The HP ConvergedSystem portfolio for SAP HANA delivers clients the architecture to quickly deploy these next-generation data management platforms with systems that can easily scale to meet evolving business needs - from managing analytics and data warehousing workloads to running mission-critical business applications. Unifying the servers, storage, networking, software and services clients need to run their SAP HANA environment, these all-in-one systems are quick and easy to install, accelerating time to value. In addition, the systems are optimized with the goal to deliver the highest possible levels of performance and availability for in-memory computing initiatives at analytics processing speeds up to twice as fast as other solutions.
Building on experience gained by HP in more than 800 system implementations for SAP HANA, the new HP ConvergedSystem portfolio for SAP HANA includes:
"Organisations are making long-term, strategic architectural bets for their data centres and data management platforms", stated Tom Joyce, senior vice president and general manager, Converged Systems, HP. "SAP HANA provides a catalyst for business transformation and HP has the architecture, expertise and vision to meet its infrastructure needs. HP is investing in delivering the infrastructure that clients need to meet requirements of environments running SAP HANA."
HP ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA is optimized out of the box for analytics and datawarehousing workloads, enabling clients to deploy faster and accelerate time to value.
Optimized for data management, the system enables clients to:
HP ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA is based on a modular, standards-based architecture that gives clients the flexibility to start small and add capacity in as few as five days. Configurations range from 256 gigabytes to 2-terabyte scale-up systems within a single memory pool, and up to 16 terabytes with scale-out systems that bridge memory across systems.
"In-memory computing allows organisations to quickly make informed business decisions by processing complex transactions using massive amounts of data much faster than ever possible before", stated Matt Eastwood, group vice president and general manager, Enterprise Platform Group, IDC. "To capitalize on IMC, businesses need an architecture that is not only efficient, but that is highly available and easily scalable, so that organisations can quickly respond to changing needs of the business."
To help clients quickly achieve their business goals, HP offers services that help clients develop a roadmap for SAP HANA adoption, migrate data from legacy databases and support data centre operations across their complete SAP landscape.
HP also offers multiple deployment choices for HP ConvergedSystem for SAP HANA, from on-premises implementations to hosted or Cloud services, to meet clients' unique business requirements. In addition, for clients looking for flexible investment solutions to acquire HP ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA, HP Flexibility Capacity services along with flexible investment solutions from HP Financial Services offer simple, scalable and predictable monthly payment options that align technology and financial requirements to business needs.
HP ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA is expected to be available this spring for a starting price of $87,787 including HP support and deployment services. HP Serviceguard for scale-up configurations is expected to be available this spring for a starting price of $38,980 including HP support. Project Kraken is expected to be available worldwide later this year.