Integrates NetWeaver BW with HP Neoview enterprise data warehouse platform
SAP and HP have announced an agreement through which the companies will integrate the SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse (SAP NetWeaver BW) component and the HP Neoview enterprise data warehouse platform.
The extended relationship with the addition of HP Neoview complements the complete lineup of HP infrastructures and global consulting services for use with business intelligence (BI) offerings from SAP.
The integration of SAP NetWeaver BW and HP Neoview is designed to address the challenges associated with the continuous distribution and growth of data volumes while obtaining increased returns on existing BI investments, the companies claim.
The integrated product will allow customers to deploy SAP NetWeaver BW or BI-driven analytic applications from SAP on the HP Neoview enterprise data warehouse platform, which allows for storing, managing and accessing huge volumes of data through its parallel processing and shared-nothing architecture, the companies said.
Reportedly, the HP Neoview platform’s capability is complemented by the SAP NetWeaver BW and the NetWeaver Business Warehouse Accelerator software for the data warehouse layer, as well as by software from the SAP BusinessObjects portfolio, which act as the BI front-end tools to provide high-speed analysis of data.
According to the companies, the integrated product will offer specific optimisations in the areas of data availability windows for acquiring and provisioning operational data. Instead of being faced with migrating or re-implementing products, customers can use their existing data warehousing investments by augmenting an existing deployment of SAP NetWeaver BW with a database running on the HP Neoview platform.
John Schwarz, member of the executive board of SAP, said: With broader visibility across their business networks, companies can gain the insight needed to act decisively in today’s global economy. Working together, SAP and HP are enabling customers to achieve visibility by delivering integrated solutions that offer increased scalability and greater flexibility for any data environment.
Reportedly, HP resells SAP BusinessObjects software to deliver customers a new offering that includes data warehouse infrastructure, business intelligence and data integration tools.