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SAP on AWS Transforms IT Infrastructure


The Challenge

One of the world’s suppliers of footwear and apparel wanted to sustain consistent business growth and accelerate availability of its IT infrastructure for rapid implementation of IT solutions and other innovations. To do so, the company decided to migrate its existing on-premises SAP landscape to AWS Cloud.


Our Approach

Cognizant’s retail technology experts collaborated with the company to design and architect the migration of its SAP landscape, consisting of more than 50 SAP systems, to the cloud. To minimize disruption and downtime, we used a phased migration approach and multiple migration technologies, including database migration option (DMO), R3load/Jload and database specific replication methodologies.

Cognizant also designed and implemented a high availability and disaster recovery solution for SAP workloads on AWS Cloud. This included implementing the AWS disaster recovery solution for the systems still hosted on-premises and those yet to be migrated to the cloud.

Adopting a New AWS Cloud Platform for SAP Landscapes

To leverage the client’s agile development approach, Cognizant adopted a platform that instantly prototypes SAP applications. We accelerated project implementation by adopting the new AWS Cloud platform for both existing and new SAP landscapes.

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Lower

infrastructure spending on SAP landscapes

Faster

availability of hardware for scale-out and new project requirements

Better

disaster recovery ensures recoverability of core business applications


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