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SAP solutions on IBM i



The SAP and IBM development teams collaborate to deliver SAP solutions on IBM i, doing so for nearly 30 years.
Topical information, upcoming events, useful web links, and helpful contacts are included in the following content.


The latest SAP on IBM i Newsletter from the SAP on IBM i team is dated April 2024.  It discusses ABAP connectivity to IBM watsonx services. You can click here to subscribe or unsubscribe from the SAP on IBM i Newsletter distribution list.
The next SAP on IBM i webcast will be held on Thursday 27 June 2024, agenda and registration information are available at The 2H2023 SAP on IBM i webcast was held on 16 November 2023, discussing Power10 and IBM i 7.4 & 7.5 topics.  Replays and charts from this and prior SAP on IBM i webcasts are available here. If you did not register for past webcasts, you can request access to the replays by emailing, providing your name, company name & country.
The latest technical blog entry from the SAP on IBM i development team was published on 29 April 2024. It discusses the latest PTF groups and recommended security setting updates. All past SAP on IBM i blog entries can be found at the SAP on IBM i Community site.
Preventive Maintenance for SAP solutions
Focus Areas
An IBM i practice exists within IBM Technology Expert Labs.  This team helps clients optimize their SAP on IBM i infrastructure by providing expert consulting, education, and services directed at IBM i including Db2 for i. Follow this link for more information about the available services. Power Systems HW purchases often include vouchers that can be used for consulting. Contact your IBM representative or Business Partner to find out what vouchers you might already have.
SAP on IBM i Newsletter
The SAP on IBM i team distributes a short newsletter by email approximately once per quarter.  The newsletter offers hints, tips, and items of general interest to users of the SAP on the IBM i platform.  Current and past newsletters are available at this newsletter archive site. To receive newsletters by email as they are released, send a request to
Discounted IBM i offerings
Several IBM offerings are available that can help to reduce the cost of SAP solutions. IBM i Solution Editions are usable in smaller SAP environments. Power Systems Capacity BackUp(CBU) offerings can be used for HA/DR solutions and IBM i Application Server operating system licensing can also be an option.  Talk to your Business Partner or IBM representative to see which of these offerings might be helpful to reduce costs within your landscape.
Online Resources
For questions about this document or for general information about SAP on IBM i, email  

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Modified date:
14 May 2024