SAP in the Cloud: Migration Roadmap

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SAP in the Cloud: Migration Roadmap

For those of you who have decided that SAP on the Cloud makes sense for your organization, congratulations! This book is for you. This book is a sequel to SAP in the Cloud: An Executive Guide published by insiderBOOKS. While that volume made the case for why you should move your SAP applications to the cloud, this book will explain how to do it.

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Foreword: About This Book

This book is a sequel to SAP in the Cloud: An Executive Guide, published by insiderBOOKS. While that volume made the case for why you should move your SAP applications to the cloud, this book will explain how to do it.


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Chapter 1: A Review of the Cloud

There is a good chance you’ve purchased this book because you have decided the cloud is where you need your SAP applications to be. Before we take you through the process of justifying your project, let’s spend some time getting to know SAP on the cloud. 


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Chapter 2: Why Choose the Cloud?

Companies are choosing the cloud to deliver responsive IT and to innovate the way people work. Regardless of your role in your organization, you may find that cloud computing can open the door to business transformation. This chapter attempts to explain some of those advantages.


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Chapter 3: SAP on the Cloud: In Depth

This chapter examines SAP’s new cloud platform based on SAP HANA and how it is different not only from other similar applications but even from other SAP implementations. It also makes the case for on-premise implementations versus cloud managed services. It asks the question: If my SAP implementation is mission critical, should it be on the cloud? It also presents an overview of the methodology of moving SAP to the cloud, including a detailed discussion of SAP’s newest cloud platform based on SAP S/4HANA.


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Chapter 4: The Launch Phase

This chapter examines the first of four phases every cloud implementation should have, beginning with the Launch phase and opening with an explanation of on-boarding methodology. While not a rehash of project management methodology, it provides best practice recommendations for selecting a project team, finding a partner, establishing project governance, creating project plans, reviewing and defining scope and transition, defining priorities, and refining roles and responsibilities.


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  • Chapter 4: The Launch Phase

    This chapter examines the first of four phases every cloud implementation should have, beginning with the Launch phase and opening with an explanation of on-boarding methodology. While not a rehash of project management methodology, it provides best practice recommendations for selecting a project team, finding a partner, establishing project governance, creating project plans, reviewing and defining scope and transition, defining priorities, and refining roles and responsibilities.

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  • Chapter 3: SAP on the Cloud: In Depth

    This chapter examines SAP’s new cloud platform based on SAP HANA and how it is different not only from other similar applications but even from other SAP implementations. It also makes the case for on-premise implementations versus cloud managed services. It asks the question: If my SAP implementation is mission critical, should it be on the cloud? It also presents an overview of the methodology of moving SAP to the cloud, including a detailed discussion of SAP’s newest cloud platform based on SAP S/4HANA.

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  • Chapter 8: Software Updates

    This chapter covers the importance of software updates. It may seem like a boring topic, but keeping software up to date is essential to good security. We also talk about how a provider can implement updates without interrupting your service. You'll understand how those updates have prevented issues in the past and where to look for new SAP notes, which detail fixes. You should be able to ask intelligent questions about their update policy to make sure it's as aggressive as you need it to be. 

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