Benefits of moving on-premise SAP S/4HANA to Microsoft Azure cloud
In order to reap the business benefits of faster time-to-market, simplified innovation, easier scalability, and reduced risk, cloud computing is an essential core of the modern business landscape. With Microsoft and SAP working collaboratively, customers can migrate on-premise SAP applications and ERP solutions to Azure Cloud.
“Embrace” is a collaborative program aimed to speed up customer implementation of SAP S/4 HANA applications to the Microsoft Azure Cloud platform. Azure enables SAP users to deploy S/4HANA applications on request and pay only for the active utilization of their infrastructure. Azure also enables SAP users to migrate their current SAP systems to any databases that are supported by SAP.
Why Microsoft Azure for Your SAP S/4HANA?
The collective experience of SAP and Microsoft focus on reducing difficulty and minimizing the migration expenses from on-site to cloud. Azure is a robust public cloud architecture with SAP certification capable of working with SAP S/4 HANA’s biggest demands.
Migrating to Azure cloud for SAP S/4HANA facilitates the transformation of business. Azure cloud helps users to establish the diverse SAP Cloud Platform functionality, and in combination with Microsoft and SAP. The SAP S/4HANA on Azure enables you to migrate quickly and easily from the on-site ERP system to Microsoft Azure.
By leveraging the digital innovation’s strength and stability with smart technologies via the SAP Cloud Platform, in combination with the AI, Machine Learning, business intelligence, advanced analytics, and IoT capacities of Microsoft Azure. Eventually, integration of S/4 HANA to Azure Cloud can lead to sustainable workplace efficiency by delivering a significant benefit to the users to work better together.
Diverse Deployment Solutions: The Microsoft Azure service portfolio includes SAP Business Suite, SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA, and SAP Hybris. SAP on Azure Cloud can be deployed as Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). SAP supports a wide range of operating systems and platforms including SQL, Oracle, and HANA, thereby offering you greater flexibility.
Cost Savings: Through migrating SAP S/4 HANA to Azure cloud, the infrastructure can be quickly upgraded and improve performance and cost savings. Forrester’s study reveals that businesses eliminated hardware expenditures of up to $7.2 million and operating costs by 20%, rather than expanding their own data centers, by migrating SAP workloads onto Azure.
Security Compliance: Azure delivers the most comprehensive safety services, including Azure Sentinel, Azure threat monitoring security center, and Azure Identity Management Active Directory. You can make sure your data and apps are always safe utilizing automated backup and disaster recovery systems.
Enhanced productivity and insights: SAP S/4 HANA on Azure provides companies to maximize predictive analytics in real-time. By using their dashboards resources, the response to problems and situations for the decision-making process improves. You can monitor your operations and performance in real-time, allowing you to respond to better offerings and reduced downtime for your customers.
Through the industry-specific standards, SAP will deploy ERP solutions and SAP S/4HANA to the cloud in collaboration with Microsoft Azure.