SAP on Azure

At Absoft, we are a Microsoft Silver Partner and have certified MS Azure consultants within our team. 



Why Azure for SAP Solutions?


One of the deepest partnerships in the industry

  • Almost every SAP customer is a Microsoft customer too
  • About 60% of cloud-based SAP on Windows deployments are hosted in Azure - this provides a unique opportunity be the premier cloud target


Most comprehensive platform for running SAP workloads

  • Choice and broad range of capabilities for enterprise customers
  • Linux and Windows OS, SAP ASE, IBM DB2, Oracle, and SQL Server DB for SAP NetWeaver
  • Built in support for HA/DR and enterprise grade security and compliance


Agile provisioning of environments

  • Covering full application lifecycle – dev/test/prod/support


Rich ecosystem and development environment

  • Build modern apps using higher level Azure services – O365, BI, Machine Learning,
    Mobile, etc.


SAP on SQL Server

  • SQL Server & Azure Better Together
  • SQL Buffer pool extension using Azure VM local SSD (GS5 VM : 448GB of RAM + 896GB of SSD)
  • Backup DB to Azure Storage


SAP on Oracle, DB2, ASE

  • Oracle : Azure is fully certified by SAP – Windows
  • DB2/ASE : Azure is fully certified by SAP – Linux and Windows


SAP Business Suite/BW on HANA, S/4 HANA

  • Azure is the largest hyper-scale cloud for HANA
  • Up to 4TB Suite on HANA, S/4 HANA, Up to 32TB BW on HANA, HANA Enterprise
  • Native HANA in-memory DB performance
  • All HANA features available (e.g. HANA Auto Failover, Storage Replication, Multitenant)
  • Competitive pricing and flexibility


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