Wookey talks next-gen SAP on demand
Large enterprises will be able to get on-demand line-of-business applications that tie into SAP Business Suite deployments, an SAP exec said yesterday.
There are two big changes to SAP's latest on-demand strategy,
Second, SAP will host the applications using a multi-tenant architecture, moving away from the isolated tenant model it is still trying to make work for Business ByDesign, its on-demand ERP suite. This model will enable SAP to sell the new on-demand software at a reasonable price to customers, while still making a profit, said John Wookey, the executive vice president who leads SAP's on-demand push.
New HP server aims for the clouds
Hewlett-Packard's new Proliant SL server will take on scale-out applications that will prevail in cloud computing and Web 2.0 deployments.
The new systems, announced Wednesday, are part of HP's ExSO portfolio and are basically stripped down rack servers -- server nodes sit in a lightweight rail and trays take up less space and can be changed quickly, according to SearchDataCenter.com.
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