Hitachi, Ltd. (TSX: 6501), Hitachi Data Systems Corp., and SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) said they have expanded their worldwide alliance by signing a global original equipment manufacturer agreement that introduces plans to include SAP HANA delivered by HDS.
The collaboration focuses on providing future technology innovation and combined sales and marketing activities to customers worldwide. With this agreement, the companies will extend further integration in areas such as cloud computing, the SAP Real-Time Data Platform and high-performance enterprise computing. Hitachi plans to build on its vision for social innovation, industries, and big data expertise with SAP HANA.
Hitachi Data Systems provides information technologies, services and solutions that help companies improve IT costs and agility, and innovate with information to make a difference in the world. Its website is at www.HDS.com.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSX: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 326,000 employees worldwide. Its website is at http://www.hitachi.com.
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