Legacy System Decommissioning with SAP ILM RW

Legacy System Decommissioning with SAP ILM RW

SAP ILM Retention Warehouse plays a crucial role in the decommissioning of legacy systems by providing a structured and compliant approach to data archiving, storage, and eventual deletion. 

Here’s how it helps with legacy system decommissioning:

  • Data extraction: ILM Retention Warehouse enables organizations to extract relevant data from legacy systems and store it in a secure, accessible repository. This ensures that important historical data is not lost when decommissioning older systems.
  • Centralized data management: By consolidating the data from multiple legacy systems into the ILM Retention Warehouse, organizations can manage and access the archived data from a single, centralized location, simplifying the overall data management process.
  • Regulatory compliance: Decommissioning legacy systems often involves ensuring compliance with various data retention and privacy regulations. The ILM Retention Warehouse allows organizations to define retention rules and policies for archived data, ensuring that the data is retained for the required duration and deleted only when it is no longer needed.
  • Reduced operational costs: By archiving data from legacy systems and decommissioning them, organizations can significantly reduce maintenance, support, and infrastructure costs associated with older systems.
  • Improved system performance: Decommissioning legacy systems and archiving their data in the ILM Retention Warehouse helps reduce the overall data footprint, leading to improved performance of the remaining IT infrastructure.
  • Risk mitigation: Decommissioning legacy systems can pose risks such as data loss, security vulnerabilities, and non-compliance with regulations. By using the ILM Retention Warehouse, organizations can mitigate these risks by securely storing, managing, and accessing the archived data in a compliant manner.


In summary, SAP ILM Retention Warehouse facilitates legacy system decommissioning by providing a secure and compliant solution for data archiving, ensuring that valuable data is retained and accessible while minimizing the risks and costs associated with maintaining older systems.

We help you implement SAP ILM RW for Legacy Systems Decommissioning is the shortest possible time with automated reporting.