SAP Committed to Improving VCE And Vblock Packages

Enterprise software maker SAP has announced that it remains committed to developing the ways in which companies can benefit from its virtual computing environment (VCE) collaboration and Vblock infrastructure.

In a simultaneous address to its SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Florida and Germany last week, SAP reported progress toward its goal of reducing the total cost of ownership for clients who wish to shift to virtualisation and cloud computing.

Vblock offers a total package of computing, network, storage, security, management and virtualisation technology. The system has shown significant results when tested by jeans maker Levi Strauss, one of the SAP’s potential customers.

Vishal Sikka, Chief Technology Officer at SAP, welcomed the addition of virtualisation to the product,and its integration SAP's NetWeaver Adaptive Computing Controller tool. Sikka said the move represents a significant step forward, with the potential to help boost the company’s private cloud strategy.

SAP is backed by Cisco Systems, EMC Corp and VMware.