Why SAP Customers Choose Azure:

  • Global Cloud Platform optimized for SAP HANA
  • Exceptional security and compliance
  • Advanced data analytics and insights
  • Extensive capabilities to integrate and extend SAP applications
  • Comprehensive support for app innovation
  • Leading hybrid and multi-cloud options
  • A partner you can trust

Our accreditations and unique partnership with Microsoft make us one of the few SAP partners who not only have the highest levels of expertise implementing SAP on Azure solutions, but also have the privilege of collaborating with Microsoft on Design & Engineering initiatives that help SAP customers maximize the benefits of their SAP workloads on Microsoft Cloud. In addition:

  • SAP is and always has been our business
  • We understand and can assess your SAP infrastructure and quickly identify challenges, tasks that can be readily done, and identify immediate cost savings.
  • We pride ourselves on our near-zero downtime migrations for SAP Production environments.
  • Our singular focus on SAP ensures all recommendations are relevant and viewed through the lens of SAP best practices and standards.

Planning your SAP Migration to Azure

  • Building the Business Case
  • Proof of Concept
  • SAP Landscape Assessment
  • Migration Readiness Assessment

Migrating SAP Applications to Azure

  • Minimizing downtime – homogeneous and heterogeneous migrations
  • Optimized migration
  • Strengthen SAP security
  • Migrating to SAP S/4HANA

Operating SAP Applications to Azure

  • Improve Monitoring and Self-Service with Lemongrass Cloud Platform (LCP)
  • DevOps for SAP
  • Continuous financial improvement

This involves a series of deep dives from which we produce the following for your detailed Business Case:

  • Target Architecture – Leveraging SAP, Microsoft, and Lemongrass Best Practices, we design a Target Architecture for your SAP on Azure. This includes Product Versions, Sizing, Layouts, High-Availability, Disaster Recovery, Backup and Restore, and Uptime designs.
  • IaaS Run Cost Model – Based on the Target Architecture and any other agreements with Azure, we create a 3-year IaaS Cost Model for the landscape.
  • Migration Approach – We work with you to select the appropriate migration approach per SAP system to balance downtime duration, cost, and transformation objectives.
  • Migration Plan – The migration approaches are combined with key milestones to generate a migration schedule with a supporting migration cost.
  • Target Operating Model – Based on your partner strategy, the Target Operating Model shows which capabilities need to be in place, and delivered by which party, in order to successfully manage the landscape on Azure.
  • Operate Run Costs – The ongoing costs to manage SAP on Azure, based on the Target Operating Model.
  • Further Advice – We identify additional recommendations to help prepare and execute your migration to Azure.

Cloud platform optimised for SAP

Azure is SAP certified to run your mission-critical SAP applications. Azure is the industry's most performant and scalable SAP cloud infrastructure, offering 192-gigabyte to 12-terabyte SAP HANA–certified virtual machines in more regions than any other public cloud provider.

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