Siemens Smart Infrastructure Chooses AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider for SAP Environments
Siemens Smart Infrastructure becomes first company within Siemens AG to move production-scale, business-critical SAP environments to the cloud
Siemens Smart Infrastructure’s migration of SAP to AWS is a core part of the company’s strategic plan to accelerate the modernization of their business. Working alongside AWS as their preferred cloud provider for SAP, Siemens Smart Infrastructure will be able to integrate their SAP environments with a wide range of advanced AWS technologies, in areas such as analytics and machine learning, to uncover new business value and drive innovation. All of this was not previously possible for Siemens Smart Infrastructure, as their SAP systems were siloed off from the rest of their business in co-located data centers. As the foundation of their new cloud-based SAP environment, Siemens Smart Infrastructure will utilize a broad range of AWS’s Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, including memory-optimized R5 instances for real-time big data analytics workloads, as well as X1 and X1e instances built for high-performance databases, in-memory databases, and other memory-intensive enterprise applications.
Siemens Smart Infrastructure and AWS started their successful collaboration five years ago, when Siemens began moving core parts of its digital building technology to the cloud. The company is currently using a number of other advanced AWS services including Amazon Aurora (a MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatible relational database built for the cloud), AWS Lambda (AWS’s serverless compute service), and Amazon Neptune (a fully managed graph database service).
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“AWS is thrilled to be working alongside a forward-thinking and customer-centric business like Siemens Smart Infrastructure as they connect buildings and cities with their advanced technologies. AWS delivers proven performance, insights, and agility to advance Siemens Smart Infrastructure’s mission of helping customers around the world run their infrastructure in the most efficient and sustainable way and ensure our long-term future on this planet,” said
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Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) is shaping the market for intelligent, adaptive infrastructure for today and the future. It addresses the pressing challenges of urbanization and climate change by connecting energy systems, buildings and industries. SI provides customers with a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions and services from the point of power generation all the way to consumption. With an increasingly digitalized ecosystem, it helps customers thrive and communities progress while contributing toward protecting the planet. SI creates environments that care. Siemens Smart Infrastructure has its global headquarters in