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  • 1. Top-5 Reasons To Choose SAP Sybase ASE Rob Verschoor, Technical Director, Global Database Solutions October 2013
  • 2. SAP® Sybase ® Adaptive Server ® Enterprise A high performance RDBMS designed for mission-critical, data-intensive transactional environments. © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 2
  • 3. In Summary 1 Proven for more than 25 years 2 Market-leading performance 3 Most cost-effective transactional RDBMS 4 Most reliable for mission-critical environments 5 Part of a unified framework for data management © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 3
  • 4. SAP Sybase ASE Designed for mission-critical transactional environments Performance Reliability Efficiency Execute millions of transactions per minute with terabyte-sized databases Reliable and responsive even under the most punishing workloads Easier to maintain, and more efficient use of servers and storage #1 45% 40% Performance improvement over other databases on same platform © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Database on Wall Street 5 years running Waters, 2013 Fewer support calls and 35% reduction in database administration (DBA) hours 4
  • 5. SAP Sybase ASE: Trusted for more than 25 years by global leaders 30,000+ #1 database on customers world wide Wall Street 5 years running Waters, 2013 25-year 90% track record of innovation of the top global banks & securities firms 97% Leader customer satisfaction rating in Forrester DBMS Wave Forrester Research Enterprise DBMS Wave, Q2 2009 © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 5
  • 6. Market-Leading Performance Architected from the ground up for greater performance & scalability Designed to deliver maximum throughput by avoiding typical bottlenecks and contention:  Hybrid-threaded database kernel frees database from I/O and other time-consuming tasks  Minimum dependence on the operating system – less overhead and tuning required  In-memory functionality provides even faster response times  Mixed workload optimizer – OLTP and DSS can run on a single configuration without special tuning © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 6
  • 7. #1 Performance Achieved on SAP SD Benchmarks SAP Sybase ASE scales on 2-4-8 processor Best Intel-based Linux results on the two-tier SAP SD standard application benchmark (EHP5)  Best 2-processor on Cisco  Best 4-processor on Fujitsu  Best 8-processor on Fujitsu See http://www.sap.com/solutions/benchmark/sd2tier.epx for full details © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 7
  • 8. SAP Sybase ASE is Designed for Efficiency Lowers IT costs through efficient use of resources Easier to Manage  Requires 32% fewer database administrators1  Enhanced tuning options  Advanced integrated database administration Advanced Partitioning  Makes very large databases easier to manage  Results in easier maintenance, and better uptime. Advanced In-Database Compression  Both structured and unstructured data  Compressed data requires less storage and server resources 1 “Sybase ASE Total Cost of Ownership, A Comparison to Oracle.” Bloor Research Whitepaper, Philip Howard, September, 2011. © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 8
  • 9. SAP Sybase ASE is Affordable Key factors in determining overall value of an RDBMs Software Costs  Initial licensing, ongoing maintenance fees Efficiency  Amount of servers, storage, power, floor space Ease of Administration  Staffing resources required to install, tune, and manage the database Reliability  Downtime (planned or unplanned) resulting in missed or lost revenues Time to Market  Business opportunity costs associated with delayed deployment of new applications or functionality © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 9
  • 10. Compare the Value of SAP Sybase ASE to Alternatives Beyond Initial Licensing & Maintenance Costs SAP Sybase ASE Five-Year Savings per 100 Users: $128,580 1 Hardware – servers On average, companies in the study estimated the total cost for Sybase ASE to be 28% less than 29% Hardware – storage 24% Software the total cost of other RDBMSs they are using, 31% 26% IT staffing Downtime 39% Total 28% 0 10 20 30 40 which will save them about $129,000 per 100 users over five years.1 (% savings versus other RDBMSs) 1 Calculating the True Cost of RDBMS Ownership and How Sybase ASE Stacks Up: A Guide for SAP Business Suite Users, Carl Olofson and Randy Perry, IDC Corporation, December 2011. © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 10
  • 11. A Dependable Platform for Mission-Critical Applications Reliable and responsive for punishing workloads Stability for uninterrupted business operations  Used in the world’s most demanding enterprise information technology environments.  A wide rage of capabilities for safeguarding data used by critical enterprise applications  Integrated High Availability and Disaster Recovery Data is secure and protected without performance impact  On-disk encryption protects data at rest  SSL encryption for data in flight  Controls for what users can access, including LDAP 41% Less downtime reported with SAP Sybase ASE vs. other databases1 1 Calculating the True Cost of RDBMS Ownership and How Sybase ASE Stacks Up: A Guide for SAP Business Suite Users, Carl Olofson and Randy Perry, IDC Corporation, December 2011. © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 11
  • 12. Advanced Business Continuity at a Lower Cost Multi-location synchronization with less redundancy Traditional High Availability Continuous Availability Regional Data Centers Global Replication Redundant Infrastructure Single Point of Failure Point to Point Replica Off-Line © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Less Infrastructure Costs Multiple Redundancies Multi-Point Replica Available At All times 12
  • 13. A Comprehensive Data Management Portfolio The SAP Real-Time Data Platform SAP Real-time Data Platform A foundation for the realtime business: SAP Sybase ASE SAP Sybase IQ modeling transactions EDW In-memory/real-time SAP HANA SAP Sybase ESP Hadoop SAP Sybase SQL streams Anywhere Big Data mobile and embedded SAP Sybase Control Center monitoring SAP Sybase PowerDesigner Common programming APIs  Cross-paradigm data access for new models of value discovery  Hyper-performance on all classes of application and usage scenarios  Price-performance value across all use cases SAP Data Services / SAP Information Steward information management © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 13
  • 14. Business Suite on ASE - Customer Momentum SAP Business Suite on SAP Sybase ASE was released in April of 2012. Since then:  SAP Runs 60 of it’s core Applications on ASE  900+ New Business Suite customers have chosen ASE  >2000 SAP Business Suite on ASE installations  #1 SD Benchmarks on 2, 4 & 8 Core Linux boxes  60% of HANA installs downloaded ASE last Quarter © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 14
  • 15. Innovation in Enterprise Data Management SAP’s vision is to enable a paradigm shift in data management Transforming complex landscapes to a simplified architecture to enable new classes of business-critical applications and value Best-fit Solutions Unified Platform Innovation Leadership © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved.  Supports all major hardware platforms  Best-fit data management solutions for a range of use cases  Combines with other database technologies to solve a broad range of business and technical requirements  Manage and move data throughout the enterprise, regardless of source  SAP is strategically committed to data management and making significant investments in innovation 15
  • 16. The SAP Sybase ASE Difference Superior Price/Performance for Transactional Systems Proven Performance Reliable Used for more 25 years in highly demanding, missioncritical OLTP environments, 30,000 customers worldwide For extreme transactional systems, with enterprisegrade throughput and unlimited scalability 97% customer satisfaction rating, with advanced capabilities for zero-downtime environments Affordable Resource-efficient and easier to use, resulting in longterm TCO that is 28% better than alternative RDBMSs Innovative Part of SAP’s unified platform for data management, enabling new classes of business applications and value © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 16
  • 17. Globe Telecom Telecommunications - Mobile phone SAP Sybase ASE powers Globe Telecom’s data infrastructure IN BRIEF Globe Telecom revolutionized the prepaid calling card foundation of the Philippine mobile phone industry by simplifying the process of loading airtime value onto mobile phones. $ Scale to meet customer demands without escalating costs Reliable Fast, predictable performance Business Challenges  Support 13 million mobile, fixed line & Internet subscribers along with 800,000 retailers Solution  SAP Sybase ASE  Sap Sybase Replication Server Benefits  Able to offer air-load capabilities in any denomination  Scalability to support business growth  Efficient use of resources keeps costs down “ In terms of ROI, our SAP Sybase ASE system is a critical enabler of revenue generation; the payback period is certainly very short. Rodell Garcia, Chief Information Officer, Globe Telecom, Inc. © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. ” 17
  • 18. Perpetual Financial Services – Wealth management IN BRIEF Perpetual needed to consolidate its disparate wealth management applications and legacy data management systems into one single platform to gain efficiencies and reduce costs. SAP Sybase ASE provides Perpetual with a quicker, more agile solution Business Challenges  Keep pace with fast-growing data volumes and increasing customer base Solution  SAP Sybase ASE 40% increase in database size in one year 1 week Time required to introduce new fund product Benefits  Accelerate new investment product introductions  Faster access to critical data  Reduced risk and lower technology costs “ SAP Sybase ASE gives us full local support, at low cost of ownership and maximum business agility and uptime. SAP is a key technology foundation of our wealth management business. Brad Aurisch, General Manager of Technology, Perpetual © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. ” 18
  • 19. Cargill Consumer Products – Food companies IN BRIEF Cargill needed to centralize its existing ERP system to support growth and improve efficiency. New system saves costs and overhead. Enhanced performance and functionality for improved customer service Business Challenges  Decentralized system requires too many IT staff and leads to inefficient communication between business units Solution $29M Reduction in annual operating costs 2.5 TB Data stored in central complex  SAP Sybase ASE  SAP Sybase Replication Server Benefits  Reduction in operating costs  Scalability and functionality to support company growth  Reduced risk and lower technology costs “ On a typical day, we’re moving a gigabyte of data across our enterprise . We simply couldn’t do this without SAP technology. Don Neilsen, Manager of DBA Group, Grain Division, Cargill © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. ” 19
  • 20. Thank You Rob Verschoor Technical Director, Global Database Solutions Rob.Verschoor@sap.com