Have you ever wondered that information can be accessed even before a customer leaves the store? Accessing information within minutes even if millions of data has to be processed for that, seems radical and unbelievable, isnât it? But this is the way how in memory technology of SAP works. The real time analytics enable faster and smarter company decisions. There is something more to rejoice- to process the analytics you donât have to be in your office, you can be in customerâs office or relaxing beside the pool. When the enterprises are facing true challenges in managing constantly increasing data and processing them- such a solution can be a true boon.
Enormous quantity of data is not the only problem that the companies need to deal with when business is moving at a breath-neck speed. Changes are so frequent in businesses that you need to take immediate decisions in order to deliver greater value to your customers. On the top of that emerging technology such as cloud, mobility and in-memory completely re-shape the industry. It is therefore a time to transform your business into real time business. How to do that?
Few days back, SAP AG unveils their vision and strategy to combine depth of enterprise solutions with simplicity of SAP HANA Cloud Platform for real time applications in enterprises. SAP Hana Cloud Platform will act as a foundation for entire bunch of cloud solutions from SAP. It was not long before when SAP HANA rolled out to replace the old-fashioned data analysis that helped to query multiple types of data sources at speed and volumes that was far better than its predecessors. While the businesses have appreciated and accepted the platform, what was the need for a move so soon?
Today world is driven by network, mobile and data- every new technological initiative is meant to simplify these three vital driving forces. Cloud technology, most recent stage in internet evolution is meant to deliver a bunch of services that redefine the computing experience and provide employees easier and cheaper access to applications. Among the features of cloud computing, what attracts the businesses and individuals is its elasticity. SAP capitalise on this feature, and provides access to easy to use development in the cloud platform. With the service SAP has an intention to tear down the notion that only simple applications can be there in clouds.
There are various business challenges, which SAP thought, can be addressed through cloud platform. These are:
-· Enhancing operational efficiency and reducing costs of business
-· Making the development, application and control of cloud based business simple
-· Engaging customers
-· Satisfying evolving business needs at a low Total Cost of Ownership
Is the integration of cloud platform with SAP really effective for businesses?
Jim HagemannSnabe, co- CEOs of SAP AG explains: You can have your cloud, your way in real time, with a beautiful user experience.......With the new SAP HANA Cloud Platform as the foundation for all of our offerings, we are proud to be the trusted innovator to accelerate business value in the cloud.
SAP HANA Cloud is an open platform that will speed up and simplify the process of application development, enrich the value of SAP and non-SAP enterprise software, reduce the business costs and do something more than that.
-· Offer mobile ready Web and portal solution that can be accessed from any mobile devices
-· Locally integrate both SAP and non-SAP applications
-· Enhance developersâ productivity and agility of business
-· Create and scale applications to meet the particular requirements of business
Comprehensive services that you can anticipate from the built-in SAP platform are integration, business flexibility, analytics and collaboration. It empowers the companies with applications that they required to succeed in todayâs business environment.
SAP Cloud Platform enables to rapidly adopt changes in business
The cloud platform of SAP helps businesses to sense, evaluate and quickly respond to the changes in the industry that is imperative to run the business today. The new spatial data processing platform combine geo-spatial data with business data and add a new dimension to real time business applications. The new addition will help the industries that require real time solutions for monitoring, planning and analytics for a far better level of performance.
SAP HANA Cloud portfolio will enable smarter data access from heterogeneous sources
SAP HANA Cloud Platform simplifies the data queries across heterogeneous relational and non- relational database. There is a new deployment option available to 25 different industries that can run their mission SAP ERP, SAP NetWeaver BW, SAP CRM powered by SAP HANA. It will be a managed cloud service that will offer elastic petabyte scale for faster time to value. The smart data access option of the platform enables to build real time applications and reduce data redundancy and data transfers.
In order to use the service, customers have to obtain license from HANA along with the applications such as Business Warehouse and Business Suites. You may consult with a SAP expert to determine which of your applications can benefit from the HANA cloud deployment option. Shift all your workloads to HANA Cloud with the help of SAP services. A limited version of HANA is available on Amazon Web Services. These SAP demo versions are made available with the intention of development and testing.
Angela Brent has been working with SAP for years now. She is an avid reader/ writer and loves volleyball. She has been writing on SAP ERM, SAP training, SAP consulting, SAP testing and SAP recruitment in 2013. In this post, she shares her thoughts on a career as an SAP consultant. For more details on SAP consultant jobs, consider visiting specialist recruitment websites such as Whitehall Resources.
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