The SHS Group has selected Centiq as their partner for infrastructure solutions as they migrate their SAP Business Warehouse to SAP’s new in-memory database, HANA. Included in Centiq’s fully optimised, turn-key solution for The SHS Group are configured SAP HANA appliances – deployed and seamlessly integrated, Disaster Recovery capabilities and Centiq’s unique Managed Service.

As a leader in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods sector, The SHS Group want to increase the speed and quality of decision-making by extending analytics capabilities across the business. At the same time, SHS need SAP Business Warehouse systems that are more responsive to developing market opportunities. To meet these requirements The SHS Group will migrate its SAP Business Warehouse to SAP HANA.

“SHS Group needs an SAP HANA infrastructure partner that has the expertise and experience to help design, implement and support new appliances and systems”
Says John McLarnon, SAP Applications Manager.

“Centiq stood out as having a clear track record in the delivery of SAP HANA and SAP analytics infrastructure solutions.”

Centiq is a specialist in SAP infrastructure solutions with a particular focus on SAP HANA and analytics. Centiq already have a very strong pedigree in SAP HANA infrastructure. Successful projects with Unilever, Marks & Spencer, Kingfisher and other large UK companies have been delivered by Centiq who recognise the need for a comprehensive support strategy for a SAP HANA deployment.

Centiq recognise the need for a comprehensive support strategy for a SAP HANA deployment.

“SAP HANA requires a new delivery infrastructure”
Says Nigel Lyons, SAP Infrastructure Manager.

"Centiq, with IBM appliance technology, was able to show us large global enterprises across the UK that use their expertise, tools and Managed Service for HANA. These Centiq solutions help to de-risk our project, remove technical/operations skills from the critical path and accelerate time to business value.”

Centiq has grown its business specifically around addressing the need to provide all their HANA customers a comprehensive, turn-key strategy for both supply and support of their business critical infrastructure. Centiq has designed a unique set of monitoring, managed services and technical support tools specifically to meet the rapidly evolving SAP HANA landscape.

“Central to our unique value proposition for SAP HANA infrastructure solutions is our Monitiq software. Developed by Centiq, Monitiq is the cornerstone of our Managed Services and the key differentiator for our SAP customers.”
Gareth Pritchard, Centiq Sales Director