Overview and benefits

IDC analysis

IDC: Achieve SAP solution migration faster with IBM Cloud

Customers deploying SAP solutions to the IBM Cloud were able to migrate 20% more quickly compared to other clouds.

(IDC InfoBrief: Avoiding Cloud Migration Pitfalls for SAP)

Unified end-to-end service delivery

Why IBM Cloud

Certified to run SAP Business Applications—the industry’s widest portfolio and highest performance

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

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

Technical benefits

SAP-certified infrastructure

Widest portfolio of high-performance compute for SAP HANA—up to 22.5 TB scale-up, 192 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.

IBM® Power® infrastructure

VMware SDDC infrastructure

Case studies

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.

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.

Next steps