IBM Storage delivers the flexibility and performance you need for your SAP applications

Speed business processes

Choose from the industry's most complete family of storage solutions

Whether you are looking to move to a software-defined storage environment, add all flash to speed business processes, or make your move to SAP S4/HANA, IBM has the solution built for your data.

Data-intense in-memory workloads

Meet the demands of your data-intense in-memory workloads

With built-in virtualization and high-performance all-flash solutions, IBM enables you to grow your environment to solve today’s challenges and meet tomorrow's needs.

Modernize infrastructure

Make the transition to SAP S/4HANA with IBM Storage solutions for SAP applications

Let IBM help you modernize your current infrastructure and make your transition to SAP S/4HANA an easy and positive business change for your on-premises applications.

Learn how to combine the benefits of SAP HANA with the performance of IBM Storage solutions

See what our customers are saying

IBM Power Systems with IBM i and IBM FlashSystem keeps our SAP applications running round-the-clock, so we can deliver on time every time.

Christian Otte, Server Center Manager, VEKA AG

Get more out of your SAP HANA investment with IBM software-defined storage

IBM Spectrum Virtualize

Simplify data management with storage tiering and virtualization. IBM Spectrum® Virtualize is fully integrated with SAP Landscape Management, providing a single access point to manage the entire SAP stack.

IBM Spectrum Protect

Enable market-leading data protection and system availability. Backup to the cloud is simple, secure, and cost-effective with IBM Spectrum Protect implemented as part of the SAP S/4HANA data protection solution.

IBM Spectrum Control

Reduce the complexity of your storage environments. Enable your SAP users to centralize, simplify, and automate routine tasks associated with data, storage systems, networks, and replication services.

IBM Cloud Object Storage

Give your SAP users the flexibility, scalability, and simplicity they need to store, manage, and access unstructured data sets. This breakthrough platform supports both traditional and emerging cloud-born SAP workloads.

Put your mission-critical applications in the fast lane with proven IBM Flash Storage for SAP HANA

IBM FlashSystem® 9100

Now TDI certified. Get the performance of flash and NVMe with reliable IBM FlashCore® and feature-rich IBM Spectrum Virtualize — all in a powerful 2U storage system. Easily add the multicloud solutions that best support your business.

IBM Elastic Storage® Server

Now TDI certified. Deploy a modern parallel file system that scales performance and capacity with your needs and simplifies storage management while providing a single namespace.

IBM FlashSystem 900

TDI Certified. Gain Tier 0 performance with consistent low latency and inline hardware data compression. This high-speed system enables real-time insights, reduces operating costs and delivers five-nines availability.

IBM Storwize® V7000

TDI Certified. Provide the perfect foundation for SAP disaster recovery with prescribed recovery time and recovery point objectives. Virtualization consolidates workloads into a single system with advanced management functions.

IBM FlashSystem A9000

TDI Certified. Make it easy to deploy cloud solutions with all-flash storage that's built for SAP. Stay ahead of your S4/HANA needs with consistent high-performance IBM FlashCore, parallel architecture and flash-optimized data reduction in one innovative system.

Grow your database security

With IBM Power Systems™, you can grow your database capacity and the size of your SAP HANA environment without having to provision a new server.

Client success

See how these IBM clients realized faster business processes, simple migration and industry-leading security.


Leading manufacturer speeds SAP ERP response time by 30% and keeps operations running 24/7 with super-stable IBM Power Systems and IBM FlashSystem storage.

United Breweries Limited

Indian beer company finds the recipe for success with 50% faster backend jobs, time saved on daily workloads and maximized storage efficiencies with IBM Storwize storage.


IT service provider reduces downtime for its public-sector clients.  Superb scalability and reliability with low TCO keeps clients and citizens happy.


Optimal resilience, performance and efficiency for SAP HANA

Learn how the IBM Storwize family and IBM Power Systems deliver a robust storage and compute platform for mission-critical SAP HANA workloads.

IBM Spectrum Access Blueprint for SAP Applications

Refer to this architecture and configuration guide to setup the IBM System Storage for the SAP HANA tailored datacenter integration (SAP HANA TDI) within a SAN environment.

Co-innovation from industry leaders IBM and SAP

This white paper takes readers through the journey that many IBM and SAP customers are faced with today, focusing on how joint solutions can enable quick and easy upgrading to the latest SAP version.