For over 40 years, IBM and SAP have helped clients formulate and execute winning strategies through thousands of successful implementations. Since the SAP Pinnacle Awards began in 2002, IBM has won 31 awards—more than any other SAP partner.

Alliance Overview

Solving Key Business Issues


your IT Infrastructure

Proven services to optimize your SAP landscape to keep your business running at peak performance.

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with Cloud, Analytics, Mobility

The strength of a single vendor for consulting, technology deployment, application management, hosting, and support.

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SAP Systems on Cloud

Leverage our combined expertise, services, applications, database software and infrastructure technology.

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IBM Lab for SAP Solutions

Innovation for your SAP projects

The IBM Lab for SAP Solutions harnesses the promise of today's leading technologies—and technologies that will be tomorrow's foundation—to provide real, tangible business value for organizations.

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IBM Centers for SAP Solutions

Bringing concepts to reality

IBM and SAP work together to engage with clients, build solutions and find the best answers for your pressing business needs. Our strong alliance has led to dedicated facilities for collaborative development, education and solution delivery – more than 35 centers and labs globally.


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IBM Technical Healthcheck for SAP Applications

Extract greater value from your SAP system and reduce your total cost of ownership by leveraging IBM's expertise and analytics tools to get a detailed analysis of your SAP infrastructure, business warehouse applications and custom ABAP code relative to industry best practices.

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Technische Universität München meet customer expectations with SAP HANA on IBM POWER8

"SAP HANA on POWER8 allows us to run fast, to run simple and thus smart"

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SAP Analytics Go-To-Market Leader

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With help from IBM Global Business Services, AbbVie will exit its transitional services agreement on time, avoiding financial implications.

Jacki Dioguardi, Vice President Enterprise Applications, AbbVie

Since working with IBM Global Business Services to introduce a standardized source-to-pay system built on SAP applications, we have been able to accelerate our savings program and deliver savings of USD150 million, well ahead of our 2015 target.

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The highly flexible and stable combination of IBM DB2, AIX and Power Systems is helping us respond quickly to our rapidly changing business.

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