Hybrid Cloud Use Cases

VMwareCloud on AWS for SAP Workloads

The advantages of moving to the cloud has resulted in a significant migration of workloads.

Expert Knowledge

Whitepapers

VMware Cloud™ on AWS Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) An Analysis for SAP Landscapes

The real TCO of SAP Workloads on VMware Cloud™ on AWS

SAP-on-VMware Best Practices

Guidelines and best practices for virtualizing SAP applications on VMware vSphere.

Virtualizing your SAP Landscape

Assess, Create, and Adopt a Virtualization and Cloud Strategy

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PLATFORM MODERNIZATION FOR SAP STORIES

GLOBAL DISPENSING SYSTEMS MANUFACTURER RAPID MIGRATION OF SAP ONTO VMWARE BASED X86 SOLUTION

CHALLENGES

  • Increase reliability, performance and scalability
  • Reduce overall operating costs
  • Implement a simplified DR solution and centralized monitoring solution from Hardware to Application stack
  • Increase operational efficiencies by standardizing and reducing patch time

SOLUTION

  • EMC VMAX
  • SAP Landscape Re-design
  • Virtualization of entire SAP Landscape
  • OS/DB upgrade and standardization

RESULTS

  • Reduced downtime from multiple days per year to less than .001%
  • Increased performance by 20%
  • Reduced provisioning time from 5 weeks to 2
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PLATFORM MODERNIZATION FOR SAP STORIES

INTERNATIONAL RAILROAD COMPANY

SAP PLATFORM MIGRATION FROM PHYSICAL TO VIRTUALIZED LANDSCAPE

CHALLENGES

  • Increase reliability
  • Reduce TCO
  • Update processes and procedures
  • Stabilize platform
  • Upgrade Hardware

SOLUTION

  • Full Assess, Design, Build, Migrate and Optimize for a VMWare virtualized SAP deployment
  • Redesign and Deploy of SAP Landscape with upgrades to OS and DB

RESULTS

  • Increased flexibility to support numerous application development and upgrade activities
  • Completed error-free migration of production environment (seamless cutover) within identified time frame (36 hours)
  • Stayed within desired budget
  • Prepared for a more agile approach to functional upgrades
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PLATFORM MODERNIZATION FOR SAP STORIES

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SERVICES

INCREASING PERFORMANCE WITH COMPLETE PLATFORM TRANSFORMATION

CHALLENGES

  • Reduce costs of database
  • Introduce standards and standardize solution
  • Stabilize platform
  • Increase security

SOLUTION

  • Full assessment of entire SAP Landscape including backup, HA/DR, Security, and Networking
  • SAP OS/DB Migration
  • Disaster Recovery design and implementation (EMC Recovery Point and vRealize Site Recovery Manager)
  • VCE vBlock 700

RESULTS

  • Fully virtualized modern SAP implementation running on Microsoft Windows and SQL
  • Successful DR test
  • Enhanced Operations capability (visibility into solution at a dashboard level)
  • Reduced provisioning time from weeks to days

Transform & Virtualize

Case Studies

Businessman pressing buttons on a platform.

Global Dispensing System Manufacturer

Increasing Performance with Complete Platform Transformation

Landscape with a railroad running through it.

International Railroad Company

SAP Platform Migration from Physical to Virtualized Landscape

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International Airport Services

Rapid Migration of SAP onto VMware Based x86 Solution