SAP runs on NetApp: Accelerate your SAP journey

Only SAP knows SAP better than NetApp. With over two decades of tight integrations with SAP, NetApp continues to develop solutions to help accelerate your business processes, deliver more actionable insights, and simplify your IT environment. 

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Why NetApp solutions for SAP?

Your business + SAP + NetApp = pure gold

How deep does our love for SAP run? For more than two decades we’ve been helping SAP customers leverage our technology to deliver projects faster, more efficiently, and with less risk.

Today, that includes things like streamlining and accelerating SAP lifecycle management through instantaneous cloning, speeding up backup and recovery operations from hours (yawn) to just minutes, and preparing for disasters (knock on wood) with fully integrated data protection.

And when it comes to moving, deploying, and optimizing SAP in the cloud, NetApp Cloud Data Services enables rapid prototyping and deployments, improved resilience, better performance, and simplified operations that is seamlessly connected to your on-premises infrastructure.

Increase the agility of your SAP landscapes

Today’s organizations face greater, more dynamic competitive pressures than ever before. Companies must become more agile, which means their core systems – the SAP landscapes – must become more agile. However, it is a delicate balance protecting these environments from interruption today while preparing for the needs of tomorrow. NetApp helps customers build their data fabric so that they can connect their tried and true on-premise infrastructure to the cloud allowing them to take advantage of the best of the cloud when they are ready.

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Simplify SAP HANA operations

Backing up SAP databases is a lengthy task that can degrade the performance of your production SAP HANA system, but cutting corners is out of the question. If data inconsistency of any kind occurs, you want to restore your SAP database quickly. NetApp makes it simple to back up SAP HANA data in minutes instead of hours, while minimizing performance impact on production systems. Then, seamlessly use backup data for fast SAP system copy operations. We make it simple to protect against future disasters while optimizing today's workflows.

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Accelerate your SAP HANA projects

Traditional SAP lifecycle management often uses time-consuming and error-prone manual processes that can delay responses to business requirements. NetApp solutions for SAP HANA can help you shorten development cycles with instantaneous cloning, provision and prototype systems in minutes rather than days, and streamline management through best-in-class integration with SAP tools such as SAP Landscape Management (LaMa).

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Who helps SAP run SAP? NetApp.

On-premises and in the cloud

Hear from Lalit Patil, CTO, SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, about how SAP customers are getting to market faster with Azure NetApp Files.

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IBM Cloud uses NetApp for SAP workloads

When IBM needed a partner to support SAP workloads in IBM Cloud they picked NetApp because only NetApp brings enterprise-grade, high performance storage to the cloud. Are you starting to notice a pattern here?

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ShopFloor 4.0 helps drive innovation 

Fraunhofer IESE has developed a machine-to-machine communication standard using their NetApp data fabric to keep data highly available. From the edge to the cloud, ShopFloor 4.0 can read, handle, and reproduce different data sources, taking the data wherever it is used.

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Visit our immersive SAPPHIRE NOW experience

Want to learn even more? Visit our SAPPHIRE NOW virtual booth and discover a wealth of information about NetApp's Solutions for SAP, our long partnership with SAP, and even an opportunity to have some goodies delivered to your home.

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myBrand set itself an objective to become the best-ranked SAP service provider.

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Azure NetApp Files helps Hansa-Flex migrate 20 SAP systems to the cloud in record time. 

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A scalable NetApp storage infrastructure delivers SAP solutions for IGZ

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Your choice of cloud

Only NetApp has you covered in Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud and Google Cloud.

Azure NetApp Files

Learn from NetApp and Microsoft how Azure NetApp files, an enterprise-grade Azure storage solution, makes it faster and easier to get your SAP landscape to the cloud.

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IBM Cloud

NetApp and IBM Cloud offer direct access to ultra-high-performance storage that is ideal for large, complex workloads like SAP S/4HANA and SAP ECC.

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SAP on Google Cloud

NetApp improves business outcomes for SAP HANA workloads on Google Cloud with Cloud Volumes Services.

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Converged infrastructure for SAP

Maximize IT responsiveness, minimize risk, and leverage prevalidated converged solutions for SAP.

Simplify and modernize your IT

Together with Cisco, NetApp delivers certified SAP HANA converged-infrastructure solutions validated with NetApp storage. Now it’s easy to reduce risk and slash TCO through standardization and automation, deploy SAP systems on demand in minutes using virtual or physical servers, and protect your business-critical data with backups that take seconds.

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The NetApp portfolio for SAP

We have solutions for all of your SAP needs. On-premises, in the cloud, and everything to connect them in perfect harmony.

All-Flash Storage Systems

Accelerate testing with powerful, solid-state flash storage.

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Your enterprise applications powered by NetApp and Cisco. 

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Cloud Volumes Service for SAP

NetApp is the only provider of shared file services for SAP HANA certified for both Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

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SnapCenter Backup Management

Streamline your hybrid cloud with application-consistent backup management.

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From storage and services to the world’s most cutting-edge cloud solutions, NetApp can simplify your life and amplify your performance. Answer a few simple questions to get the solutions your business demands. Wouldn’t it be nice if everything in life was this easy?

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Expertise and services

Find the expertise and services you need to deliver SAP projects faster with fewer resources and less delivery risk.

Consult with an expert

Align your business and organizational requirements by leveraging actionable recommendations and best practices for integrating SAP solutions into your hybrid cloud strategy.

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Architect your solution

Build and implement cost-effective, high-performance solutions that will optimize the value of SAP across your hybrid cloud.

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Operate and manage your solution

Drive operational excellence for SAP operations by focusing less on the need to fix issues.

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Make your move

There couldn’t be a better time than right now for your digital transformation. And the smartest move you can make is to join forces with NetApp today.

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