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IBM zEnterprise System helps you meet increasing business demands with flat budgets.

The growth of SAP systems and data can result in an unaffordable IT infrastructure that inhibits your ability to respond to changing market requirements. The revolutionary design of the IBM® zEnterprise® System addresses the complexity and inefficiency of today's multi-architecture data centers by giving you the ability to integrate and unify IBM System z®, IBM Power® and IBM System x® resources as one complete system.

The IBM System z Solution Edition for SAP Applications provides an integrated and robust platform for deploying new SAP functions that are designed to provide a flexible, scalable, secure environment to support your evolving SAP requirements.

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Web page: Consolidate SAP infrastructure on zEnterprise

White Paper: Avoid costly downtime: Consider the three-year cost of downtime for eight large SAP enterprise users running on System z versus two other platforms.

Solution Brief: Ensuring real business continuity for mission-critical SAP solutions
Increasing availability by exploiting the IBM System z Coupling Facility (753KB)

Solution Brief: Safeguard mission-critical SAP data to minimize business risk
With non-disruptive backup and highly efficient recovery solutions for IBM DB2 for z/OS (830KB)

Solution Brief: Providing faster, more powerful business reporting
With the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse on IBM System z (817KB)

Solution Brief: Efficient end-to-end SAP database management from a single point
Reduce complexity with the DBA Cockpit for DB2 on z/OS (1.1MB)

Solution Brief: Considerably reduce database size and provide rapid access to data
With High Performance Near-Line Storage for SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse on IBM System z (870KB)

Solution Brief: Deliver industry-leading business continuity for SAP solutions
How to maintain continuous operations for business-critical SAP applications on the IBM zEnterprise platform (957KB)

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