- Two scenarios for SAP users
- New release includes Akamai for fast and secure web services
The Open Telekom Cloud has moved to the next phase. Exactly one year after its launch, Deutsche Telekom is expanding its public cloud by publishing the latest release: SAP users can now run their applications on the Open Telekom Cloud; for faster web services Akamai is now available.
Customers of T-Systems’ managed services now can run their SAP applications as a self-service on the Open Telekom Cloud. Therefore, T-Systems provides a catalogue with services that users can obtain through a portal. Customers can also test SAP HANA as well as the latest S/4HANA software, even on short notice. All applications on the high-performance public cloud infrastructure are available as complete appliances including defined services.defined services.
Customers who i.e. run web shops on the Open Telekom Cloud can now use Akamai content delivery services which accelerate and optimize websites and cloud applications on desktops and mobile devices leveraging over 230,000 servers, which are spread in more than 130 countries in over 1,600 networks. As a result, Internet users connect to websites and applications through the most optimal server for them, which improves web-performance to meet their expectations for consistent and secure user experiences. This is especially crucial for cloud applications, which companies are using increasingly.
The new big data suite is targeted toward users that want to run big data analytics using MapReduce/Hadoop. The suite runs as software as a service. That means all users have to do is implement their analysis model, upload their data and then get the results. No software installation required. In addition, the Telekom has performed an OpenStack upgrade to the Mitaka version, which increases the stability and scalability.
The Open Telekom Cloud, which is based on OpenStack architecture, now also supports PostgreSQL, a frequently used open-source database. It expands the database portfolio, which users can access as needed via the Open Telekom Cloud.
Deutsche Telekom has also run an OpenStack upgrade on the Mitaka version, improving stability and making the system more scalable.
Click here for more information on the features available in the Open Telekom Cloud.
OpenStack day at CeBIT
- Alexander Stellwag: "Specific Performance Considerations for Public Clouds"
- Kurt Garloff: "Why (Public) Clouds Should Be Your Standard Deployment Model"
- Zsolt Nagy: "Analyzing a Twitter Timeline with Big Data as a Service in the Open Telekom Cloud"
- Sebastian Wenner: "Upgrading OpenStack Juno to Mitaka in a Large Public Cloud – or How to Change All Four Tires at Once Going 250 Kilometers an Hour"
- Christian Kortwich: "Using the OpenStack RefStack Testsuite on the Open Telekom Cloud to Validate Functions and Compatible APIs".
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