With New Fujitsu Power Appliance for SAP(R) Adaptive Server(R) Enterprise,
Customers Can Benefit from Fast Transaction Processing Performance, Data
Center Optimization and Reduced TCO
- FUJITSU Power Appliance for SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (SAP ASE) can
significantly help reduce complexity, risk, time-to-functionality and TCO for
enterprises' transaction processing performance
- End-to-end solution from Fujitsu incorporates rapid-deployment and
maintenance services, plus the option of additional consulting services
ATLANTA, April 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fujitsu, a leading information and
communication technology (ICT) company, today unveiled FUJITSU Server Power
Appliance for SAP® Adaptive Server® Enterprise (SAP ASE). This pre-configured,
pre-tested server and storage appliance can significantly help reduce the
complexity, risk, time-to-functionality and total cost of ownership (TCO) for
enterprises looking for substantially faster transaction processing
performance. Developed in cooperation with SAP, LSI® and Violin Memory® for
Flash memory and Red Hat® for Linux®, The new Fujitsu offering will be shown
at the ISUG-TECH Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on April 14-17.
The FUJITSU Power Appliance for SAP ASE can significantly reduce TCO and
provide business continuity, as it is factory configured and installed to help
eliminate a high degree of overhead related to system administration.
Supporting new, high-performance applications and increasing server
utilization, the system's extreme transaction processing capability is aided
by the latest processor and storage systems that can handle multiple
For businesses looking to quickly update the latest hardware and database
software, the FUJITSU Power Appliance for SAP ASE is a pre-packaged solution.
In addition, the deployment of the FUJITSU Power Appliance for SAP ASE can
significantly reduce installation time. It is pre-optimized for different
workloads – high-performance, consolidation, and system upgrades – and
available in three configurations to suit varying market requirements.
High-availability and disaster-recovery functionalities will also be
pre-loaded on the appliance, ready to be enabled with an optional second
appliance to maximize availability for mission-critical data and workloads.
Cameron McNaught, Executive Vice President, Solutions, Fujitsu Limited
"The FUJITSU Power Appliance for SAP ASE is one of the first pre-packaged
solutions to provide enterprises such as financial institutions, healthcare
providers and telecommunications companies with the rock-solid, ultra-fast
transaction processing performance of SAP ASE. Fujitsu can help companies
streamline installation and reduce total cost of ownership, thereby
maintaining business continuity."
Karl-Heinz Hoffmann, Vice President, SAP Database Go to Market, SAP
"Organizations worldwide run their businesses using SAP ASE for faster, more
reliable data processing, notably in the financial and e-commerce sectors. The
FUJITSU Power Appliance for SAP ASE can help make it easier and faster for
companies to upgrade their transaction processing performance and lower their
data center operating costs."
Erik Randles, Vice President, Violin Memory
"Violin Memory will provide flash storage arrays as part of the FUJITSU Power
Appliance for SAP ASE, which will help accelerate customer access to critical
business information. With Violin All Flash Arrays, customers using SAP ASE
can scale at a lowertotalcost of ownership and a higher level of
transactional performance as data and numbers of users grow."
Jim Totton, Vice President & General Manager, Platform Business Unit, Red Hat
"At Red Hat, we understand the ever-growing need for enhanced transaction
processing performance, as Red Hat Enterprise Linux forms the backbone of
these operations across many industries, including financial services and
telecommunications providers. We are pleased to support Fujitsu in their
latest efforts to streamline transaction processing at the enterprise level
through the launch of FUJITSU Server Power Appliance for SAP ASE."
Jas Tremblay, Vice President of Marketing, Datacenter Solutions Group, LSI
"LSI is excited to expand our strategic relationships with Fujitsu and SAP to
bring LSI Nytro® PCIe flash acceleration solutions to the FUJITSU Power
Appliance for SAP ASE. Nytro cards further accelerate many enterprise
applications throughout the world by providing customers with the unique
combination of performance, endurance and usability they require. The Nytro
powered appliance can deliver substantially higher transactions per minute,
which can result in a greater ROI for customers worldwide."
Pricing and availability
The FUJITSU Power Appliance for SAP ASE is available now in North America only
via direct order from Fujitsu. The global rollout will continue into Europe,
the Middle East and Africa during summer 2014, with remaining markets to
follow during fall 2014. For pricing information please contact Fujitsu.
Notes to Editors
Server Storage OS
PRIMERGY® RX300S8, 1 TB database on
Entry 8 cores, 256 GB RAM local flash storage, Red Hat ELS 1-2SOC 4G
LSI Nytro WarpDrive®
PRIMERGY RX300S8, 5 TB database
Mid 16 cores, 256 GB RAM Violin V6212 Red Hat ELS 1-2SOC 4G
flash memory array
PRIMERGY RX600S6, 10 TB database
Enterprise 32 cores, 384 GB RAM Violin V6224 Red Hat ELS PREM 4SOC 4G
flash memory array
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