Allgeier is turning into a model company, providing answers to questions any SAP customer currently might have. [shutterstock: 601193963, garagestock]

Allgeier is turning into a model company, providing answers to questions any SAP customer currently might have. [shutterstock: 601193963, garagestock]

Allgeier Special: Answers To All The Community’s Questions Pt.1

Allgeier, a midsized IT systems house, covers every topic of importance to existing SAP customers, adding its own innovative answers to the questions addressed by SAP solutions. To put it bluntly, Allgeier delivers a breadth and depth of SAP experience that is virtually unrivaled. The company‘s CEO Jörg Dietmann talked to E 3‘s chief editor Peter M. Färbinger about today‘s megatrends. This E-3 Special is available for download at the bottom of the page.

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Celonis makes finding deviating processes simple and adds real value in form of more efficiency and agility. [shuttersotck: 612338852, Christopher Gardiner]

Celonis makes finding deviating processes simple and adds real value in form of more efficiency and agility. [shuttersotck: 612338852, Christopher Gardiner]

Celonis Special Part 1: A Guide To Process Mining

Process Mining is about understanding and optimizing business processes. After consolidation, harmonization and automation, SAP partner Celonis has developed a software solution for making ERP and Business Suite processes transparent, creating a big opportunity for greater efficiency and agility. Bastian Nominacher, company co-founder and CEO, discussed Process Mining with Peter M. Färbinger, E-3 Chief Editor.

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SAP is forcing its success with Cloud Computing at a high price. [shutterstock: 20272657, jorisvo]

SAP is forcing its success with Cloud Computing at a high price. [shutterstock: 20272657, jorisvo]

The Great Leap Forward – SAP Edition

Hasso Plattner saw it in California at Apple, Google, Amazon and Salesforce: cloud computing is the future! Now his fear is that SAP will no longer exist in a few years if Bill McDermott and Luka Mucic do not drive the ERP group towards the ꞌcloudꞌ.

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30-day update cycles are a heavy burden on the shoulders of SAPs customers. [shutterstock: 588778556, optimarc]

30-day update cycles are a heavy burden on the shoulders of SAPs customers. [shutterstock: 588778556, optimarc]

Hana Development: Status Critical

A DSAG symposium (German SAP User Group) on the topic of Hana close to SAP’s headquarter in Walldorf, Germany recently has shed light on critical points in the ongoing Hana development: Hana’s code is still leaving a lot to be desired.

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A survey of trends by Bitkom, the digital association, ranks IT security highest among all topics: where is my data? [shutterstock: 586132070, Ievgenii Meyer]

A survey of trends by Bitkom, the digital association, ranks IT security highest among all topics: where is my data? [shutterstock: 586132070, Ievgenii Meyer]

HCP – Globally Insecure

Just how certain can an established SAP customer be that IoT data on the Hana Cloud Platform is stored securely and remains where it belongs? Of course, SAP has no global, outage-proof data network with hundreds of datacenters linked up to it. Who is the provider of infrastructure-as-a-service?

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Adoption of hyperconverged infrastructure appears to be the logical next step for the SAP community. [shutterstock: 181760279, connel]

Adoption of hyperconverged infrastructure appears to be the logical next step for the SAP community. [shutterstock: 181760279, connel]

Special: Hyperconverged Infrastructure Part 2: The Logical Step

For years, companies have struggled to consolidate, virtualize and automate, but the days of traditional IT are coming to an end. SAP customers need flexible and highly automated IT infrastructure that allows them to ‘command their own airspace’. The answer lies in hyperconverged infrastructure from Lenovo and Nutanix. The complete special is available as a PDF at the bottom of the page.

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