HP and SAP Announce Joint Offering to Rapidly Provision SAP S/4HANA on HP Helion Managed Cloud

SAP and HP have announced a new joint offering to help customers speed their transition to SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA (SAP S/4HANA) utilizing HP Helion. This offering brings together both companies’ global consulting and software expertise to rapidly provision SAP S/4HANA on HP Helion Managed Cloud.

sap-hanaThe offering combines SAP’s business suite, SAP S/4HANA, with HP Helion, HP’s enterprise cloud hosting platform for deploying, managing and utilizing workloads in hybrid IT environments. Expertise in advisory, application migration and implementation services from both companies will help customers determine their ideal roadmap to SAP S/4HANA.

“By combining SAP S/4HANA with HP migration and cloud expertise, we are demonstrating our commitment to providing customers with simplicity and choice for their journey to the digital economy,” said John Hinshaw, chief customer officer and executive vice president, Technology & Operations, HP. “Customers can now execute their transition to SAP S/4HANA on HP Helion Managed Cloud, confident in the knowledge they have two of the world’s best IT services firms working together to enable their success every step of the way. HP is also planning to use SAP S/4HANA to accelerate our own transformation.”

Implementation, Migration

By integrating hardware, software, services and financing in a common framework, SAP and HP will provide an end-to-end solution for SAP S/4HANA, delivered in an accelerated transformation timeframe. Customers will now be able to define how SAP S/4HANA could benefit their business, determine the best implementation approach and migrate their business-critical applications to this cloud platform. Customers can also expect to leverage existing IT investments and achieve value across all lines of business and industries.

hp-cloudThis offering would give customers unprecedented access to the deep expertise of both SAP and HP in the multiple disciplines that the journey to SAP S/4HANA requires.

“We are thrilled to be deepening our partnership with HP to deliver this unique offering,” said Michael Kleinemeier, member of the Global Managing Board of SAP SE. “Today’s announcement combines HP’s implementation, migration and mission critical infrastructure expertise with SAP’s real-time applications and services, and will further enhance demand for SAP S/4HANA. It’s what the market is seeking, as businesses all over the world strive to Run Simple in a digital economy.”