SoftwareOne and Dynatrace Collaborate to Expand Observability across SAP Systems

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SoftwareOne and Dynatrace Collaborate to Expand Observability across SAP Systems

SoftwareOne and Dynatrace have joined forces to extend Dynatrace’s observability across all SAP systems. By utilising SoftwareOne’s PowerConnect for SAP Solutions, data from SAP products or systems can be collected, sent, and analysed within Dynatrace.

This partnership aims to address the challenges of monitoring SAP systems due to their complexity, use of varied technologies, and vast amount of generated data. It provides a critical integrated operations and security management platform for SAP and non-SAP systems, leveraging Dynatrace’s AI-powered analytics and automation to optimise operations.

  • SoftwareOne and Dynatrace have announced a collaborative initiative to expand Dynatrace observability across all SAP systems.
  • SoftwareOne’s PowerConnect for SAP Solutions allows data to be gathered from SAP products and systems and analysed within Dynatrace.
  • This collaboration provides Dynatrace users with deep observability across the entire SAP ecosystem, allowing for the optimisation of operations based on precise data.

Revolutionising SAP Systems Monitoring

In an exciting new development, a collaborative initiative has been launched to extend the reach of Dynatrace observability overall SAP systems. This has been made possible by leveraging SoftwareOne’s PowerConnect for SAP Solutions, which can extract data from most SAP products or systems, send it and then analyse it within Dynatrace.

Tackling the Challenges of SAP Systems Monitoring

Monitoring SAP Systems is often a demanding task due to the inherent complexity of these systems, their use of various technologies (including ABAP, Java, and Cloud offerings), and the sheer volume of data they generate. In addition, as SAP systems increasingly support integrations for business modernisation, further challenges arise.

In response to these challenges, the need for an integrated operations and security management platform that can oversee both SAP and non-SAP systems has become paramount for modern businesses. This is the gap that the Dynatrace-PowerConnect collaboration seeks to fill.

A Game-Changer in SAP Systems Observability

Guido Deinhammer, CPO Infrastructure Observability at Dynatrace, expressed his excitement about the collaboration, saying:

“This collaboration is a game-changer and provides Dynatrace users with deep observability across the entire SAP ecosystem. SAP customers can now leverage the power of Dynatrace AI-powered analytics and automation to optimise operations of the SAP systems based on precise data gathered by SoftwareOne’s PowerConnect.”

Comprehensive Monitoring for SAP and Non-SAP Systems

SAP Systems are frequently integrated with non-SAP systems, with SAP focusing on insights within its own borders. The Dynatrace and SoftwareOne’s PowerConnect collaboration aims to operate every part of IT environments effectively and merge infrastructure data with SAP data to provide a comprehensive perspective on both IT and business performance.

PowerConnect for SAP Solutions

PowerConnect for SAP Solutions, a product certified by SAP, ensures reliable and high-quality real-time data extraction in full fidelity. It allows for comprehensive insights from all ABAP NetWeaver versions including ECC and S/4, Java NetWeaver and Non-NetWeaver plus most SAP SaaS solutions. It also supports the use of all Dynatrace facilities, including cutting-edge AI and machine-learning capabilities, and leverages diverse data sources, providing a well-rounded, data-informed overview of the enterprise’s performance.

Effortless Set-Up and Real-Time Data

The PowerConnect Software and its connection to Dynatrace can be set up in mere minutes. After setting up the correct endpoints, data is sent in real-time, enabling a wide array of use cases from day one, thanks to pre-configured Dashboards, KPIs, and AI-powered alerting. This makes it easy for everyone to monitor the health of technical and business services in near real-time.

Final Thoughts

This collaboration represents a significant stride forward in the sphere of SAP systems monitoring. The integration of Dynatrace’s AI-powered analytics and automation with SoftwareOne’s PowerConnect will undeniably equip businesses with a comprehensive tool to optimise their operations. It is an exciting development that many enterprises will be keen to explore.

FAQ

Q: What is the collaborative initiative between SoftwareOne and Dynatrace?
A: The collaborative initiative aims to expand the scope of Dynatrace observability across all SAP systems by using SoftwareOne’s PowerConnect for SAP Solutions.

Q: Why is monitoring SAP systems challenging?
A: Monitoring SAP Systems can be challenging due to the inherent complexity, usage of different technologies (ABAP, Java, and Cloud offerings), and the sheer amount of generated data. Additionally, the increasing level of integrations that SAP systems support for modernizing businesses poses a challenge.

Q: How does Dynatrace with PowerConnect address the need for an integrated operations and security management platform for SAP and non-SAP systems?
A: Dynatrace with PowerConnect provides an integrated operations and security management platform that offers deep observability across the entire SAP ecosystem. It allows SAP customers to leverage Dynatrace AI-powered analytics and automation to optimize operations based on precise data gathered by SoftwareOne’s PowerConnect.

Q: How do Dynatrace and PowerConnect help run IT environments effectively?
A: Dynatrace and PowerConnect help run every part of IT environments effectively by merging infrastructure data with SAP data. This comprehensive perspective of IT and business performance enables thorough holistic analysis and troubleshooting of the complete IT stack in a single platform.

Q: What are some use cases of Dynatrace and PowerConnect for SAP Solutions?
A: Use cases range from service availability and performance, user experience, cloud migration, and upgrades to security and compliance. The collaboration provides users with unrivalled insights into their SAP systems right from the start.

Q: How does PowerConnect for SAP Solutions ensure reliable and high-quality data extraction?
A: PowerConnect for SAP Solutions, certified by SAP, ensures reliable and high-quality real-time data extraction in full fidelity. It leverages all Dynatrace facilities, including cutting-edge AI and machine-learning capabilities, and accesses diverse data sources encompassing SAP security, performance, stability, and business data.

Q: How long does it take to set up the PowerConnect Software and the connection to Dynatrace?
A: The PowerConnect Software and the connection to Dynatrace only take minutes to set up. After setting up the correct endpoints, data is sent in real-time, enabling a wide array of use cases from day one.

Q: What insights does PowerConnect provide for customers using SAP RISE-based solutions?
A: PowerConnect, certified for SAP RISE, provides deep and rich insights for customers to help them better monitor and manage their SAP RISE-based solutions.