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27 ways to derisk the SAP upgrade

More than 15,000 corporations worldwide have either finished, or are in the process of executing an upgrade of their SAP environment to ERP 6.0 - What is your roadmap for upgrade? Are apprehensions about long durations for the upgrade project, downtimes for cutover, large database sizes, complex customizations, and Unicode conversion holding you back from upgrading? Learn about the template approach for SAP upgrades that mitigates major risks associated with upgrades.

SAP upgrade presents an opportunity to extract the best returns from your long-term investments in SAP, at a low incremental cost. In addition to enhanced business functionality in ERP 6.0, a world of new technology, including eSOA, BPM, PI, MDM, etc., becomes available, making IT agile and highly adaptable to the changing business paradigms, thus forming a compelling business case for an upgrade.

Infosys SAP Upgrade services

With all SAP deployments and upgrades, it is also critical to consider the supporting server infrastructure to ensure optimal performance and deliver on all service-level agreements. To that end, Infosys has been working very closely with Intel Corporation to develop both a deep understanding of the latest generation of Intel Xeon and Itanium server technology and next- generation infrastructure assessment and design methodologies.

With Intel's long standing in-depth engineering relationship with SAP, testing and optimizing its platforms on the latest SAP software and its close engineering collaboration with Intel, Infosys is confident in recommending and deploying Intel-based SAP solutions. Intel-based SAP solutions represent leading price-performance, energy efficiency, reliability, and scalability using Intel's multi-core, 64-bit Xeon and Itanium processing technology – and Infosys is ready to assess your environment to recommend the exact configuration required to meet your SLA.

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Sagar Panchpor, Associate Business Manager, SAP practice, Infosys Ltd.
Sagar Panchpor

Associate Business Manager, SAP practice, Infosys Ltd.

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Srinivas Anne, Head, SAP Upgrade CoE, SAP practice, Infosys Ltd.
Srinivas Anne

Head, SAP Upgrade CoE, SAP practice, Infosys Ltd.

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