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 centers 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.
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199% ROI in three years
Forrester Consulting examines the economic impact ROI may realize by deploying System z.
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IBM zEnterprise SAP solutions

Case studies

  • Nationwide

    Nationwide transforms its core banking, service and business capabilities

  • Banco Galicia

    Banco Galicia plans its global future, with help from SAP and IBM

  • Eletrobrás Termonuclear

    Eletrobás generates greater operational resilience and efficiency

  • Baldor

    Baldor integrates new corporate acquisitions and cuts IT costs as a proportion of sales by 50%

  • Embasa

    Embasa improves data flows with SAP and IBM while simplifying IT infrastructure


    ARBURG gains efficiency - standardization and integration with SAP on IBM zEnterprise

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Business continuity at Nationwide: An extremely reliable, scalable platform for real-time banking helps increase market share

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ARBURG benefits from cost and energy savings and improvements across manufacturing processes

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IBM Entry Cloud Configuration for SAP solutions on IBM zEnterprise

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zEnterprise technology allows KDRS to grow in a very flexible way

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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 virtualization technologies and open industry standards, IBM mainframes help deliver competitive advantages for enterprises contributing and succeeding on a smarter planet.

Operating Systems

IBM System z supports multiple operation systems:


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.

  • Master IT Complexity

    IBM leaders discuss new zEnterprise announcements for the IBM Enterprise Linux Server, cloud and virtualization

zEnterprise SAP white papers

Josh Krischer & Associates zEnterprise Opens New Horizons for SAP (PDF,940KB)

Simplify your SAP infrastructure with a single integrated system supporting heterogeneous database, application serving, and web access applications with highly efficient SAP workload consolidation.

IBM Enterprise System: SAP Bank Analyzer 8.0 AFI Loan Tests (PDF,186KB)

This paper documents some of the tests we did with SAP’s most recent release of Bank Analyzer (BA) - Release 8.0 (BA8).

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