SAN JOSE, Calif. and HOPKINTON, Mass., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
- Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) with EMC® VNX™ 5300 unified storage systems are now certified for the SAP HANA® platform.
- Together, these technologies combine Cisco's data center computing and networking technology with the EMC's enterprise-class storage technology
- The EMC Proven™ Solution provides industry-leading manageability, scalability and availability capabilities necessary for critical SAP application environments.
- Results in immediate access to vast amounts of information with SAP HANA's reporting and analysis, enabling insights and visibility to speed business decisions.
Cisco and EMC today announced certification of Cisco UCS blades with EMC® VNX®5300 unified storage systems to run the SAP HANA platform. Together, these leading Cisco and EMC technologies can substantially reduce business risk and ensure that customers receive the scalability, high availability, disaster tolerance and continuous access required for their mission-critical SAP HANA information. Validated through in-depth testing and analysis conducted by SAP AG, EMC, and Cisco, the certified solution enables customers to transform their business by harnessing the power of information to make real-time business decisions. By helping organizations act on information as it happens, SAP HANA helps customers dramatically increase the speed of their existing processes and allows for access to large amounts of data in shorter periods of time. Cisco and EMC are working to address strong customer demand for SAP HANA infrastructure. Cisco and EMC's joint go-to-market activities include sales collaboration, channel partner enablement, collaborative technical services and support, integrated professional services, and marketing. The integrated solution is now in limited availability globally.
Designed from the ground up with a "clean slate" approach, Cisco UCS is an integrated system, designed to optimize compute, networking, storage access, virtualization and management. UCS tapped into a powerful market demand for a new approach to computing, enabling IT organizations to unleash new business models with its innovative, integrated architecture. Customers are able to reduce the time to deploy new applications, improve business agility and reduce costs. UCS is the first fabric computing platform that combines industry-standard, x86-architecture servers with networking and storage access into an integrated system.