IBM Cloud For SAP Applications

IBM and SAP Announce Plans for Major Investments to
Drive Clients’ Digital Transformations.


We calculated that IBM Cloud For SAP Applications enables us to avoid 25 percent in capital costs, compared to deploying a comparable IT platform in-house.

Leonidas Varvasenitis, Financial Director, Melissa Kikizas S.A.


Improve Cost Efficiency
Use economies of scale to help shift capital expenditure (CAPEX) to operational expenditure (OPEX).

Enterprise-Class Infrastructure
Helps manage performance requirements.

Improve Scalability
Provides an architecture designed to easily scale-up or scale-out.

SAP Specialists
Managed by a team with an average of eight years experience working with SAP solutions.

Try SAP Faster
Try the latest SAP products faster with IBM Cloud for SAP Applications Start-up Bundles.

Help Reduce Complexity and Become More Agile with Managed SAP Services

IBM Cloud For SAP Applications is designed to deliver SAP environments on a security-rich, cost-effective and scalable managed cloud infrastructure, helping you avoid hardware costs while gaining the flexibility and scalability of cloud. Our skilled SAP specialists manage the platform and databases so that you can focus on innovation.

With on-demand provisioning of SAP software and self-service capabilities, you can accelerate the delivery of SAP services to facilitate faster time to value. IBM helps you reduce delivery times of complex SAP software environments from weeks to days with on-demand provisioning of virtual instances of SAP software—for both production and nonproduction environments. Through a self-service portal designed for easier use, you can access a service catalog with a wide range of predefined, managed SAP services. Using our scalable cloud infrastructure, you can better respond to workload demands.

Launch Proof of Concepts (POC’s) with IBM Cloud for SAP Applications Start-up Bundles in less than a week

IBM Cloud for SAP Applications Start-up Bundles is a new way for enterprises to get quick access to pre-built SAP Application environments enabling them to quickly and easily execute demonstrations and proofs of concept. As this is an IBM Cloud managed service, there are no additional cloud skills needed and it can be easily transitioned to non production or production state when ready under the same cloud.

The service comes in three bundles:

  • Simple Finance on HANA
  • Business Warehouse (BW) on HANA
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) on HANA

Advanced Project Services for IBM Cloud for SAP Applications

The Advanced Project Services are additional services specifically aimed at our IBM Cloud for SAP Applications managed service solution clients. This service provides SAP basis and SAP security services for your SAP transformation. These services are targeted at providing the architectural thought leadership, quick response and flexibility required by SAP transformation programs. Advanced Project Services provides service level objectives (SLOs) for critical SAP basis and SAP security services required for SAP transformation system landscapes with production and non-production SAP systems.

As part of this extended service, IBM provides a client-dedicated, on-site delivery team to work with the SAP transformation team. We also provide client-dedicated, off-shore and near-shore resources as part of the delivery team to perform the managed services in a "follow-the-sun" model.


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