Data Center Solutions for SAP

Big Data Just Got Faster

Cisco launches the fastest infrastructure solutions ever certified by SAP.

Big Data Just Got Faster

Simplify SAP Landscapes

SAP Landscapes

Enjoy the ease of automated delivery of SAP HANA- and HANA-based applications for big data and analytics, the Internet of Things, digital boardroom, and business support systems. Cisco simplifies governance, risk management and compliance through application and policy-aware infrastructure with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). Together with its partners, Cisco delivers simple SAP solutions for growing companies.


Innovating for SAP Customers

As global technology leaders, Cisco and SAP are uniquely positioned to provide high-quality, innovative products to customers. Together, we’ve developed, tested, and certified a range of end-to-end integrated solutions for SAP HANA. They can help you improve flexibility, deploy applications faster, boost security, and simplify management. But most importantly, they can reduce your total cost of ownership.

Cisco SAP solutions leverage service profiles and policy-based infrastructure. These solutions range from our simple, ready-to-run appliances, to our high-end scale-up and scale-out Tailored Datacenter Infrastructure (TDI) landscapes.

Cisco simplifies, replicates, and automates SAP HANA application environments, providing superior agility, security, and governance.

Cisco UCS and ACI are designed with the performance and reliability to power memory-intensive, mission-critical applications, as well as virtualized workloads. They offer a new model for data center efficiency and agility.

Benefits of UCS Integrated Systems for SAP HANA

Benefits of UCS Integrated Systems for SAP HANA

Cisco UCS redefines your data center's potential. IDC has the proof. (PDF - 316 KB)

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Cisco and SAP Co-Innovation

Read about our policy-driven Tailored Datacenter Integration (TDI) customer lab.

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Cisco Shared Storage for SAP

Cisco Shared Storage for SAP

See new Cisco UCS Appliance and TDI shared storage solutions for SAP HANA. (PDF - 1.1 MB)

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Big Data and Analytics for SAP

Analyze high-velocity, high-volume data from the Internet of Things. (PDF - 507 KB)

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Case Studies

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Big Data and Analytics Solutions

The growth of data is pushing organizations to go digital. Doing so inspires better decisions, identifies fresh insights, and generates competitive advantage – but it happens in real time. For this reason, SAP HANA, a high performance, in-memory database, is ideal for big data and analytics.

Running powerful HANA applications like BW, HANA Vora, and Predictive Analytics, SAP customers combine traditional business data with massive amounts of data from new and untappedsources such as mobile devices and sensors. But powerful tools require powerful infrastructure and enhanced connectivity.

SAP and Cisco have partnered to define the first reference architecture optimized for the speed and volume of big data and analytics on SAP HANA. Based on Cisco UCS and ACI, our highly scalable architecture includes computing, storage, connectivity, and unified management capabilities. It efficiently and cost effectively optimizes the benefits of SAP HANA-based big data solutions.

SAP Cloud and Managed Services

SAP customers are looking to the cloud to speed the time to value of their SAP investments. Cisco offers the largest and most diverse ecosystem of partners certified to host SAP solutions.

Considering moving your SAP environment to a managed service, or a hosting or cloud provider? Choosing a Cisco Powered Cloud Provider can give you:

  • Choice
    Our partners offer a variety of services and options to help with your SAP deployments.
  • Innovation
    Cisco partners have access to our most recent innovations for SAP solutions.
  • Performance
    Our pre-certified and tested architectures help assure superior performance and compliance.
  • Time to Value
    Our Cisco Powered Partners have the scale and expertise to quickly manage the the deployment of your SAP environment.

To learn more, read the SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in the Cloud report sponsored by Sungard, Illumiti, and Cisco.

And watch our latest Cloud Series video to see how SAP HANA helps managed services partners provide superior solutions to their clients.

Policy-Based TDI Solutions

Cisco is the only SAP partner offering policy-based solutions for SAP HANA. Experience the benefits of this sophisticated and powerful infrastructure for the new generation of SAP HANA applications, including SAP S/4HANA and SAP HANA Vora. It's designed to speed deployment from months and weeks to just days, and improve operational efficiency and security for SAP HANA environments. Our customers report they are enjoying:

  • Reduced headcount requirements
  • Faster response to line-of-business requests
  • Overall reduced operations expenses (OpEx)

Integrated Infrastructure Solutions for SAP HANA

Cisco offers a comprehensive range of UCS scalable solutions for SAP HANA applications, including:

  • SAP-optimized appliances
  • Cisco UCS Blade Server (B -series) and Rack Server (C-series) 2 and 4 socket systems
  • Our popular Cisco C880 M4 Server, a highly scalable 8-socket solution.

All these servers, including the C880, take advantage of the UCS Director. It replaces manual data center provisioning with automated workflows to increase IT consistency and speed.

We also partner closely with the major storage providers to develop and test converged infrastructure solutions for SAP HANA. These are supported by Cisco Validated Designs (CVDs). They take the guesswork out of configuring, deploying, and managing your SAP servers.

Our solutions, which combine compute, storage, and network to ensure optimal data center performance and efficiency include:

Check out Data Center Designs for SAP for design guidance to help deploy SAP projects faster and with less risk.

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Check out Data Center Designs for SAP for design guidance to help deploy SAP projects faster and with less risk.

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