What is SAP on managed cloud?

Traditional IT environments may not give you the agility and speed you need to keep pace. Moving your SAP applications to a managed cloud can deliver the flexibility and scalability you need.


Free up IT staff resources

Have IBM skilled resources perform time-consuming management and maintenance of SAP applications so they can focus on higher value projects that enable innovation.

Reduce costs

Using Cloud Managed Services can eliminate costs associated with physical infrastructure and under-utilized systems.

Standardized delivery globally

With data centers across 6 continents you can quickly reach new markets, handle disaster recovery with no charge for data transfer within the network.

Migrate SAP and non-SAP apps

Your SAP applications are not isolated. IBM has years of experience successfully helping clients migrate their SAP applications to the cloud, while still keeping the integrity of the non-SAP apps.

Guaranteed SLAs

Choose the service-level agreement (SLA) you need - up to 99.9% - from the virtual machine to the operating system (OS) and up to the application level.

Calculate potential savings


Accelerate cloud adoption

Moving your SAP applications to IBM Cloud can improve your agility and speed time to market, increasing competitiveness allowing you to better serve your lines of business.

Move to SAP HANA

IBM has been helping clients successfully move to HANA since 2014.

Innovate with SAP and Watson

Combine your SAP applications with Watson Industry Solutions or create your own application with extensive cognitive APIs.

Predictably manage costs

Visibility of costs down to the department level.

Multiple management options

Flexibility to deploy SAP workloads on either self-managed or fully managed cloud environments.

Managed Services for SAP versions

Self managed

Certified SAP HANA and SAP NetWeaver on IBM Cloud bare metal servers, enabling you to simplify your cloud environment with cost-effective scaling.

Fully managed

IBM skilled resources perform time-consuming management and maintenance so that you can focus on higher value projects that enable innovation.

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How Choosing the Right Managed Cloud Service Provider Can Maximize the Value of Your SAP Deployment.