|Source: Hitachi Data Systems and E-3 Magazine (German) Cover Story June 2014|in SCENE|PDF Download|Replies: 0
Hitachi and SAP have worked together as partners for two decades. The current high point of this cooperation is the agreement reached in January 2014, under which Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) may offer software licences for SAP HANA itself. But the two companies together are about more than just enabling data analysis and evaluation.
Big data, cloud, BYOD – IT is the basis in the data processing centres for many trending topics. Supporting business operations is the driving concept very much in the spirit of “Business Defined IT.” The underlying foundation may not be ignored, however: memory, network and computers.
Many IT departments stand before the challenge of consolidating SAP environments through virtualization and partitioning solutions. The effect use of system resources counts just as much as increasing availability or flexibility when provisioning systems. Robust scalability and partition-capable IT solutions provide relief.