The SAP UA programm

Education is the key for innovation and social development. For this reason, SAP has been supporting educational projects for many years. The company uses its expertise in science and technology to make a meaningful commitment to society.

By means of its University Alliances (UA) program, SAP supports an experience-related and forward-looking education by providing teachers and students accross the globe with access to the latest SAP technology. The programm is dedicated to universities and vocational schools that plan to actively use SAP software in the course of their teaching.

The maintenance, the operation and the technical support of the SAP solutions are carried out by University Competence Centers (UCC). They act as application service providers. The teachers can thus concentrate on the conveyance of subject matters and on their respective core competences. Furthermore, SAP supports teachers by offering trainings and by providing teaching material for the application in the context of training courses.

Another emphasis of the program is on the support of the cooperation of educational institutes, industrial partners and parties interested in the implementation of SAP software in teaching. In the context of research projects, the presentation of user group events and the supply of an information and communication portal, the establishment of cooperation networks is

UCC offers ...

  • Possibilities for further development of SAP competence
  • Field of a number of research topics

UCC computing center: Hardware

8 HP BL460c G9 CTO Blade
- each with 2 Intel Xeon® CPU E5-2698v3
- 32 Cores
- 512 GB RAM each

2 HP BL460c G9 CTO Blade
- each with 2 Intel Xeon® CPU E5-2683v3
- 28 Cores
- 128 GB RAM each

1 HP BL620c G7 CTO Blade
- 2 Intel Xeon® CPU E7-2870
- 20 Cores
- 512 GB RAM

1 HP BL660c Gen8 Blade
- 2 Intel Xeon® CPU E5-4640v2
- 20 Cores
- 256 GB RAM

3 HPE Modular Cooling System G2 Racks
- Bi-directional refrigeration technique
- Water cooling

3 HP Rackmountable 3 Phase UPS 12
- HP UPS Extended Runtime Module
- HP UPS Management Module

1 HPE 3Par 7440c All-Flash Array
- 4-Node-Controller
- 48x 4TB SSD 
- total volume is 192 TByte

1 HANA Appliance HP DL580 G7
- 2 Intel Xeon® CPU E7-4870
- 256 GB RAM

1 HANA Appliance HP DL980 G7
- 8 Intel Xeon® CPU E7-4870
- 1 TB RAM

1 HANA Appliance HP DL580 Gen8
- 4 Intel Xeon® CPU E7-4880v2
- 2 TB RAM

1 HP StorageWorks B6200
- 2 TB hard disks
- 242 TB net
- including the de-duplication of more than 1 PB of the total volumes



  • HPE Modular Cooling System G2 Racks enable simultaneous cooling of two racks due to its bi-directional cooling technology
  • Connection between SAP UCC computer center and X-WIN science network of the German research network (DFN) with redundant 10 Gbit/sec via fiber optics
  • Internal Server network with 20 Gbit/sec through HPE FlexFabric 5930 switches
  • Redundant storage-to-server connection via HPE StorageWorks SAN switches (24 FC ports) with 16 Gbit/sec

SAP UCC Magdeburg's computer center is secured through a 100 kW diesel emergency backup generator. If a power failure happens, the generator will automatically start within a few seconds and secure power supplies for the computer center including water pumps for the cooling system. Uninterrupted power supply for the time between failure and full generator operation is guaranteed by three HPE 3 Phase UPS 12 kVA.

UCC computing center: Software

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning
  • SAP ERP 5.0
  • SAP ERP 6.0
  • SAP ERP 6.04
  • SAP ERP 6.05
SAP Business Intelligence / Business Information Warehouse
  • SAP BI 7.0 / SEM 6.0
  • SAP BW 3.5 / SEM 4.0
SAP Supply Chain Management
  • SAP SCM 7.0
SAP Customer Relationship Management
  • SAP CRM 5.2
  • SAP CRM 7.0
SAP Supplier Relationship Management
  • SAP SRM 7.0
SAP Solution Manager
  • SAP Solution Manager 7.0
  • SAP Solution Manager 7.1
SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP NW Process Integration 7.1
  • SAP NW AS Java 7.0 / 7.1 inkl. Portal
  • SAP NW CE 7.1
  • SAP NW CE 7.2
  • SAP NW 7.3
SAP for Healthcare 6.0
  • SAP for Media 6.0
  • SAP for Retail 6.0
SAP Adaptive Computing Controller 7.3
Business Objects Enterprise Server