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RightSizing in Readiness for SAP HANA

Preparing your data in readiness for your migration to SAP HANA & S/4HANA

The challenge

SAP HANA and S/4HANA are revolutionary. With in-memory platform, real-time analytics and applications, unrivalled speed, efficiency and scale leading to significant business benefits are delivered.

RightSizing in readiness for SAP HANA & S/4HANA efficiently reduces the amount data you migrate, which in the majority of cases can reduce the size of your predicted SAP HANA appliance, this can reduce costs significantly when rolled out across your SAP landscape, data which is archived is kept on lower tier storage, but is still available to view when required in a compliant manner.

This is not an SAP HANA sizing solution, which is still recommended and offered by SAP, this solution evaluates data currently held on your ECC, CRM or SRM system to reduce data volume by removing data which is offering no value to the business from your production system by archiving or purging dependent upon data age and type, thus reducing the amount of data required for the planned migration to SAP HANA, and assisting with required data legislation rules to meet compliance.

SAP Information Lifecycle Management (ILM)

SAP ILM supports the complete information lifecycle, from creation to retention to destruction. You can define rules and polices reflecting where data is stored, how long data is retained and when data can be destroyed. Manage your data volumes while keeping the complete business context intact, securely moving outdated data into long-term, less expensive storage and providing access to archived data in a convenient and controlled way. The use of native SAP integration, optimized data compression and automated, rule-based retention management allows you to establish an effective and efficient data management strategy that optimizes your SAP S/4HANA investment and helps to ensure regulatory compliance for your business Read More..



Our expertise in SAP Data Management will help you to:

  • Manage and streamline data more effectively
  • Segregate data based on business value
  • Access data quickly regardless of where it is stored
  • Reduce SAP HANA licensing costs
  • Lower ongoing storage costs
  • Save cost of SAP HANA appliance requirements
  • Minimise resources required for migration
  • Reduce total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Increase return on investment (ROI)

How we can help

Our experienced SAP specialists have a tried-and-tested approach to SAP data management that will streamline your data prior to migrating to SAP HANA & S/4HANA.

We’ll analyse your data to produce a detailed SAP data management report, giving details on what data can be archived & purged, and what we recommend you migrate to SAP HANA for business suite or S/4HANA.

Our approach

Following the completion of an Proceed RightSizing in Readiness for SAP HANA Assessment, we’ll identify:

  • Data no longer required by your business
  • Data not required for day to day operations

This data can be archived to more cost-effective storage.  SAP  users will be able to access archived data easily for reporting and audit purposes.

With streamlined data, the migration to SAP HANA & S/4HANA is quicker and more cost effective.

In the long-term, hardware costs are reduced by controlled data growth and ongoing SAP data management maintains high performance levels for SAP HANA & S/4HANA applications.  Also, with your data growth under control, there will be no unexpected hardware refresh expense.

Get started

Our  RightSizing in Readiness for SAP HANA Assessment is a perfect place to start when planning a migration to SAP HANA & S/4HANA.

An experienced SAP data management consultant will analyse your (non-confidential) data and produce a report outlining how your data can be streamlined.

Download a summary of our RightSizing SAP HANA Solutions here.

Contact us to find out more about how we can help.


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