Webcast Series: Becoming a Digital Enterprise with SAP HANA
Hosted by SAPinsider, sponsored by SAP
In a constantly evolving business environment characterized by data proliferation and the need for agile business systems, organizations must become digital enterprises to sustain a competitive advantage.
This webinar series looks at the role SAP HANA plays in transformation into a digital enterprise through big data, analytics, applications, and more. Proven experts will showcase the latest solutions that run on or leverage SAP HANA, and share best business to address key challenges.
Customer Success: How CenturyLink Accelerated the Delivery, Governance & Auditability of SAP HANA Solutions
Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Time: 11:00 am ET/ 8:00 am PT
Duration: 60 minutes
Sponsored by SAP and Cisco
Today’s application landscapes are becoming increasingly complex as organizations expand their global users, extend their product reach, and digitize their businesses. Enforcing security, governance, and compliance requirements in the application and infrastructure is a growing challenge.
In this next Webcast, co-sponsored by Cisco and SAP, you’ll hear how CenturyLink; a global communications, hosting, cloud, and IT services company; met this challenge. CenturyLink and SAP executives will:
• Discuss how the company deployed large SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA software (SAP S4/HANA) and SAP Business Warehouse powered by SAP HANA (SAP BW) instances in just hours, while enforcing policies in real time and simplifying auditability
• Describe the complete policy-driven automation solution co-innovated by SAP, Cisco, and Vnomic for secure deployment of applications on SAP HANA, such as the SAP S/4HANA suite, SAP BW, and the SAP HANA Vora engine
Shivkumar Thiagarajan, VP Business Development, CenturyLink Cognilytics
Andrew Clyne, Vice President; Chief Data Officer, CenturyLink Cognilytics
Andrew Clyne has 25+ years’ experience delivering large scale transaction systems and Big Data platforms for leading organizations. Prior to Cognilytics, Andrew was Global Head Information Services at Visa responsible for over 150 data systems servicing millions of cardholders, merchants, and banks worldwide. Andrew was key to establishing Visa’s Enterprise Data Platform, including Visa’s first global consolidated Enterprise Data Warehouse, a comprehensive Data Quality Program, and a “Big Data” multi petabyte Central Analytic Environment.
Andrew has a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy in 1987, is a Desert Storm veteran, and earned his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law in 1995.
Richard Probst, VP Architecture, SAP
Richard Probst is VP Architecture in SAP’s Customer Innovation & Strategic Projects group, with a current focus on simplifying SAP delivery and governance by leveraging policy-driven and software-defined infrastructure. He was a founder of the OASIS TOSCA standards project in 2011.
Over 11 years at SAP he has created several technical programs for SAP partners, including the series of SAP Guidelines for Best-Built Applications, the SAP Co-Innovation Labs (COIL) and the Enterprise Services Community. Previously, Mr. Probst was an engineering leader at Sun Microsystems for 10 years, and then led product management for 3 Silicon Valley start-ups: Calico Commerce, Ejasent, and Nominum.