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SAP Cloud Platform offers PaaS to Deal with Growing Apps Economy

By CIOReview | Thursday, September 22, 2016

FREMONT, CA: SAP AG, provider of enterprise application software has announced a Platform-as-a-Service offering from HANA, the company’s in-memory computing technology, reports Yevgeniy Sverdlik for DatacenterDynamics.

SAP has recently made a breakthrough with its SAP HANA platform and simplified cloud. Deployment and accessibility options for SAP HANA herald a significant business shift to cloud-based consumption and pricing models.

With PaaS, SAP is able to compete with other software enterprise vendors like IBM, Oracle, Salesforce and Microsoft by providing better options to design and deploy enterprise applications.

The main aim of PAAS is to address the growing apps economy. It offers in memory-centric infrastructure, database and application services to build, extend, deploy and run applications. SAP HANA Cloud Platform is available via SAP HANA Marketplace. Customers can gain access to SAP HANA in as little as 30 minutes and immediately benefit from a unified platform service for next-gen apps, and can easily buy, deploy and run with the flexibility of a subscription contract.

In addition to the PAAS service, SAP has also announced its new pricing options which are easily accessible to everyone starting with a base price with add-on options.

Other major game changers for SAP HANA are availability of SAP market place for a simplified market experience and SAP Genomic Analyzer. SAP has paved way for real-time personalized medicine with SAP Genomic Analyzer that aims to allow researchers and clinicians to find breakthrough insights from genomics data in real time.