Some things are just meant to be together and when they get united, the result is more than just the sum of its parts. The SAP HANA Cloud Platform is a perfect example for such a symbiosis: it combines the power of SAP HANA with the ease of use of a cloud platform, lowering the entry barrier to experience SAP HANA. As a whole, it acts as the catalyst to turn HANA into a mass movement by enabling developers world-wide to instantly create cloud applications that leverage in-memory technology.

Platform as a Service is where it’s at these days – no doubt about it! Judging by the news that keep floating in on a daily basis within the enterprise software space it gets clearer that the topic is picking up traction fast: the cloud platform storm is coming!

In a recent blog post I wrote about the Cloud Platform Play I’ve been arguing about the value proposition of cloud platforms (PaaS). Simply speaking it boils down to two primary benefits: agility and scalability. Due to standardized design and runtime environments software development is getting both easier and faster. Plus, the adoption of open […]

Those who closely follow the enterprise software space or Cloud related news have probably heard some of the ‘breaking news’ being announced the last couple of days. With this post I want to recap and provide some initial thoughts…