SAP Annnounces Free HANA Developer Images on Amazon Web Services

Alex Williams | May 16th

Over the past week, SAP and Amazon Web Services announced a number of alliances. Earlier this week, SAP said they would sell Afaria, its mobile management software, on the AWS Marketplace. Last Friday, SAP and...»

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SAP Saved the Best for Last – HANA SP4’s New Capabilities

Maria Deutscher | May 16th

It’s Day 3 of SAP SAPphire, and today the BI software maker finally released the most significant batch of HANA-related news scheduled from the event:  HANA service pack 4. The idea is that SAP customers...»

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SAP HANA Now the Biggest In-Memory Database in the World

Alex Williams | May 16th

SAP rolled out a list of new enhancements, features and integrations for SAP HANA today, demonstrating how SAP is treating it as a foundation for growth and acceleration of its core technology. Perhaps most significant is...»

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NetSuite Introduces SuiteCommerce, Launches Commerce-as-a-Service

Matt Weinberger | May 15th

While theCube has been at SAP SAPphire 2012 this week, its competition at NetSuite used its own SuiteWorld event here in San Francisco to launch a new commerce-as-a-service (CaaS) product built on the brand new SuiteCommerce...»

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For SAP, It’s Now a Big Data World

Jeffrey Kelly | May 15th

In his keynote at SAPPHIRE this morning, SAP Co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe made three predictions. Two of them – that within five years we will live in a completely mobile, cloud-based world – were of the relatively safe...»

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Hewlett-Packard Unveiles New Servers, Gets More Cloud Attention

Maria Deutscher | May 15th

Taking a small break from all the buzz surrounding HP Cloud Services, Hewlett-Packard reaffirmed the plus side of being a large vendor with strong relations.  Just 24 hours after Intel’s new server chipsets were...»

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SAP, Oracle, Windows All Run Fine on VMware at James Hardie

Bert Latamore | May 15th

Three years ago the IT shop at James Hardie Building Products had not yet hit the wall, but it could see the wall ahead in terms of space and power requirements to support steady business...»

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IBM Versus the Big Data Skills Gap

Matt Weinberger | May 15th

Last week, IBM invited me down to the grand opening of the Silicon Valley IBM Innovation Center (IIC), a facility designed to educate Big Blue's channel partners and help them integrate its product line into...»

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Opera Solutions Adds SAP HANA to its Analytics-as-a-Service Repertoire

Jeffrey Kelly | May 15th

Opera Solutions announced this morning that it will incorporate SAP’s in-memory database HANA into its Analytics-as-a-Service offerings. The combination of HANA and Opera’s advanced data mining capabilities – which centers around what the company calls signal hubs –...»

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What is the SAP Cloud? For One Thing – Amazon Web Services

Alex Williams | May 15th

SAP announced its second deal with Amazon Web Services (AWS) yesterday. In this latest round of new, SAP said they would sell Afaria on the AWS Marketplace. Last Friday, SAP and AWS announced that SAP...»

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