New business services come to SAP HCP, weakening the IaaS/PaaS distinctions


diginomica.comSAP shifts towards business process as a service with its latest HCP release. It reflects a movement vertically in the cloud stack towards features usually associated with SaaS applications.

The announcement yesterday about new business services for SAP’s HANA Cloud Platform (HCP) – SAP’s PaaS offering – was buried in a couple of paragraphs in the press release and was largely overshadowed by HANA Vora with its important ramifications for Apache Spark and Hadoop. Yet, the HCP-related changes have a critical and broad impact on SAP’s cloud-related efforts.





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