SAP and Strategic Partners Join Forces With Levi Strauss & Co. to Demonstrate Promising Lab-Based Results Running SAP(R) Software on Vblock(TM) Architecture
FRANKFURT, Germany and ORLANDO, Fla., May 19
Reinforcing its commitment to co-innovate with partners to help companies around the globe reap the key benefits of virtualization and cloud computing, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) unveiled progress toward delivering enhanced agility while reducing total cost of ownership (TCO) for customers looking to transition to next-generation data center architectures. Through the Virtual Computing Environment (VCE) coalition and its Vblock™ Infrastructure Packages, Cisco, EMC and VMware have committed to extensive and ongoing innovation with SAP to unleash the benefits of pervasive virtualization and speed the journey to “private cloud computing.” The initiative marks an important step toward running SAP® software reliably and securely on internal and external cloud environments, and also underscores integration with the SAP NetWeaver® Adaptive Computing Controller tool to help customers increase flexibility and save costs in their data centers. The announcement was made at SAPPHIRE® NOW, being held simultaneously in Frankfurt, Germany, and Orlando, Florida, May 17-19, 2010.