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Virtustream Extends Partnership with SAP, Offers Its Secure, Flexible Cloud Infrastructure Services for SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud

Companies Collaborate to Increase Compliance Options for Customers In Mission-Critical Environments

Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C - Monday, August 31, 2015 - Virtustream, the enterprise-class cloud provider and EMC Federation company, today announced an expanded partnership with SAP, becoming one of a select few global partners providing cloud infrastructure services for SAP® business-critical applications in SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud. Customers can now choose to deploy SAP software around the globe via SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud – an out-of-the-box, simple-to-use solution that protects customers from complexity – using Virtustream’s secure, flexible cloud environments. 

“This expanded partnership is a significant milestone for Virtustream and SAP,” said Rodney Rogers, CEO for Virtustream. “SAP has long been a strategic partner and a major driver of our growth in the enterprise. Virtustream’s ability to deliver high-security, end-to-end compliance and strong data-protection capabilities satisfies SAP’s stringent certification requirements for storing data and running mission-critical applications in conjunction with SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud. Now, as part of the EMC Federation, our company has an expanded global reach that will allow us to deliver some of the largest, most secure and flexible cloud environments to date for SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud.” 

The service leverages Virtustream’s xStream® Cloud Management Platform and its Micro-VM technology to deliver an IaaS with Service Level Agreements covering application performance. The platform includes a powerful application automation framework that allows customers to schedule and perform advanced management and orchestration tasks across SAP software-based enterprise landscapes. Virtustream’s chip-to-compliance security architecture provides comprehensive systems security, data protection, and governance and compliance capabilities. To support U.S. Federal customers with FedRAMP-compliant services, SAP National Security Services, Inc. (SAP NS2), an independent U.S.-based subsidiary of SAP, has a strategic partnership with Virtustream

“Virtustream and SAP have a well-established history of providing world-class, enterprise-cloud software and services to Global 1,000 companies,” said Kevin Ichhpurani, executive vice president, Strategic Business Development and Ecosystem, SAP. “SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud is experiencing tremendous growth. Given the synergy with Virtustream’s experience in providing secure and scalable cloud environments for SAP solutions, it was a natural progression to deepen our relationship.” 

About Virtustream 

Virtustream, an EMC Federation company, is the enterprise-class cloud software and service provider trusted by enterprises worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, Virtustream's xStream cloud management platform (CMP) software and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meets the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud - whether private, public or hybrid. The company is headquartered in Washington, D.C. with offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, London, Geneva, Dubai and software development centers in Kaunas, Lithuania and Pune, India. Virtustream owns and operates data centers in the U.S. and Europe with service provider partner data centers in Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. 

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