Navigate your course to SAP HANA adoption
Venue: Frankfurter Hof
Since the launch of SAP HANA, plenty has been written about the benefits of getting on board. Still more has been written around the challenges that need to be overcome. Migration to HANA from traditional databases has been a challenge to businesses everywhere, and SAP’s evolution leaves little choice for clients other than HANA migration.
So how do you successfully plot a route between hype and practicality?
In its current iteration, HANA provides entirely new ways of managing your data, thanks to a significantly advanced approach to data storage and the improved agility you’d expect from additional cloud functionality. With its HANA database, SAP didn’t just produce an upgrade to previous solutions; they produced a new paradigm for data storage, management and analysis.
However, as with any large enterprise migration, there are significant challenges that need to be overcome for any business that wants to take advantage of everything SAP HANA offers. From building the initial business case and finding the right resources and partners, to developing your infrastructure and migration strategy, through to effective execution and optimisation, every company moving to SAP HANA – both long-time SAP ERP customers and new SAP users – experience the same roadblocks: namely, that the migration process is complex and time-consuming.
But it needn’t be this way. Join HPE, SUSE and Infosys on the 13th of November for an afternoon of workshops, roundtables and peer networking to discuss and overcome some of the roadblocks to your SAP Hana migration.
4:00 – 4:30 pm – Registration
4:30 – 4:35 pm – Welcome and Introduction
4:35 – 5:00 pm – Keynote presentation: Masterclass: A successful HANA roadmap – Umashankar Lakshmipathy, Infosys
5:00 – 5:30 pm – HANA Systems – Building blocks for Compute and Storage – Duncan Edmonstone, HPE
5:30 – 6:00 pm – SAP HANA Deployment Options and Best Practices – Dirk Oppenkowski, SUSE
6:00 – 7:00 pm – Networking drinks and Experience Center
7:00 – 8:30 pm – Three-course dinner complemented with roundtable discussion
8:30pm – Event ends
- Understand more about your SAP HANA journey – where do the challenges and pain points lie, and how have other firms addressed them?
- What is involved in the SAP HANA migration planning process? How do you make the business case? What are the key considerations to get right?
- How do you execute on those plans effectively? What opportunities does successful implementation unlock? And what does winning look like?
Umashankar Lakshmipathy, Senior Vice President & RH EMEA, Infosys
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