SAP’s HCM Suite to Be Launched on Microsoft Azure

SAP HCM (Human Capital Management) software would be available on Microsoft Azure that will help to the business leaders and human resource departments to manage the workforce challenges.

sap_msazureGreatResponder.com SAP German based software giant announced the partnership with Microsoft another software giant on Oct 18, 2016. The partnership main agenda to provide the public cloud services for the SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite. This is first time SAP is moving its own infrastructure to operate on a third-party cloud. This experience will help the users of both companies around the globe. The addition of the Microsoft Azure now, SAP has a trusted global cloud and powerful data platform that helps to improve business outcome and also help to manage different departments of the companies.

Althoff, executive vice president, Worldwide Commercial Business at Microsoft Said, “Microsoft and SAP share a commitment to empowering digital transformation across every aspect of business, The combination of SAP’s market-leading, innovative human capital management solutions with Microsoft’s intelligent cloud will equip companies around the world to help maximize the potential and skills of their most valuable asset, their people.”

SAP will have enough running and operational workload capacity for SAP SuccessFactors solutions on Azure. Starting with demo environment, it will be continuing users to support and growing in business. Microsoft Azure provides different features like enterprise grade security, an open developer platform and advanced data services that facilitate the user to work in a very healthy and secure environment. These features allowed all kinds of organizations to innovate and grow.

Mike Ettling, president of SAP SuccessFactors, Said “SAP SuccessFactors is the fastest growing core HR solution, and offers an unmatched depth and breadth across the entire HCM suite, of any vendor in the industry, We’ve seen exponential growth in the past two years, with 42 million users now benefiting from our market-leading solutions. In selecting Azure, we will be able to expand our reach even further, with the reliability that is required by the mission-critical applications, and continue to innovate and enhance services to meet client needs across additional environments.”

This deal said to be the longstanding partnership between both companies. The companies also share the integrations in each other’s software platform. Microsoft Office 356 integrated with SAP SuccessFactors HCM (Human Capital Management) Suite, as well as the SAP different entities includes SAP Field-glass, SAP Ariba, VMS (Vendor Management System), and Concur.

The partnership is also a broad support for the SAP HANA  on Microsoft Azure cloud platform, that helps companies deliver mission critical applications and cloud analytics.

OFF-Site WAN Services Enhanced to Improve Cloud Performance

With enhancement the cloud clients would be able to get super fast speed and reliable communication with the cloud services across the USA and beyond.

OFFSITEGreatResponder.com  The cloud computing and data center service provider company, Off-Site Inc has announced that its cloud computing facilities have been optimized to improve the cloud service performance for its client. The major part of this optimization was associated with the wide area network (WAN) connectivity. This optimization would improve the performance of their cloud services for its corporate and small business clients.

It was further informed through the latest routing technology based on intelligent routing platform IRP has been implemented in the cloud network connectivity to increase the speed of the cloud. This entire optimization has been carried out by a well known network vendor named as NOCTION Inc.

While talking about this improvement, the president of the OFF-SITE Inc, Mr. Steve Borucki in his official statement, said, “As a data center and private cloud provider focused on delivering a superior experience to IT professionals, OFFSITE believes that deploying this type of technology from Noction is a requirement. Our customers demand the resiliency and reliability of our operations, including our connectivity solutions. We believe that investments such as the Noction IRP solution will allow us to continue to capture share in our target markets.”

While talking about the IRP, it was further informed that this newly developed solution is very efficient in optimization of communication routes through intelligent routing, which improves the performance of BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) router’s network. This newly introduced routing solution is also very useful in solving the middle mile issues of the communication routing.

The CEO of Noction Inc, John Strong said in his official statement, “OFFSITE’s significant performance improvements and operational efficiency makes a compelling case for what Noction IRP can deliver for any multi-homed network. FFSITE is a datacenter innovator with the highest standards of reliability at every level of its infrastructure, so I’m pleased that we exceeded OFFSITE’s expectations by giving an improved level of control and visibility into their network.”

It is very important to note that with this optimization of the network, the performance of the connectivity with the mid market companies will improve significantly. The OFF-Site Company offers point to point connection from the tier-One providers to its mid-sized companies in the market. This optimization will improve their user experience.

Rackspace Kick-starts Fanatical Support Expansion for Microsoft Azure

The expansion of its fanatical support service will be unlimited and it will cover the regions like UK, DACH and Benelux with two new services named Navigator and Aviator.

RackspaceGreatResponder.com  Rackspace a public cloud company announces the expansion of its fanatical support for Microsoft Azure. Although both the companies are competing in the same business, but they are also partners for a long time.

The Fanatical Support was earlier accessible in US markets, while the extension puts the Azure service in a row with its other offerings like Amazon Web Services. The Navigator service presents access to tools and automation, whereas Aviator does the similar, and additionally offers a fully-managed Azure practice, providing improved man-hours, custom architectural design and all-year support, as well as performing environment build and deployment activities.

“Our launch of this offering marked an important expansion of our strategy to offer the world’s best expertise and service on industry-leading technologies, and is a natural progression of our 14-year relationship with Microsoft” said Jeff DeVerter, Chief Technologist for Microsoft Technology at Rackspace.

“It’s been nearly a year since Rackspace announced Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure, which we launched to assist customers who want to run IaaS workloads on the powerful Azure cloud, but prefer not to architect, secure and operate them first-hand. In addition to this expanded footprint, our service offerings are growing to include many of the Platform-as-a-Service features in Azure utilized by modern cloud applications” he said.

The two service levels within Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure, Navigator and Aviator, extent the migration, architecture, security and operations needs companies have today. These service levels will permit us to address the requirements of two different client groups:

For companies concerned with infrastructure support for their Azure environment, the Navigator level presents access to tools and automation capturing the best practice information of Azure architects and engineers, as well as on-demand access to those experts as needed.

Aviator expands the benefits of Navigator to a fully-managed Azure experience, providing improved application of human knowledge, fully-custom architectural design and 24x7x365 operational support, in addition extra tooling integrating best practices for your Azure environment.

The Aviator is a service for clients who want a more complete support experience, together with the guest virtual machine organization. At this level, Rackspace will perform environment, build and deployment activities in addition to ongoing management of virtual machines that includes monitoring, patching, troubleshooting and antivirus.