Success Stories

SAP HANA Upgrade and Management Controls Costs & Consolidates SLA for Life Insurance Company

One-stop integrated management, monitoring and reporting of SAP application leading to optimization of resources and reduced costs

The Company

One of the leading private sector life insurance companies in India, the company offers a range of individual and group insurance products. To maximize the company’s productivity, an SAP solution was deployed and it was upgraded to SAP HANA.

The Challenge

  • Coordination among multiple vendors was difficult and costly
  • Lack of as-is application documentation, which is required for an SAP HANA migration

Sify Solution

SAP Upgrade

  • Enhancement Package (EHP) 7 from ERP Central Component (ECC) 6.0 EHP6
  • 4 from SAP Business Warehouse (BW) 7.3
  • EP7.4 from EP7.1

SAP HANA Deployment

  • Database migration to SAP HANA (ECC & BW)
  • Disaster recovery for SAP HANA (Airoli-Navi Mumbai & Chennai disaster recovery site)

End-to-End solution

  • Managed services (OS & virtualization)
  • Managed backup network & security

24 x 7 monitoring

  • For infrastructure and HANA database

Business Benefits

Multiple vendor management

  • Cisco for servers & switches
  • Red Hat for OS and SAP components
  • Hitachi backup solution
  • HANA replication

Cost Control

  • Integration with existing setup to leverage some of the components like firewall, load balancer, routers and switches

One-stop management, monitoring & reporting

  • For Collocation, infrastructure, SAP application and HANA database
  • Guaranteeded SLAs & disaster recovery drills

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