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.

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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

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.

IBM Cloud Business Partners

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

No-cost migration assessment with SNP CrystalBridge

Size your SAP production instances and migration costs

A fast path to SAP S/4HANA on IBM Cloud

IBM offers comprehensive options for your transformation projects and a free assessment delivering precise SAP sizing for a smooth transition to the IBM Cloud. In collaboration with our Business Partners, we can migrate your system landscapes securely to SAP S/4HANA and the IBM Cloud as one, including the IBM Rapid Move approach from IBM Services®.

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