IBM Systems Lab Services and Training is home to the SAP on IBM i Center of Excellence (CoE.) IBM’s team of specialists, skilled in Power Systems, IBM i and SAP NetWeaver, can’t stress enough that it’s within reach to have a well optimized SAP on IBM i solution. If it’s a live production system and administrators are constantly dealing with issues, or if it’s a pre go-live scenario and risk needs to be reduced before moving into production; you and your clients can benefit from the CoE’s SAP on IBM i Health Check service offering. IBM’s assessment provides a custom and detailed analysis of the landscape running on IBM® Power Systems™ technologies. It includes focus areas such as:
IT Strategy IT organizational framework and the processes that support it, including data resiliency, periodic maintenance, change control and application availability.
- Power Systems Servers Hardware partitioning, allocation and virtualization at the processor, memory, and disk levels.
- Operating System and Database Configuration elements that can affect SAP workloads, such as system values, backup and recovery, software currency and memory pool configurations.
- SAP NetWeaver Architecture and configuration of SAP NetWeaver and its IBM i level interfaces including kernel, file-system and tuning.
At the assessment conclusion IBM will present an executive summary highlighting concerns and also deliver a comprehensive report of assessment findings, typical best-practices, and recommendations for a more efficient and optimized environment. This in turn becomes a roadmap for gap closure. Leverage years of SAP on IBM i experience and optimize your SAP on IBM i solution in 2012.