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Dimension Data to Preview Cloud Services for SAP at SIBOS

SAP HANA and Core Banking Systems Now Hosted on Dimension Data Cloud
October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015

Dimension Data, the global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced availability of Cloud Services for SAP® on Dimension Data’s secure cloud platform, now certified for SAP HANA™.

Available in Dimension Data cloud data centers globally, engineered for the banking industry and incorporating application specific security and availability requirements Cloud Services for SAP will:

  • Accelerate new implementations, upgrades, and modifications of SAP
  • Control cost with consumption-based infrastructure combined with skilled SAP support
  • Eliminate overprovisioning and simplify application updates by extrapolating the application layer from the basis layer support
  • Mitigate opportunity risk while accelerating migration from legacy systems to SAP Core Banking Systems

The banking industry is currently undergoing a transformation focused on integrating activities to sustain profitable growth. They are seeking new ways to deliver distinctive customer experiences that anticipate customers’ needs and to gain a competitive edge with new, innovative business processes, while maintaining a focus on protecting the privacy of customer data. At the upcoming SIBOS event, Dimension Data will preview Cloud Services for SAP Core Banking System.

Also at SIBOS in Singapore, Dimension Data will present new research on global threat intelligence. Dimension Data provides threat intelligence beyond the perimeter − sourced from Dimension Data Security Operations Centers (SOCs), cloud data centers and from traffic on the NTT network. Featuring a global, sophisticated security management platform with the most advanced threat correlation technology, Dimension Data proactively monitors the SAP® environment for potential cybersecurity threats to isolate, report, and act on threats, in real-time.

In a separate agreement, SAP selected the Dimension Data Cloud as the SAP EHC sold in Asia and Africa.

“Production applications like SAP demand a secure, flexible, resilient, highly available infrastructure supported by full disaster recovery, and backed by the highest service-level guarantees,” said Pam Casale, SVP Marketing of Dimension Data’s ITaaS Service Unit. “Dimension Data’s purpose built cloud with sophisticated application services delivers efficiency, and the highest levels of digital security. Our full range of cloud models and Dimension Data Cloud Surround™ provide all the services that production applications like SAP require.”

About Dimension Data
Founded in 1983, Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. Dimension Data is a member of the NTT Group. Visit us at and or follow us on Twitter: @DImensionDataAM. Follow Dimension Data Cloud on Twitter: @DiDataCloud