SAP customers who want to run their systems in a cloud environment have been limited to either private cloud in SAP data centers or public cloud hyperscalers.
However, a new partnership between SAP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise will now provide a SaaS-like deployment option for full SAP systems on HPE GreenLake. The new offering is called SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, customer edition.
HPE GreenLake delivers complete pre-configured software systems as a service to a customer’s data center. HPE manages the systems throughout their lifecycle and customers pay for the service in a monthly subscription.
The combination of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, SAP’s private managed cloud service, and HPE GreenLake allows SAP customers to keep their SAP software stack and data on premises while taking advantage of a predictable, subscription-based cloud environment, said Peter Pluim, SAP’s global head of enterprise cloud.
“We contract HPE GreenLake for the customer and