SAP’s TechEd 2021 is the premier developer and IT-focused digital occasion for any enterprise that runs — or is planning to run — SAP purposes, and it will get underneath method this week. What higher time to take inventory and share how, collectively, we’re creating worth for SAP prospects?
For Google Cloud, 2021 has simply been the best yr in our working relationship with SAP, as we proceed our joint deal with serving to enterprises full their journey to the cloud as shortly and efficiently as potential. Within the final 12 months alone, we’ve added thrice the variety of SAP prospects because the yr prior.
Right here’s what new and what’s simply forward for SAP prospects on Google Cloud:
Google Cloud rollouts for SAP Enterprise Expertise Platform
We’re excited to announce that a new occasion of SAP Enterprise Expertise Platform (BTP) is now obtainable on Google Cloud, and we’re kicking off our BTP rollouts in North America and Europe throughout This fall of 2021. This will likely be adopted by BTP rollouts for our prospects in Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) with a BTP occasion obtainable in India throughout Q1 of 2022.
SAP Enterprise Expertise Platform allows SAP prospects to maneuver shortly to leverage the cloud, even for comparatively advanced use circumstances. And it places an emphasis on freedom of selection by permitting prospects to decide on the appropriate mix of cloud options to handle their distinctive wants — and to pivot shortly with new capabilities as these wants change.
Maybe most essential, operating BTP (or every other set of SAP applied sciences) on Google Cloud offers prospects the advantages of working on the trade’s most intensive, totally owned and operated, world community infrastructure. That provides SAP prospects some distinctive and essential community safety and latency benefits.
HANA Cloud to launch on Google Cloud
SAP’s totally managed HANA Cloud is a crucial element of SAP’s cloud portfolio, providing a database that may serve OLTP, OLAP, and xOLTP use circumstances. Like every business-critical software operating within the cloud, it is essential to make sure that HANA Cloud delivers flawless efficiency — one thing that may be a serious problem for SAP prospects seeking to reduce community latency.
That makes Google Cloud, with its low-latency world networking capabilities and versatile Compute Engine software platform, a super companion for SAP prospects operating HANA Cloud as a part of their SAP portfolio. HANA Cloud additionally offers information virtualization capabilities with BigQuery, permitting prospects flexibility in managing their enterprise information footprint. We’re happy to announce that HANA Cloud is formally launched on Google Cloud in North America, with enlargement to EMEA prospects anticipated later this quarter (This fall 2021). We’re additionally launching HANA Cloud on Google Cloud for our APAC prospects, with a rollout in India deliberate for early 2022.
Even SAP prospects who aren’t at the moment Google Cloud prospects can benefit from our HANA Cloud rollout — giving them the identical efficiency and latency advantages even when they select to run different SAP purposes on different hyperscalers or inside on-premises environments.
Filestore Enterprise for RISE with SAP
One other key factor of our SAP partnership facilities on RISE with SAP — a “enterprise transformation as a service” providing that provides enterprises a sooner, lower-risk technique for migrating their SAP environments to the cloud. Now, SAP is integrating our Filestore Enterprise expertise as a typical a part of RISE with SAP S/4HANA Cloud, personal version options.
With its 99.99% regional-availability SLA, Filestore Enterprise is a fully-managed, cloud-native NFS answer designed for purposes that demand excessive availability. With a number of clicks (or a number of traces of gCloud CLI or API calls), you may merely provision NFS shares which are synchronously replicated throughout three zones inside a area. Filestore additionally enables you to take periodic snapshots of the file system, and simply recuperate a person file or a whole file system in lower than 10 minutes from any prior snapshot restoration factors.
For HEC/RISE with SAP prospects, Filestore Enterprise will likely be an essential functionality when it comes to guaranteeing excessive availability, excessive efficiency, excessive ranges of redundancy, and better SLAs for business-critical SAP purposes. It is one other method to give SAP prospects an easier, lower-risk path to the cloud.
VPC Community Peering: Extra worth for RISE with SAP
Lastly, we needed to name out an current Google Cloud functionality with important advantages for RISE with SAP prospects: VPC Community Peering.
When SAP implements a PCE or HEC surroundings on Google Cloud, it additionally manages the VPC — a virtualized community that gives the identical performance, efficiency, and safety advantages as a devoted bodily community — for that surroundings. Whenever you join your SAP surroundings with Google Cloud providers and purposes via VPC Community Peering, the site visitors between peered VPC networks stays securely inside Google’s community. This can be a huge benefit for patrons involved with defending business-critical SAP purposes and information whereas connecting seamlessly to different purposes operating on Google Cloud.
A partnership constructed to create lasting worth
All of those bulletins construct on the issues that already make Google Cloud a pure companion for SAP prospects: safety, reliability, flexibility, and freedom of selection. Better of all, as a trusted companion on this journey with SAP and its prospects, we all know that even larger successes are approaching the highway forward. Be taught extra about Google Cloud options for SAP prospects.