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If you are attending the conference in Orlando May 14th – 16th and are interested in SAP data archiving, image archiving and Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) topics (and let’s face it, who isn’t interested in these fascinating topics 😀 ), then the following sessions need to be added to your agenda.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions in the Open Forum, hear from ASUG members (SAP Customers and Partners) on how they implemented archiving projects, and hear the latest news from SAP on the SAP NetWeaver ILM Solution and their strategy for integrating with SAP HANA.

You can find these sessions in the agenda builder by searching on ASUG Annual Conference and limiting the Presentation Category to BITI: Archiving and Information Lifecycle Management:

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The first session is the popular Archiving and ILM Open Forum where you can meet and network with others interested in archiving as well as ask questions you may have regarding archiving and ILM.

Session 0802

Tuesday, May 14th 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Room S220D

The second session you can hear from SAP Customer Avid and how they jump-started their archiving project while on a budget.

Session 0804

Tuesday, May 14th 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Room S220D

The third session is from SAP Customer Amcor Rigid Plastics about their successful data archiving project.

Session 0606

Wednesday, May 15th 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Room S220B

The fourth session is from SAP where they will let us know the latest information about the SAP NetWeaver ILM Solution and their strategy/vision for full integration with SAP HANA.

Session 0808

Wednesday, May 15th 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Room S220D

The fifth session is from Open Text where you will hear about their XECM Solution for SAP that manages unstructured content (images).  The Records Management part of xECM complements the SAP ILM Solution by providing functionality to control the lifecycle of unstructured content (such as images).  The SAP ILM Solution provides functionality to control the lifecycle of structured data.

Session 0809

Wednesday, May 15th 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

Room S220D

The sixth session is from SAP Customer JCI Automotive and how they reduced their SAP ECC database from 20 TB’s to 8 TB’s.

Session 0810

Thursday, May 16th 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Room S220D

The seventh session is from SAP Customer PSEG on how BW NLS (near-line storage) Archiving can get your BW system ready for SAP HANA.

Session 4112

Thursday, May 16th 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

Room S320C

The eighth session you will hear from SAP Customer Pure Fishing on how they implemented SAP data archiving using all native SAP functionality.

Session 0813

Thursday, May 16th 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Room S220D

There is an additional archiving related session in the Public Sector track where you can find out about SAP Customer John’s Hopkins data archiving project.

Session 3307

Wednesday, May 15th 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

Room S331D

I hope these sessions are what conference attendees are looking for in regards to SAP Archiving and ILM topics.  As I am an ASUG Volunteer for the Archiving and ILM Special Interest Group and it is my role to select the abstracts for the Archiving Track.  If there are any topics you wish to hear more about in the future, please let me know.

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  1. Tammy Powlas

    Everyone should be interested in these sessions as it should be an important part of any SAP system 🙂

    Thank you for pulling these together.

    I forgot to add that a co-worker of mine attended many of the sessions in the Archiving track the other year and returned to the office very knowledgeable about the topic.   He cited the archiving open forum (do you have that this year) as being extremely helpful.

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    1. Karin Tillotson Post author

      Hi Tammy,

      Thanks for the feedback!  And, yes, there is an Archiving Open Forum again this year.  It is the first session listed :-).

      Best Regards,

      Karin

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  2. Susan Keohan

    ‘Who isn’t interested in Archiving’ – anyone who doesn’t care about their system performance?  It’s a critical component of any healthy SAP system.  Thanks Karin – I am sure everyone attending the conference (SAP employees, partners, and customers) can learn a lot in these sessions.

    Sue

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    1. Karin Tillotson Post author

      Thanks Sue!

      And, I can’t imagine there are people out there who are not interested in archiving (hehehe).

      Best Regards,

      Karin

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