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News from SAP and Partners (SAPinsider Issue 2 2019)

SAPinsider, Volume 20, Issue 2

May 29, 2019

News from SAP and Partners

News of note for SAP customers from SAP and its partners.

Elastifile Joins SAP PartnerEdge Program with Aim of Deeper Integration with SAP Workflows

Elastifile announced on March 5, 2019, that it has joined the SAP PartnerEdge program with the aim of supporting deeper integration with SAP workflows. Elastifile’s storage solutions are designed to allow SAP system users to connect their cloud-based applications to Elastifile file storage in the cloud, just as if they were connecting on-premise applications to a physical storage array, enabling a smooth, end-to-end migration of SAP workflows to the cloud.

Bumble Bee Foods Uses SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain Service to Offer Seafood Traceability to Consumers
Bumble Bee Foods


On March 8, 2019, SAP SE and Bumble Bee Foods announced that Bumble Bee is using the SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain service to enable consumers to trace the journey of its Natural Blue by Anova yellowfin tuna from the initial catch to its cold storage and warehousing and distribution to stores. Scanning a QR barcode with a smartphone enables a consumer to view the catch-to-table history of the fish, including the size, where it was caught, the fishing community that captured it, verification of compliance with sustainability guidelines, and fair-trade fishing certification.

SAPinsider Announces Events Designed to Guide SAP Customers Through the Move to SAP S/4HANA

SAPinsider is holding a set of co-located events June 19-20, 2019, in Charlotte, North Carolina. These events — SAP S/4HANA Finance, SAP S/4HANA Migration and Deployment, and SAP S/4HANA Intelligence — are intended to help companies plan for a successful migration to SAP S/4HANA with insight, advice, and lessons learned from SAP experts.

Hubhead NRX Asset Hub 7.0 Earns SAP NetWeaver 7.3 Certification
Hubhead Corp.

Hubhead announced on March 18, 2019, that NRX Asset Hub 7.0 has received SAP NetWeaver 7.3 certification, meaning that NRX Asset Hub 7.0 is certified for integration with SAP NetWeaver 7.3 as well as SAP solutions and infrastructure. NRX Asset Hub 7.0 is Hubhead’s solution for enabling design and maintenance professionals to analyze, approve, build, edit, organize, sustain, and visualize maintenance and asset data for their computerized maintenance management and enterprise asset management systems.

SAP Unveils Enhancements to SAP Analytics Cloud

On March 19, 2019, SAP announced augmented analytics functionality and new capabilities for SAP Analytics Cloud. The new augmented analytics functionality can be used to add machine learning and artificial intelligence to planning and business intelligence workflows. New capabilities include enhanced smart predict and search-to-insight functionalities,  new smart discovery features, and collaborative enterprise planning functionality.

FMC Corporation Selects Virtustream for Migration of Global SAP Applications

FMC Corporation

On March 21, 2019, Virtustream announced that it has been selected by FMC Corporation to complete a multi-year effort to consolidate FMC’s infrastructure and migrate FMC’s SAP applications to a new SAP S/4HANA environment on Virtustream Enterprise Cloud. FMC tapped Virtustream to help manage newly acquired assets, including assets from a recent acquisition of DuPont’s Crop Protection business, and is also using Virtustream Managed Services for expertise during each stage of its migration, including planning, integration, and optimization.

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