Fujitsu Siemens Computers Provides “Fast Lane” for Testing SAP® Applications
Next-generation SAP Discovery system – pre-installed on PRIMERGY servers – supports latest release of SAP NetWeaver®, delivers competitive edge through speeding up solution deployment
Munich, Delivering another innovation that puts customers running SAP ® solutions on the fast track, Fujitsu Siemens Computers today announces the next-generation SAP Discovery system comes pre-installed on PRIMERGY servers. The leading European infrastructure provider is the only vendor to offer a complete test environment for the latest version of the SAP NetWeaver ® technology platform.
The SAP Discovery system provides enterprises with a shorter, more cost-efficient implementation path to service-oriented architectures (SOAs). It comes pre-installed on PRIMERGY servers from Fujitsu Siemens Computers and offers customers a sandbox environment for testing and developing of SOA applications. With SAP Discovery system 3 Enhanced, Fujitsu Siemens Computers now fully supports a brand-new solution stack, including SAP NetWeaver 7.0 and the SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment (SAP NetWeaver CE) offering NW1 SP3 + ESR. The new version of SAP Discovery also comprises unique snapshot and restore capabilities that allow customers to easily reset their systems to the initial shipping configuration or any other customer-specific system status .
SAP Discovery is used extensively by SAP customers to accelerate the testing and development of proof-of-concepts and feasibility studies for new and upgraded SAP applications. The advanced test bed can help reduce pre-rollout trial cycles from months to weeks, while pre-installed snapshots provide rapid loading of and rollback to common business scenarios, so that a significant range of options can be explored within a shorter time period. As a result, customers enjoy productivity gains by accelerating the introduction of the latest-generation of new and enhanced release of their SAP solutions in their environments.
“Being the first vendor to market with a test environment of the latest generation of SAP applications pre-installed on our servers is a clear result of the long-term strategic alliance between our companies,” says Jens-Peter Seick, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Server Business at Fujitsu Siemens Computers . “It is our shared customers who are the real winners from the introduction of this next-generation SAP Discovery system, as they are able to move ahead quicker than their competitors with the testing of applications on a certified development platform.”
Says Gerd Piepke, Head of the SAP Customer Competence Center for German retailer EDEKA Minden-Hannover IT-/logistic service GmbH: “With SAP Discovery system pre-installed on Fujitsu Siemens Computers’ PRIMERGY servers, we have found the ideal testing platform. It has enabled us to reduce our test and introduction times in the SOA environment by approximately 20 percent. With regard to the new version of SAP Discovery, the updated SAP NetWeaver components included will offer customers even more support for strategic planning in SAP solution-based environments.”
Further information about the solution is available online at : www.fujitsu-siemens.com/sapdiscovery .
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