Why Microsoft Azure is the best cloud solution for SAP

Dec 15, 2018
  • finance
  • people
  • automotive
  • Microsoft

With the deadline of 2025 approaching faster than you might think, forward-thinking companies are already prepping for their move to SAP S/4HANA. How transitioning SAP to the cloud will boost business innovation. Those in search of the best results should also seize the opportunity to move their entire SAP estates to the cloud. And if you really want to get an edge on the competition, Microsoft Azure offers the ideal cloud solution: robust, reliable, secure and scalable.

Azure has the broadest global footprint and largest compliance portfolio of any public cloud solution. It also boasts fully embedded security, enterprise-grade SLAs and industry-leading support. In short, it’s the perfect platform on which to reliably run and deploy SAP workloads.

Unique insights

Running SAP S/4HANA on Azure offers unique insights and rich product integration to help make the most of running SAP solutions in the cloud. Accelerate your performance, productivity and innovation with:

  • SAP HANA TDI-certified instances with memory from 768 GB to 20 TB.
  • Industry-leading performance with high-performance NFS storage and networking.
  • Built-in support for backups through storage snapshots, high availability and disaster recovery, and scale-out configurations.
  • 99.99% SLAs for high-availability pairs and 99.9% SLAs for a single node.

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A match made in heaven

Microsoft Azure and SAP are so perfect for each other that both organizations have agreed to utilize each other’s systems to help improve their respective businesses. Microsoft will use SAP S4/HANA to enhance its financial analysis, while SAP will migrate critical SAP S/4HANA systems to Azure.

Want to speak to one of our experts about how Azure’s powerful cloud environment could cut your SAP running costs and boost your SAP efficiency – among a host of other benefits? Get in touch!