Overview and benefits

Transform with SAP workloads on IBM Cloud®

Transform your SAP workloads on an enterprise-ready cloud platform. Employ high-performance infrastructure and solutions that enhance your business IT landscape.

Multiple IBM Business Partners are skilled to run SAP workloads, using PaaS and the widest portfolio of SAP-certified IaaS services from IBM Cloud combined with specialist expertise. Leverage IBM Cloud to meet current business needs, including data center exits of SAP on VMware or re-implementation of a global instance SAP S/4HANA, using IBM Power Systems Virtual Servers.

Our mandate is to provide options to start your SAP move to the cloud and empower your business for future transformation.

Why IBM Cloud

With almost 50 years of SAP experience, IBM is a Global Platinum partner and one of the most awarded SAP associates.

IBM Cloud boasts some of the highest-performing servers in the cloud.

According to IDC, clients placed IBM Cloud among the top 3 providers trusted to run SAP workloads.¹

Why SAP on IBM Cloud

Technical benefits

SAP-certified infrastructure

Widest portfolio of high-performance compute for SAP HANA — up to 24 TB scale-up, 96 TB scale-out

Supported SAP applications

Includes ERP with SAP S/4HANA, EDW with SAP BW/4HANA and components like SAP NetWeaver and SAP AnyDB

Security and compliance

Multiple security-centric options with validation by the IBM Cloud Security and Compliance Center

SAP-certified IaaS options

Learn more about the infrastructure options we certify for SAP.

Intel infrastructure

IBM® Power® infrastructure

VMware SDDC infrastructure

Case studies

CCEP is deploying several large SAP workloads — including SAP ERP and SAP BW/4 HANA — as part of its hybrid transformation.

Global Omnium cuts energy costs by 10%, saving a million dollars a year. Moving from on-premises servers to SAP on IBM Cloud helps reduce IT costs by 15%.

Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. deployed SAP S/4HANA on IBM Cloud, gaining operational excellence and insight to help drive strategic transformation and reaching new markets.

SAP on IBM Cloud helped OSRAM save 7-digit figures annually and free up its internal IT team to focus on the core business.

Prysmian migrated SAP solution to IBM Cloud in less than a year with 20% cost savings.

PSF migrated mission-critical SAP applications to IBM Cloud, reducing costs by 30% and speeding time to market.

No-cost cloud migration assessment with SNP CrystalBridge

Size your SAP production instances and migration costs

A fast path to SAP on IBM Cloud

Analyze your existing SAP landscapes for free with just a few clicks and receive precise system requirements for the move to IBM Cloud. Cost comparison for different cloud licensing models and high-level S/4HANA impact assessment included. Qualifying clients use flexible options to start SAP landscape transformation on IBM Cloud.

IBM Cloud Business Partners

Take your SAP enterprise workloads to the cloud faster and more securely with the IBM Cloud ecosystem of partners.

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