How to migrate and transform SAP with Azure
From the initial assessment to the final integration, the Azure ecosystem enables end-to-end support for every step of your migration journey.
Discover your current SAP estate and track your core SAP landscapes and customisations
Define your goals
Determine key stakeholders and align teams around key performance indicators (KPIs)
Assess and plan for your landscape to map to your vision.
Right-size your SAP environment to fit your business needs.
Use reference architectures designed by Microsoft and SAP.
Draft plans for business continuity, migration cutover, testing and organisational readiness.
Optimise landscapes with cloud operational best practices.
Incorporate updates to continuously enhance your environment.
Enjoy Azure services with interoperability across your choice of apps
Integrate your IT environment and help secure access with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) single sign-on.
Drive immediate insights with data visualisation tools.
Invent customer experiences by extending the core platform.
Your business, like many others that rely on SAP data, may be thinking about shifting your largest and most important system to the cloud to alter operations.
Global enterprises have more opportunities for agility, cost savings, risk reductions, and instant insight thanks to cloud services. Numerous businesses that use SAP solutions on-premises are becoming more and more conscious of the need to accelerate process adjustments in response to new data and business demands.
Run the SAP solutions you already use on Azure
Run the SAP solutions you already use on Azure and take advantage of unified support and best practises thanks to the preferred cloud agreement between Microsoft and SAP. Follow a tried and true method to give your SAP applications the intelligence, security, and dependability of Azure.
SAP cloud platform optimised
Azure is a tested cloud platform that offers the performance and size you need as well as a basis for innovation and agility, so replace out-of-date systems with it.
Superior Compliance, Security, and Business Continuity
Take advantage of the 3,500 cybersecurity experts and the largest compliance portfolio on the market for your SAP solutions, both cloud-based and on-premises.
Quick insights and flexibility
To create innovative customer experiences, use 100 Azure services, SAP Cloud Platform, intelligent analytics, Microsoft Teams, Power Apps, and Power BI integration.
An Alliance you can rely on
Microsoft and SAP have unveiled Embrace, a preferred cloud alliance that may streamline and hasten your transition to the cloud, following years of collaboration.
According to a Forrester analysis, migrating an organization's old SAP infrastructure to Azure can result in a three-year 102 percent ROI, $15.9M in benefits over three years, and a nine-month payback on the investment.
Cloud platform optimized for SAP
Build on Azure, a tested cloud platform that is certified to run your mission-critical SAP applications with the performance, size, and dependability your organisation depends on, to replace out-of-date systems. Gain flexibility and efficiency right away, and support future innovation.
Azure infrastructure options for agility
High performance compute
Ø Choose from SAP-certified VMs and purpose-built bare-metal instances.
Ø Support changing needs for SAP HANA with up to 24 TB of RAM scale-up and up to 60 TB of RAM scale-out.
Ø Run SAP NetWeaver applications with other SAP-certified databases with TB-scale data volume.
High performance storage
Ø Gain speed with top-performers Premium SSD and Azure Ultra Disk Storage. Ø Run complex SAP HANA scale-out configurations with standby nodes powered by Azure NetApp Files technology.
Enterprise grade connectivity
Ø Ensure connection across locations using MPLS and IP VPN options with a premium global network. Ø Avoid the internet and connect directly into the Azure network with Express Route options for up to 100 Gbps of bandwidth.
Management and governance
Ø Manage smarter using Azure policies and blueprints for compliance standards and built-in cost management tools. Ø Benefit from a comprehensive DevOps framework for SAP, including Azure Monitor for SAP Solutions (preview), Azure SAP Automation, and Azure Backup for SAP HANA. Ø • Deploy SAP on Azure IaaS with help from the SAP on Azure Architecture Center, and start the journey for migrating SAP to Azure.