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Jul 4, 2022   |  By Avantra Team
Have you ever wondered what all the fuss is about SAP and its audit process? We'll take a look at the SAP audit process and explain what happens when auditors check your SAP system.
Jun 15, 2022   |  By Avantra Team
As a revolutionary column-based in-memory database, SAP HANA has been praised as one of the most notable technology innovations in many years. Organizations entirely new to SAP can implement and benefit from using its comprehensive ERP solution SAP S/4 HANA almost right away – immediately gaining a boost thanks to rapid scalability, consistent efficiency and airtight security.
Jun 13, 2022   |  By Avantra Team
SAP maintenance planning is a helpful way to keep track of scheduled maintenance activities in your SAP environment. If you’re in the process of updating or planning for the upcoming year, it can be helpful to determine when your SAP systems will be down for maintenance. In this post, we’ll explore how you can use your maintenance planners to stay on top of your SAP maintenance requirements.
Jun 10, 2022   |  By Avantra Team
SAP on premise to AWS cloud migration is a key focus area for many businesses. This is no surprise given that SAP is without a doubt among the leading ERPs. SAP HANA, available both on premise and in the cloud, offers a powerful relational database ideal for data storage, retrieval and analytics in real time. The on premise iteration of SAP HANA features an SAP environment hosted on your servers.
May 27, 2022   |  By Avantra Team
In this article, we look at the core concepts of SAP digital transformation, its role in enhanced decision making, and how hyperautomation could be the secret to creating a competitive advantage for your organization. Once seen as a costly legacy system for many organizations, SAP is no longer the ‘unwieldly’ application it once was.
May 20, 2022   |  By Oliver Rogers
With the release of Avantra 21.11.4, we’ve introduced a new step library feature to allow our Avantra Professional Edition customers to build complex and reusable automations faster. I think the best way to describe the benefits of a step is to create a simple implementation to guide you through the process. The step library allows users to create individual steps outside of a workflow that behave just as the standard, pre delivered steps do when creating a workflow.
May 19, 2022   |  By Oliver Rogers
As Product Manager for Avantra it gives me great pleasure to announce that we’ve just released our newest version of Avantra, 21.11.5, packed full of features, fixes and security updates. For Avantra 21.11.5, we’ve especially been focusing on our automation engine and working with a number of our customers to incorporate their feedback and requirements into how Avantra works. Let’s dive into a few of the newest features that are the most exciting.
May 17, 2022   |  By Avantra Team
With huge variations of customized applications and modules depending on the individual organization though, highly sensitive data - if not secured properly - can be extremely vulnerable. In this article, we’ll discuss SAP security, the process of conducting an SAP security audit and steps to take to improve on your SAP security processes. Take an in depth look at how your SAP Basis teams can manage SAP system security and compliance with comprehensive SAP security audits.
May 4, 2022   |  By Avantra Team
As the landscape continues to become more challenging, it's safe to say automation is the future of manufacturing. Changing customer demands, supply chain constraints and pressure for faster turnaround are some of the realities that companies face. This has predicated an industry agnostic need for a hands off approach to manufacturing. SAP for manufacturing offers a transformative end to end manufacturing process for more resilient, future ready enterprises.
Apr 29, 2022   |  By Avantra Team
Deciding between SAP cloud integration methods can be confusing. There are so many options out there, with each one offering different benefits. In this article, we’ll discuss the benefits and drawbacks to a SAP cloud on Rise integration methods. We’ll also cover the steps you’ll need to take to choose the method that’s right for your organization. Take An in depth look at SAP cloud on Rise integration, what it involves, and how you can begin planning your own path.
Jun 27, 2022   |  By Avantra
This Avantra product session which will cover some of our latest updates of our June 2022 release. We are delivering a big update to our automation engine, with many new features and new templates for our Enterprise customers.
Jun 24, 2022   |  By Avantra
Mark Gallagher is a renowned keynote speaker on a range of business topics relating to his experiences gained while working in senior leadership roles within Formula One motor racing over the last 30 years. In this session he talks about why Formula 1 teams make sure that performance is predictable and how risk management enables the team to achieve.
Jun 20, 2022   |  By Avantra
Brenton O'Callaghan, Chief Customer Officer at Avantra discusses how businesses can leverage the Avantra AIOps technology for SAP automation operation to future proof themselves and focus on innovation.
Jun 10, 2022   |  By Avantra
Avantra is an AI powered solution that turns your complex SAP landscape into accelerated hyperautomation. By providing an automation platform it helps SAP ops teams better manage complex mission-critical legacy environments so they can release capacity from the drag of managing complex legacy systems and redirect resources to power hyperautomation success. Shifting the focus from just managing and ‘keeping the lights on’ to creating value.
May 16, 2022   |  By Avantra
Automation has been the harbinger of change since the start of industrialisation. From Roman aqueducts to conveyor belts, and from water wheels to modern computing, automation has represented the pinnacle of human innovation of its time. Making it an essential catalyst for change and a critical step to the next industrial revolution. But with mission critical software application being at the heart of modern industries, automation is not only a pinnacle but a base layer for the fourth industrial revolution.
May 9, 2022   |  By Avantra
With SAP Automation through Avantra your business can improve productivity, reduce costs, reduce risk while improving quality and compliance. But, navigating the topic of SAP automation can get tricky sometimes. With a wealth of information available out there, we often ignore the basics. In this session, Tyler Constable, Executive Director - Solution Engineering, Avantra and Tim Reiss, Technical Customer Success Manager, Avantra get down to the basics and demystify the world of SAP Automation for you.
May 5, 2022   |  By Avantra
Smart factories have made manufacturing smarter. Mission critical IT applications like the SAP ERP processes are the nerve center of manufacturing industries ensuring that everything operates like a well oiled machine, from supply chains and factory floors, to finance and payroll systems. A winning manufacturing strategy is therefore dependent on successful management of the SAP landscapes. One that releases capacity from the drag of managing these complex systems and redirects resources to fuel innovation.
Apr 5, 2022   |  By Avantra
In this video, we go through the end-to-end setup of your Avantra Server using our Quick installer option for Linux which is available from downloads.avantra.com
Mar 25, 2022   |  By Avantra
In this video, we go through the end-to-end setup of your SAP HotNews functionality including the two different notification types you can trigger. In this demo, we send these notifications to Slack.
Mar 23, 2022   |  By Avantra
In this video, we go through the new Avantra step library as part of the new Automation engine in 21.11 and above.
Feb 7, 2022   |  By Avantra
SAP creates some of the world's most popular products for managing information, with more than 400 million users worldwide. But SAP connectivity presents one of the biggest security risks for your company. In this ebook, we will consider some of the steps you can take to secure your SAP systems: we'll explore how SAP systems can be compromised, plus we will investigate some of the ways to prevent this from happening.
Feb 7, 2022   |  By Avantra
Running SAP systems in the cloud can provide a litany of benefits to users at every level of the organization. However, many hidden, unexpected and expensive challenges can quickly arise before, during and after migrating mission-critical SAP systems to the cloud. In this white paper you'll discover the three main challenges plaguing both Enterprise IT operations and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) today, and learn how to overcome them.
Jan 1, 2022   |  By Avantra
Are you ready to migrate to HANA? When HANA platform is implemented correctly, it has proven itself to deliver greater results in analytic intelligence, performance, data processing, and better ROI with faster time-to-value. Planning and executing a successful migration to SAP HANA depends upon a comprehensive understanding of the overall process and careful monitoring during the five main stages of a migration.
Jan 1, 2022   |  By Avantra
SAP software runs every aspect of many enterprises, from mission-critical line-of-business systems to administrative and support services. Ensuring the availability of these systems is crucial - an IDC report estimates that system outages can cost a company between $500,000 to $1 million or more per hour.

Avantra is the industry-leading AIOps platform for SAP Operations. It provides Enterprises and MSPs unmatched intelligence into their landscape health.

Managing your enterprise's SAP landscape is tough. That's why the Avantra platform simplifies SAP operational tasks so that you and your team can get some proper downtime - the kind that gives you the bandwidth to add real business value.

Support your SAP teams with intelligent automation:

  • Observe: Know exactly what's in your SAP estate at any moment. Using ML based predictive analytics Avantra gives you a clear view of anomalous configuration and runtime issues. Everything from security hardening to predicting future system overloads.
  • Engage: Avantra communicates with centralized IT workflows like ServiceNow. It routes issues to the right resource whether it's for the Enterprise Security team or a business owner of a specific system - it'll go to the next available change window.
  • Act: Avantra is the leading business process management automation platform for IT operations. Fix insecure configurations, patch security vulnerabilities, update systems with the latest production data - automatically within agreed change windows.

SAP operations is complex enough. Simplify it with intelligent automation.