Shanghai, China, November 7, 2017, Huawei showcased its KunLun SAP HANA appliance on the SAP Labs China Co-Innovation Day, and received the ‘SAP HANA on Huawei KunLun I&II Optimization’ award from SAP, in recognition of Huawei’s excellent performance in the domain. This is the only award conferred to IT infrastructure, and it signifies the achievements that SAP and Huawei have made in the mission-critical system space through close collaboration and continuous innovation. The Huawei KunLun servers set a new standard for reliability and enable enterprises to run their SAP business-critical applications with unrivaled continuity and stability, minimizing unplanned downtime and delivering outstanding system robustness.
On the SAP Labs China Co-Innovation Day, Huawei demonstrated the latest Huawei-SAP joint innovation to the audience and partners on site: the world’s only SAP HANA appliance that supports memory hot swap. The SAP HANA scale-up solution and Huawei KunLun Mission Critical Server are brought together to form the world’s only SAP HANA with memory module hot swap capabilities. The solution deepens the SAP-Huawei collaboration in the enterprises mission-critical system space and delivers user experience with new levels of reliability and performance to global enterprise customers.
The KunLun Mission Critical Server is specifically engineered for critical workloads such as enterprise database, decision support, and business processing. KunLun supports 8, 16, and 32 Intel® processors, up to 32 TB ultra-large memory, and is also the industry’s only all-flash 16 TB SAP HANA appliance. It can effortlessly process the in-memory computing workloads even with data of challenging large scale. In addition, the KunLun 9008-based SAP HANA appliance updated the world’s BWoH test record. In the concurrency stress test phase, Huawei KunLun obtained an excellent test score by executing 7,927 queries per hour. The queries involved data volumes of over 400 billion records and the performance was 1.9 to 4 times that of competitor products.
Up to now, the strategic collaboration between Huawei and SAP has led to solutions that are recognized and trusted by customers across the globe. The Huawei SAP HANA solution has been widely applied to various industries such as retail, manufacturing, energy, high-tech, and finance. The Huawei SAP HANA appliance has been serving over 1,000 SAP customers across more than 20 industries in over 40 countries worldwide. The customers include world-renowned enterprises such as China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC, 137 TB SAP HANA); Telecom Italia (TIM, 16S, 12 TB); Russian Railways (16S, 12 TB); ECI, Europe’s largest department store (16S, 8 TB); Fonterra of New Zealand; and CEPSA. Huawei SAP HANA appliances are powering the digital transformation of over 40 of the Fortune Global 500 companies.