Systems Administration

Explore the options that are required to derive the best performance from both operating systems and hardware on which SAP systems are running, and the choices that are available when considering new on-premise and cloud infrastructure investments. Learn about the best ways to leverage SAP Solution Manager, and how that can be used when moving into cloud-based environments, as well as tips for improving your understanding and usage. Understand how to streamline management of your SAP systems, and what the roadmaps are for future administration and maintenance activities. 


  1. NetApp

    Reading time: 15 mins

    An SAP implementation is always about balance. Up and running and stable today? Tomorrow, you’re asked to do even more. Handling more transactions, more users, more partners, more modules. How do you handle the data behind it all? You need a solid, agile, scalable backbone. SAP on NetApp is that backbone. NetApp’s storage provisioning and performance capabilities are fast, and they add value to your data. Stay on-premises, or move to the cloud whenever, wherever you want with the hyperscalers: Azure, AWS and Google. It’s your SAP data. Use it.

  2. Build Business Resilience in Uncertain Times with Robotic Process Automation: How Reinventing Your Business Processes Can Help Turn Challenges into Opportunities

    Build Business Resilience in Uncertain Times with Robotic Process Automation

    Reading time: 15 mins

    The sudden business interruption caused by COVID-19 has highlighted the need for organizations to ensure that their business processes are resilient and agile enough to adapt to rapid changes. Robotic process automation (RPA) can play a key role in helping organizations achieve these goals. With RPA, robots (or “bots”) can quickly and efficiently execute manual,…
  3. Making SAP S/4HANA Secure from the Start: How to Ensure a Secure Access and Integration Infrastructure for Your SAP S/4HANA Project

    Making SAP S/4HANA Secure from the Start

    Reading time: 14 mins

    While an SAP S/4HANA project brings with it a range of exciting new features and functionality, as with any move to a new technology, it can also be intimidating, especially for those who are responsible for securing their organization’s landscape. From a security perspective, there are some new architectures to address with SAP S/4HANA, particularly…
  4. Technical Guide: Migrating General Ledger Data for SAP S/4HANA

    Reading time: 11 mins

    SAP has simplified its accounting design by introducing the Universal Journal, resulting in significant change to the pillar of GL accounting—GL account master data. Whether a customer is pursuing a greenfield implementation or a technical migration to SAP S/4HANA, maintenance or migration to GL accounts using the new technical framework is a basic yet important…
  5. 10 Things You’ll Learn by Attending SAPinsider’s Virtual Conference Experience

    Reading time: 3 mins

    Join us online August 18-22 for SAPinsider’s 2020 Virtual Conference Experience, where you can safely experience the world’s most trusted event for business and technology leaders and professionals who rely on SAP. From insight to action, attendees will learn strategies to help maximize SAP technology investments. When you attend, you’ll be able to connect with…
  6. SUSE

    SUSE, the world’s largest independent open source company, provides unparalleled customer choice and powers digital transformation for the enterprise by simplifying, modernizing and accelerating traditional, cloud and edge solutions. SUSE collaborates with partners, communities and customers to deliver and support solutions that enable mission-critical business outcomes. SUSE’s container and cloud platforms, software-defined infrastructure, artificial intelligence and edge computing solutions allow customers to create, deploy and manage workloads anywhere – on premises, multi-cloud and edge. For more information, visit

  7. Red Hat

    Red Hat helps SAP enterprises standardize on a single, open platform and build on a foundation that sets them up for a future of innovation with a rich portfolio of flexible solutions. From standards-based solutions for automation, management, and integration, to app containerization and open hybrid cloud, Red Hat’s SAP portfolio supports any on- premise or cloud environment with freedom from vendor lock-in. Not just an operating system, Red HatⓇ solutions are driving intelligent enterprises through optimized stability, scalability, and security for SAP deployments. Red Hat is a market leader in LinuxⓇ, multicloud container development, and infrastructure automation, with a rich history in the open source community. With more than two decades of strategic collaboration with SAP, the support of IBM, and joint solutions from our global partner ecosystem, Red Hat offers an end-to-end portfolio of open source solutions for organizations looking to build an intelligent enterprise throughout their cloud journey. Red Hat for SAP. Open. For business.

  8. SAP

    SAP stands for Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing (Anwendungen und Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung in German). SAP was founded in 1972 in Walldorf, Germany and now has offices around the world. SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best: 77% of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP system. Our machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into intelligent enterprises.

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    Brighthouse Financial Accelerates User Provisioning Cycles

    Reading time: 4 mins

    Before integrating Saviynt’s Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) solution and SAP Access Control, Brighthouse Financial ran an entirely manual user provisioning process using an access request feature in SharePoint. This case study explains how the Fortune 500 company improved their user provisioning processes for SAP products with SAP Access Control and then implemented Saviynt’s IGA…
  10. Kurt Hollis

    An Inside Look at SAP’s HANA Release Strategy and How to Optimize Performance

    SAP HANA is one of the most significant releases in SAP’s history. It represents an enormous shift, bringing traditional ERP processes and functionality together with a high-performance data analytics engine embodied in SAP HANA. Hear directly from SAP Expert Kurt Hollis with key insights into the SAP HANA release strategy and your steps to success…