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In comparison to traditional outsourcing, cloud offerings like Azure offer a great deal of advantages in costs and flexibility. [shutterstock: 611605280, Blackboard]

In comparison to traditional outsourcing, cloud offerings like Azure offer a great deal of advantages in costs and flexibility. [shutterstock: 611605280, Blackboard]

SCP and Azure: Cobol meets SaaS

At Sapphire Now 2018, SAP announced the availability of the SAP Cloud Platform for the major cloud infrastructure providers. In this E-3 exclusive interview, Hinrich Mielke, Director SAP at Alegri, shows which new possibilities open up for SAP Customers when going for Microsoft Azure.

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Experts recommend that European SAP customers evaluate their cloud strategy based on recent regulations in the EU and US. [shutterstock: 387639436, Sabphoto]

Experts recommend that European SAP customers evaluate their cloud strategy based on recent regulations in the EU and US. [shutterstock: 387639436, Sabphoto]

Cloud Exit Ahead?

The recently adopted US Cloud (Claryfiny Lawful Overseas Use of Data) Act and GDPR regulation are putting a dent in - maybe even causing serious damage to - cloud computing. Could an end be in sight for freedom of choice for SAP customers? A risk analysis for the Chief Information Security Officer.

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A clear roadmap, better analytics and larger instances are just a few of the advantages the deal brings to the SAP community. [shutterstock: 616598531, metamorworks]

A clear roadmap, better analytics and larger instances are just a few of the advantages the deal brings to the SAP community. [shutterstock: 616598531, metamorworks]

Centiq Brings Experience Of 10,000 Hana Instances To Microsoft Azure

Centiq, the specialist responsible for SAP’s first Hana projects in the UK, recently announced a partnership with Microsoft Azure that is already delivering results for some of the largest companies in the UK. We had a chance to catch ups with Centiq's CEO Matt Lovell to find out more about what kind of answers the deal provides for the SAP community and their transformation projects.

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The US Cloud Act and the EU GDPR have the potential to become a dangerous mix for European SAP customers. [shutterstock: 550792084, katueng]

The US Cloud Act and the EU GDPR have the potential to become a dangerous mix for European SAP customers. [shutterstock: 550792084, katueng]

GDPR & Cloud Act Might Mean The Cloud Exit for ERP/ECC 6.0 & S/4

Initially, getting out of AWS, MS Azure and Google Cloud Platform was just one of many options for existing SAP customers. However, the US Cloud Act in combination with GDPR is an attack on the freedom of choice of European SAP users.

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GDPR is not a one time job. Finding a solution for data discovery in SAP now may thus be a good idea in the long run as well. [shutterstock: 170340608, ESB Professional]

GDPR is not a one time job. Finding a solution for data discovery in SAP now may thus be a good idea in the long run as well. [shutterstock: 170340608, ESB Professional]

GDPR: A Practical Example For Data Discovery In SAP

Metadata discovery software vendor Silwood Technology has expanded its series of GDPR Starter Packs for major application packages, including SAP, JD Edwards and Siebel. The recent launch of Oracle E-Business Suite and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Starter Packs will enable more users to quickly and simply identify the precise location of Personal Data. Silwood Technology has also provided E-3 Magazine with a working example of data discovery in SAP that can be found below.

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Despite the high number of SAP users in Europe, SAP's biggest show is taking place elsewhere. [shutterstock: 504234469, GarryKillian]

Despite the high number of SAP users in Europe, SAP's biggest show is taking place elsewhere. [shutterstock: 504234469, GarryKillian]

Sapphire Europe, Anyone?

Oh no! Yet again, SAP will not extend their hand to its European customers, developers and analysts in 2018. Europe has been relegated to cash cow for SAP. Communication takes place elsewhere in the world.

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