HCL Technologies division - HCL Enterprise Application Services (EAS) has released a research report which revealed that globally large enterprises could save nearly $30 billion in total through consolidating their instances of SAP. The global survey of 225 CIOs focused on their organizations’ current and future usage of SAP, revealing that on average they had five separate instances of SAP operating across their business.
In fact, more than a third (39%) stated they were running in excess of six instances. The findings also showed that on average the cost per user, per year of running SAP was $1,518 and by moving to a single instance large enterprises could potentially make savings of up to 25%. The research also highlighted the prevalence of legacy SAP versions still being used as core operating platforms.
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