SAP chooses Gurobi as new OEM Partner
June, 2016 – SAP, the leading enterprise software provider in supply chain management, has chosen Gurobi as an OEM partner. As a result of this agreement, the Gurobi Optimizer has been integrated into the SAP Integrated Business Planning (SAP IBP) and Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) solutions to solve complex optimization problems. In addition, the Gurobi Optimizer enabled a seamless integration into the SAP HANA in-memory-platform.
A strategic choice
SAP represents yet another leading software provider that has chosen Gurobi as an OEM partner. Among SAP’s primary criteria for selecting Gurobi were the ability to integrate Gurobi with the SAP HANA platform, the future Gurobi product roadmap, and excellent, one-on-one support from product experts. In response to this new partnership, Gurobi has extended its solver to fully support all the functions of the SAP HANA platform.
“We are very pleased that SAP has chosen the Gurobi Optimizer for use in their SAP APO and SAP Integrated Business Planning supply chain solutions,” says Dr. Edward Rothberg, CEO of Gurobi Optimization Inc. Dr. Robert Bixby, CSO for Gurobi added, “Gurobi’s objective is to help their customers achieve more with optimization. With this goal in mind, we strive to continually improve the performance of our already outstanding products.”
Gurobi is in the business of helping companies make better decisions through the use of prescriptive analytics. In addition to providing the best math programming solver, as well as tools for distributed optimization and optimization in the cloud, the company is known for its outstanding support and no-surprises pricing.
The Gurobi Optimizer is a state-of-the-art solver for linear programming (LP), quadratic programming (QP), quadratically constrained programming (QCP), mixed-integer linear programming (MILP), mixed-integer quadratic programming (MIQP), and mixed-integer quadratically constrained programming (MIQCP). Gurobi was designed from the ground up to exploit modern architectures and multi-core processors, using the most advanced implementations of the latest algorithms. Founded in 2008, Gurobi Optimization is based in Houston, TX.