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HyRISE: Enabling future-ready SAP transformation

Discover how HyRISE empowers SAP transformation through seamless S/4HANA migration, driving efficiency and innovation.
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Ameekar Charan


Ameekar Charan
AVP, SAP Ecosystem
Gaurav Manchanda


Gaurav Manchanda
Associate Director, Dell Ecosystem
5 minutes read
HyRISE: Enabling future-ready SAP transformation

Organizations across the globe now consider IT as a business enabler and are investing in IT transformation to accelerate core business processes and increase profitability. SAP, traditionally the epicenter of IT in any large organization, requires a very strategic and stringent approach towards modernization. Digitalization and sustainability are the key drivers for SAP transformation as businesses prioritize high performance and sustainability. 91% of organizations realize the value of sustainability as a core business objective and more than 90% of IT decision-makers say that their companies will expand their digital investments.

The SAP transformation can be mainly credited to the agility, efficiency and innovation goals set by companies in the evolving business landscape. In that pursuit, forward-looking enterprises are moving to SAP S/4HANA.

SAP S/4HANA in the spotlight

SAP S/4HANA represents a significant enterprise resource planning (ERP) software advancement. It offers a range of benefits that optimize workforce management and facilitate the deployment of new features. Around 20-30% of companies have successfully migrated to SAP S/4HANA. With the end of operations for its predecessor SAP R/3 in 2027, more companies are expected to transition to this new ERP system. The effectiveness of SAP S/4HANA has been proven in terms of cost reduction and business advantages. A recent survey confirmed these claims, revealing a 4% decrease in customer turnover per year. Among the 110 SAP S/4HANA customers surveyed, 37% experienced capabilities that accelerated their revenue generation, resulting in a net profit of $25.2 million. Notably, this ERP system offers numerous tangible benefits, such as increased revenue, improved customer retention, enhanced end-user productivity, boosted IT productivity and reduced expenses.

The shift to RISE with SAP

RISE with SAP S/4HANA has been widely embraced by workplaces and organizations looking to transform their operations. It allows companies to fully leverage their business potential, optimize operational costs and enhance various business processes and solutions. Although many companies have already adopted SAP S/4HANA, many remain on the outdated legacy system and are currently evaluating their migration options. Several factors come into play when determining the migration path for such customers.

  1. Data Sovereignty
  2. Industry and country regulations
  3. Criticality of the data
  4. Availability of the relevant infrastructure, e.g., datacenter in the region

HyRISE: Revolutionizing SAP transformation

HCLTech, Dell, SAP and Intel have successfully pioneered SAP transformation with their innovative solution, HyRISE. This market-ready solution is specifically designed to accelerate transformation and eliminate any compromises. With HyRISE, the adoption of SAP S/4HANA becomes smoother and more efficient while also addressing concerns about the complexity of cloud migration. Customers can achieve SAP transformation through private cloud or on their own datacenter, as HyRISE is designed to cater to both scenarios. It enables customers to seamlessly transition their datacenter to the cloud or bring the cloud to their datacenter, meeting them at their current location.

Solution highlights

The benefits of HyRISE are multifaceted and tick all the boxes for seamless migration to SAP S/4HANA. Here are the benefits from the perspectives of infrastructure and SAP.


Infrastructure SAP
  • Improved availability, security, sustainability and data gravity control
  • Reduced input cost, spending on SAP license and optimized/rightsized solution
  • End-to-end audit and patching of infrastructure and SAP components
  • Exceptional hardware, better TCO and improved scalability and flexibility
  • Better control of data and performance with unique data tiering (NSE)
  • 8x storage capacity and modular design for compute
  • Improved agility, scalability and access to SAP innovations and automation with Migrate+
  • Symbiotic landscape where SAP’s legacy and new cloud solutions work harmoniously
  • Faster, automated and cost-effective SAP S/4HANA assessment and business ideation
  • Reduced spending as HCLTech manages and optimizes SAP licenses
  • Improved deployment, compliance, security and migration monitoring
  • Smart operations with full-stack observability built in throughout


The road ahead

HCLTech, in collaboration with SAP, Intel and Dell, intends to mobilize HyRISE to simplify SAP transformation for businesses. Our primary goal is innovation, sophistication and mitigation of challenges associated with migrating from on-premises systems to the cloud. We developed HyRISE to reduce power load, rack space and network port usage, enabling substantial savings with 30% performance improvement.

Click here to learn more about the HyRISE solution.

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