Are you ready for SAP S/4HANA?

Choose IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions to power your enterprise-scale SAP implementation.

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Need help with SAP workloads? IBM Cloud has you covered.

SAP workloads are critical to your business. But maintaining these workloads can be expensive, challenging and time consuming. It’s essential that these demanding workloads are secure and available any time you need them. Let the IBM Cloud™ team worry about the process, while you work on building your business.

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Tough decisions. Simple solutions.


Remove complexity by focusing on what you do best. IBM Cloud makes it simpler for you to work with well-established partners such as VMware and Zerto, and you can still embrace automated deployment.


Gain the highest levels of performance for your large data sets. IBM Cloud SAP-certified bare metal servers feature eight terabytes of storage optimized for BW/4HANA.

Security and control

Take complete control with root-level access to hardware and software, encryption and options for multi-firewall and internet gateway. IBM Cloud is secure to the core and single tenancy by default.

How IBM Cloud can help


Move your new or existing S/4HANA, ECC or R3 ERP to IBM Cloud and expect security, performance and availability you can trust.

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Modernize or implement your BW/4HANA from on-premises to cloud. When you need to evolve and innovate, IBM Cloud has the performance and flexibility to help you do it.

Disaster recovery and business continuity

Replicate your SAP landscape on-premises and manage your disaster-recovery site in the cloud. IBM Cloud makes these processes simpler, automated and flexible to meet the needs of your environment.

IBM Cloud versus Microsoft Azure

IBM Cloud offers a much more robust SAP offering, featuring dedicated hardware for SAP HANA and SAP NetWeaver.

SAP on IBM Cloud options explained


Improve security and performance with SAP-certified bare metal servers that are purpose-built for SAP HANA workloads. Get up and running faster with a wide selection of single-tenant server configurations with certified OS and virtualization options preloaded, preconfigured, partitioned and ready for SAP HANA installations.

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Take full advantage of S/4HANA on IBM Cloud. Leverage all the right tools for your greenfield, brownfield or Proof of Concept (PoC) implementations. Infuse implementations with market-leading technologies in AI, Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain to transform your business.

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Maximize performance of BW/4HANA advanced-analytics computations. Run SAP's next-generation real-time data warehouse solution on SAP-certified bare metal servers. Take advantage of flexible scaling options as your data requirements increase.

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SAP NetWeaver

Run all SAP NetWeaver ABAP-based and Java™-based products on highly scalable, open and security-rich single-tenant bare metal servers. Choose from configurations ranging from 32 GB to 1 TB, and add a rich ecosystem of IBM and third-party components, including databases, network, backup and virtualization.

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Go beyond on premises and build your own SAP-certified bare metal configuration on the cloud.