strategy didn’t quite cut the mustard before making the move.

SAP makes HANA available on SoftLayer

SAP and IBM are making HANA available on SoftLayer

SAP and IBM are making the HANA in-memory platform available on SoftLayer infrastructure globally, the companies announced.

How Bayer uses big data, in-memory computing for divisional reporting

Bayer is tapping into big data, but due to a combination of security and latency concerns plans to keep its platform on premise

German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer has invested years implementing a big data platform which offers users rich visualisation capabilities for financial data and other KPIs. Daniela Hartig, head of BI at Bayer Pharmaceuticals said the project is just a stepping stone for the company, which plans to extend the platform to cover operational and other high-velocity data in the future.

SAP to invest €20m in Russian cloud datacentres

SAP plans to invest €20m in two new Russian cloud datacentres

German software giant SAP announced this week that it plans to invest €20m in two Russian datacentres. The company said the investment will help to quadruple its cloud revenues over this year.

SAP shows healthy HANA, cloud growth in Q3 results

SAP said its cloud revenues and HANA in-memory database business showed healthy growth, but its traditional software and consulting business slipped for the second quarter in a row

Software giant SAP announced a strong third quarter Monday as it continues to grow its cloud subscriptions and HANA in-memory platform. But the company also noted that sales of traditional software and its consulting business slipped in Q3.