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SAP HANA Solutions for Retail, Manufacturing and Utilities

If you are in the Retail, Manufacturing or Utilities business and are embarking on the journey to SAP HANA, be sure to download and read these briefs to understand how the new HPE Superdome Flex Solutions for SAP HANA can help your business.

·         Deliver a personalized shopper experience:  Solutions for SAP HANA for Retail

·         Predict and respond to business demands:  Solutions for SAP HANA for Manufacturing  

·         Prevent outages, resolve problems faster:  Solutions for SAP HANA for Energy and Utilities  


HPE Superdome Flex, now fully scalable to 32s, 48TB of memory

On February 5th HPE announces full scalability of HPE Superdome Flex to 32 sockets and 48 TB of memory. This recently announced product was available at first release in 4 and 8 socket configurations only. Now, you can take advantage of full scalability to 32 socket and 48TB of memory, plus new processor, I/O and operating environment choices.

For all the details, visit the website and watch these short videos: Product Tour and Modular Architecture. 


NEW Performance Brief – HPE Superdome Flex leadership results in SPEC CPU2017 Benchmark

Read this recently published performance brief to learn about HPE Superdome Flex Leadership Results on the SPEC CPU2017 Benchmark


Key takeaways:

‒      #1 32S and 16S base rate results for both Intel Xeon Platinum and Gold processors

‒      SPECrate2017_int_base:

o   #1 AND #2 32S overall

o   #1 AND #2 16S

‒      SPEC2017_fp_base2017:

o   #1 AND #2 32S overall

o   #1 AND #2 16S

‒      Tops the Fujitsu SPARC 32S and 16S


NEW Serviceguard for Linux release: High Availability and Disaster Recovery for your Linux workloads

We are pleased to announce the availability of Serviceguard for Linux A.12.20.00. This release further strengthens the Serviceguard offerings for mission critical databases, with improved scalability and flexibility  for SAP HANA workloads and a new HA / DR solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and IBM Db2 databases. Key highlights include:


·         upport for HPE ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP® HANA® based on Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor for scale-up appliances, TDI and base configuration.

·         64-node scalability (32-node per site) for SAP HANA scale-out deployments. Support of VMware® for HANA scale-out deployments on VMware for HANA supported storage and server blocks.

·         New toolkit to protect your critical SQL Server 2017 on Linux Always On Availability and Always On Failover instance from unplanned and planned downtime from infrastructure and applications faults.

·         New toolkit to support IBM Db2 single instance database and associated database components.

·         Support for software-based mirroring for Oracle database with ASM mirroring to recover it across datacenters.


Read the brochure and visit the product page


In the news: APAC CIO Outlook features HPE´s Solutions for SAP HANA and the NTUC Fair Price customer story


Check out the cover story in this recent issue of APAC CIO Outlook, featuring Sandeep Kapoor from Hewlett Packard Enterprise discussing how several Asian customers are transforming their businesses with HPE´s Solutions for SAP HANA, what makes HPE special as a partner for your HANA deployments and zooming in the NTUC Fair Price customer story.


Read the article on pages 10-15