Synonym(s): SAP Basis Consulting, Consulting
SAP Hosting should not be thought of as an off-the-peg suit, but as a made-to-measure suit. For mid-sized companies in particular, it is crucial to first identify corporate goals, technical conditions of the IT architecture and individual requirements. During this planning phase, added value and potential savings can also be identified.
SAP Basis experts ensure optimal integration of the SAP system into a company's individual IT landscape. Depending on the agreement, the team of experts takes care of the administration as well as the hosting and operation of the SAP system.
Creation of quick reference guides for end users and administrators
SAP Basis administrators still spend much of their time reviewing their systems or doing project work such as new installations. With the transition to more automated, container-based environments that span multiple clouds, the role of the administrator will also need to be redefined and root cause analysis will take on a much higher profile.
The tasks of a company's own SAP Basis department are currently undergoing enormous change, as SAP is also increasingly relying on cloud services. Strategically, completely self-hosted SAP systems are becoming rarer and the proportion of customers using an SAP system from the cloud is increasing. The new roles of SAP Basis employees tend to be "enablers" and coordinators between the cloud provider and internal IT and the business departments. Until that time comes, companies can also rely on external service providers to offer expert know-how as well as operational support for the transition period.
Tools such as "Shortcut for SAP Systems" complement missing functions in the SAP basis area.
Likewise, there are many activities that are located for historical reasons in the SAP basis and in parallel in the non-SAP area.
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