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SAP environments with security-rich, cost-effective and scalable cloud infrastructure and services.

SAP chose IBM as a premier strategic provider of Cloud infrastructure services for its business critical applications. This brings together two of largest technology companies in a bid to offer a more holistic service to you. The SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud offering is now available through IBM’s highly scalable, open and secure cloud.

IBM and SAP have the expertise, solutions and cloud infrastructure to deliver SAP business solutions on the IBM Cloud. SAP brings the power of real-time through in-memory computing capabilities of SAP HANA combined with the ability to run mission-critical business applications, like SAP Business Suite, in a cloud environment. IBM brings enterprise depth and the open architecture of IBM Cloud Managed Services and SoftLayer — enabling you to securely manage SAP workloads from trial to production on a consistent infrastructure, with transparency and control over where data resides.

"IBM has taken cloud computing from something I daydream about to a reality." That is what an IBM customer recently said about his experience working with IBM cloud solutions. Enabling SAP solutions on the cloud requires IBM’s market leading cloud capabilities. The increasing functional scope of SAP products and the growing interconnection of business processes have led to complex, inflexible IT environments that hinder a company’s ability to quickly adapt to changing demands. The solution is IBM cloud computing.

Cloud computing provides a dynamic infrastructure and support for your SAP applications on demand. It is highly optimized to achieve more with less, using virtualization, standardization, automation and self-service. Cloud computing helps companies become more agile and responsive while significantly reducing IT costs and complexity through improved workload optimization and service delivery.

IBM and SAP solutions capitalize on the comprehensive IBM portfolio of cloud computing offerings to provide integrated and seamless management across architectures and delivery models. Designed for enterprise-class customers, the IBM cloud computing portfolio covers:

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IBM Cloud Consulting:

IBM cloud consulting can help you develop and execute a customized, holistic strategy to use cloud to drive not just savings, but revenue and growth.

IBM can help:

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IBM Cloud offerings:

IBM has introduced and continues to grow a new smart business portfolio of cloud computing solutions that SAP clients can use today. Our portfolio also includes:

Infrastructure Only Cloud:

  • Softlayer (IaaS)
    Select the virtualized or raw Intel based servers and storage options to run your own SAP software on IBM’s market leading IaaS platform – Softlayer. Numerous options enables you to build a world-class corporate data for SAP that is highly cost effective and as dynamic as your business and as limitless as your imagination.

Managed Cloud Solutions:

  • IBM Cloud Managed Services (CMS) for SAP Applications
    Providing ITIL based services for SAP systems through the SAP basis layer with up to 99.95% SLA to the application layer. Size, complexity, and performance are not a problem for CMS for SAP. Offered on IBM Power and Intel based servers, we provide a wide range of options all at market competitive price.
  • IBM Cloud Managed Services (CMS)
    Not everything in our SAP data center is SAP, so IBM provide the ability to host and manage your non-SAP systems up through the infrastructure level with up to 99.95% SLA in close proximity to your SAP systems. Many of the CMS for SAP advantageous are included.
  • IBM Cloud Automated Modular Management for SAP (landing page needs to be built)
    Automated Modular Management (AMM) for SAP provides the latest in automation for SAP in modular manner to deliver outstanding performance from SAP systems on Softlayer that are dynamic in size and number.
  • IBM Cloud Automated Modular Management
    Not everything in our SAP data center is SAP, so IBM provide the ability to host and manage your non-SAP systems up through the infrastructure level with up to 99.95% SLA in close proximity to your SAP systems. Many of the AMM for SAP advantageous are included.

Additional Cloud Solutions for SAP customers:

  • IBM entry cloud configuration for SAP solutions on Power
    Provides an easy first step into implementing a self-managed SAP environment within a cloud. This solution provides a proven and prescriptive software configuration and hardware architecture that enables customers to quickly and easily execute basic scenarios, such as SAP instant provisioning.
  • IBM entry cloud configuration for SAP solutions on Power
    Provides an easy first step into implementing a self-managed SAP environment within a cloud. This solution provides a proven and prescriptive software configuration and hardware architecture that enables customers to quickly and easily execute basic scenarios, such as SAP instant provisioning.
  • IBM Tivoli Service Automation Manager
    Provides the service management system for cloud computing to help lower the cost of IT service delivery and deliver a higher degree of standardization and automation. Tivoli® Service Automation Manager is capable of supporting heterogeneous environments and enables the reuse of investments.
  • IBM SmartCloud for SAP CRM Rapid Deployment Solution
    Gives you the flexibility to scale as your business grows, evolve into a full SAP CRM 7.0 solution on a private or public IBM SmartCloud solution or switch to a traditional on-premise IT model. The RDS combines SAP’s pre-configured CRM licenses and leverages IBM SmartCloud capabilities in a simple price per user monthly contract.

Our full line of Cloud Solutions including, but not limited to, Cloud Adoption, Cloud Infrastructure strategy and Design, Private cloud implementation services for System z, Cloud security assessment, Cloud backup, disaster server recovery, and many more.

Why IBM?

IBM is a recognized thought leader in cloud standards, optimization and integration and brings decades of experience with managed and hosted services. Our extensive delivery capabilities can enable us to architect and provide enterprise- grade offerings based on ITIL best practices. Our enterprise architecture expertise combines with time-tested IBM software and hardware to provide a more reliable, scalable foundation that can help you use cloud computing to gain a competitive advantage.

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