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Read how your business can leverage the cloud and virtualization to optimize its existing on-premise SAP software. The SAP Services portfolio of service offerings provides a family of virtualization …

Read how your business can leverage the cloud and virtualization to optimize its existing on-premise SAP software. The SAP Services portfolio of service offerings provides a family of virtualization and cloud management services to empower your successful transition to a virtualized landscape.

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  • 1. SAP Solution Brief SAP Services Virtualization and Cloud Management Services Objectives © 2013 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. Move SAP® Solutions to Virtualized and Cloud-Based Infrastructures Today Solution Benefits Quick Facts
  • 2. Objectives Solution Benefits Quick Facts Leverage virtualization to optimize your SAP® software Leverage virtualization to optimize your SAP® software Like many forward-thinking organizations, yours is probably considering how to best leverage cloud and virtualization technology to optimize your on-premise SAP® software landscape. The SAP Services organization provides a portfolio of virtualization and cloud management services to help you do exactly that, empowering the successful transition to a virtualized landscape. As many enterprises have done, yours could significantly reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) by using cloud computing and running your SAP solutions in a virtual environment. The advantages of cloud computing go beyond virtualization to include greater scalability and the flexibility to adapt to fast-changing business needs. But how do you make the move to virtualization and cloud computing – quickly, cost-efficiently, and with minimal disruption to the business? If you’ve put it off due to lack of in-house expertise, you can now move ahead with confidence by partnering with the experts from SAP . With end-to-end consulting services delivered by SAP Services, you gain access to the deep software knowledge, virtualization know-how, best-practice support, and experience you need to take advantage of virtualization and cloud computing. These services align with the strategy, design, migration, and operation phases of your transition journey to a virtualized and cloud-based infrastructure. 2 / 11 © 2013 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.
  • 3. Objectives Solution Benefits Quick Facts Assess your readiness for cloud and virtualization Assess your readiness for cloud and virtualization Centrally manage your virtualized SAP software landscape Confidently migrate to the cloud Accelerate IT projects in the cloud Let experts remotely operate your SAP software in the cloud Tap into secure innovation space Create the space – we’ll supply the content The assessment service for cloud and virtualization helps you identify requirements and develop a road map to cost-effectively virtualize your SAP software landscape and more rapidly adopt cloud computing technology. Through this two-day on-site engagement with fixed price and scope, we’ll outline how to accelerate your company’s transition to a virtualized environment and set a course for moving your SAP solutions to a private cloud. In this workshop, SAP consultants facilitate a strategy assessment for SAP software virtualization, build team knowledge, and provide a road map optimized for your business. We can work with any SAP technology partner you choose as we support best practices and offer recommendations for a holistic virtualization architecture that’s right for you. During the workshop, SAP consultants evaluate your readiness for virtualization and the cloud and explain the opportunities and challenges for your business. At the engagement’s end, SAP Services delivers a summary report outlining: •• Proposed cloud and virtualization approach for your SAP software landscape •• Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of your business’s technical readiness to move to the cloud •• A road map drawn up specifically for your company showing its path to cloud and virtualization 3 / 11 © 2013 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.
  • 4. Objectives Solution Benefits Quick Facts Centrally manage your virtualized SAP software landscape Assess your readiness for cloud and virtualization Centrally manage your virtualized SAP software landscape Confidently migrate to the cloud Accelerate IT projects in the cloud Let experts remotely operate your SAP software in the cloud Tap into secure innovation space Create the space – we’ll supply the content Once you’re ready to move to the cloud, you can take advantage of SAP NetWeaver® Landscape Virtualization Management software to reduce the costs for managing your SAP software landscape running on physical or virtual infrastructures. SAP consultants implement SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization Management for you in a production or nonproduction environment and configure the software and infrastructure to be used by the software. Once SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization Management has been configured, you’ll be able to centrally monitor and manage your SAP solutions and automate routine administrative processes and tasks associated with your SAP software. You’ll be able to copy existing SAP solutions and refresh data in your test environments, thereby maintaining the quality of your tests. SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization Management allows you to monitor and analyze your SAP software landscape in a holistic manner. As a result, you can provide your data center team members with a configurable view of the software landscape and the resources used, allowing them to adapt the landscape setup and resource assignment as business requirements change. 4 / 11 © 2013 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.
  • 5. Objectives Solution Benefits Quick Facts Confidently migrate to the cloud Assess your readiness for cloud and virtualization Centrally manage your virtualized SAP software landscape Confidently migrate to the cloud Accelerate IT projects in the cloud SAP Services can help you with the complete migration – from an on-premise SAP software landscape to a virtualized infrastructure and cloud environment. During the planning phase, expert consultants validate that your infrastructure is ready for application virtualization or make the necessary adjustments to prepare your software landscape for virtualization. SAP consultants then migrate your SAP software to a cloud environment in a manner that ensures minimal impact on system performance. For utmost flexibility, you can combine this migration service with a Unicode conversion service or a minimized downtime service. With the migration to cloud service, you benefit from predictable effort and costs and can realize a faster return on your investment by accelerating the migration of your SAP solutions. Let experts remotely operate your SAP software in the cloud Tap into secure innovation space Create the space – we’ll supply the content Rapidly migrate your on-premise SAP solutions to a private cloud environment at a predictable cost. 5 / 11 © 2013 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.
  • 6. Objectives Solution Benefits Quick Facts Accelerate IT projects in the cloud Assess your readiness for cloud and virtualization Centrally manage your virtualized SAP software landscape Confidently migrate to the cloud Accelerate IT projects in the cloud Let experts remotely operate your SAP software in the cloud Turbocharge your rapid-deployment solutions with a cloud-based quick start. SAP Services helps you get up and running quickly with preconfigured software you can set up and test in a development environment in the cloud. When you’re ready to roll out the rapiddeployment solution to your enterprise, SAP Services moves the SAP software and data to your final infrastructure, whether it’s on premise or in a private cloud. As a result, you dramatically reduce implementation time and effort along with cost. Because you work with your own data, jumpstarting projects in the cloud allows you to get a running start on your implementation. This helps you keep the momentum going once the software is live in your environment. What’s more, the cloud-based quick-start service for rapid-deployment solutions provides near-immediate access to preconfigured rapid-deployment solutions, further accelerating your time to innovation and value with IT projects. Tap into secure innovation space Create the space – we’ll supply the content Dramatically reduce implementation time, effort, and cost by letting SAP Services move your SAP software and data to your final infrastructure. 6 / 11 © 2013 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.
  • 7. Objectives Solution Benefits Quick Facts Let experts remotely operate your SAP software in the cloud Assess your readiness for cloud and virtualization Centrally manage your virtualized SAP software landscape Confidently migrate to the cloud Accelerate IT projects in the cloud Let experts remotely operate your SAP software in the cloud Tap into secure innovation space Create the space – we’ll supply the content Turning to an outside organization to manage the operations of your SAP software is an effective way to reduce the demands on your technical staff while lowering costs. The remote application operations service from SAP Consulting manages the day-to-day technical operations of your SAP software in a virtual environment while capitalizing on the technical expertise of SAP experts worldwide. Leveraging our proficiency and experience in SAP technology, our remote application operations team monitors, maintains, and optimizes the operation of your SAP applications and the underlying infrastructure of your virtual SAP software environment. This includes: •• Remote operations of the SAP software landscape •• Remote operations of the database for SAP solutions •• Remote system monitoring •• Remote back-office support •• Remote improvement of software operations •• Service management Through the flexibility of this service, we enhance the technical expertise of your organization and your virtualized SAP applications. At the same time, this approach helps you reduce costs and improve financial predictability while freeing your IT staff to focus on strategic business initiatives. 7 / 11 © 2013 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.
  • 8. Objectives Solution Benefits Quick Facts Tap into secure innovation space Assess your readiness for cloud and virtualization Centrally manage your virtualized SAP software landscape Confidently migrate to the cloud Accelerate IT projects in the cloud Let experts remotely operate your SAP software in the cloud Tap into secure innovation space With years of experience hosting thousands of virtualization and cloud projects, SAP offers cloud logistics services that let you take advantage of fast and convenient cloud environments for just about all your application innovation needs. Experiment with the toughest business application issues in secure, dedicated innovation environments using cloud technologies. SAP has the data centers, tools, and people to host almost any kind of enterprise software landscape – large or small, simple or sophisticated, connected or stand-alone – whether you are focused on application- or performancerelated agendas. Through the cloud, we connect software landscapes and can move software systems as needed, including the complete migration of an on-premise SAP software landscape to a virtualized infrastructure and private cloud environment. Recent focus has been on innovations specific to the SAP HANA® platform, with many proofs of concept performed, including modeling customer data across and between databases and exploring implementation and transition issues for lowest project TCO. Create the space – we’ll supply the content For advanced application innovation requirements, SAP has the space, tools, and expertise to help you – on demand. 8 / 11 © 2013 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.
  • 9. Objectives Solution Benefits Quick Facts Create the space – we’ll supply the content Assess your readiness for cloud and virtualization Centrally manage your virtualized SAP software landscape Confidently migrate to the cloud Accelerate IT projects in the cloud Let experts remotely operate your SAP software in the cloud Tap into secure innovation space A key enabler is the ability of SAP to prepackage software for immediate consumption, delivering significant savings on traditional installation and implementation efforts. With our preassembly and appliance services, we can provision customers rapidly with almost any SAP software combination tailored to their solution requirements. Virtual appliances can be assembled to order to fulfill specific project needs, which has been found to be especially successful in new application initiatives. Besides saving time and effort, this eliminates errors and provides a new, attractive way of deploying SAP applications to cloud and other infrastructures. Besides rapid-deployment solutions, we can include support for best practices and enriching content such as: •• Preconfiguration for 148 countries and several industries •• Content for the SAP Extended Warehouse Management application, the SAP Transportation Management application, and master-data governance software from SAP •• Sample data, customer data, or content from previous prototyping results or projects performed with SAP Consulting Create the space – we’ll supply the content SAP applications are now available in the cloud, and we have prepared them for you so you can access them on demand. 9 / 11 © 2013 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.
  • 10. Objectives Benefits Solution Quick Facts Tap into our expert guidance on your journey to the cloud Tap into our expert guidance on your journey to the cloud Throughout all phases of your journey to the cloud, SAP Services acts as a trusted advisor. Our assessment service lets you benefit from the project experience of SAP Services while applying best practices and deep product knowledge. The implementation and cloud migration service offers a smooth, clear transition to a new environment and rapid time to value while minimizing risk and maximizing benefit as you move to virtualized and cloudbased infrastructures. You can add infrastructure readiness and Unicode conversions and minimize downtime through the migration service package. What’s more, the cloud-based quick start for rapid-deployment solutions gets you up and running fast with new projects. Get up and running fast with new projects by taking advantage of the cloud-based quick start for rapid-deployment solutions. 10 / 11 © 2013 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.
  • 11. www.sap.com Objectives Solution Benefits Summary To establish a framework for an easily adaptable and scalable IT environment, you need to take advantage of the full benefits of virtualization and increase your cloud-readiness maturity. The SAP® Services organization offers a family of services designed to guide you on your transformation journey to a virtualized and cloud-based infrastructure. Objectives •• Reduce operational costs for infrastructure and SAP software •• Improve infrastructure agility and scalability •• Shorten response time in fulfilling business needs •• Retain physical control of SAP software while outsourcing routine operational tasks •• Reallocate resources from maintenance to innovation Quick Facts Benefits •• Quickly transition from concept to a functioning cloud environment •• Reduce the total cost of ownership of your SAP software landscape •• Increase your breadth and depth of technical expertise by accessing the unparalleled experience and intellectual capital that SAP offers •• Focus on strategic initiatives and valueadded endeavors by freeing your IT staff from routine operational tasks •• Accelerate time to value for your business users Learn more Visit us online at www.sap.com/virtualization-services. Solution •• Virtualization and cloud management services •• Value prototyping services 11 / 11 CMP23210 (13/02) © 2013 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.
  • 12. © 2013 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of SAP AG. The information contained herein may be changed without prior notice. Some software products marketed by SAP AG and its distributors contain proprietary software components of other software vendors. National product specifications may vary. These materials are provided by SAP AG and its affiliated companies (“SAP Group”) for informational purposes only, without representation or warranty of any kind, and SAP Group shall not be liable for errors or omissions with respect to the materials. The only warranties for SAP Group products and services are those that are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services, if any. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. SAP and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and other countries. Please see http:/ /www.sap.com/corporate-en/legal/copyright/index.epx#trademark for additional trademark information and notices.

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