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  • Why SAP on Hyperconverged Infrastructure

    Nutanix for SAP Landscapes

    Camilo Durán – Systems Engineering Manager Mexico & North of [email protected]

  • • Constantly balancing

    business requirements with

    IT requirements

    • Drive IT to look for new and

    improved ways to support

    the business

    Business Requirements IT Requirements

    Infra management, app dev & ops

    Capacity planning, DR

    Version upgrades, global roll-outs, TCO

    App & network performance

    Customizations & enhancements

    Availability & reliability

    Latest features & capabilities, expansion

    projects

    Faster reporting & analytics

    SAP Practitioners Help Bridge Business and IT

  • And the Cloud Has Changed Their Expectations

    One-click Simplicity

    Reduced effort in managing SAP landscape sprawlElimination of downtime and infrastructure upgrade complexity

    Continuous Innovation

    Application deployment blueprints to enhance operations and predictabilityNo more waiting for infrastructure refresh for new capabilities

    Rapid Time to Market

    Quick deployment Faster dev/test cycles

    Fractional IT ConsumptionEfficiently satisfy temporary/seasonal workload demandsAccurately measure SAP resource usage needed

  • What if you could have in your SAP infra….4

  • Meet Those Expectations with Simplified IT Infrastructure

    Simplify your IT infrastructure and focus on the applications

    that power your businessNetworking

    Virtualization

    Server StorageData Protection

    App Automation + Orchestration

    Multi-cloud Management

    OS OS

    OS OS

  • Reduce TCO by Lowering Datacenter Footprint

    Cisco UCS 5108 B-Series Blade Chassis2207 XP Chassis FEX ModulesB200 M4 B-Series Blades

    6248UP Fabric Interconnect6248UP Fabric Interconnect

    Cisco Nexus 9396 SwitchCisco Nexus 9396 Switch

    NetApp FAS8040(2 controllersin single enclosure)

    Cisco Nexus 5596 Cluster interconnectCisco Nexus 5596 Cluster interconnect

    NetApp DS224 3.84 TB SSDNetApp DS224 3.84 TB SSDNetApp DS224 3.84 TB SSDNetApp DS224 3.84 TB SSD

    8 x Blades = 901,760 SAPS

    16 x E5-2699v496 x 3.84TB SSD

    30U

    Converged Solutions:

    30,058 SAPS / RU

    NX-3460-G5NX-3460-G5NX-8150-G5NX-8150-G5

    versus

    8U

    Enterprise Cloud Platform

    2U VDX 6740VDX 6740

    (Switches only for HA)

    Up to 104,670 SAPS / RU

    8 x Blades = 901,760 SAPS

    16 x E5-2699v4

    96 x 3.84TB SSD

    8 x Nodes = 837,000 SAPS

    10 x Nodes = 1,046,700 SAPS (expandable)

    20 x E5-2699v4

    96 x 3.84TB SSD

  • Powering All Workloads and Use Cases

    VDIBusiness Critical Applications

    Messaging, Collaboration and UC

    Remote and Branch Office

    Dev/Test Server Virtualization

    and Private Cloud

    Big Data

  • Examples of Companies Using Nutanix to Run SAP

    https://www.nutanix.com/resource/excelitas-selects-the-nutanix-xtreme-computing-platform-for-mission-critical-applications/https://www.nutanix.com/resource/valpak-loads-on-the-savings-and-agility-with-enterprise-clouds/https://www.nutanix.com/go/idc-buyer-case-study-enterprise-apps-asm.htmlhttp://www.nutanix.com/resource/jsc-kazakhtelecom-upgrades-nutanix/https://www.nutanix.com/company/customers/all-customers/reed-exhibitions/https://www.nutanix.com/company/customers/all-customers/kaneka/https://www.nutanix.com/company/customers/all-customers/sivantos/

  • Valpak

    • Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform for SAP, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and other applications

    • Initially 2 full racks (x86 + legacy storage) reduced to 4U Nutanix deployment

    • Rolled out DR (St. Petersburg to Atlanta)

    • Obtain simpler and more cost-effective storage and server infrastructure

    • Increase critical application performance

    • Looking at ways to move to an agile and scalable model

    • Accelerated deployments by 10x

    • Obtained 8x improvements in performance

    • Cut management time from 180 hours per month to 2 hours

    • 10x CapEx Reduction – Pay as You Grow

    We haven’t found any workload that doesn’t run better on the Nutanix platform. . . We plan to be a Nutanix-only shop going forward – I see no reason to use anything else. -Chris Cate, EVP And CIO

  • • Granular scaling – focus on the application

    • Ideal for prod, dev, qual., etc. and non SAP workloads on one integrated system

    • Ready for multi-tier SAP Implementation

    • HANA on dedicated appliance

    Comprehensive Nutanix Solutions for SAP 2015-2018

    Nutanix Cluster NX, HX, XC or HPE or Cisco

    ✓ Snapshots ✓ Clones ✓ Compression ✓ Deduplication

    ✓ Locality ✓ Tiering ✓ Erasure Coding ✓ Resilience

    ERP CRM BW CVM

    Hypervisor

    Node 1

    X86

    ERP CVM

    Hypervisor

    Node 2

    X86

    ERP CVM

    Hypervisor

    Node N

    X86

    Business Suite Production

    Other Application Servers

    CRM BW S4H S4HBW DEV DEV

    Business Suite Non-Production

    SAP NetWeaver Applications and RDBMS

    S/4HANA App. Servers

  • And the First HCI Platform Certified for Production SAP HANAAs Well As SAP NetWeaver Certifications

    “Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is one of the next big steps that allow our customers to benefit from the latest technologies to drive flexibility and

    lower operational costs.”Daniel Schneiss, SVP SAP HANA Platform & Databases

    https://blogs.saphana.com/2018/06/22/more-choices-lower-costs-improved-scalability-making-the-most-out-of-your-sap-hana-deployment/

    https://blogs.saphana.com/2018/06/22/more-choices-lower-costs-improved-scalability-making-the-most-out-of-your-sap-hana-deployment/

  • Simplified SAP Infrastructure Management

    Deploy &

    Dev/Test

    Day 2 Operations

    Planning & Scaling

  • Integrated Consumer-Grade Management

    Eliminate Complexity…

    Intuitive

    Beautiful

    Insightful

  • Benefits Beyond Simplified Management

    Predictable, consistent

    performance

    High availability

    Security-first design

    Built-in hypervisor, (incl. micro-

    segmentation)

    DBaaS

    Smaller footprint, lower TCO

  • Cloning Reduces Risk and Speeds Dev/Test

    Use Case

    • Create a new upgrade

    landscape

    • Nutanix clone + SID rename

    using SWPM in few hours vs

    days.

  • Performance Analysis

    Real-time insights into the complete infrastructure stack

  • Comprehensive Data Protection for SAP Landscapes

    RTORPO

    Minutes MinutesLocal Snaps

    Hours Hours

    Minor Incidents

    Zero Near-Zero Metro Availability

    Minutes Minutes

    3rd Party BackupMajor

    Incidents

    DR Backup

    Async / NearsyncReplication & DR

    Local Snaps

    • Redundancy at multiple levels

    • Integrated replication

    • Where native application functionality is not available

  • Enterprise Cloud Platform for SAP HANA

    Best of Both Worlds

  • More Detail: Benefits of running SAP HANA on Nutanix

    1

    9

    Benefit Appliance TDI Nutanix (HCI)Quality of Service (QOS) Yes Unknown Yes

    Ease of Deployment Yes No Yes

    One Stop Vendor Support Yes No Yes

    Fast Restart Yes Unknown Yes

    Advanced Storage Capabilities No (DAS) Yes Yes

    Protection from corruption No Yes Yes

    Common platform No Yes Yes

    Cloning for non-prod systems No Yes Yes

    Storage fault tolerance No (DAS) Yes Yes

    Enterprise Cloud Features No No Yes

  • More Detail on Why Nutanix for SAP HANA

    • Cloud economics (pay as your grow) without compromising performance and availability (CAPEX/OPEX)

    • Save on infrastructure and operational costs and invest in business capabilities

    • Predictable growth strategy – add right balance of compute and storage when needed

    • Supports mixed CPU configurations in the same cluster

    • Remove infrastructure silos and associated costs – like storage arrays and upgrade migrations

  • Full SAP Coverage – HANA and Classic

    SAP NetWeaver Applications and anyDB SAP HANA

    Nutanix Cluster on NX, Lenovo HX, Dell EMC XC or HPE or Cisco

    ✓ Snapshots ✓ Clones ✓ Compression ✓ Deduplication

    ✓ Locality ✓ Tiering ✓ Erasure Coding

    ERP CRM BW

    Hypervisor

    ERP

    Hypervisor

    ERP

    Hypervisor

    CRM BW S4H S4HBW DEV DEV

    HANA Production

    HANA Non-Production

    AHV

    Nutanix Cluster on SAP HCI Certified Hardware List

    NVMe

    HANA HANA HANA

    NVMe

    Business Suite Production

    Other Application Servers

    Business Suite Non-Production

    S/4HANA App. Servers

    AHV

    HANA S4H

    HANA HCL Appliance

    X86

    Virtualized or Bare Metal Appliance

    HANAHANA

    If HANA >2.3TB

  • Undisputed Leader| 22

    Challengers Leaders

    Niche Players Visionaries

    Nutanix, 51

    VMware, 41

    Other, 8

    Gartner Magic Quadrant

    for HCI, 2018

    The Forrester Wave

    Hyper-Converged

    Infrastructure, 2018

    IDC’s Competitive

    Landscape of HCI

    Software Only, 2018

  • IDC Survey Comparing Nutanix to 3-Tier Architecture

    60% Lower TCO

    97% Fewer Unplanned

    Outages

    534% Five-Year ROI

    7 Months to Payback

    $10.56M Additional

    Revenue per Year

    Source: IDC White Paper, sponsored by Nutanix, Nutanix Delivering Strong Value as a Cost-Effective, Efficient, Scalable Platform for Enterprise Applications, August 2017

    Download the report at www.Nutanix.com/tco

    http://www.nutanix.com/tco

  • Industry Leading Support

    Support Centers

    NBD Depots

    Durham

    Amsterdam

    Languages

    San Jose

    Sydney

    Bangalore

    Tokyo

    Beijing

    97%Customer

    Satisfaction

    +90Net Promoter Score

    for > 4 years

    Over 100 Countries

    24x7x365“Follow the Sun” Support

    7WW Support

    Centers

  • Remember

    ❖ SAP Runs Great and is Simple to Operate on Nutanix

    ❖ You’ll be Able More Quickly Respond to Changing Business Needs and

    New Opportunities

    ❖ Nutanix is the Foundation for the Enterprise Cloud for your SAP

    Landscapes, including HANA, and all your other applications

  • Your Next Steps

    Get expert advice

    Nutanix Services

    Nutanix community: next.nutanix.com andwww.Nutanix.com/SAP

    http://nutanix.com/try

    Tweet and engage#Nutanix #SAPonNutanix

    Email [email protected]

    https://www.nutanix.com/support-services/consulting-services/http://www.nutanix.com/SAPhttp://nutanix.com/trymailto:[email protected]

  • Thank you