Overview

The mandate to migrate all SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) instances to SAP S/4HANA by the end of 2027 means the action is unavoidable. The IBM Cloud® platform is flexible, security-rich and has the performance capabilities to deploy SAP S/4HANA. It provides a full portfolio of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solutions to support enterprise-scale SAP workloads. Additionally, world-class services offerings from IBM Services® or our robust global partner ecosystem can simplify your journey from planning and migration to transformation and optimization.

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Why IBM Cloud?

With more than 46 years of SAP experience, IBM is a Global Platinum partner and one of SAP’s most awarded associates.

IBM Cloud boasts some of the highest-performing servers in the cloud, far eclipsing the competition, holding four out of the top five SAP benchmark spots.

IBM provides access to more than 37,000 SAP-certified professionals to assist at any stage of your transformation.

Run SAP on IBM Cloud

The IBM public cloud is designed to be an open, security-rich and enterprise-ready public cloud for business. This makes it easy for global enterprises to modernize and build new business applications in the cloud to meet the evolving needs of the business and its customers. IBM Cloud offerings include the broadest portfolio of SAP-certified infrastructure, ranging from bare metal, VMware, virtual private cloud (VPC) and IBM® Power® Systems Virtual Server products.

  • The only cloud to offer production-level SAP-certified VMware environments
  • The only cloud provider to offer SAP-certified Power Systems Virtual Servers
  • The highest data security certification in the industry, with keep-your-own-key (KYOK) security

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%.

Fast and seamless SAP migration to IBM Cloud resulted in 80% reduction in potential downtime for disaster recovery.

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.

Allocate your compute, network, storage and security resources on demand.

Run smoother in the cloud and safer on the ground with more deployment options for every workload need.

Build security into applications, services and infrastructure with authentication, network security and monitoring tools.

Employ hybrid, open and managed cloud services securely and across multiple clouds.

Scale capacity without interruption and deploy globally to achieve higher application performance.

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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