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Quickly deploy and use latest SAP solutions in the cloud with SAP Cloud Appliance Library

SAP Cloud Appliance Library (SAP CAL) provides an online repository of latest, pre-configured SAP solutions that can be instantly consumed in the cloud. Powered by SAP Cloud Platform and based on SAP Fiori design guidelines, it offers a simple and appealing user experience that gets you up and running with test, demo, trial and development systems "within minutes”. 

Why SAP Cloud Appliance Library?

Because the tool uses virtual appliance and machine technology to help you quickly deploy SAP demo content in a cloud infrastructure. It lowers the entry hurdle to cloud implementation – and brings the benefits of public/private clouds to new or existing customers.

  • Quickly deploy preconfigured cloud SAP test, demo, and training solutions
  • Access and manage your solution instances through a Web-based, self-service portal
  • Easily purchase the tested solutions, going live with the cloud provider of your choice
  • Reduce overall costs, minimise manual effort, and speed time to value for your SAP systems
  • Accelerate your company’s transition to a cloud-enabled IT infrastructure

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Learn how SAP Cloud Appliance Library can simplify the lives of business users and IT staff:

Functional Capabilities
  • New, approved shipment channel for SAP solutions
  • Quick-and-easy access to proof-of-concept, demo, and training systems
  • Reduced costs and time-to-value for your SAP systems
  • Ad-hoc provisioning of standardised and validated SAP systems
  • Production and delivery of virtual appliances, governed by SAP

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Technical Capabilities
  • Preconfigured SAP systems and content available as virtual appliances
  • Integration with cloud providers
  • Integration with the SAP Store

Subscription options for
SAP Cloud Appliance Library

You can purchase SAP CAL subscription packages from SAP Store to get quick-and-easy access to standardised and validated SAP systems and kick-start your SAP projects – within minutes.

Pricing is per instance / per month with a minimum contract term of 3 months

Prerequisites include SAP Product Licenses:  Valid product licenses are required to use a solution after expiration of the pre-installed temporary licenses.

For more information about the licensing status of a particular solution:

  • Log on to SAP Cloud Appliance Library with your S-user account information which belongs to the customer account that ordered SAP product licenses.
  • Go to the Solutions tab and select the solution you are interested in then choose unlock
  • Cloud Provider Account: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform account to which there is a charge for using the infrastructure of the cloud provider to run SAP solutions.
  • Before you place your subscription order, you can explore the complete online catalogue of available solutions to see which solution fits best to your business needs.

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Get Started

Ensure a successful implementation and maximise your ROI with information resources that support the different phases of SAP Cloud Appliance Library – from planning and installation to operation. 


Microsoft Azure

Watch videos on how to create your Microsoft Azure account and assign a subscription to your account to be used with SAP CAL, then get your first solution instance up and running.

Amazon Web Services

Learn how to create an Amazon Web Services (AWS) account, assigning the correct IAM roles required for SAP CAL and then learn to get the solution instance up and running. 

Google Service account

Learn how to create your Google Service account, register the account in SAP CAL during your initial instance creation and get your first solution instance running in Google Cloud Platform. 

SAP CAL advanced mode

Learn how to create your SAP CAL solution instance using the advanced mode with an explanation of all the options in detail.

SAP CAL user account set up

Learn how to create your SAP CAL user account and log in to use the SAP Cloud Appliance Library for the first time.

Expert Community

Connect with SAP experts – collaborate, share your knowledge and get the latest product updates on SAP Cloud Appliance Library
Why do you have to pay subscription fees to access SAP Cloud Appliance Library, and what benefits do you get as a subscriber?

New Free Trials Available with SAP CAL

Check out new free trials – including SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP 7.5 SP01, SAP Business Warehouse on SAP HANA, and more.

SAP Cloud Appliance Library community homepage

Get answers to your business- and process-related questions about SAP Cloud Appliance Library.

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