Microsoft White Paper

REALTECH SAP specialists analyze the Microsoft platform in the SAP environment and identify optimization potential for SAP customers Walldorf, October 29, 2009 the REALTECH AG, SAP consulting company and manufacturer of IT service and application management solutions, will present the results of the study on the use of the Microsoft platform in the SAP environment. The study reveals that companies extremely inexpensive to operate their SAP applications despite high performance requirements using the Microsoft platform. This is because the Windows Server generation, which can fully exploit the high computing power of commodity servers based on the x 86-64 processor architecture. The result is a high performance of SAP applications to run. In addition, it is made enables companies, reduce operating costs through the use of Microsoft SQL Server 2008. This is achieved by the integrated high-availability features of SQL Server 2008 and an optimized space requirements of the database. The integration of SAP applications in existing Both technical and organizational synergy effects, which positively affect total cost of ownership that result in Microsoft solutions such as Active Directory or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. Month ago, REALTECH has published a study on the usage of Linux in SAP data centers.

The current study investigates the use of Microsoft Server platform for SAP customers now. By new CPU architectures, the server systems offered in the market in the past achieved a performance improvement of approximately 42 percent, which the server will be interesting for more and more SAP data centers. With Windows Server 2008 R2, which even 64 physical CPUs the Enterprise Edition supports up to eight physical CPUs and Datacenter editions, as well as the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, which supports up to 256 logical CPUs, a highly interesting platform offers Microsoft SAP customers. REALTECH’s experts have now published their study in a white paper and offer a free webinar, 6, 2009 from 14:00. There customers know what synergies to with the Microsoft platform and the computing power of commodity servers and how they impact on SAP applications.