How Accurate Was SAP on AWS?

Executive Summary

  • For years SAP has said that they would be hosting their products and not relying on AWS.
  • In this article, we review the accuracy of this claim. 

What SAP Said About SAP Hosting its Own Products and not Relying on AWS

This was the official policy of SAP for some years. In 2015 in this article in Diginomica, SAP executive Steve Lucas lays out the reasons for this, which we covered in the article The Problems with Diginomica on Steve Lucas on HANA, Oracle, IBM, AWS, and Microsoft.

What Actually Happened with SAP and AWS?

Less than two years later, SAP announces the multicloud strategy, which is a complete reversal of this strategy, as we covered in the article How to Best Understand SAP’s Multicloud Strategy.

Later in the year, SAP announces a further partnership with MS Azure, providing more reinforcement of moving 180 degrees away from its previous policy.

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Conclusion and Calculation

SAP receives a 0% accuracy rating on its hosting strategy.

Link to the Parent Article

This is one of many research articles on a specific topic, that support a larger research calculation. For the overview of the research calculation for all of the SAP topics that were part of the study, see the following primary research A Study into SAP’s Accuracy.

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