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Partner with Hitachi Vantara to modernize your SAP environments quickly and effectively

By David Branson posted 11-17-2021 14:09

  



Are you about to make the move to SAP HANA or S/4HANA?

One-stop shopping offerings —hardware, services, consulting, and managed cloud services all from one vendor —can greatly reduce complexity, cost, and disruption during an SAP modernization initiative.

An SAP HANA deployment can be a demanding, complex and time-consuming project.

SAP customers to Modernization


In a recent IDC white paper, “For SAP Database and Cloud Migration, Don't Go It Alone”, based on what IDC has seen SAP modernization, SAP database adoption, and SAP cloud migration together pose a challenge with too many variables for most businesses. IDC sees this complexity as, “why very few businesses go it alone with such an initiative and typically collaborate with a range of parties”. Nevertheless, even the wealth of support options available to businesses making the move to SAP HANA or S/4HANA not all succeed. From IDC’s “Special Report – Infrastructure Adoption Trends for SAP and SAP HANA”, while the migration to SAP HANA is well under way, two-thirds of businesses have yet to reach the proof-of-concept stage and fewer businesses are in production.

2/3 of businesses SAP S/4HANA


Seeing these unsettling trends, Hitachi Vantara wanted to sponsor IDC on their “For SAP Database and Cloud Migration, Don't Go It Alone”, white paper to outline best practices and suggestions that can make SAP migrations successful. One important conclusion from IDC’s report is, “one-stop shopping offerings —hardware, services, consulting, and managed cloud services all from one vendor —can greatly reduce complexity, cost, and disruption during an SAP modernization initiative.”

 

At Hitachi Vantara we are very proud of our range of SAP expertise. Hitachi has been an SAP partner for more than 25 years and is keenly focused on providing infrastructure, deployment scenarios, and support and services to SAP customers. We work to help customers overcome the demands and complexity of migrating to SAP HANA, S/4HANA, and/or the cloud for running SAP solutions. Hitachi Vantara not only provides a vast range of high-performance and secure options for SAP infrastructure but also offers a managed service cloud provider option and an impressive worldwide network of SAP consultants. As a true “one-stop shop” for SAP customer, partnering with Hitachi Vantara can help you quickly and effectively modernize your SAP environments.

Comprehensive Solutions Ecosystem


IDC was impressed with Hitachi Vantara’s entire package of SAP offerings. IDC highlighted that, “Hitachi's value proposition is loud and clear — extremely performant and flexible infrastructure solutions combined with deep consulting and services expertise plus a full-stack SAP HANA support service on premises and in a fully managed cloud.” IDC felt with Hitachi Vantara’s depth of SAP experience really helped deliver what SAP customers really need to be successful. Overall, IDC recommend SAP customers making the move to SAP HANA or S/4HANA, “would do well to thoroughly evaluate Hitachi's entire SAP package”.

 

If you about to make the move to SAP HANA or S/4HANA, while there can be an overwhelming number of organizations offering various SAP migration options, it is good to look around and pick one that can deliver everything needed to digitally transform, quickly and effectively. From IDC’s best practices, they urge businesses to investigate options, “especially

one-stop shopping offerings”. After investigating the SAP landscape modernization, IDC concludes that SAP customers should not go alone and suggest looking at the comprehensive offering that Hitachi Vantara provides.

 

The SAP modernization process is fraught with many variables, especially when it comes to choosing vendors and/or providers. Picking one that has all the SAP migration pillars in place can greatly reduce complexity, cost, and disruption during an SAP modernization initiative. Hitachi Vantara delivers SAP HANA-focused design, deployment, management and migration solutions, to help you digitally transform, quickly and effectively.


What Next?

Hitachi Vantara Solutions for SAP HANA

Hitachi Vantara provides advanced infrastructure and software management to help you modernize your SAP infrastructure.

https://www.hitachivantara.com/en-us/solutions/infrastructure-solutions/modernize-optimize-resources/infrastructure-for-sap-hana.html

 

Hitachi Vantara Services for SAP

Hitachi Vantara has deep SAP expertise providing managed services and consulting engagements to help you.

https://www.hitachivantara.com/en-us/services/consulting-services/erp-modernization-services-for-sap.html

 

SAP HANA Business Technology Platform

SAP HANA is the SAP Business Technology Platform high-performance in-memory database for transactional and analytical workloads on premise, multi-cloud, and seamless hybrid deployments. Innovate without boundaries on a database management system where you can develop intelligent and live solutions for quick decision-making.

https://www.sap.com/products/hana.html

 

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