SAP Simple Finance: Real-time Financial Management enabled by HANA

Awesome! HANA enables to change the dimensions ad-hoc, by enabling the analytics directly from line-item details and selecting which dimension to do summarization on… Another exciting announcement from last SAPPHIRE NOW was the release of SAP Simple Finance. Hasso Plattner’s keynote included an extensive explanation of how HANA plays a role in applications simplification and SAP’s vision for the future of apps, within the framework of disruptive Innovation sharing the stage with Clayton Christensen from Harvard Business School. Later on, Bernd Leukert’s []

You should choose PaaS: Do not spend a million to save a penny

Last Friday I had a meeting with one of  teams, Freddy, who is taking care of  cloud services as our product manager, told me he had to deal with a customer asking for IaaS services on our cloud enterprise for a couple of SAP systems, because he, the customer, had thought the SAP PaaS is too expensive for him. Freddy made the arrangement to ensure this customer could get the requested proposal and called him to letting him know it and at the same time to ask him, []

KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

2013 was a year full of innovative actions at KIO. Now that if see it, we are happy for all achievements! Here you have the list: Being the first IT Provider to offer HANA OnDemand solutions in the Market Implementing the first IXP in Mexico in our Datacenters We’ve released our Datacenter in Container Solution called KIO ATOM (movil data center) The first SAP hosting provider to offer Cloud solution as PaaS based on SAP Landscape Virtualization Management First Openstack foundation member in LATAM First IT []

What is your favorite Cloud flavor?

Today’s Cloud Providers cannot play with only one product to attend to the market demand. Just a couple of years ago we used to have “the” cloud service to attend to all our requirements. At that time we have realized that costs, business objectives and legal/regulatory issues could change the way that customers consume it. To mention some examples here are: sensitive business data does need to be in country by law, that make customers look for local Cloud providers or  maybe []