Deliver SAP on a managed, cost-effective and scalable cloud

You rely on SAP applications as a key strategy for transformation, but traditional IT environments may not give you the agility and speed you need to keep pace with business demands. Moving your SAP applications to a managed cloud infrastructure can deliver the flexibility and scalability you need. IBM manages your operating system, databases and SAP applications, freeing your resources to focus on innovation.

Reduce complexity and boost agility with managed SAP services

IBM Cloud for SAP Applications delivers SAP applications on a fully managed, highly secure, cost-effective and scalable cloud infrastructure. You can choose among different levels of modular managed services according to your business needs. This solution offers greater agility that helps to minimize the complexity associated with SAP software proliferation while also accelerating delivery times. Using cloud, your hardware costs can be less than with an on-premises SAP implementation, allowing you to reinvest your savings into higher value projects to drive growth.

Key benefits



Qualified, SAP-certified operational resources



Time-tested SAP operational processes and industry specialists



Automated SAP provisioning for development or test systems


Risk management

Security-rich operations managed according to certified, audited procedures



Reduced service costs through automation plus flexible pricing

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SAP-certified bare metal servers

With tested and certified SAP HANA and NetWeaver hardware, IBM Bluemix bare metal servers give you cost-effective, global scalability for your SAP workloads.

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