Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is partnering with SAP to deliver the customer edition of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud with HPE GreenLake, as a fully managed service at the edge, in the customer’s data centre or colocation facility of their choice.
Customers will be able to keep their SAP software landscape and data on-premises while gaining the benefits of a subscription-based, agile, elastic, and consistent cloud experience from SAP with HPE GreenLake.
The new offering SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, customer edition from SAP addresses a key market requirement for SAP customers.
With HPE GreenLake, SAP will be enabled to offer the customer edition of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud with a consistent, automated cloud experience and their flexible subscription-based as-a-service model.
“Customers are increasingly turning to HPE GreenLake to enable them to benefit from the agility and flexibility of the cloud while also offering the security, data sovereignty, compliance, visibility, and cost controls of an on-premises deployment,” said Keith White, SVP and GM of HPE GreenLake Cloud Services at HPE.
Peter Pluim, EVP and global head of enterprise cloud services at SAP said the new offering is a direct response to customers who want the flexibility and service level of a managed private cloud, but need to keep their systems in their own data centres, such as public sector and regulated industry customers.
The new SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud customer edition will feature an optimised architecture comprised of secure, high-performing infrastructure, including compute, storage and networking technologies that are certified and pre-configured for SAP software.
SAP will be able to offer end-to-end infrastructure with HPE GreenLake cloud services. HPE GreenLake infrastructure has been proven in verifiable SAP benchmarks to have the ability to scale to substantial workload demands from SAP customers.
HPE will supply, install and manage the infrastructure. SAP will add their expertise in operating complex private cloud landscapes from the operating system through the SAP HANA database, including the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud catalogue of applications such as SAP S/4HANA and SAP BW/4HANA. The SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, customer edition will be delivered as a turnkey, OPEX, cloud subscription offering, that will be available through SAP.