SAP HANA and SAP S/4 HANA Migration Fast and Easy


Simplify your migration to HANA & S/4 HANA® on the Cloud:

Protera Arion is a powerful migration tool that streamlines the SAP HANA and SAP S/4 HANA Migration path. Built from the ground up by incorporating years of Protera’s migration experience and best practices, Protera FlexBridge utilizes machine learning to continuously improve migration execution and provides automatic error identification and correction.

HANA and S/4 HANA Migration with Flexbridge

Organizations currently running their business on SAP and planning to transition to HANA or S/4 HANA will significantly reduce the cost and complexity of their migration project by leveraging the Protera Arion Suite of Services and Tools. These Services and Tools are integrated in a comprehensive HANA Migration Automation platform that supports most SAP Business Suite Applications running on a large combination of OS/DB environments.

Based on specific project requirements Protera Arion can perform a HANA conversion in one step including; the DB migration to HANA, the OS migration to Linux, the selective upgrade of SAP Applications to a more recent version, and UNICODE conversion if needed.

Combined Benefits of Methodology and Automation

Protera Flexbridge Flowchart

With Protera Arion typical Migration Cost and Time savings range from 45% to 60% over a traditional approach, due primarily to the migration methodology and automation tools built in Migration Services Platform.

Beyond the hard savings Protera Arion also offers IT decision makers the assurance that every step of their HANA Migration project is fully planned based on SAP recommended best practices and SAP validated tool sets, and ensures that the entire migration process is fully documented, from initial migration readiness assessment to post-migration acceptance tests.

The combination of Proven Methodology and Automation greatly facilitates the migration of multiple SAP landscapes in parallel and allows organizations to transition complete SAP production environments in full confidence.

Typical Use Cases for Protera Arion

Regardless of organization size and/or industry Protera Arion supports most HANA migration initiatives and situations, from initial migration PoC to complete SAP production environment migrations to HANA.

With Protera Arion organizations accelerate the success of their HANA migration and deployment initiatives through every step of their HANA journeys. Our customers rely on our team to provide expert HANA migration guidance and delivery services.

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One Migration Step, One Planned Downtime

Protera Arion is designed to perform in one migration step any combination of the following:

  • DB migration to HANA
  • OS migration to Linux
  • SAP Applications Upgrade to most recent supported version
  • UNICODE conversion

Migrate your SAP Business Suite or BI System

While HANA deployments run on a defined and limited number of Linux systems, source systems run on a large variety of OS and DB environments. Below is a summary of the environments Protera Arion support.


HANA and S/4 HANA Migration case study

Fitch Ratings Selected Protera for the migration of the SAP systems to HANA in the cloud.

“By leveraging Protera FlexBridge the project team completed the migration of multiple SAP systems from a legacy OS/DB stack to HANA on SUSE Linux in the cloud in under 3 months. Business disruption was minimal, the project required only one short downtime period”.


HANA and S/4 HANA Migration Assessment Report

Protera Arion. Reduce the complexity, cost and downtime of your SAP cloud migration by nearly 70% simply by leveraging Protera’s Arion Migration Acceleration Services Platform.

To get started Protera offers a SAP HANA and SAP S/4 HANA Migration assessment of your existing SAP environment – the assessment includes a detailed report with a comprehensive list of current performance, usage metrics, and recommended migration plan.

Fee migration assessment report

Protera Arion is a registered service mark of Protera Technologies, LLC.