Huawei Receives Prestigious SAP HANA Innovation Award

-Huawei’s RH5885H V3 appliance enables Fonterra to deploy a high-performance financial and supply chain management system based on SAP HANA

ORLANDO, Fla., May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei received an Honorable Mention in the Special Award category of the SAP HANA® Innovation Awards 2017 at SAPPHIRE NOW ®, the world’s premier business technology event and largest SAP customer-run conference held in Orlando , USA , May 16-18 . Huawei was honored with the prestigious award in recognition of its leadership and contribution toward the SAP HANA platform and technology solutions. Specifically, SAP presented the award for Huawei’s RH5885H V3 appliance, which enabled Fonterra, the world’s largest exporter of dairy products, to deploy an efficient financial and supply chain management system based on SAP HANA.

SAP HANA is an industry-leading in-memory database platform that can be deployed on premise or in the cloud. It is designed to run massive amounts of transactional and analytical data in real-time. In 2016, Huawei and SAP teamed up with Datacom New Zealand to help Fonterra implement a simple-to-use, highly scalable and efficient financial and supply chain management system based on SAP HANA. Using Huawei’s RH5885H V3 appliance and SAP HANA at the core of the network, the solution delivers the ease and speed that Fonterra needed for real-time payment analysis, efficient account checking and insightful decision making. The RH5885H V3 appliance solution is unique in that it uses Huawei’s ES3000 PCIe SSD card for SAP HANA database acceleration by three times.

The fully certified RH5885H V3 appliance solution is expertly operated and supported by Datacom New Zealand, enabling Fonterra to process any workload and respond rapidly to changing business demands. By incorporating a highly reliable production and disaster recovery platform, Fonterra’s system data is highly secure. The partnership with Datacom New Zealand has minimized service downtime and maximized overall system performance , thereby taking Fonterra to a new level of business agility and productivity.

“Huawei is honored to receive this prestigious award from SAP,” said Qiu Long , President of Huawei IT Server Product Line. “Winning the SAP HANA Innovation Award is a testament to Huawei’s technological prowess and strong commitment toward innovating with SAP HANA. It also highlights the strong relationship between Huawei, SAP and our partner ecosystem, and how we are determined to deliver the best solutions to customers like Fonterra.”

“Huawei continues to make strong progress in this market, and this award is recognition for all the hard work and partnerships we have made,” said Ryan Mao , GM of Huawei New Zealand’s Enterprise Business Group.

“Looking forward, Fonterra is planning implement another joint solution from Huawei and Datacom that runs on SAP HANA. The new solution will support critical decision making through ‘agile’ analytics for aggregating dynamic business data from multiple clouds and non-traditional sources,” explained Andrew Faid , Technical Lead of SAP Projects, Global Information and Solutions Group, Fonterra.

The innovations and contributions made by Huawei towards the SAP HANA platform have provided increased value to its customers and established Huawei as a reliable partner in management systems running on SAP HANA. To date, Huawei and SAP have forged strategic alliances and collaboratively built solutions that have been applied to government, finance, energy, manufacturing, transportation and other industries in more than 40 countries.

Looking forward, Huawei plans to continue collaborating with SAP on SAP HANA high-performance computing, cloud and IoT, as well as on innovations for industry-specific solutions, with the goal of helping enterprises achieve business success through digital transformation.

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