What is CxLink Archive

Data retention policies are critical for modern business. Frequently accessed information must be kept in more expensive storage that provides rapid access. Some data has much less frequent access, with monthly or quarterly access needs. Other information has no expected access must be retained for legal or compliance purposes for “just in case” access.The SAP environment does have minimal functionality to support data retention policies. However, the storage management can both be complex and expensive. That’s where cloud computing can help.Amazon S3 is object storage designed for the real world, to help companies balance retention polices and costs to manage your archival needs. Amazon S3 has multiple storage classes, each designed to efficiently meet the varied archive needs of business.The added benefit of Amazon S3 is that you can consolidate all your varied archives into a single location for more transparent documentation and access.

CxLink Archive is part of the SAP ABAP Suite Add-on that leverages Syntax’s in depth knowledge of both SAP and AWS. It consolidates multiple AWS services into a single product with a simple interface, providing more efficient, faster Archive and recovery of SAP data. It is not a separate product; it is integrated into your SAP environment for easy access.

Key Features

  • Fully integrated with SAP standard archiving tools (SARA & DART)
  • Inexpensive cost

Compatibility matrix

CxLink Archive is currently compatible with the following SAP products:

SAP ProductVersion
SAP Netweaver7.0 or higher (SAP Kernel release 720 or higher)
SAP S/4HANA1609 or higher (SAP Kernel release 753 or higher)
BW/4HANA1.0 & 2.0 versions supported
SAP SLTon SAP Netweaver 7.40 or higher
Embedded SAP SLTon S/4HANA 1909 or higher