Companies wishing to accelerate the process of transitioning to the cloud can benefit from the new services provided by Lemongrass and SAP. The combined capabilities of the two technology companies should make customers’ migration to the cloud more efficient.
New offerings were unveiled at the recent SAP Sapphire 2022, the German enterprise software giant’s premier conference for customers and partners. The reimagined three-day hybrid series showcased numerous cloud and product innovations in different categories such as areas of no-code application development, business process transformation, sustainability and supply chain. One of these product launches includes Lemongrass’ latest services for organizations that run their mission-critical systems with SAP.
SAP customers around the world have accelerated the transformation strategies they have implemented to not only keep up with the rapidly changing digital economy, but also to ensure that their businesses will continue to operate at their optimal level. until end of support. for legacy SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems in 2027. SAP users were encouraged to look more broadly at digitization and the use of cloud-native data services, including Signature Business Transformation as a Service (BTaaS) offering RISE with SAP as due to impending deadline.
Building on its market-leading position in planning, operating, migrating and automating SAP cloud solutions, Lemongrass’ new services aim to accelerate the process of migrating SAP customers to the cloud, providing solutions to comply with SAP S/4HANA Migration Schedules and improving the RISE solution with SAP. To learn more about the latest offerings, the company’s chief technology officer, Eamonn O’Neill, explained:
“Our approach with these offerings is to help SAP users make a smooth transition to the cloud while enabling all the best features the best cloud providers have to offer. Once an SAP user decides that a cloud migration is right for them, Lemongrass is the only partner they will need. »
Accelerate cloud migration with Lemongrass and SAP
Lemongrass, headquartered in Atlanta, offers a portfolio of services designed to deliver the desired results of an SAP transformation. Additionally, the company develops strategies and capabilities that contribute to the economy, scale, and agility of large-scale computing without having to sacrifice data security. The consulting firm, which is a leading provider of SAP services on Amazon Web Services (AWS), currently manages more than 8,000 SAP servers and provides support to approximately 400,000 users across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.
Some of the highlights of the new products offered by Lemongrass are:
- SAP Analytics Lemongrass Accelerator – For customers using or planning to use Snowflake, Synapse, BigQuery and Redshift, Lemongrass rebuilds SAP database systems on these platforms to simplify data mobility. The goal is to provide self-service ML and AI to enterprise users.
- Lemongrass SAP RISE+ – The consulting firm will build sister virtual private clouds (VPCs) for non-RISE applications with SAP. Lemongrass will leverage non-RISE applications and provide SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP) integration mapping. In addition to non-RISE application categorization, a built-in migration method is provided with supported assessment.
- Lemongrass SAP S/4HANA Express Labs – SAP S/4HANA Express Labs is a lab with management tools and a landing zone that allows SAP customers to test their ERP systems in a live public cloud environment.
- Lemongrass SAP S/4HANA Greenfield – The company aims to offer its customers a cost-effective, production-ready environment for the latest release of SAP S/4HANA, with comprehensive monitoring, security and operational support services.
Last March, Lemongrass and Microsoft also announced the establishment of a multi-year partnership aimed at supporting large and medium-sized companies in the process of transforming their SAP legacy environments. The companies’ collaboration aims to facilitate the co-development of SAP-centric products and services that leverage the capabilities of Microsoft’s cloud computing platform.