Introduction to Virtualized Enterprise Applications on VMware
- Enterprise Applications Run Best on VMware
- Ensure High Levels of Service and Availability for SAP Applications
Press and Analysts
Experience Smooth, Efficient SAP Application Upgrades with VMware Infrastructure
SAP NetWeaver Magazine, March 2008
SAP Supports Applications on VMware Platform: An Industry Milestone
Taneja Group Opinion, January 2008
“Pushing the Virtualization Envelope”
TechWeb.com, November 2007
“Maintain Performance SLAs with Less Hardware Using VMware Infrastructure”
SAP NetWeaver Magazine, September 2007
“Virtualized Servers Save Real Money”
SAP Info Magazine, March 2007
- Reduce Costs and Increase Agility for SAP Applications with VMware and Novell (on demand)
- Streamlining SAP Upgrades with VMware Infrastructure 3
- SAP Supports Windows in Production on VMware
- The Benefits of Deploying SAP Enterprise Applications on Virtual Infrastructure (on demand)
- Challenge your SAP Operations - Cut Costs with LINUX and Virtualization English | German
Training and Consulting
VIrtualization as a Business Enabler: ROI and TCO benefits for SAP customers by HP and VMware
This white paper addresses the customer benefits and the methodology for obtaining significant cost savings and environmental benefits when updating the SAP infrastructure and introducing virtualization with VMware vSphere. The expected cost savings are up to $2,8M over the first 3 years of the new deployment, and expected ROI is 10 months.
Fujitsu Publishes the First SAP Three Tier Benchmark on VMware vSphere
Fully Virtualized Environment Supports 16,000 Users and achieves 87,800 SAPs
TCO and ROI Analysis of SAP Landscapes using VMware Technology
Find out about the TCO and ROI savings three SAP customers have obtained by deploying their SAP landscapes on VMware virtualization infrastructure.
SAP Solutions on VMware vSphere 4
This paper covers the Best Practice Guidelines for SAP solutions.
SAP Solutions on VMware Infrastructure 3:Customer Implementation - Technical Case Study
This document describes the technical architecture of a live deployment of SAP solutions on VMware Infrastructure at a pharmaceutical company. With the help of VMware certified partner, AddOn, the customer migrated its existing SAP implementation from a non-industry standard platform to the HP ProLiant platform running VMware Infrastructure 3, gaining numerous benefits discussed in this whitepaper
SAP Solutions on VMware® Infrastructure: Reducing Infrastructure Costs at Thales Rail Signaling Solutions, Inc.
Thales Rail Signaling Solutions, Inc. decided to bring its SAP environment in-house, moving to the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter x64 Edition operating system and the Oracle 10 Database running on VMware® Infrastructure. After migration, the company realized 40 percent cost savings, up to four times performance improvement, higher availability, full redundancy, and cost-effective disaster recovery options.
Virtualized SAP Performance with VMware vSphere 4
VMware vSphere supports virtualized SAP Enterprise Resource Planning software with excellent performance and scalability. By supporting physical CPU features such as large pages, AMD Rapid Virtualization Indexing, and Intel Extended Page Tables, vSphere exhibits low overhead when running SAP with even its most MMU-intensive memory models. This paper includes results of several experiments using vSphere and SAP software with both the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and SUSE Linux 10.2 operating systems as well as best practice recommendations based on these experiments.
Open Up New Possibilities for Your SAP Landscape
The benefits of virtualization are clear: By running several operating systems and applications at the same time on a single computer, you can dynamically rebalance applications...
Southwestern/Great American virtualizes on IBM BladeCenter for full disaster recovery
Worked with SAP, IBM and Dynamix, an IBM Premier Business Partner to unify and consolidate SAP and non-SAP application environments onto IBM BladeCenter and IBM Systems Storage DS4700; used VMware...
SAP Disaster Recovery Solution with VMware® Site Recovery Manager and EMC® CLARiiON® storage (registration required)
SAP Disaster Recovery Solution with VMware SRM and EMC CLARiiON This document outlines how, in a multi-tier SAP environment that resides on EMC CLARiiON storage, VMware Site Recovery Manager can help you: o Accelerate recovery for the virtual environment through automation. o Ensure reliable recovery by enabling non-disruptive testing. o Simplify recovery by eliminating complex manual recovery steps and centralizing management of recovery plans.
Sizing guide for SAP and VMware ESX Server running on HP ProLiant x86-64 platforms (registration required)
This document is intended for systems engineers working with customers to develop an SAP landscape. The landscape is expected to include multiple virtual machines supporting several components in a typical SAP environment.
Automated Disaster Recovery for Your SAP® Software Environment with NetApp and VMware Site Recovery Manager. (registration required)
SAP created this paper highlighting the VMware and NetApp disaster recovery solution developed in the SAP Co-Innovation Lab in Palo Alto, CA. VMware® and NetApp® have teamed with SAP to provide a solution that makes disaster recovery manageable,reliable, repeatable, and cost effective.
VMware Infrastructure for SAP Enterprise Applications: Use Cases
This paper covers use cases that range from server containment to disaster recovery, demonstrating tangible cost reduction, operational efficiency and time-saving benefits.
Download the SAP Deployment Guide (registration required)
This guide demonstrates the deployment of SAP ERP software on the VMware Infrastructure platform and showcases the benefits that VMware solutions provide for the SAP datacenter.
Deploying SAP Software on DB2 Using VMware Templates (registration required)
This guide demonstrates the deployment of SAP ERP software on IBM DB2 databases using template and cloning functionality available in VMware Infrastructure 3.2 Using VMware Templates.