Ocean9 Builds Strong Channel Momentum for Delivering Its Cloud Service for SAP HANA


Ocean9, an accelerator of digital transformation with managed cloud services for SAP HANA on Amazon Web Services (AWS Cloud) and Microsoft Azure, is experiencing tremendous growth in its partner ecosystem. Within months of launching the Ocean9 for SAP HANA cloud service, Ocean9 has formed more than 10 strong partnerships with more in process.

“Our go-to-market strategy is geared towards SAP systems integrators and solutions providers, since we can provide unique value to their existing SAP HANA practices and customers,” said Swen Conrad, CEO of Ocean9. “We are pleased to hear our worldwide partners tell us that Ocean9 SAP HANA-as-a-Service is a key enabler for their SAP HANA business and more importantly to the success of our joint customers!”

Datavard, DATUM, Cloud Comrade

New additions to the Ocean9 partner network include Datavard in Heidelberg, Germany. A leader in SAP optimization and transformation and provider of CanaryCode for holistic SAP HANA monitoring, including KPI’s for availability & performance, security, compliance and UX.

sap hana cloud“With the Ocean9 cloud service for SAP HANA, we can offer our customers a new set of capabilities not previously available,” said Frank Gundlich, Director Business Development at Datavard. “Consider the Ocean9 business continuity and disaster recovery setup that can easily be adjusted in sync with business seasons: This is a game changer in retail and manufacturing! – Plus Ocean9 customers benefit from our experience of having migrated 3 of the 5 largest worldwide SAP installations to HANA.”

DATUM, a leader in data governance and stewardship solutions, is a partner that helps mutual customers enhance their readiness for digital transformation.

“We help customers define strong data governance as part of SAP S/4HANA-based digital business transformation initiatives for greater enterprise agility,” said Will Crump, CEO at DATUM in Annapolis. “Combine this with the speed and flexibility of Ocean9’s system provisioning for SAP HANA, and customers are able to reduce overall project effort and time-to-market significantly, getting them ready for the digital world.”

Cloud Infrastructure Cost

Ocean9 also added Cloud Comrade in Singapore as a new reselling partner. Cloud Comrade is fully focused on cloud-managed services and has been helping a growing number of SAP customers wanting to go all-in on public cloud.

“Ocean9 provides leading capabilities for SAP HANA in the cloud and does so at significantly reduced cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service cost,” said Andy Waroma, Founder and Executive Director at Cloud Comrade. “This partnership puts our solution offering in a great position in Southeast Asia where customers are highly price sensitive. Cloud Comrade is bidding and delivering all SAP S/4HANA transformations jointly with Ocean9.”