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With Cloud Application Services and Application Management Services (AMS), SAP is looking to leverage its position as a core enterprise application provider to embed itself into customer transformation programs.


  • With it's Cloud Application Services business unit, SAP wants to provide customers with alternatives that complement the systems integrators they currently work with by providing a more automated experience when it comes to moving workloads to the cloud.

Features and Benefits

  • The note evaluates the relevance of SAP's Cloud Application Services portfolio.
  • It assesses the factors that make this offering compelling for clients.

Key questions answered

  • What services does SAP offer under its Cloud Application Services portfolio?
  • How are these services beneficial for customers?
  • What does SAP need to do to fine-tune its offering and the messaging around it?

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  • Summary
  • Managed cloud services is one of the fastest-growing areas for SAP
  • SAP needs to fine-tune its strategy to include options that maximize the benefits of cloud


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