Consolidate SAP infrastructure on zEnterprise

Business benefits of deploying SAP applications on zEnterprise

Today's IT landscape for enterprise computing is evolving rapidly with data centres having to meet increasing business demands with flat budgets. The growth of SAP systems and data can result in an unaffordable IT infrastructure that inhibits ability to respond to changing market requirements. With its high performance and great systems capacity, IBM zEnterprise System can provide a strong foundation for SAP applications and data, improving ROI and market responsiveness.

Avoid costly downtime

Compare downtime costs for SAP users on zEnterprise versus two competitive platforms.

199% ROI in three years

Forrester Consulting examines the economic impact ROI may realise by deploying System z.

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Case studies

  • ARBURG gains efficiency – Standardisation and integration with SAP on IBM zEnterprise

    Improved ability to deal with changing market conditions and to react more flexibly to customer demands based on an agile IT infrastructure. Enhanced efficiency with consistent processes and rapid scalability.

  • Embasa improves data flows with SAP and IBM

    Embassa needed to find a high-performance, cost-effective way to introduce new software while continuing with the tried and trusted database solution for SAP while avoiding additional IT complexity

  • Baldor integrates new corporate acquisition and cuts IT costs as proportion of sales by 50 percent

    Baldor created a SAP software based solution that enables suppliers and customers to gain a direct view of product order status, bringing services levels that offshore competitors find impossible to match.

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    SAP on zEnterprise: Business transformation for energy and utilities

    Energy utility companies answer their IT challenges with SAP on zEnterprise

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Hardware

IBM provides world-class IBM mainframe technology to help today's enterprises respond quickly to evolving business conditions and with extreme flexibility. From automation to advanced virtualisation technologies and open industry standards, IBM mainframes help deliver competitive advantages for enterprises contributing and succeeding on a smarter planet.

Solutions

IBM's technology, solutions and industry expertise can help you find the competitive edge with a sharper understanding of your customers. Our System z solutions combine the foundation of IBM hardware, software and middleware with flexible financing and packaging options to help your business meet and overcome the challenges of doing business in the on demand world. IBM can help you develop a customer-centric view—and assist you in delivering the right solution and the right products.

Operating Systems

IBM System z servers are supported by a multitude of operating systems, such as z/OS, z/VSE, z/TPF, Linux on System z and the z/VM hypervisor.


Hardware

IBM provides world-class IBM mainframe technology to help today's enterprises respond quickly to evolving business conditions and with extreme flexibility. From automation to advanced virtualisation technologies and open industry standards, IBM mainframes help deliver competitive advantages for enterprises contributing and succeeding on a smarter planet.

Solutions

IBM's technology, solutions and industry expertise can help you find the competitive edge with a sharper understanding of your customers. Our System z solutions combine the foundation of IBM hardware, software and middleware with flexible financing and packaging options to help your business meet and overcome the challenges of doing business in the on demand world. IBM can help you develop a customer-centric view—and assist you in delivering the right solution and the right products.

Operating Systems

IBM System z servers are supported by a multitude of operating systems, such as z/OS, z/VSE, z/TPF, Linux on System z and the z/VM hypervisor.

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