SAP unveils new IoT solutions and partners

SAP India
Business software major SAP has unveiled new offerings for customers and partners on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform for the Internet of Things (IoT).

“SAP is helping customers map their journeys through digital transformation, and the IoT has the potential to drive the largest segment of growth in new business value,” said Tanja Rueckert, SAP EVP LoB Digital Assets and IoT.

EDF Renewable Energy has relied on SAP IoT solution to perform machine data analysis along with geolocation mapping and transactional data from SAP.

Matthias Beier, CIO of EDF Renewable Energy, said: “The analytics capabilities of SAP HANA with operational data in the OSIsoft PI System make meeting these business needs possible by delivering an inventive IoT platform enabling better analytics.”

SAP HANA Cloud Platform for the IoT provides capabilities that extends the SAP HANA platform and SAP HANA Vora software to address the needs of IoT applications, while providing the flexibility to address different solution and architecture patterns.

Enterprise customers can use SAP offerings and partner solutions to expand upon their existing investments in SAP HANA to cover their IoT demands in the area of edge computing, connectivity management, device management, mobile enablement, dashboarding, analytics and predictive computing.

Solutions like the Siemens MindSphere are already productive and operating on SAP HANA Cloud Platform. SAP is supporting OpenStack as the cloud infrastructure and Cloud Foundry as the open source framework for SAP HANA Cloud Platform.

New IoT offerings from SAP

Dynamic tiering is the tool to manage multitier database storage according to the value of the data to lower cost in Big Data scenarios. SAP HANA Vora transforms Big Data analysis with an in-memory computing engine for Hadoop. IoT SIM management connector for SAP HANA allows cellular IoT device connectivity management with a user interface based on the SAP Fiori user experience (UX).

The IoT intelligent edge processing bundle for SAP HANA delivers a set of technologies that run at the edge of the network to complement the IoT foundation for SAP HANA. These capabilities consist of a streaming lite component, the edge database and sync client, and SAP Plant Connectivity software.

Dell and SAP are collaborating on models designed to address operational challenges, such as business continuity, equipment effectiveness, maintenance costs and return on assets. By combining Dell’s Edge Gateway 5000 with SAP solutions for the IoT, customers can extend their digital core to the edge to gain real-time insights enabling their digital transformation.

SAP and Hitachi announced collaboration to customize IoT solutions for applications, particularly around the areas of smart manufacturing, smart city, transportation and logistics. These solutions will drive digital transformation and connected intelligence for organizations.

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