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Two Techniques Can Help Users Minimize Planned Downtime of SAP Systems

Published: 02 August 2011

ID: G00214452

Analyst(s): Derek Prior

Summary

New tools are available from SAP to help its customers minimize the planned downtime needed to maintain their SAP production systems. The tools will be cost-effective only for mission-critical operations, especially ERP.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Context
  • Analysis
    • SAP Change Management
    • Scheduling SAP Planned Downtime Windows
    • Squeezing SAP Planned Downtime Windows
    • The SAP NZDT Technique
    • The SAP nZDM Technique
    • Action Plans for End Users
  • Key Facts

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