Intel and SAP have joined hands to deliver more powerful and sustainable SAP software landscapes in the cloud. Designed to help customers derive greater scalability, agility and consolidation of existing SAP software landscapes, the collaboration deepens Intel’s focus on delivering extremely powerful and secure instances for SAP, powered by 4th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors.
Using SAP Application Performance Standard benchmarks, Intel’s 4th Gen Xeon processors enable significantly higher performance numbers when compared to previous generations of Xeon processors, and these impressive results will be passed along to SAP customers around the globe. Additionally, Intel enables current virtual machine (VM) sizes up to 24TB with a goal to ramp up to VM sizes of 32TB with the RISE with SAP solution.
SAP customers with 4th Gen Xeon processors can enjoy faster processing speeds and improved performance with up to 38% CPU power savings, while also benefiting from the scalability and flexibility of the cloud. The combination of these technologies aims to enable customers to deploy the RISE with SAP solution quickly and easily, while also helping to ensure the security and reliability that they need to run their businesses.
Intel’s 4th Gen Xeon processors have the most built-in accelerators of any CPU on the market. They improve performance and lower customer total cost of ownership (TCO) allows customers to optimize their enterprise resource planning for RISE with SAP.
Intel and SAP will also explore use cases to leverage confidential computing for SAP HANA Cloud, SAP’s database-as-a-service offering, to serve future requirements around enhanced data security and encryption starting with Microsoft Azure confidential computing.