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HPE mission-critical solutions for SAP HANA Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer software company is based on an October 2019 survey of HPE mission-critical solutions for SAP HANA customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE mission-critical solutions for SAP HANA:

  • Had these challenges in their SAP HANA environment that has been best addressed by HPE mission-critical solutions:
    • Demand for the capacity to meet growing business expectations an or need of consolidation databases to eliminate silos
    • Costly downtime (planned and unplanned) disrupting critical business operations and putting at stake business continuity and reputation

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE mission-critical solutions for SAP HANA that the surveyed company uses:

  • HPE mission-critical solutions for SAP HANA is deployed implemented as a hybrid cloud solution.
  • Has the following running on their HPE mission-critical server platform:
    • SAP S/4HANA / SAP BW/4HANA
    • SAP Business Suite on HANA /SAP Business Warehouse on HANA

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE mission-critical solutions for SAP HANA:

  • Rates the following HPE mission-critical solutions for SAP’s capabilities:
    • Comprehensive portfolio of server solutions giving the flexibility of choice: very valuable
    • High performance across all types and sizes of SAP HANA workloads: very valuable
    • System scalability that equips environments of all sizes and scale-up efficiency: very valuable
    • Highest levels of availability and extreme RAS (Reliability, Availability, Serviceability) features: very valuable
    • Flexible growth, reconfiguration or flexibility in integration with other systems: very valuable
    • Solutions minimizing capital expenditures at deployment and operating costs in the production phase: very valuable
  • Saw the following improvements since using HPE MIssion-Critical Solutions for SAP:
    • Improvement in performance (reduction in data analysis/transactions processing time): greater than 75%
    • Increase in capacity ( compute, memory) to support growth: greater than 75%
    • Reduction in system downtime to ensure business continuity: greater than 75%
  • HPE solutions for SAP HANA differentiates from solutions offered in the market by other vendors from it’s:
    • Vast experience to help achieve their business objectives
    • Broad infrastructure portfolio to meet their specific needs
    • HPE Pointnext Services for every stage of their migration journey
  • Rates these products as a part of other HPE products or services included as part of their HPE solutions for SAP HANA:
    • HPE Serviceguard for Linux – a part of the Near-Zero Downtime solution: very valuable
    • HPE Workload Aware Security for Linux – security compliance software: very valuable
    • HPE GreenLake – bringing a public cloud experience in the privacy of own data center: very valuable




About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of HPE Hybrid IT Solutions by TechValidate.

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