EPI-USE Labs and Revelation Software Concepts Team Up to Offer SAP Customers “Refresh as a Service”

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New Strategic Alliance will develop and market a powerful combined solution for data sync management and transport reporting for SAP landscape refresh

“With DevOps, you want to create your operating procedures (SOP) around a refresh, and part of that process is having predicable outage windows."

EPI-USE Labs, a leading SAP landscape optimisation provider, and Revelation Software Concepts Pty Ltd (RSC), creator of the market leading Rev-Trac® SAP change control automation platform, today announced a strategic alliance to develop and market a new Refresh as a Service (RAAS) offering to support an automated and seamless SAP landscape refresh. The combined solution, rolling out in the APAC region, will provide a two-pronged approach to system copies. EPI-USE Labs Data Sync Manager™ (DSM) will be used for the automated copy and scramble of data to non-production systems, and RSC’s Rev-Trac will be used to identify transport re-import requirements across non-production systems.

Any WIP (work in progress) SAP transports present in the target refresh system need to be reapplied following the refresh. Identifying these transports pre- and post- refresh is difficult, and takes users a considerable amount of time to investigate, identify and then reapply the missing transports.

“We see this issue more and more among our customers,” said Daniel Parker, EPI-USE Labs Professional Services Manager APJ “By combining forces with RSC to offer a powerful datacopy and transport compare solution and delivering it as a RAAS, SAP test teams finally have a method by which they can leverage the best of both technologies with a pricing approach that hasn’t previously been available.”    

EPI-USE Labs’ consultants will be able to quickly identify the SAP Transports that may need to be re-imported, efficiently perform the import of the transports and leave the customer with a fully synchronised system post service. The SAP-certified DSM product suite facilitates the rapid creation of new non-production systems, reduces the data footprint when refreshing existing test clients or creating new ones, and copies selected data on demand, all with integrated scrambling of data for security.

“With DevOps, you want to create your operating procedures (SOP) around a refresh, and part of that process is having predicable outage windows,” said Rick Porter, Vice President Business Development at RSC. “Together, EPI-USE Labs and RSC effectively convert a tedious manual mechanism into a very simple, consistent and automated methodology for returning the refreshed system to the state it was in prior to the refresh within a predictable window.”

More information on EPI-USE Labs’ broad range of experience and services may be found at htty://http://www.epiuselabs.com. Additional information on RSC, its products and services can be found at http://www.xrsc.com.

About EPI-USE Labs

EPI-USE Labs is a global software solutions’ company whose products and services enable organisations to accelerate the performance of their SAP and SAP SuccessFactors systems. These advancements empower customers to make faster, more accurate business decisions while saving time, money and other resources. Through its suite of solutions and services, the company is able to significantly boost productivity in the areas of client and data copying, data security and anonymisation (GDPR), reporting, cloud solutions, and much more. At the heart of the company is a culture of driving value through innovation. With over 30 years of experience, EPI-USE Labs is a proud member of groupelephant.com, which has business operations in 47 countries, employs 1,600 people and is largely employee-owned. groupelephant.com also owns and funds a non-profit entity, called Elephants, Rhinos & People (ERP), focusing on the preservation of at-risk elephants and rhinos through the economic upliftment of rural people in areas adjacent to these threatened species.

About Revelation Software Concepts

Revelation Software Concepts (RSC) has specialized in simplifying change control for SAP software since 1999. Developing market-leading software and integrations to reduce risks and lower the costs of managing and delivering changes in SAP software across ALM and DevOps platforms, some of the world’s largest companies have come to rely upon its mature and innovative change control solutions focused on SAP software. RSC’s deep expertise and responsive support have made them a trusted partner in change automation for SAP software around the globe. For more information, visit http://www.xrsc.com.
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