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The Symmetry team and I are very excited to be attending the Southern California ASUG Winter Chapter Meeting next Wednesday, December 9th at the LA County Zoo, from 9:15am-5:00pm.

Get Informed. Get Educated. Be Empowered.

America’s SAP® User Group chapter meetings are a great setting for SAP users to meet and foster great networking relationships with their peers especially in their local areas. I have found these chapter meetings to be critical to building the vast community of SAP users looking to optimize their SAP investment. Symmetry’s technical experts help by lending our thought leadership through educational sessions for ASUG members seeking to implement best practices, learn tips and tricks and leverage the latest SAP technologies.

The December 9th meeting will be held at a unique location, the great LA County Zoo! And will include an afternoon networking event featuring the must see – zoo lights.

The general agenda for the chapter meeting is as follows:

  • Multiple breakout sessions with 2 hot SAP topics each
  • Networking opportunities with fellow SAP users
  • SAP partner information
  • Continental breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Raffle prizes
  • Appetizers, food and drinks following the meeting with Zoo lights and a special visit a Zoo resident.

Let’s Talk Strategy – SAP HANA Deployment Guide

Symmetry will be onsite at the meeting offering guidance to all of your SAP questions. Attendees should be sure to stop by our table anytime throughout the day to discuss your current SAP environment and upcoming SAP roadmap. Also be sure to enter in Symmetry’s raffle for your chance to win a state-of-the-art drone.

Symmetry is the leader in SAP HANA Cloud technologies and will be offering a SAP HANA Deployment Guide that outlines the multiple paths to SAP HANA via on premise, tailored datacenter integration (TDI) and partner cloud options. The technical guide also includes detailed considerations and pricing models for each option. Be sure to pick up your guide onsite at meeting.

SAP HANA Cloud Use Case – Educational Session

In addition to being onsite throughout the day, I will be lending my SAP HANA Cloud expertise by leading an educational session: Use Case: Secure and Affordable SAP HANA Cloud-Based Solutions from 10:45am -11:45am during break out session #2 in Classroom B. This session will provide SAP HANA deployment options for an affordable cloud solution. Get all of your SAP HANA questions answered, with key insights to include:

  • Technical requirements for SAP HANA
  • SAP HANA Deployment options with investment models
  • Cloud types and options
  • Cloud Migration Strategies
  • Security in the Cloud


Be sure to register for this event at ASUG Installation (SAP users) attend free as ASUG Members.

As always I look forward to a great day of networking, technical strategy and user group comradery.  Hope to see you all there!

Curtis Gaska - Solution Architect

Curtis Gaska is a solution architect on Symmetry's expert SA team, delivering complete SAP® technical solutions from upgrades to complex landscape implementations. Curtis pairs his sound SAP technical expertise with sales skills to knowledgably advise clients, and prospective clients of Symmetry’s services and product offerings throughout each stage of the sales cycle.

Curtis has a unique ability to deliver technical knowledge to create customs solutions per the client requirements, by not only taking the technical specifications into consideration but also the business drivers particular to that organization in turn creating an optimal SAP environment. This skilled approached includes scoping, planning, and execution of various projects including Migrations/Upgrades/Installs, Hosting and ongoing Managed Services. He also stays abreast of the latest technologies such as road mapping solutions for client’s to leverage SAP HANA® in their current environment to then be hosted in Symmetry’s state-of- the -art Datacenter.