SAP TechEd Madrid is a showcase for the Cisco UCS Server Platform

Another November and another SAP TechEd in Madrid. Cisco will again be showcasing UCS as a preferred platform for all SAP solutions. SAP is again highlighting SAP HANA in the test drive area in Madrid, and Cisco will have their medium SAP certified C460 on display in the test drive area.

Cisco currently has several certified solutions for SAP HANA. SAP has aptly names these T-shirt sized. In the small T-shirt size, Cisco has the C260. In the medium T-shirt size, is the C460. In the large and extra large T-shirt size, Cisco had the B440 configuration with EMC and NetApp as the storage partners. But SAP HANA is not the only solution on display in Madrid.

Cisco will also have in their booth #1054, a VCE VBlock rack and a NetApp FlexPod rack. Both of these will be staffed by experts from VCE and NetApp.

The IT Process Automation team will also be represented in the booth. SAP is now selling this product as part of their price list.

Dr. Michael Missbach has 3 speaking assignments, one theater presentation and 2 Microforums.

Presenter: Michael Missbach
Title: TUI (HotelBeds) SAP HANA on Cisco UCS Use Case
Date: Tuesday, November 13th
Time: 3pm-3:45pm
Location: Partner Center

Learn how SAP HANA and the Cisco Unified Computing Server (UCS) enabled TUI (HotelBeds) to implement a global travel and entertainment reporting system within only a few months. Join TUI, SAP, and Cisco as they discuss the details of the implementation and how customers can benefit from the SAP Cisco partnership to stay ahead of the competition and lower the TCO by innovation.

Presenter: Michael Missbach
Title: HANA and all the rest of SAP on Cisco UCS
Date: Wednesday, November 14th
Time: 1:15pm-2:15pm
Location: L4, Hall 8
What is the strategy behind HANA ?
What is the technology that make HANA so fast?
What can HANA do for your business – real life examples.
What infrastructure do you need for HANA?
Myths and facts about SAP on clouds
“bare metal” performance for virtualized SAP systems
Unified computing for greener and more cost effective SAP infrastructures
Stateless computing for high availability without license key trouble

Presenter: Michael Missbach
Title: Learn from Deployments of SAP HANA and Cloud Platforms
Date: Thursday, November 15th
Time: 11:00am-11:45am
Location: Microforum DT505

This discussion focuses on how SAP technology partners are deploying SAP HANA and the cloud at customer sites. Review use case scenarios, get updates on the latest platform features, and hear what partners have to say about the customer implementations of SAP HANA.

Cisco has also been assigned 2 Expert Sessions

Presenter: Michael Missbach
Title: SAP on the clouds
Time: Tuesday, November 13th (2:00 pm-2:30pm)
Location: Lounge 1
What is the strategy behind HANA ?
• What is the technology that make HANA so fast?
• What can HANA do for your business – real life examples.
• What infrastructure do you need for HANA?

Presenter: Eric Robertson
Title: “SAP has adopted SAP IT Process Automation by Cisco, why and how about you?”
Time: Wednesday, November 14th (12:00pm-12:30pm)
Location: Lounge 2
Is your SAP landscape ready for in-memory, cloud, and growth? How can you maintain and deliver higher quality of SLAs with constant complex changes of landscapes. How can you manage landscape complexity, and safeguard your investment in technologies like in-memory? These are the questions customers are asking and being asked by their stakeholders. Come learn how SAP incorporated IT Process Automation into their portfolio to help customers turn those concerns into positive business outcomes.

Two Booth Parties:

Vblock Party
Tuesday, November 13th (5:00pm-6:30pm)
Flexpod Party
Wednesday, November 14th (4:30pm-6:00pm)
Coffee Bar/Pastries – Combo

Last but not least is a Customer Roundtable with Implema on ITPA

Implema |SAP IT Process Automation by Cisco
Time: Wednesday, November 14th (2:00pm-3:30pm)
Location: “MOC”, Meet Our Customer Pavilion
Implema is a Swedish consultancy company developing business processes with SAP and other business software. Please join this session to learn how Implema has been using SAP IT Processes Automation by Cisco to support various business critical applications in it’s heterogeneous IT environment. By having access to 400+ predefined and customizable IT process flows, Implema has been able to automate very manual, repeatable, and error prone tasks and business processes that used to consume a significant proportions of operations budget. This session is limited to 10-12 and attendees will learn first hand the business value, implementation and lessons learned as well as key successes.

Join us at the booth or at one of the presentations listed and earn a chance at one of the several giveways.

Look to see you there



Rick Speyer

No Longer with Cisco