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Cloud in an SAP World – Be Prepared to Change Your Mindset

By |2020-11-05T06:51:28-06:00November 5th, 2020|Categories: Cloud Migrations|

Understanding how to get the best out of Cloud computing in an SAP environment requires a change from the traditional CIO mindset Over the past few years, I’ve had the opportunity to talk with many different CIOs about the technical aspects of adopting cloud as one component of their SAP landscape. If you are

BW on HANA vs. BW4/HANA: What’s the Difference?

By |2020-07-29T09:18:19-05:00July 29th, 2020|Categories: Cloud Migrations|

SAP BW on HANA and BW4/HANA are different application suites running on the same database. SAP BW on HANA uses SAP’s legacy BW software, but moves it to the HANA database. BW/4HANA uses a reengineered software suite designed to fully harness the power of the HANA database. SAP BW on HANA provides dramatic ROI

SAP ECC vs. HANA vs. S/4HANA: Understanding Your Options

By |2020-06-12T06:12:57-05:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: Cloud Migrations|

As a leader in SAP managed services, we receive many questions around the differences between SAP's core offerings, and which would best suit an organization. For those with a non-technical SAP background, here’s what you need to know about SAP ECC, HANA, S/4HANA and Business Suite. What is SAP Business Suite? The SAP Business

Why Cloud? Why Now? Part Two

By |2020-06-04T08:34:14-05:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: Cloud Migrations|

Guest post by Protera partner Genesis10 Missed Part One? Read it here.We recently asked Alan Manuel, Chief Product Officer at Protera Technologies, and David Fradin, ERP Practice Lead at Genesis10, to articulate compelling reasons for organizations to move aging on- premises SAP platforms to the cloud. Protera and Genesis10 are in a strategic relationship

Why Cloud? Why Now? Part One

By |2020-05-27T23:56:12-05:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Cloud Migrations|

Guest post by Protera partner Genesis10 When SAP recently extended maintenance support for core applications of SAP Business Suite 7 software through 2027, some organizations, understandably, breathed a sigh of relief. Earlier it had said that maintenance would end in 2025. While pressure to move SAP to the cloud has eased somewhat, there

Customer Question of the Month: What Are My Options Moving SAP to the Cloud?

By |2020-07-23T04:24:57-05:00November 30th, 2019|Categories: Cloud Migrations|

Moving SAP to the cloud is not a single option, but a continuum. Customers can choose anything from a quick, as-is migration to cut hosting costs, to a full upgrade to SAP S/4HANA. Here’s a quick guide to your options for SAP cloud migration. Primary  Options for Migrating SAP to Cloud There are three primary 

How SAP Transformation Navigator Affects Your Upgrade

By |2019-10-07T12:52:18-05:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Cloud Migrations|

SAP Transformation Navigator (TN) is a useful tool to help customers undergoing SAP upgrades and migrations. Released at SAP SAPPHIRE NOW 2017, Transformation Navigator was built in response to SAP customer requests for more guidance during the transformation process. The tool not only provides an intuitive way to create a product map and prepare

SAP HANA Migration: 3 Steps to a Successful Transition

By |2020-07-23T04:30:53-05:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Cloud Migrations|

In infrastructure upgrades, the goals often shape the process. For example, if you’re repainting a building and your goal is to get it done as quickly as possible within budget, the process reflects that. You don’t spend a lot of time comparison shopping, or investigating different types of paint — you find a painting crew

How to Save 50% on Your SAP HANA Migration

By |2020-07-23T04:34:31-05:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Cloud Migrations|

Let’s face it: no one gets excited about migrating. However, much vendors tout the considerable benefits of SAP HANA, migration is still a costly and potentially disruptive (albeit necessary) process that takes resources away from your core business activities. But anything worth doing is worth doing well — mainly when your whole business depends on

ASAP Methodology vs. SAP Activate: Understanding the Differences

By |2020-03-04T00:50:05-06:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Cloud Migrations|

SAP Activate is a complete methodology, more comprehensive than any system SAP has built before. SAP customers have a vast range of landscapes, with an almost unlimited array of tech stacks, configurations and destinations. SAP has managed to create a system to upgrade, migrate or transform nearly any conceivable SAP landscape, enabling companies to