Business Continuity for SAP Resource Page

Customer Profiles:


Columbia Sportswear

Takko Holding


Recorded Demonstrations and Videos

VBlock Solution for Workload Mobility Demo

This video demonstrates VCE's workload mobility solution using EMC's VPLEX and VMware's vMotion


RecoverPoint in VBLOCK for SAP

This demonstration shows how to replicate SAP environments running within a VBLOCK system, highlighting how to use local CDP replication to protect the SAP federated



Will Stevens, Senior Director of Storage Operations, and Dan Pollack, Senior Operations Architect at AOL, describe how EMC VPLEX helps them effectively


White papers and Presentations:


Subject / LinksDescriptionSourceDate
Virtual SAP HANA Disaster Recovery on VMware vSphere & EMC RecoverPointProject RUBICON: An international team of Deloitte, EMC, VMware, and Cisco functional and technical experts worked together to identify the challenges of SAP HANA Disaster Recovery over longer distances (greater than 500 km).  This cross-functional, multi-company team explored the possibilities and results of performing HANA Disaster Recovery through the use of HANA on VMware and RecoverPoint.EMCJune 2014

EMC Mission-critical Business Continuity for SAP

This solution demonstrates an innovative active/active deployment model for data centers up to 100 km apart. This transforms the traditional active/ passive disaster recovery (DR) model to a highly available continuous solution, with 24/7 application availability, no single points of failure, with near zero RTOs and RPO's.




EMC Mission-critical Business Continuity for SAP

   White paper

This white paper describes the transformation of a traditional SAP deployment to a mission-critical business continuity solution with active/active data centers. The solution is enabled by EMC VPLEX Metro, EMC Symmetrix VMAX, EMC VNX, VMware vSphere HA, Oracle RAC, Brocade networking and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications.





Simplifying Your SAP Environment with EMC RecoverPoint — Applied Technology

   White paper

This white paper discusses how to use EMC RecoverPoint software to ensure availability and accessibility of SAP ERP data and applications.EMCApr 2012

EMC RecoverPoint: Business Continuity for SAP Enviroments Across Distance

    White paper

This paper explores strategies for business continuity and disaster recovery of SAP using EMC RecoverPoint over long distance and references customer use cases to validate these strategies and demonstrate the benefits to the business.

EMCMar 2012

NAS Business Continuity

for SAP

   White paper

This solution provides a business continuity solution for NAS SAP environments.  Using EMC Celerra Replicator, an SAP administrator can quickly restart the business on the second site in the event of a disaster. To help reduce costs, this solution demonstrates the use of a VMware virtual machine on the secondary site enabling failover from physical to virtual environments.EMCJan 2010

High Availability for SAP liveCache

   Solution Overview

This solution overview describes EMC's high availabilty support for SAP liveCache using EMC Solution Enabler, TimeFinder, and Symettrix storage.   The solution minimzes restart time when the primary liveCache server fails over to the secondary liveCache server by providing "save points" for in-memory processing to disk.EMCSep 2009

Business Continuity for Virtual SAP with RecoverPoint CRR & VMware SRM

   Reference Architecture

   Solutions Guide

This solution provides business continuity for virtual SAP environments by integrating EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication (CRR) with VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM).EMCAug 2009

Continuous Data

Protection for SAP

with EMC RecoverPoint

   Reference Architecture

   Integration Guide

This solutions provides continous data protection and point in time recovery for SAP using EMC RecoverPoint and Symettrix storage.  CDP functionality enhances SAP test and development environments with fast and easy rollbacks using administrator defined bookmarks, as well as recovery if needed using automated system time-stamp copies.EMCApr 2009