Best Practices for Virtualizing SAP HANA

February 23, 2016

This part 3 of a 4 part series of presentations hosted by SAPinsider and sponsored by VMware, SAP, and Intel

VMware Product Manager/Field Architect, David Gallant and VMware SAP Alliance Manager, Richard Lichenstein presented this live at the Simplify and Automate SAP HANA one-day forum. This presentation discussion provides how to achieve faster time-to-value, better service levels and significant savings by virtualizing SAP HANA.

Watch this video to learn how to:

  • Optimally deploy, automate, and manage a virtualized SAP HANA instance on production environments
  • Create a migration and implementation roadmap for your virtualized SAP HANA platform
  • Leverage advanced features – VMware vSphere vMotion, vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), vSphere High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR), to improve operational performance and availability

Richard Lichenstein has over thirty (30) years of experience in Executive Management, including sales (direct and channel) and business development to both enterprise and mid-sized business. Richard is currently the VMware SAP Alliance Manager for the Americas.  His extensive experience in SAP software and Virtualized infrastructure sales allows him to lead the Alliance sales division for VMware working with OEM and SI partners. Richard held previous management and senior sales positions at CompuCom, SAGE and American Express, where he worked closely with SAP and VMware to introduce their solutions to business customers.

David Gallant has worked with VMware for the past 4 1/2 years where he has been the subject matter expert for business critical applications including SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and others. David has developed the best practices for virtualizing business critical applications on VMware technology as well as architecting and developing new products and solutions like the VMware Adapter for SAP LVM or Database Classification for Virtualization.

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