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Tuesday, June 5

Checkout the Fastest Ways to Get HANA on AWS
SAP

Tuesday, June 5 at 11:00am

Speakers: Rudi Leibbrandt, Senior Director, SAP HANA Product Management

In this session we will review the different deployment options for SAP HANA on AWS, including a deeper look at the latest version of SAP Cloud Platform, SAP HANA Service. We’ll also discuss some of the ways customers are enhancing their on-premises deployments of SAP HANA with cloud use cases.

Cloud transformation for a digital future at Kellogg's
Wipro

Tuesday, June 5 at 12:30pm

Speakers: Sreedhara Padmanabhuni, Wipro & Ramesh Kollepara, Kellogg’s

Wipro enables cloud transformation for Kellogg’s by migrating their SAP landscape to AWS as part of their IT strategy of Cloud First. The project provides Kellogg's with a reliable and scalable infrastructure platform, thus enabling them to adopt on-demand platform solutions for various projects and initiatives faster.

LP's seamless migration of ERP -- Powered by Capgemini in collaboration with AWS
Capgemini

Tuesday, June 5 at 2:30pm

Speakers: Teji Thomas

A time efficient seamless migration of LP’s SAP & other peripheral non-SAP systems; spearheaded by Capgemini with their innovative techniques & processes in collaboration with AWS. Migration from traditional Data Center to Cloud with near zero issues post go-live. Efficiency marked by performance and backed by DR systems to meet any eventuality.

8-week S/4HANA Implementation at ICON Orlando 360
Savantis

Tuesday, June 5 at 4:00pm

Speakers: Bill Kivler, CIO at ICON Orlando 360

The ICON Orlando 360 team led by Bill Kivler acquired and implemented SAP's flagship product S/4HANA within one quarter, and with the help of Savantis and their AWS-based private cloud program effectively implemented Finance and Purchasing for a user community of 50 and 5 legal entities in just 8 weeks.

Moving your Digital Commerce to AWS Aurora with UltraServe SmartStack
UltraServe

Tuesday, June 5 at 11:30am

Speakers: Scott Dolan & Anthony Dean

Get the biggest bang for your dollar by moving to the highest performing, most economical, scalable DB solution across your Digital Commerce solution on AWS.

 

 

 

Accelerate Your SAP Workloads from On-Premises into the Cloud with Secure HANA Cloud on AWS
SAP

Tuesday, June 5 at 1:00pm

Speakers: Hunter Downey, GTM Director, Cloud, SAP National Security Services (NS2)

This session is an overview of the Secure HANA Cloud, which is a private cloud offering to support customers in the Federal and regulated industries transition from an on-premises environment to hosting SAP workloads in the cloud. The Secure HANA Cloud is a comprehensive offering designed to support your system workloads leveraging HANA and AWS GovCloud (US).

Using SLES to protect mission critical SAP applications in the Cloud
SUSE

Tuesday, June 5 at 3:00pm

Speakers: Markus Guertler, SUSE & Stefan Schneider, Solutions Architect, AWS

Public clouds provide a uniform high quality environment to operate SAP applications. SLES-for-SAP provides the enhancements to operate important SAP applications in an automated, highly available environment. This presentation gives an overview of how to protect SAP Netweaver and SAP HANA systems with SLES-for-SAP on AWS.

Unleash the full value of HANA with SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud and AWS
SAP

Tuesday, June 5 at 12:00pm

Speakers:  Xavier De Romagna, Head of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud Premium Partners GTM, NA

This session is an overview of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) and how customers can benefit from our joint value proposition with AWS to accelerate their digital transformation with SAP HANA. By trusting SAP to safekeeping your SAP HANA production system running at peak performance on HEC with AWS, you can free up IT resources to focus on higher value business transformation initiatives that benefit your enterprise.

DXC SAP PaaS on AWS
DXC

Tuesday, June 5 at 1:30pm

Speakers: Sita Lowman, Director, Platform Services

DXC’s Platform as a Service for SAP on AWS is a new innovation platform and joint offering between DXC and AWS. This end to end solution provides SAP resource management based on automated and simplified operational processes. Clients can accelerate, optimize and protect their business with fast onboarding and reliable run of their SAP environments on the secure and reliable AWS public cloud infrastructure.

How GulfMark achieved speed, performance, and agility by migrating to AWS
Protera

Tuesday, June 5 at 3:30pm

Speakers: Matthew Lobaugh, SAP Channel Manager, Amazon Web Services & Patrick Osterhaus, CTO, Protera & Sandeep Pulavarty, GulfMark Director of IT

Join us for our fireside chat. GulfMark Offshore, Inc. migrated their existing ECC, BW, PI, GRC SAP systems to an AWS cloud solution. In this presentation, attendees will learn how GulfMark was able to partner with Protera Technologies to reduce its SAP hosting operating costs by 50 percent, saving $25,000 a month by migrating to an AWS Cloud solution.

Wednesday, June 6

Del Monte Foods is Growing with Cloud
Accenture

Wednesday, June 6 at 11:30am

Speakers: Mayank Bhatia & Monty Bhatia, GSI Lead, AWS & Del Monte

With Accenture's help, and within less than four months, DMFI migrated 200 servers—including 50 dedicated to Del Monte's SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) system—to AWS with zero disruptions to the business. Immediately, system stability has improved and provisioning time for servers and computing power fell from weeks or months to less than 60 minutes. Come and learn how Del Monte's new cloud platform running on AWS and managed by Accenture is setting the stage for a new era of growth and profitability.

Secure Pharma Transfer
TCS

Wednesday, June 6 at 1:00pm

Speakers: Mayank Mishra & Pranay Nayyar

To thrive in this world of uncertainty, pharma companies are looking for ways to provide business value to the customers.

Potential growth drivers include Customers Engagement, Streamlined and Integrated value chain and Unified Platform for all. This presentation captures digitization of data processes across the value chain enabled by latest technology holds the potential to transform pharma industry with the help of AWS.

How Protera Technologies helped migrate Zep Inc. to AWS achieving increased system performance and substantial cost savings
Protera

Wednesday, June 6 at 2:30pm

Speakers: Sharon Keane-Murphy, Senior Director IT, Zep Inc. & Binoy James, VP of Application Services Delivery, Protera Technologies

Utilizing Protera's AppCare and FlexBridge migration automation services platform, Protera was able to resize Zep's current environment and Disaster Recovery solution on AWS, resulting in a new overall solution that reduces cost while delivering an agile, high performance environment.

Rapid Migration and accelerating the realization of digital strategy using HANA
Cognizant

Wednesday, June 6 at 4:00pm

Speakers: Sajjad Muhammed

As companies look to simplify and modernize their SAP landscapes on the public cloud, seeking to achieve scalability, agility, cost savings and a more strategic focus for IT staff, getting to the cloud remains an issue. This session reveals how to achieve rapid migration within the confines of existing budgets, along with a practical roadmap to ensuring a harmonized application landscape once you get there.

Linke AWS Connector for SAP
Linke

Wednesday, June 6 at 12:00pm

Speakers: Ricardo Casanovas, CTO of Linke

Linke, AWS EMEA Premier Partner, will introduce Linke's AWS Connector for SAP, a SAP Addon unique service that empowers SAP systems to integrate with AWS. As a result, it enables digital transformation initiatives unifying SAP solutions and AWS. We will walk through different use case examples in key areas such as Storage (S3), BigData, AWS IoT, AI (Alexa) and Machine Learning.

Using auto-scaling on AWS to smart-size SAP S/4HANA for peak performance
Deloitte

Wednesday, June 6 at 1:30pm

Speakers: Bhanu Saxena, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Sizing SAP solutions can be complex and time-consuming—leading to potential inaccuracies and additional costs. But the elasticity and automation enabled by a public cloud model can support smart-sizing and deliver new efficiencies. Learn how Deloitte and AWS have taken smart-sizing to the next level with an auto-scaling capability for SAP S/4HANA.

HANA Automation for SAP on AWS
Lemongrass

Wednesday, June 6 at 3:00pm

Speakers: Eamonn O’Neill

How to deploy a 99.99% uptime SAP HANA cluster is less than 40 minutes.

Accelerate Your SAP Workloads from On-Premises into the Cloud with Secure HANA Cloud on AWS
SAP

Wednesday, June 6 at 4:30pm

Speakers: Hunter Downey, GTM Director, Cloud, SAP National Security Services (NS2)

This session is an overview of the Secure HANA Cloud, which is a private cloud offering to support customers in the Federal and regulated industries transition from an on-premises environment to hosting SAP workloads in the cloud. The Secure HANA Cloud is a comprehensive offering designed to support your system workloads leveraging HANA and AWS GovCloud (US).

Automating SAP DevOps to and within AWS using Commvault
Commvault

Wednesday, June 6 at 12:30pm

Speakers: Tristan Daude, Sr. Product Manager

Updating SAP test and development systems from production data is tedious, manual and very time-consuming. In this presentation, we will show how Commvault and SAP's Landscape Management tool are teaming up to deliver 1-click SAP DevOps automation. We will highlight an architecture that is tightly integrated both with SAP and AWS, helps driving quick AWS adoption and provides high performance data protection for SAP HANA.

Migrating to SAP S/4HANA on AWS with HIPPA Compliance
Itelligence

Wednesday, June 6 at 2:00pm

Speakers: Sadi Fieldsend, Senior Director

itelligence worked with a long-term existing client that has experienced tremendous business growth in the past 5-6 years. Over these years, they make limited investments in their ERP system to accommodate that growth. Because their processes had evolved and their system had not been updated, they decided migrate directly to SAP S/4HANA to leverage the power of the digital core. After understanding the upgraded functionality available with S/4HANA, they felt that it would lead to improved processes for their business.

Bulletproof Basis: Unbreakable SAP HANA in the Cloud
Monocle Systems

Wednesday, June 6 at 3:30pm

Speakers: Jon Friesen

Deploying SAP in the cloud brings many well-known benefits in reducing costs, improving flexibility, and radically increasing capacity. Now discover how enterprises can deploy HANA applications in the cloud with high availability features that rival high-end on-premises configurations at a fraction of the cost.

Thursday, June 7

Run Federated Queries to AWS Data Lake with SAP HANA
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Thursday, June 7 at 11:00am

Speakers: Harpreet Singh and Santosh Choudhary

An Aberdeen survey saw organizations who implemented a Data Lake outperforming similar companies by 9% in organic revenue growth. Data Lake gives these companies capability to get meaningful insights into their data, which helps them to take actions to differentiate them from the competition. Amazon S3 with its durability and cost effectiveness offers a compelling reason for customers to use it as storage layer for data lake on AWS. Many of these customers are deploying their SAP HANA based applications on AWS and want to build analytics with data from SAP HANA and S3 based data lake, while still using SAP HANA as primary source for analytics. In this session we will share how Amazon Athena can be integrated with SAP HANA to run federated queries.

DXC SAP PaaS on AWS
DXC

Thursday, June 7 at 1:00pm

Speakers: Sita Lowman, Director, Platform Services

DXC’s Platform as a Service for SAP on AWS is a new innovation platform and joint offering between DXC and AWS. This end to end solution provides SAP resource management based on automated and simplified operational processes. Clients can accelerate, optimize and protect their business with fast onboarding and reliable run of their SAP environments on the secure and reliable AWS public cloud infrastructure. The DXC managed services coupled with the agile AWS platform simplifies your SAP Landscape Management and accelerates your time to value.

SAP PowerConnect for Splunk: Get high-fidelity, real-time, and historic SAP telemetry data insights on Splunk and AWS
BNW Consulting

Thursday, June 7 at 2:30pm

Speakers: Warwick Chai, Managing Director, BNW & Surresh Rao, Senior Manager SAP Systems, T-Mobile

SAP PowerConnect for Splunk is a cloud-based, rapid deployment solution to get SAP customers high-fidelity, real-time, and historic telemetry data. SAP PowerConnect is the only SAP-certified SAP to Splunk connector. Find out how T-Mobile used SAP PowerConnect for Splunk to correlate iPhone X sales data in SAP, and handset activation data from their mobile towers to get a better understanding of their customer profiles.

Streamline/Automate SAP System Operations
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Thursday, June 7 at 4:00pm

Speakers: Naresh Pasumarthy, Sr Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

In this session we show how AWS Services like Lex, Lambda, EC2 systems manager and CLI can help in automating SAP systems operations that are time consuming and distracting the Basis teams from project activities.

Delphix Fast+ Cloud Migration for SAP Applications
Delphix

Thursday, June 7 at 11:30am

Speakers: Daniel Graves, VP Global Product Ecosystem, Delphix

The FAST+ high performance offering complements AWS' existing FAST solution. By leveraging the Delphix Dynamic Data Platform, FAST+ gives organizations the ability to move SAP landscapes from on-prem to the AWS public cloud at maximum speed.

Intel Persistent Memory and SAP HANA 2 SPS03
Intel

Thursday, June 7 at 1:30pm

Speakers: Nadine St. Gemme, Global SAP Cloud Sales Lead, Intel Corporation

SAP and Intel have collaborated on memory & processor co-innovation to help you unlock the value of your data for the digital economy. Learn how the coming Intel persistent memory can make in-memory applications like SAP HANA even more powerful, and brings larger in-memory computing to the mainstream through lower TCO.

AWS AI Services implementation for SAP on AWS
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Thursday, June 7 at 3:00pm

Speakers: Sanggyu Lee & Santosh Choudhary

Leveraging AWS AI Services like Amazon Lex, AWS Lambda, Amazon Rekognition to automate creation of Sales Order in SAP, extracting text from Images to simplify and automate SAP business operations. In this session, we will see how to use Chatbots for interacting with SAP and create sales order within SAP System, in addition we will see a demo on Amazon Rekognition and it’s use in the SAP business case.

Unleash the full value of HANA with SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud and AWS
SAP

Thursday, June 7 at 12:00pm

Speakers: Xavier De Romagna, Head of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud Premium Partners GTM, NA

This session is an overview of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) and how customers can benefit from our joint value proposition with AWS to accelerate their digital transformation with SAP HANA. By trusting SAP to safekeeping your SAP HANA production system running at peak performance on HEC with AWS, you can free up IT resources to focus on higher value business transformation initiatives that benefit your enterprise.

Reduce Costs While Increasing Innovation with AWS: SAP Strategic Planning
Velocity

Thursday, June 7 at 2:00pm

Speakers: Glenn Sawyer, Director, SAP Solutions Architecture

In this presentation, Glenn Sawyer, Director, SAP Solution Architecture for Velocity, discusses the strategic technologies shaping the next 3-5 years. See how you can build the case for innovation with a structured approach allowing your business to balance cost, complexity, and the benefits of digital transformation utilizing AWS as an enterprise platform.

Checkout the Fastest Ways to Get HANA on AWS
SAP

Thursday, June 7 at 3:30pm

Speakers: Bill Zhang, Head of GTM, SAP HANA as a Service

In this session we will review the different deployment options for SAP HANA on AWS, including a deeper look at the latest version of SAP Cloud Platform, SAP HANA Service. We’ll also discuss some of the ways customers are enhancing their on-premises deployments of SAP HANA with cloud use cases.

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Tuesday, June 5

AIG's Journey to SAP HANA and Amazon Web Services

Tuesday, June 5 at 12:30pm - Theatre 2

Speakers: David Owen, CIO, Corporate Functions, AIG & Steven Jones, Director, Solutions Architecture, Amazon Web Services

In April 2017, insurance company AIG started a complete landscaping re-platforming from IBM DB2 on premise to the SAP HANA business data platform on private cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Using various technologies, the team was able to migrate its SAP ERP Central Component, SAP Solution Manager, SAP Fiori UX, SAP Process Integration, SAP Master Data Governance, and SAP GRC solutions to AWS cloud.

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How a Fortune 15 Life Sciences Company Leveraged SAP S/4HANA for M&A

Tuesday, June 5 at 3:30pm - Platform PL411

Speakers: Jatin Dattani, Sr Mgr, SAP Basis and SAP HANA, Cardinal Health & Brian Griffin, Sr. Architect, AWS Professional Services, Amazon Web Services

In this session, learn how Cardinal Health leveraged the speed and innovation of Amazon Web Services to launch a greenfield SAP S/4HANA acquisition initiative while complying with good manufacturing practices (GMP), implementing high availability and disaster recovery, and continually optimizing its architecture to save time and cost.

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Serverless System Refresh: Automate and Innovate
ASUG Session with Amazon Web Services

Tuesday, June 5 at 3:15pm - S310B (South Concourse, 3rd Floor)

Speakers: Harpreet Singh, Sr. Solutions Architect, SAP, Amazon Web Services & Steven Jones, Sr Mgr, Global Alliances Solution Architects, Amazon Web Services

SAP's system refresh is a time-consuming and error-prone task in any SAP software landscape, with multiple manual steps. What if you could make it easier, without a huge investment in third-party tools? Attend this session to learn how we’ve worked with customers to extend this idea beyond system refresh to simplify many operational tasks.

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How Bristol-Myers Squibb Reduced Costs and Achieved Stellar Business Outcomes on AWS

Tuesday, June 5 at 3:30pm - Theatre 2

Speakers: Aravind Miryala, Head, DCM, Corporate Finance Reporting, Planning & Budgeting, Bristol-Myers Squibb & Bas Kamphuis, GM, Strategic ISV, Amazon Web Services

Improve end-user run time dramatically, meet growing business needs, and reduce application build times from days to hours. Learn how Bristol-Myers Squibb Company transformed its deployment strategy for SAP software by moving its on-premise, 16-TB business warehouse running on an Oracle database to Amazon Web Services.

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Wednesday, June 6

Accelerate Innovation: Migrate Your Business-Critical SAP Workloads on AWS

Wednesday, June 6 at 2:00pm - Services and Support SE200

Speakers: Kimberly Horner, Head of Sales, North America, Amazon Web Services & Steven Jones, Sr Mgr, Global Alliances Solution Architects, Amazon Web Services

Hear real results from Fortune 500 companies that have embarked on a cloud-first journey to migrate their entire SAP landscapes, including their production environments, to AWS. Hundreds of enterprise companies have moved to AWS and have realized greater flexibility, agility, and lower cost. Attend and learn how to get started.

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AIG's Journey to SAP HANA and Amazon Web Services
ASUG Session

Wednesday, June 6 at 4:00pm - S310E (South Concourse, 3rd Floor)

Speakers: Rajesh Salaria, Dir Finance Ops, AIG & David Owen, CIO, Corporate Functions, AIG

In April 2017, insurance company AIG started a complete landscaping re-platforming from IBM DB2 on premise to the SAP HANA business data platform on private cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Using various technologies, the team was able to migrate its SAP ERP Central Component, SAP Solution Manager, SAP Fiori UX, SAP Process Integration, SAP Master Data Governance, and SAP GRC solutions to AWS cloud.

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SAP Predictive Analytics and SAP HANA on Amazon Web Services

Wednesday, June 6 at 3:00pm - Services and Support SE201

Speakers: Tim Mietus, Managing Dir., Citco Group & Carl Bachor, SAP Sales Lead, Amazon Web Services

Learn how Citco used SAP Predictive Analytics and SAP HANA to improve efficiency with some critical business processes. Using AWS to move from concept to PoC in just hours, Citco is now implementing its solution. Citco is a recognized leader in alternative asset servicing with 2,000+ funds under administration and net assets exceeding $950 billion.

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Integrate Multimodal Defense Transportation Operations

Wednesday, June 6 at 4:30pm - Industries IN129

Speakers: Dan Miller, Solution Architect, SAP

Modernize transportation systems across air, land, and sea and deliver enterprise visibility using commercial cloud. Hear how the U.S. Department of Defense Transportation Command supports 55,000 global users on the SAP NS2 Secure Data Cloud service and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to unify geographic regions and legacy single-mode systems.

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How GulfMark Achieved Speed, Performance, and Agility by Migrating to AWS

Wednesday, June 6 at 4:00pm - Business Applications BA300

Speakers: Patrick Osterhaus, CTO, Protera Technologies Inc. & Sandeep Pulavarty, Dir of IT, GulfMark Offshore Inc.

GulfMark Offshore Inc. migrated its existing SAP solutions for ERP, business warehousing, process integration, and GRC to an AWS cloud solution. In this presentation, learn how GulfMark partnered with Protera Technologies to reduce its SAP hosting operating costs by 50%, saving $25,000 a month by migrating to an AWS cloud solution.

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Quicken Growth with Intelligent ERP

Wednesday, June 6 at 5:00pm - Theater District: Theater 1

Speakers: Felipe André Guerra Braga, ICT Mgr - Commercial and Brands, Brand Marketing Communication, Portfolio, Network Dev., Communication, and Sustainability, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Enrich your business processes with intelligent ERP. See how Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has deployed SAP S/4HANA, hosted by Amazon Web Services, as the foundation of its digital transformation to support company-wide compliance practices for all its component plants. Find out how to increase synergies and deliver business impact.

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Thursday, June 7

How Lockheed Martin Is Utilizing the Cloud to Prepare for SAP S/4HANA

Thursday, June 7 at 11:00am - S320D (South Concourse, 3rd Floor)

Speakers: Stephen Stiglich, Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin is an industry leader in the adoption of the SAP HANA platform. The company is now developing an adoption strategy for SAP S/4HANA. Part of this strategy is to use SAP tools to understand the impact of SAP S/4HANA on existing business processes. Learn how Lockheed Martin has utilized the SAP Cloud Appliance Library tool to try out SAP S/4HANA in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud.

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Execution and Technical Implementation of SAP Promotion Management at BJ's Wholesale Club

Thursday, June 7 at 2:00pm - S220E (South Concourse, 2nd Floor)

Speakers: Sherri Courtney, SAP Lead Functional Analyst - Merchandising, BJ's Wholesale Club & Suresh Venkataswamy, Sr. Manager SAP Retail, BJ's Wholesale Club Inc.

BJ's use of the SAP Promotion Management application increases efficiencies in managing promotions and supports informed decision-making to select the most profitable offers. Learn about the SAP Promotion Management 8.2 technical landscape and project implementation, cloud-based deployment on Amazon Web Services, technical integration with SAP ERP Central Component, challenges, and guidance from SAP MaxAttention services.

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ASUG Pre-Conference Seminar

Fast-Track Your SAP Software Transformation and SAP HANA Adoption with Amazon Web Services

Monday, June 4 at 8:00am - 5:00pm
(South Concourse, 3rd Floor)

In this hands-on session, AWS will share how we're helping some of world’s largest enterprises achieve better agility, scalability, and visibility by moving their SAP workloads to the AWS Cloud. We'll show you how to deploy a mission-critical, production-grade 256 GB SAP HANA system in less than an hour, and scale to a 1 TB X1 instance, powered by Intel Xeon processors, in less than 15 minutes. Now, you can become your company's superhero.

Registration is required. Click here to register.