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HP Converged Systems @ SAP #SAPPHIRENOW - latest announcements from Orlando

By Jodie Jordanger – HP Converged Systems Marketing


At SAP SAPPHIRENOW yesterday, Jim Snabe, SAP co-CEO told us at the keynote that SAP now has 1,500 customers on HANA which makes it their fastest growing software product EVER. 


Big news of the day was that SAP has now announced general availability of SAP Business Suite powered by HANA, and Jim thanked the 100 early adopters of Suite on HANA for making this possible. 


He then introduced McLaren Group on stage to talk about HANA and how it helps their business through speed, performance and state of the art technology – just like a high performance Formula One race car.


He touched on the fact that SAP has 29M users in the cloud today, and how Public Cloud powered by HANA will address database speed and complexity for customers.


HP made corresponding announcements including

And you can read more detail in the press release.


We have sessions which demonstrate how closely we partner with SAP for Business Suite powered by HANA and for cloud:


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We have experts to talk to you at our booth #3318 so please come by and say hello.


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And here's a picture from last night’s customer party…


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  • Technology marketing professional with over 25 years of experience in energy, semiconductor and IT industries.
  • Jeff Spiller has over 30 years experience in architecting highly available and scalable multi-tier platforms for a variety of Fortune 500 companies. He is currently HP’s technical lead for the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) Appliance, optimized for Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) software. As a member of HP's ESS Performance and Solutions Engineering COE (Center of Excellence), Jeff has a proven track record for designing, tuning and performing capacity planning in OLAP, ROLAP, OLTP and consolidated environments.
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