SAP HANA Upgrade Services

Velocity’s SAP HANA Upgrade services will bring your HANA systems up-to-date with the latest service pack released by SAP.

Take advantage of new Service Packs for your SAP HANA installation and upgrades. Enjoy newfeatures and functions such as Dynamic Tiering and Multi-tenant Database Containers features available in newer SAP HANA service pack updates. 

SAP HANA Maintenance Strategy

As in all SAP installations, customers should have a maintenance strategy to keep their SAP HANA systems up-to-date as per SAP’s recommendation. SAP releases service pack update for SAP HANA twice a year at the end of March and end of September. In between, SAP releases Revisions and Maintenance Revisions to fix system bugs on a regular basis.

For a productive SAP HANA system, customers should stay on older SPS and apply maintenance revisions until the next SAP HANA Data Centre Service Point (DSP) is reached; pt. 73 and 82. A DSP is a point in time where SAP provides customers with guidance regarding the prerequisites for upgrading to HANA.

When a DSP is reached, customers should start planning for their next major SPS upgrade which will be released in March or September. In the meantime, they should start applying HANA Revisions releases leading to the next SPS upgrade.

With a properly planned SAP HANA maintenance strategy, customers need not endure disruptive upgrades, and get to enjoy incremental benefits throughout the lifespan of their HANA systems. Contact us for an assessment and let us work with you to plan your SAP HANA upgrade strategy.

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Want to take advantage of the flexibility and cost advantages of our VCAMP?

Our Velocity Cloud Application Management Platform (VCAMP), is secure, scalable, and most importantly, optimised for SAP and other enterprise applications. Velocity’s SAP hosting delivers exceptional speed, with the availability and control to ensure reliable, audit-worthy enterprise application performance. In fact, Velocity is an SAP Certified Partner in Hosting, with a rating of “Excellent.”

Can Velocity help my organisation migrate to SAP HANA®?

Yes, whether you are planning to deploy SAP HANA via a virtual environment, Multiple Components on One System (MCOS), Multiple Components on One Database (MCOD), or Multitenant database containers, Velocity can help. A 2-4 week Velocity Project Compass engagement with Velocity will provide a detailed business case, measurable objectives, a resource plan, a quote, and a project plan for leveraging SAP HANA in our environment or yours.

Do you offer data archiving services for SAP applications?

Yes. Velocity can assist by defining business rules, identifying the data for archiving, performing an impact analysis, ensuring compliance with legal requirements, and installing and configuring the purchased Archiving Software solution. An SAP HANA migration can also provide its own compelling benefits for data archiving.

Wondering how your systems will stay up to date?

Velocity is SAP Certified in Application Management Services.  Application lifecycle support is part of our service, so your SAP deployment is always current. Our services include unlimited patching and the management of major and minor upgrades, including retrofit of customisations to the applications. Velocity lifecycle support also includes ongoing hardware refreshes and platform upgrades.

Wondering how your concerns will be handled by our team?

To ensure a superior customer experience, Velocity assigns highly-knowledgeable customer support staff to each customer. We invest significantly in training and development to ensure our team offers ready-access to expertise in the SAP applications you entrust to us.  

Need to shore up the resiliency of your IT environment?

Velocity’s Managed Disaster Recovery Services include regular testing, giving you proof and confidence that your IT environment is recoverable at the speed of your business.

Looking for ways to get more out of your SAP application?

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