Get Ready to Move to Cloud & SAP S/4HANA
By 2027, an estimated 40,000 SAP systems will need to move to SAP S/4HANA. The migration represents an opportunity for companies to simplify and optimize their IT environments with cloud migration and a modern enterprise SAP digital core that accelerates business transformation.
To help enterprises move to SAP S/4HANA in an agile and reliable way, SUSE partners with Wipro to provide automated end-to-end SAP deployment based on open-source technologies and cloud solutions. Using SUSE’s multi-cloud approach and close relationship with SAP, allows organizations to get more value from their SAP investment faster. The automation best practices that SUSE has developed and the SAP expertise and services that Wipro provides, enables a fast and successful path to Cloud and SAP S/4HANA.
Challenges in SAP S/4HANA Migration
For enterprise-scale organizations, the journey to SAP S/4HANA in the cloud, includes several common challenges:
Simplify, Modernize, and Accelerate SAP Business Transformation
SUSE is partnering with Wipro to provide a SUSE-Wipro Automation and Monitoring Framework for SAP deployments on the hyperscalers – Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud Platform. The framework combines SUSE's expertise in SAP, high availability, and automation, with Wipro's expertise in SAP S/4HANA implementation and migration to simplify, modernize, and accelerate business transformation for enterprises.
The benefits of this partnership are clear:
Simplify the deployment of an SAP landscape in test, dev, and production environments to reduce the cost of switching to and maintaining the infrastructure.
Modernize SAP services in a cloud environment to ensure compliance across a range of configurations.
Accelerate business transformation to become adaptive and disruptive.
How does SUSE improve a move to SAP S/4HANA?
SUSE's set of tools provide an innovative and agile approach for SAP S/4HANA transformation. SUSE’s automation combines best practices for SAP deployment and high availability for mission-critical SAP workloads. Wipro’s SAP services make use of this automation framework to deliver SAP applications across multi-cloud with agility, reliability, and repeatability. By utilizing the automation framework, a complete SAP landscape can be provisioned in hours instead of weeks or months.
This is a diagram illustrating both SUSE and Wipro’s 6 phase cloud transformation framework:
What’s in the SUSE-Wipro SAP Automation & Monitoring Framework?
Innovation Focused Service Delivery
During the Covid-19 pandemic, many companies and industries experienced challenges. Face-to-face customer and consumer activities were unexpectedly disrupted at a global scale never seen before. Some industries like courier and logistics services enjoyed an unexpected boom while others like hospitality and airlines experienced deep contraction. It is now commonly agreed that business transformation is imperative to all companies. Those that can adapt quickly to create a disruptive model will survive or even thrive.
Wipro has the experience, global reach, and industry focus, to drive digital transformations for any business. The joint SUSE-Wipro offerings help companies move to SAP S/4HANA and transform other SAP applications with agility and complete confidence. Together we help companies simplify and modernize existing data centers and accelerate innovative solutions on top of the core SAP HANA digital platform.
Global Director of SAP Cloud Architect, SUSE
Sherry has over 10 years of experience in SAP solutions and is a trusted advisor for key SAP products like SAP HANA, S/4HANA, NetWeaver, and data intelligence. In recent years, Sherry has focused on SAP Solutions on Public Cloud and helping SAP customers with HANA and cloud migration. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Senior SAP Cloud Architect at Wipro
Mahadevan is a SAP Solution Architect specializing in public cloud migrations and Implementations. He has led multiple SAP to public cloud migrations and HANA migrations and helped clients through AWS assessment, roadmap, sizing, migration, and maintenance of SAP landscapes.