SAP’s Comprehensive Approach to Support Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure

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Virtual Reality

SAP’s Comprehensive Approach to

Support Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure

22.11.2010

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Agenda

1.
Today’s Challenges

2.
SAP Virtualization & Cloud Management


Today and Future

3.
Focus Area’s
-

Initiatives, Tools and Services

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Greater Performance Despite
Shrinking
Resources


Changes to
processes require
more flexible IT


“IT
-
to
-
market”
takes place at
increasingly
shorter intervals

Flexibility


IT budgets have
been frozen or
reduced


Higher operating
costs for IT


A large part of the
IT budget is spent
on maintaining
existing equipment


Assurance of
service quality
despite budget
reductions

Costs

Top 10 Technology Priority

Ranking

Virtualization

1

Cloud computing

2

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We understood …

Customers have to:


Reduce IT capital investments and operational costs


Achieve faster time
-
to
-
value


Manage the transformation process to embrace virtualization and cloud technology

Customer expect SAP to:


Automate SAP system copy tasks


Enable automated capacity management


Make SAP landscape visible through all layers


Simplify provisioning


Break the barrier between private and public cloud infrastructure.

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Agenda

1.
Today’s Challenges

2.
SAP Virtualization & Cloud Management


Today and Future

3.
Focus Area’s
-

Initiatives, Tools and Services

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SAP solutions supported on virtualization technology provided by SAP
Technology Partners.


SAP instances decoupled from OS.

Private Cloud
-

SAP Support for Virtualization
Technologies today

Application

Operating System

Hardware

Server Virtualization

Server

Partitioning

Hypervisor

Virtualization

OS Virtualization

Application Virtualization

Application Virtualization


Detailed information:

http://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/virtualization

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Virtualization and
Cloud Infrastructure

Operating System

Hardware

Application

Virtualization

Automation

Standardization

Accounting

Cloud Infrastructure:

Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS)

Extended use of Virtualization

Highly standardized and automated landscapes

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Public

Private

Hybrid

Cloud Types

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Virtualization and
Cloud Program

TODAY



SAP systems
supported
to run
on virtualization
platforms


SAP management solutions
for physical and virtual
infrastructures


Value
Prototyping to provide
SAP landscapes services


Partner network and
solutions


Unify
currently
available
technologies


Extend operation
support to public cloud
infrastructures

OUTLOOK



Extend
collaboration with
cloud partners


SAP landscape management
software (Single
unified
management solution)

The
Mission:
Define
and develop enabling
technology, management
tools and value
added services to help customers
deploy
and manage existing
on
-
premise SAP
applications in virtualized data centers and
cloud infrastructures.

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In Summary

The Solutions and Services will help SAP customers…


Reduce the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of their SAP systems


Improve their scalability and business agility


Hide complexity

…by…

Getting a coordinated set of solutions and services simplifying and
optimizing the effort required to provision, deploy, monitor and
manage their SAP systems in
virtual infrastructures and cloud
environments

…and

With the input of our customers and partners.

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Agenda

1.
Today’s Challenges

2.
SAP Virtualization & Cloud Management


Today and Future

3.
Focus Area’s
-

Initiatives, Tools and Services

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2010 SAP AG. All rights reserved. / Page
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SAP Management Platform Overview


SAP landscape management software



Virtualization and

Cloud Management

Copy / Refresh

Packaging & Deployment

System Visibility

Policy & Governance

Appliances

Licensing

Usage

Billing

Virtualization

Connect

SAP Virtual
Appliances

Market



Image Management

Applications

SAP Solutions

Application

Connect

OS

Connect

Storage
Connect

Cloud
Connect

Custom E
xit





Open API

Virtual Appliance

Non
-
SAP



Management
Frameworks

Partner
Framework



IT
-
Infrastructure

Private

Cloud

Public

Cloud

Hybrid

Virtualization

Storage

Physical
Resources

Network

Configuration

SAP

Solution
Manager

SAP

Solution
Manager

Application

Connect



This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any
tim
e for any reason without notice. This document is provided without a warranty of any kind,
either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular
pur
pose, or non
-
infringement

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The Future

Future planned focus areas
-

SAP Landscape Management Solution for Virtualized and Cloud Infrastructures:


End
-
to
-
end provisioning of SAP landscapes


End
-
to
-
end visibility and management


Automated capacity management


Virtual appliance repository


SAP Solution Manager processes integration


Change
-
, problem
-
, incident
-
management / alerting / technical reporting


Virtual landscape map


Downtime management


End
-
to
-
End
-

system clone,
-

system copy,
-

system refresh


Billing

Flexible and Open:


Open API interfaces for easy integration with partners and customers


Support for broad range of operating system, storage, virtualization and adaptive enabled technologies


Solution for small, medium and large enterprise customers

This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any
tim
e for any reason without notice. This document is provided without a warranty of any kind,
either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular
pur
pose, or non
-
infringement

Multumesc!

Bogdan Rusu


Platform/Business User Presales

SAP Romania

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-
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Tipografilor


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