Learn how Cloud Platform Integration lowers your TCO

Are your maintenance costs increasing?

Developing and maintaining multiple point-to-point custom integrations is complex. Imagine having data in multiple ERP systems, while running several other applications such as SAP SuccessFactors, SAP Concur, SAP Ariba, or SAP CX Suite. In addition, you may have many third party applications such as Salesforce or Magento, while in the future you might want to integrate with IoT sensors as an extension of your core business processes. In most organizations, integration maturity is low. This makes it highly time-consuming to manage all these integrations and security aspects. All the custom integrations make the landscape less scalable. In the end, your maintenance costs will rise exponentially.

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Here's what will happen if you don't change...

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Your landscape will be completely fragmented

The fragmentation is causing low governance and integration security. This causes many integration dependencies and makes it impossible to react quickly to fast-changing market conditions. It will be very difficult to innovate and automate current business processes or to provide real-time insight into your enterprise data. Moreover, you will need to find specialized integration consultants in an already tight labor market. These integration specialists can only focus on repeatable integration tasks instead of high-value tasks. As a result, many companies struggle to retain these employees.

Keep the core clean

So where do you start?

Achieving a pure CLEAN CORE is a tough challenge for any enterprise that has many custom-code-enabled business processes. The objective of this approach is to brainstorm different aspects and set up a foundation with different methodologies that are potentially available. You need to define drivers, analyze the current state, identify suitable implementation options and define the roadmap.

These 5 steps show you how to build a scalable foundation for integration.

  • Reduce complexity by building integrations outside the core system
  • Move your integrations to the cloud
  • Switch to an API-led integration strategy
  • Create an event-driven architecture with loose coupling outside the core system
  • Create modular and interchangeable building blocks to increase flexibility
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Move to scalable integrations

SAP integration suite

SAP integration suite is one of the foundation services that provide bedrock support for all your organizational processes. It offers a one-stop holistic solution to an extremely wide range of integration problems. From a traditional service-oriented architecture to an event-driven architecture. It is a simplified and scalable solution. You will lower your TCO and become less dependent on integration talent.

You will also reduce risk due to a modular integration pattern, with proper security and interchangeable building blocks. It allows you to reduce integration complexity and increase flexibility. In addition, the integration components have little or no knowledge of each other and can act independently. They are loosely coupled. You’re able to adapt fast to this fast-changing market and its conditions. You can deploy faster, increase automation and have greater access to innovation.

You will reduce maintenance and upgrade costs tremendously and can work with pre-packaged integrations.

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Start with an Integration exploration and advisory session based on your current architecture

This is what we will cover during our first (online) meeting.
Review your existing Non-SAP and/or SAP landscape.
Insights into lowering your TCO and how SAP BTP will fit into your new infrastructure.
Your current solutions, integrations, business processes and running applications.
How we can inspire and help you with the first steps.