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Enable cloud migration with SAP Business Technology Platform

Future-proof your business with SAP Business Technology Platform

SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP) enables you to innovate in new ways by adopting a cloud operations based model on infrastructure as a service (IaaS) technologies — and transformation opportunities with fully managed platform as a service (PaaS) offerings.

Cloud migration and transformation is a continuous process with opportunities for innovation and flexibility at every stage

RISE with SAP is a holistic business-transformation-as-a-service package that helps change the mindset of your business, redesign business processes, and reduce internal complexity, ultimately enabling you to adopt new business models and stay ahead of your competition.

Complement, extend, and integrate with any other solution (SAP, partner, or third party) and use the data model and business services on SAP BTP to connect it all. As part of the RISE with SAP offering, you can drive your innovation faster with SAP BTP to fast-track your move to SAP S/4HANA Cloud and support faster, cohesive, and future-ready innovation. 

Why migrate and transform with SAP BTP?

SAP BTP provides the flexibility and independence you need by delivering technology to move assets to the cloud, integrate the IT landscape, and configure and extend SAP and third-party applications. 

Connected business processes

Optimize processes that cross lines of business and achieve competitive differentiation with SAP BTP embedded in SAP applications.

Multi-cloud openness

Run SAP BTP in any hyperscaler cloud environment for flexibility and customer choice.

Fast time to value

Go live quickly, reduce the payback period, monetize investments, and fund subsequent high-value use cases.

Extensive partner ecosystem

Choose from 15,000 partners across 25 industries to meet the needs of your business.

Get resources at every stage of your cloud migration

Discover the business value for moving to the cloud and create a transformation plan. Choose an expert-guided engagement or work independently on your time frame with SAP planning tools.

Define your strategy

  • Define and document your motivations
    Define why you are migrating. Document the business outcomes that you want to achieve and your motivations, such as exiting your datacenter, increasing cost saving, or designing for greater agility.
  • Involve and align key stakeholders
    Facilitate a smoother, faster migration that meets organizational goals by enlisting the broad support. Create a center of excellence with a cross-functional team made up of IT, finance, and business owners.
  • Engage a cloud migration and modernization partner
    Augment your cloud skillset and reduce risk as you migrate and modernize your workloads. Team up with a managed service provider that offers support through the entire process and beyond.

Plan for your move

  • Discover and assess your apps, databases, and infrastructure.
    Get insights into your dependencies using automated cloud migration tools. Inventory your infrastructure and assess your on-premises environments—get right-sizing guidance, workload-level cost estimates, and performance metrics.
  • Make a business case for migration and transformation
    Evaluate the potential cost savings of migrating to the cloud by calculating and comparing your total cost of ownership (TCO) for SAP BTP with that of a comparable on-premises deployment.
  • Build a holistic plan
    Account for workload priorities, timelines, milestones, resources, and funding. Then break up your overall plan into migration and modernization projects, each with a group of related workloads. Get buy-in from leadership and your new migration center of excellence.

Get the right mix of expert help you need to set up your cloud environment and move forward with confidence. SAP experts are there to guide you to overcome any technical challenges during this step. 

Get ready for the move

  • Build cloud skills
    Get your IT and app development teams up to speed on cloud technologies, migration tools, and operational processes —  to scale your migration efforts more efficiently and set up your organization for success.
  • Check compatibility with self-service migration tools
    Self-Service Migration for SAP HANA Cloud checks the compatibility of your SAP HANA Service database with SAP HANA Cloud and identifies which features, database objects, and SQL statements can be migrated seamlessly and which need to be adapted before use.
  • Review best practices for SAP BTP readiness
    Help ensure the proper configuration of your current and future landing zones by expanding and validating landing zone modifications with SAP BTP readiness best practices.

Migrate your workloads

  • Migrate all of your mission-critical workloads
    Simplify and accelerate adoption of SAP BTP databases for customers running a legacy SAP HANA database or any third-party data platform on premise or in the cloud - with the SAP Database Migration Factory program.
  • Access automation tools and accelerators
    Drive game-changing outcomes and turn your digital business vision into an executable strategy by streamlining the complete migration journey – from initial planning to go-live – to achieve a faster path to productivity and adoption.
  • Expand your scope with cloud migration best practices
    Review the SAP BTP industry best practices from SAP and our partners to take your migration beyond basic cloud-native tools. 

Transform your apps and data

  • Modify and extend app functionality
    Access thousands of prebuilt integrations to SAP and third-party applications, unlocking your data and services securely with API management and providing scale and robustness with event-based integration.
  • Integrate apps and databases for speed and productivity
    Utilize an integration platform as a service (iPaaS) to seamlessly integrate on-premise and cloud-based applications and processes with tools and prebuilt content managed by SAP.
  • Build the ideal foundation for rapid, business-ready app development 
    Access a suite of services and development tools, to deliver consistent, collaborative experiences across all digital touch points and channels. 

Find out how SAP supports your SAP BTP implementations with different project methodologies, SAP and partner implementation services, SAP tools, and enablement offerings.  

Learning Journeys

Learning Journeys are visual guides designed to help you complete the learning path for SAP BTP and help you become competent, stay current, and expand your skills. Access formats and offerings that meet your needs, such as e-books, openSAP courses, hands-on learnings, and more.

SAP BTP training

Get an overview of cloud platform concepts, including the account structure and development environments, as well as its capabilities, services, and regions. Explore learning options to manage organizational change or develop custom content. 

openSAP Course

Discover the essentials about every pillar of the program, as well as key assets, tools, and services that are available to SAP customers on your journey to SAP BTP, in this free openSAP course.

Migrate to the cloud with SAP BTP

Choose your cloud migration journey and start on your defined pathway

Migrate SAP Process Orchestration to the cloud

Smoothly transition from SAP Process Orchestration (SAP PO) to an iPaaS with SAP BTP solutions.

Migrate SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise to the cloud

Gain the same high performance and high reliability as SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (SAP ASE) – plus cloud elasticity and flexibility with proven, market-leading database performance.​

Explore use cases

Explore how SAP Business Technology Platform provides the tech stack to support your cloud migration and transformation journey.

Ready to take the next step?

Start your cloud migration journey

Contact us to learn more about using SAP Business Technology to migrating to the cloud and accelerating your business transformation.

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