At a time when more and more businesses look to the cloud for a transition to hybrid and cloud-centric environments, SAP Cloud ALM has now entered its general availability phase. SAP Cloud ALM is available to your imagination, with regards to your future IT environment. The question now is, are you ready to apply cloud solutions via SAP Cloud ALM to advance your business operations?
SAP Cloud ALM is ready when you are for immediate use. Once you’ve done the research and planning and are ready to work via SAP Cloud ALM, you may be surprised to see that you can complete the actual onboarding process in under 15 minutes.
It’s purposely designed for use “by business and IT roles with no need for technical knowledge,” according to Marc Thier, SVP, Application Lifecycle Management, SAP.
Here are a couple more customer testimonials to the wow-factor:
- “[SAP Cloud ALM] really helps to setup and manage complex cloud landscapes and therefore is an enabler for the Intelligent Enterprise.”
- “SAP Cloud ALM provides a central platform which connected all cloud products for daily operation. It gives the transparency on system status from business process/integration scenario perspective. So that we can find potentials to optimize our own business processes.”
SAP Cloud ALM is now the largest live cloud solution running on the SAP Cloud Platform. It consists of 38 microservices so far, more than 20,000 software artifact uploads, over 200 daily deliveries, and full automation of SAP HANA database upgrades with zero downtime.
The launch party for SAP Cloud ALM kicked off on May 29, 2020. (Check the resource links below for SAP Cloud ALM’s background evolution dating back to 2018.) The official launch marked the start of the Early Adopter Care program. The program allowed for 70 customers to participate with real-life data and hybrid or cloud-centric landscapes. ALM experts diligently processed customer feedback along the way. As a result, ALM experts determined that SAP Cloud ALM could open for general availability in Q3 as scheduled.
SAP Cloud ALM can be requested in the SAP Cloud ALM Access Management app in SAP One Support Launchpad: https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#cloudalmonboarding
Simply choose action “Request”, accept the conditions from the dialog box, and follow the subsequent guided steps.
An objective of SAP Cloud ALM is to save time managing your cloud solutions from SAP and reduce the cost of operations. You do not need to invest in supplemental costs like hardware, technical upgrades, or training for technical knowledge. No need to rob the piggy bank!
In fact, no purchase is necessary for SAP Cloud ALM because the usage rights are part of SAP Enterprise Support, cloud editions. This means that customers who subscribe to a cloud service from SAP that includes SAP Enterprise Support, cloud editions, have access to SAP Cloud ALM at no additional cost.
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In general terms, SAP Cloud ALM is a cloud-based application lifecycle management (ALM) solution that helps track and manage the needs of customers of cloud solutions from SAP.
Here’s an overview info graphic I found helpful:
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