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SEP is recertified for SAP HANA®

SEP sesam is recertified for SAP HANA® - more than just a formality

SEP sesam has been recertified for integration with the SAP Hana® platform. After successful application of the Backint Certification Test Suite the SAP® Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) certified that SEP sesam 5 can be integrated with SAP HANA 1 and 2 using standard integration technologies with Backint SDK SAP HANA as well as Backint API version 1.0 and also version 1.5.

Why a certified backup solution?

SAP applications contain business-critical data, which is the heart of the company. SAP applications are used in many different ways and must be secured, because there are many sources of error that can lead to disaster. Business continuity must be guaranteed. There are many logical errors, such as ransomware attacks, human mistakes etc.. Backups are important. High Availability (HA) solutions like mirroring, etc., cannot help in such cases, because the error is only replicated and it is not possible to go back to the non-corrupted state. Encryption Trojans, for example, infect file systems with no noticeable effect on the user and only encrypt the infected data after weeks at a stroke. Therefore, in the case of recovery, it has to be possible to access the data stock before. This only works with the data backup.

It is very important that the backup solution is certified for SAP applications, because only a SAP-certified backup solution guarantees that SAP support can be used at all times and that business-critical SAP applications can work, be backed up and restored smoothly. SEP sesam also offers that the SAP backup solution is integrated into the company-wide data backup solution, because this way everything is all-in-one, easy to manage and requires less training. The SEP backup solution backs up a variety of platforms, applications and databases as well as heterogeneous environments. Consistent backup and recovery of virtual and physical environments, databases and applications is guaranteed and is performed according to the manufacturer's specifications. Also data backup for cloud usage is supported.

The highlights of SEP sesam at a glance:

  • Certified for SAP HANA on Intel and Power platforms
  • Support for SAP NetWeaver, SAP ASE, SAP Business One, SAP MaxDB
  • Point-in-Time Recovery
  • Multi-hypervisor support (VMware, Hyper-V, RHV, Citrix Hypervisor, KVM, OLVM, Proxmox, XCP-ng, OpenNebula)
  • Cloud & On-Premise Solutions from SMB's to Enterprise
  • Technical security for the implementation of compliance requirements such as GDPR
  • Excellent configuration and 24x7 vendor support
  • No backdoors and "Made in Germany

The requirements for data protection are diverse and the list of dangers is long. Backup is the life insurance for companies/organizations and often the last instance to save the data including the important SAP environments or the affected company. Therefore, rely on a reliable, high-performance and certified solution like SEP sesam, so that nothing is left to accident.

Author: Andreas Mayer (SEP Senior Marketing Manager)

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