The world’s second largest semiconductor chip manufacturer, Intel, agreed on a partnership deal with SAP, a Germany based multinational software designer company. Intel refuses to disclose the terms of the deal. The only information got out in public is about its engineering engagement which would get initiated in Q4.
The motive of this multi-year partnership is to enhance the Intel’s platform innovations for the datacentre in order to optimize SAP’s suit of enterprise applications. The optimized business software of SAP would be able to run on Intel Optane DC persistent memory and Intel Xeon Scalable processors.
As a result of this partnership, Intel’s improved technology will energise the SAP’s suit of enterprise software, its optimized applications present within the enterprise, cloud and at the edge, and its intelligent technologies. The collaboration will also enable the consumers to provide high performance.
The Corporate Vice President of Intel’s Enterprise and Government Business, Rajeeb Hazra stated, “We’re announcing is a multi-year technology partnership that’s focused on optimizing Intel’s platform innovations… across the entire portfolio of SAP’s end-to-end enterprise software applications including SAP S/4HANA.”
The areas which will be affected with this partnership includes data centre, CPU, persistent memory, accelerator, and software infrastructure. He added, “We’re taking all of that data-centric portfolio to move data faster, store data more efficiently, and process all kinds of data for all kinds of workloads.”
The President of SAP, Irfan Khan stated, “The platform innovation delivered across Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Intel Optane DC persistent memory unleash[es] memory persistence and capacity that allow our customers to become intelligent enterprises in the Experience Economy. Our expanded partnership with Intel will accelerate our customers’ move to SAP S/4HANA by allowing organizations to unlock the value of data assets with greater ease and operate with increased visibility, focus, and agility.”