AWS connector for SAP

 

Integrates and enables SAP systems to archive documents directly on AWS in an easy, secure and cost-effective way.

Get more insights to your business data with cloud native applications that connect SAP systems directly to AWS cloud services.

Without additional investment: extract, analyze and modify SAP data on AWS at a large scale using Datalakes and Machine Learning.

AWS Connector for SAP is officially certified by SAP and Amazon Web Services.


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Product Specifications

100% ABAP development, the native SAP programming language.

No middleware, extra hardware is required to interact between AWS and SAP.

End user transparency. The connector acts at a lower level through a SAP content repository to have a 1 to 1 relationship with an S3 bucket.

Security focus: following https protocol and encrypted documents.

 

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Main Scenarios Available

GOS/DMS

Storage of all business documents, scanned invoices and files linked to a business transaction. Store those documents on Amazon S3 making use of the lower cost and higher reliability of the service.

Data Archiving Centre

Allowing SAP systems that are archiving all business data to use Amazon S3 as storage location.

Datalakes

Allow SAP systems to export or read data from a Datalake to build applications on top of AWS such as Data Warehouse, Machine Learning, IoT or Athena to manage SAP data in an easy way.

Frequently Asked Questions

For which SAP products and versions is the AWS Connector for SAP available?

AWS Connector for SAP is double certified by SAP, for products based on SAP Netweaver 7.5, including SAP Business Suite products, and for SAP S/4HANA 1809. In addition, AWS Connector for SAP has been tested and validated on SAP Netweaver versions 7.3 and 7.2.

Detailed information on compatibility with SAP products and versions can be found at the following link. AWS Connector PAM.
Can a customer with their On-premise systems or another cloud provider use the AWS Connector for SAP?

Yes. It is only required to setup a network connection between the SAP system and the AWS cloud. See the security section for the options available to establish secure communication between AWS Connector for SAP and the AWS cloud.

Can I use the AWS Connector to extract data from my SAP system to an Amazon S3 based Data Lake?

Yes. AWS Connector for SAP allows writing to Amazon S3 and has sample programs for table extraction and ERP extractors. In complex extraction scenarios we recommend data extraction to Amazon S3 from SAP BW, exporting data from ODS or from the InfoCubes themselves. It is also possible to extract data using SAP SLT. AWS Connector for SAP integrates with SAP SLT to enable data extraction to Amazon S3.

What SSL requirements do SAP systems have in order to use the AWS Connector for SAP?

AWS connector for SAP uses the technology base of SAP Netweaver to manage communication with the AWS cloud. For this, it is necessary that SSL is previously configured in SAP systems, complying with the requirements of SAP Note 510007.

How is the AWS Connector for SAP licensed?
AWS Connector for SAP is offered under a subscription license for each SAP production environment where it is used. Non-productive environments are included in the subscription.
Is the AWS Connector for SAP secure?

AWS Connector for SAP has been developed prioritizing security. The software complies with SAP requirements as part of the certification process by implementing the existing tools and best practices for communication encryption (TLS v1.2), authorization management (IAM) and data encryption using proprietary keys stored in the SAP system (STRUST) or stored in external services (AWS KMS).

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AWS Connector for SAP customer case studies

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FortisOntario

FortisOntario has achieved, thanks to the implementation of Linke AWS Connector for SAP, a new electronic invoicing solution that offers annual savings of approximately 40%.

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Barceló HOTEL GROUP

Barceló Hotel Group has been a pioneer in the use of AWS Connector for SAP. As a result, they have achieved a database reduction of 800 GB and backup time has dropped by 30%.

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