KUALA LUMPUR: HeiTech Managed Services (HMS), operating company of HeiTech Padu Berhad, will leverage Hybrid IT solutions from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to introduce and implement SAP HANA with cloud integration in Malaysia, offering affordable cloud solutions to organisations focused on prudent IT spending.
Signing on behalf of HMS was Abdul Halim Md Lassim, Chief Executive Officer, HeiTech Managed Services Sdn Bhd & HeiTech i-Solution Sdn Bhd. Signing on behalf of HPE was Anita Lim, Managing Director, Malaysia, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The signing was witnessed by Dato’ Sri Mohd Hilmey Mohd Taib HeiTech’s Chairman.
A lot of business owners who have already invested in an SAP installation may not think SAP HANA is a viable option for them due to the costs to procure the enterprise class equipment needed to support the powerful in-memory database, but are eager to leverage all of the capabilities that SAP HANA has to offer. HeiTech SAP HANA cloud would be the perfect solution, to save organisations money and time on hardware, but still reap the business benefits and boosted performance SAP HANA is sure to deliver.
With this momentous collaboration, HeiTech has taken a huge leap forward with its first SAP HANA cloud integration here in Malaysia, literally positioning the company’s aspiration to soar above the clouds. This service target companies on cost cutting measures especially with the current economic situation where most companies are on OPEX mode of business rather than invest in heavy capital outlay for their ERP system.
Further, this implementation goes hand-in-hand with HeiTech comprehensive cloud solutions offering, publicly known as AwanHeiTech, ranging from building blocks of multi-tenant Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) all the way up to Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings, in both public and private cloud landscapes.
HMS is targeting the platform to companies that have plans to starting up on SAP HANA, migrate from SAP traditional to SAP HANA or looking at a sustainable and reliable model for disaster recovery backup of their SAP HANA from their production environment to HeiTech Data Centre.
Touching on the critical need for companies to adopt the platform, Abdul Halim says key advantage is that SAP HANA allows companies to make better, faster & smarter decisions supported by real-time access to analytics and reporting.
HeiTech SAP HANA cloud integration-of-choice will help customers integrate cloud applications with on-premise solutions from SAP and other third party vendors, and offer customers guidance and consultancy on seamless adoption to SAP HANA cloud integration with the least amount of effort possible.
In addition with this offering, HeiTech is adamant in pursuing SAP HANA market locally also with the hope of going regional and beyond.
“Powered by the HPE Hyper Converged 380, an all-in-one virtualization platform that combines compute, and software-defined storage and intelligence, the solution runs on HPE Helion CloudSystem, an integrated hardware and software solution for hybrid IT. The solution allows customers to monitor, manage, and deploy resources across hybrid environments, while providing security, resiliency and agility required to meet business demands.”
SAP HANA, an in-memory computing and analytics platform developed by SAP SE, the market leader in enterprise application software, help accelerate business processes, deliver more business intelligence, and simplify company IT environment.
It is a known fact that the use of SAP HANA cloud integration is on the rise amongst its integration community.
For example, SAP HANA allows analysed data to be used to market certain products to certain age group of customers of certain bracket of income.
In addition, it can also ensure survivability of business by closing certain departments which are not performing based on SAP HANA’s analysed data.
Further, companies using SAP HANA will see key advantage that the platform offers, by using utilisation in-memory technology which allows speedy access and analysis of real-time data.
Companies will then be able to turn the analysed information to their advantage and in making viable business decisions.
The platform will also be able to increase cross-sell and up-sell opportunities by finding correlations in data as it simplifies system administration and IT operations.
It also supports high availability and scalability as data grows exponentially. Based on operating expenditure model, it gives companies to purchase only what is needed and avoids disruptive upgrades.
In terms of security, SAP HANA enables customer to implement different security policies and procedures and to meet compliance requirements of the company.
SAP HANA also provides all security related features such as Authentication, Authorization, Encryption and Auditing, and some add on features, which are not supported in other multi-tenant databases.
At present, HeiTech is steadily building up its internal capabilities via strategic cloud initiatives and smart partnerships.
With the expected growth of global cloud services, HeiTech aspires to grow its own services hyper-mart adjacent to spearheading the public-private or hybrid IT environment in the commercial as well as enterprise market sector.