HP ENTERPRISE CLOUD SERVICES FOR SAP APPLICATIONS

Reduce your IT investment and time to market with cloud-based application services
At-a-glance
IT organizations like yours are under constant pressure to reduce the cost of daily operation. This can be achieved by scalable, private, hosted cloud solutions optimized for SAP applications based on a converged infrastructure with a flexible, secure, pay-as-you-go model. The target is to reduce capital expenditure on IT infrastructure by switching to operational softwareas-a-service or application-as-a-service models. HP Enterprise Cloud Services for SAP applications are offered via a virtual private cloud platform. The service provides SAP Development and Sandbox solutions and SAP CRM rapid deployment solutions in a SaaS model. The flexible and scalable solution is offered on a three-month to multiyear contract on a pay-per-month, per-user, or per-instance pricing. It comes bundled with infrastructure, application, and support services.

Overview
HP Enterprise Cloud Services for SAP applications enable you to begin to change the way you procure and manage IT by shifting focus from CAPEX to OPEX almost immediately. The solution: • Provides an HP-hosted SAP Sandbox/Development or CRM Rapid Deployment Solution environment • Provides a three-month to multiyear contract basis with pay-per-month pricing • Includes SAP infrastructure, platform, and application, including software license costs • Includes SAP Operations and Technical Applications Management Services • Offers optional services for consulting, integration, or functional support • Offers a choice of flexible service levels • Is delivered out of secure, compliant, nextgeneration HP data centers available in each region

Choices to fit your requirements and budget
The compute infrastructure, based on standard utility building blocks, is available in three sizes to suit specific customer needs. Each size is configured to deliver 2000, 4800, and 9500 SAPs (SAP application performance standards). You have a choice of two service tiers with appropriate service-level objectives to meet your budget. The costs can be further optimized with a selection of dedicated servers or multitenant virtual servers running on Linux.

The solution you need—when you need it
HP Enterprise Cloud Services for SAP applications are geared to provide numerous benefits: • Reduced time to market—The preprovisioned SAP environment can significantly reduce the amount of time required to provide you a final SAP-based solution.

• Reduced IT investment—Flexible contracting solutions offer a leveraged approach to infrastructure, and a building-block approach optimizes costs. By switching costs from CAPEX to A typical customer engagement will include: OPEX, you can leverage cash flows for innovation, • A number of servers running supported OS instances which will drive costs down further. • Appropriate choice of SAP application templates • Flexible capacity on demand—By developing with choice of databases standardized deployments and virtualizing them, • Choice of storage, backup, and restore we are able to ramp up and ramp down compute • Standard Internet-based VPN connectivity resources based on your business priorities. This will • Tier 2 (nonproduction) and Tier 3 (production) ensure there is no capital lock-in, and you are able service levels to meet market demands in a timely manner.

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