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Public Cloud Or On Premises? Both!

There are as many arguments in favor of the public cloud as they are against it. A way to combine its advantages with the benefits of on premises is a hybrid approach.
Stefan Rother, Nagarro
November 27, 2020
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Hyperscalers like Amazon, Microsoft and Google and their respective offers are flexible, scalable, and seem cheaper than on-prem licenses - but not for SAP systems. Especially when it comes to in-memory database Hana, the big three hyperscalers differ greatly in terms of maturity, and who a company should work with can only be decided on a case-by-case basis. As a general rule, however, customers' expectations of cost savings in the public cloud are usually disappointed in productive environments. The lack of flexibility in expanding and reducing computing resources inevitably leads to higher costs compared to on-prem installations. Is there no right answer? Yes, there is: Hybrid environments.

Stefan Rother, Nagarro

Stefan Rother is Executive Director Managed Services at Nagarro

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This gives the Competence Center strategic importance for existing SAP customers. Regardless of the S/4 Hana operating model, topics such as Automation, Monitoring, Security, Application Lifecycle Management and Data Management the basis for S/4 operations.

For the second time, E3 magazine is organizing a summit for the SAP community in Salzburg to provide comprehensive information on all aspects of S/4 Hana groundwork. All information about the event can be found here:

SAP Competence Center Summit 2024


Event Room, FourSide Hotel Salzburg,
At the exhibition center 2,
A-5020 Salzburg

Event date

June 5 and 6, 2024

Regular ticket:

€ 590 excl. VAT


Event Room, Hotel Hilton Heidelberg,
Kurfürstenanlage 1,
69115 Heidelberg

Event date

28 and 29 February 2024


Regular ticket
EUR 590 excl. VAT
The organizer is the E3 magazine of the publishing house AG. The presentations will be accompanied by an exhibition of selected SAP partners. The ticket price includes the attendance of all lectures of the Steampunk and BTP Summit 2024, the visit of the exhibition area, the participation in the evening event as well as the catering during the official program. The lecture program and the list of exhibitors and sponsors (SAP partners) will be published on this website in due time.