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SAP Cloud Platform at SAPPHIRE NOW in 2017

Feature Article | May 2, 2017 by Dan Kearnan

From May 16 to 18, the SAP Cloud Platform team is taking on SAPPHIRE NOW in Orlando, Florida.

Whether you are new to SAP Cloud Platform or have experience in working with SAP’s platform-as-a-service offering, SAPPHIRE NOW is the place to be to learn, discover, and explore the company’s cloud platform offering.

There are over 150 sessions awaiting you at both SAPPHIRE and ASUG in which you will have ample opportunity to learn how to leverage SAP Cloud Platform to build new cloud applications or extend your existing on-premise apps to the Cloud. In addition to these sessions, you will have the opportunity to talk to SAP Cloud Platform experts who will be on hand to answer all your questions or walk you through demos of different cloud platform use cases.

The central location for all things SAP Cloud Platform at SAPPHIRE NOW is found within the Data, Analytics, and Cloud Platform Campus located on the show floor. So please be sure to visit this campus to start your journey to the cloud!

Below are some sessions and highlights (agenda) that can’t be missed!

ASUG Pre-Conference Seminar: SAP Cloud Platform

  • Business Agility for Your Digital Transformation
    Monday, May 15, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    A full-day seminar with the goal for attendees to learn how SAP Cloud Platform is being used today for cloud-to-cloud, cloud-to-ground, and hybrid scenarios to digitally transform the enterprise – from SAP S/4HANA extensibility, LoB, and IoT.

Keynote Highlight
Tuesday, May 16: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Presented by Bill McDermott and Bernd Leukert, who will discuss the role of SAP Cloud Platform in today’s digital world

SAP Cloud Platform Customer Presentation

  • Meet Your Business Needs with Agile Cloud Applications
    Tuesday, May 16: 3:00 p.m.-3:20 p.m. | Show Floor Theater 3
    Session ID: DP44053
    Presented by Galina Gray, Unilever

SAP Cloud Platform Customer Panel Discussion

  • Build Cloud Applications Rapidly to Meet Your Organization’s Digital Needs
    Thursday, May 18, 11:30 a.m.–12:10 p.m. | Show Floor Theater 3 
    Featuring two SAP Cloud Platform customers
    Session ID: DP44054

SAP Cloud Platform Sessions at ASUG

In addition to all the great SAP Cloud Platform sessions that will take place on the show floor at SAPPHIRE NOW, there are a wealth of SAP Cloud Platform sessions planned within the ASUG agenda. Here are three highlights for you to consider:

  • SAP Cloud Platform Roadmap (BITI 6633)
    Tuesday, May 16, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Perfect Match: Microservices based on SAP Cloud Platform (EA 8405)
    Wednesday, May 17, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • SAP Cloud Platform Best Practices – Proven Architecture Blueprints (BITI 6598)
    Tuesday, May 16, 2016 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

SAP Select Program
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. | Live Business Theater
Presented by Bjoern Goerke, president, SAP Cloud Platform
Session ID: DP49231

Interactive Sessions

  • Determine If Your Company Is Ready to Adopt a Cloud Platform
    Wednesday, May 17, 11:00 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. | Data, Analytics, and Cloud Platform DP526
    Session ID: DP46931
  • Build Cloud Applications Rapidly to Meet Your Organization’s Digital Needs
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 4:00 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. | Data, Analytics, and Cloud Platform DP526
    Session ID: DP44057

SAP Cloud Platform Live Business Theater Session

  • Develop Business Applications Faster for a More Responsive Organization
    Wednesday, May 17, 2:00 p.m.– 2:20 p.m. | Live Business Theater
    Presented by Bjoern Goerke
    Session ID: DP49231

SAP Cloud Platform Demo Theater Sessions

  • Get Started with SAP Cloud Platform in 15 Minutes
    Wednesday, May 17, 1:00 p.m. – 1:20 pm. | Data, Analytics, and Cloud Platform DP526
    Session ID: DP44067
  • Attain Greater Insight for Improved Decision Making
    Date: Wednesday, May 17, 1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. | Data, Analytics, and Cloud Platform DP526
    Session ID: DP44063

Meet SAP Cloud Platform Experts

Be sure to visit the five SAP Cloud Platform demo stations located on the show floor within the Data, Analytics and Cloud Platform Campus. You will be greeted by SAP Cloud Platform experts who can address any questions you have regarding SAP’s platform -as-a-service

  • SAP Cloud Platform: Start your cloud journey
  • SAP Cloud Platform for an Agile Business
  • SAP Cloud Platform for an Optimized Business
  • SAP Cloud Platform for a Digital Business
  • SAP App Center

For those coming to SAPPHIRE NOW, we look forward to seeing everyone and being available to address all questions you have regarding SAP’s premier cloud platform. Also, don’t forget to have some fun and join MUSE as they perform Thursday night. See you in Orlando!

Dan Kearnan is senior director of Marketing for Cloud Solutions at SAP Americas

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