Broadcom, Infosys Bring AI-Driven Continuous Testing to SAP Upgrades
- By Becky Nagel
- November 5, 2019
On Tuesday San Jose, Calif.-based Broadcom Inc. announced that its open automation.ai platform is being used in conjunction with Infosys technology to create Continuous Testing for SAP S/4HANA, a new product for SAP customers that provides integrated end-to-end automated testing with SAP management tools for enterprises upgrading to the S/4HANA version of SAP's ERP.
According to Broadcom, clients who use the tool will see "up to a 2.5 month" decrease in SAP S/4HANA implementation time, a significant reduction in testing expense and "improved quality, predictability and release confidence."
"Th[is product] uniquely enables SAP customers to mitigate risks and costs associated with upgrading to S/4HANA, SAP's next-generation platform. By automating key tasks, SAP customers using the Broadcom and Infosys solution are able to implement SAP S/4HANA faster with significant savings, and with full confidence in improved quality and efficacy," commented Anand Swaminathan, executive vice president, Communication, Media and Technology Industry Vertical at Infosys, in a prepared statement.
Other tools focused on agile transitions and DevOps are being developed.
"With Infosys, we offer today's digital enterprises the best path forward to minimize the risk, effort, and cost associated with an S/4HANA migration, helping them to realize the full potential of SAP's next-generation platform," commented Ashok Reddy, senior vice president and general manager, Enterprise Software Division, Broadcom. "Our collaboration with Infosys provides digital businesses the opportunity to accelerate the move to S/4HANA, while at the same time, enhancing Agile and DevOps capabilities, driving better business outcomes through AI and automation."
More information on these enterprise SAP upgrade solutions can be found here.
Becky Nagel is the vice president of Web & Digital Strategy for 1105's Converge360 Group, where she oversees the front-end Web team and deals with all aspects of digital projects at the company, including launching and running the group's popular virtual summit and Coffee talk series . She an experienced tech journalist (20 years), and before her current position, was the editorial director of the group's sites. A few years ago she gave a talk at a leading technical publishers conference about how changes in Web browser technology would impact online advertising for publishers. Follow her on twitter @beckynagel.