IT Automation for Enterprise SAP

Thursday, August 31 2023 at 11:00 AM

Meet the Experts

Key Takeaways

⇨ Ensure complete stakeholder alignment before embarking on a broader IT automation project

⇨ Evaluate and understand the right IT automation tools for your SAP environment

⇨ Expect an investment of time and resources to reach IT automation goals

In this webinar:

SAPinsider analyst Robert Holland will explore the recent research report.

The goal of IT automation is to create an environment that contains a clean landscape, is running smoothly, and is easy to patch. While simple in concept, this is much more difficult to achieve in practice. IT automation offers many benefits as it reduces errors and enhances efficiency by automating manual and repetitive tasks, and increases regulatory compliance and security as system patching and monitoring get automated. However, IT automation projects may have a significant up-front cost and require a robust technology platform to support desired automation capabilities. Despite this, the move to cloud-based environments has made it possible for SAP customers to implement and leverage IT automation within their enterprise SAP environments.

The survey asked the respondents to about how far they had reached with implementing IT automation for their SAP systems and environments, and in which areas they were utilizing automation. They were most likely to be leveraged in operations, maintenance, and testing, though more organizations planned to implement automation in the areas of patching and testing. Respondents were concerned about skill gaps and integrating automation solutions with existing systems, but expected to optimize costs and resources, reduce errors, and enhance reliability and quality.

IT Automation technologies in use

Download the benchmark report to read the full data analysis from 137 members of the SAPinsider community and receive recommendations for your own plans.

  • Explore the factors that are influencing the need for IT automation for enterprise SAP systems
  • Learn how far organizations have reached with implementing IT automation
  • Understand the most important features for IT automation
  • See the areas in which organizations are utilizing IT automation for SAP

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