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HP receives Certification in SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC)


By: Jim Byrne, Global Product Marketing Manager - SAP Services, HP Enterprise Services


SAP announced the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud partner program at the 2013 SapphireNow conference in Orlando.  HP is one of the first partners to be approved by SAP as a “Certified Provider of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud” services. ThisSAP HEC logo.png certification is awarded to partners who demonstrate that they possess all the requisite capabilities and methodologies in place to ensure solutions are designed, built and operated properly in a HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) environment.  This includes the SAP data centers and the HP Data centers.


“This certification is the insurance policy and benchmark that clients are demanding  as they decide which SI partner they will choose to design, build, modernize, and manage their cloud-based HANA solutions,” comments Mike Carducci, Global SAP Business Development Director for HP Enterprise Services. “This certification adds to the extensive list of SAP certifications HP currently maintains and demonstrates HP’s trusted leadership as a global provider of SAP services.”


SAP HANA is a strategic priority for SAP and HP.  In the SAP press release, Dr. Vishal Sikka, member of the Executive Board of SAP, stated the following:  “There is huge potential in harnessing the power of SAP HANA to help drive business growth and innovation for SAP, our partners and our customers.  We are working hand-in-hand with our partners and they are fully energized by the truly limitless opportunities SAP HANA can provide.”


HP is working with clients to help capture the tremendous value of SAP HANA.  “HANA-based solutions will revolutionize the IT industry.  Clients are looking for a partner who they can trust and has demonstrated the expertise required to deploy their HANA-based solutions in a cloud environment. This certification demonstrates HP’s continued commitment to SAP HANA as the strategic platform for SAP clients who are driving their businesses in the New Style of IT”, says Jules Beck, VP - Global Enterprise Applications (EAS) & Mobility Services, HP Enterprise Services.


This certification follows HP’s recent announcement of HP As-a-Service Solution for SAP HANA and positions HP as the industry leader in providing cloud-based HANA solutions. HP is helping clients with their innovation agenda by providing choice and alternatives necessary to deploy their HANA-based solutions. Complemented by HP’s end to end portfolio of HANA services and delivered from our global HANA Centers of Excellence, HP can provide clients all the services they need to assess, implement and operate their HANA-based solutions.


Learn more about SAP’s HEC at

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