SAP Partnernews 18/2011

Feature Article | June 3, 2011 by Daniel Hardt

Fujitsu’s hardware package for in-memory technology was recently certified for use with SAP HANA (image: Fujitsu)

Fujitsu’s hardware package for in-memory technology is certified for SAP HANA (image: Fujitsu)

Fujitsu hardware ready to handle SAP HANA

Fujitsu’s Primergy RX600 and RX900 servers, ETERNUS Storage systems, and network solutions were recently validated for use with SAP In-Memory Appliance (SAP HANA). The company thus now offers a certified, preconfigured platform for the software, which enables users to analyze data in real time within servers’ main memory.

Outfitted with eight processors and storage capacity between 128GB and 1TB, this infrastructure runs on Novell SLES and combines ETERNUS systems with additional, server-based storage technologies from Fusion-io. It comes preinstalled with a real-time replication service for SAP ERP and an in-memory version of SAP BusinessObjects Strategic Workforce Planning, and also supports integration with other SAP BusinessObjects solutions. Meanwhile, the services Fujitsu offers along with its infrastructure include customer-side integration, round-the-clock support, and regular system checks based on Fujitsu Solution Contract arrangements for SAP HANA.

Röchling Automotive optimizing PLM with Cenit

Röchling Automotive has decided to optimize its product development process by enhancing SAP Product Lifecycle Management (SAP PLM) with solutions from Cenit AG. A key aspect of this will be integrating SAP PLM with the company’s engineering areas.

After this is complete, Röchling Automotive plans to strengthen cooperation among its locations by interconnecting the CAD systems CATIA, NX, and Pro/E based on SAP’s document management system and CAD integration for SAP PLM. The benefits the company hopes to achieve in doing so include reduced network load and access times.

Klumpp Informatik linking warehousing with SAP data transmissions

Silgan White Cap, a manufacturer of vacuum seals for food packaging, is aiming to make its warehousing more transparent through the use of SAP-integrated data transmissions. The corresponding implementation in Germany, Italy, Poland, and Spain is being handled by the IT company Klumpp Informatik.

During the rollout phase, Silgan White Cap already began to notice improvements in its stock accuracy, reporting, and shipping and picking processes. The add-on making this possible runs on SAP NetWeaver Warehouse Management systems and covers all of the processes involved by means of mobile terminals.

All for One Midmarket taking advantage of SAP Business ByDesign Studio

Since entering into a cooperative arrangement with umantis AG, All for One Midmarket AG has been working on integrating SAP Business ByDesign with its partner’s e-recruiting and talent management suite. These efforts have now borne fruit in the form of one of the first solutions developed in the SAP Business ByDesign Studio environment. The new solution directly matches incoming applications to the corresponding job postings, thus reducing the effort involved by up to 50%.

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