Whether your company is a small-to-midsize or a large enterprise, the smooth operation of your SAP environment is crucial to your daily business and long-term competitiveness. Application performance, availability, and agility are critical. As SAP landscapes become more complex, how you protect your SAP data becomes increasingly important. Using the wrong data protection system slows down operations and limits growth. This section describes how the demands created by cloud or big data projects require a new way of providing SAP data protection.