SAP On Azure Cloud Migration and Managed Services

Azure is Microsoft's cloud computing platform that offers a wide range of services and resources for building, deploying, and managing applications and infrastructure in the cloud. When it comes to running SAP (Systems, Applications, and Products) workloads on Azure, Microsoft provides a comprehensive set of solutions and services designed to support SAP applications and databases.

SAP on Azure solutions enables you to optimize your enterprise resource planning (ERP) in the cloud by leveraging Azure's security features, dependability, and scalable SAP-certified infrastructure. The time has come to plan your SAP cloud migration.

  • SAP Certified Offerings:Microsoft Azure offers a range of SAP-certified virtual machine (VM) sizes and configurations optimized for running SAP workloads. These VMs are designed to meet the performance and scalability requirements of SAP applications.
  • SAP HANA on Azure:Azure provides support for running SAP HANA, the in-memory database platform for SAP applications. You can deploy SAP HANA instances on Azure VMs and take advantage of high-performance storage options.
  • Azure NetApp Files:Azure NetApp Files is a high-performance file storage service that can be used to store SAP data. It provides features like high availability and performance scaling to meet the demands of SAP workloads.
  • SAP on Kubernetes: Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) allows you to run SAP Data Intelligence and other containerized SAP workloads on a managed Kubernetes cluster.
  • SAP on Azure Stack: For organizations that require on-premises or hybrid cloud solutions, Azure Stack allows you to run Azure services, including SAP solutions, in your own data center.
  • SAP Cloud Platform on Azure: You can leverage SAP Cloud Platform on Azure to build, deploy, and manage SAP applications in a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment.
  • SAP on Azure Marketplace: Azure Marketplace offers a variety of pre-configured SAP solutions, such as SAP Business One, that can be easily deployed on Azure.
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery:Azure offers robust backup and disaster recovery solutions for SAP workloads, ensuring data protection and business continuity.
  • Security and Compliance:Azure provides a range of security and compliance features to help safeguard SAP environments. This includes identity and access management, encryption, and compliance certifications.
  • Integration Services:Azure offers various integration services like Azure Logic Apps and Azure Service Bus, which can be used to connect SAP systems with other applications and services.
  • Monitoring and Management: Azure Monitor and Azure Security Center provide tools for monitoring the health and performance of your SAP workloads and ensuring compliance with security policies.
  • Licensing Flexibility: Azure offers various licensing options for SAP, including bring-your-own-license (BYOL) and pay-as-you-go models, allowing you to choose the most cost-effective approach for your organization.

Why choose Azure for SAP


Azure's scalable infrastructure allows you to easily adjust resources up or down based on your SAP workload requirements. This can help you optimize costs and handle peak workloads efficiently.

Cost Efficiency

Azure provides various tools and features for cost management and optimization, such as Azure Cost Management and Azure Budgets, which can help you control your SAP-related expenses.


Azure offers a wide range of services that can complement SAP deployments, such as Azure Active Directory for identity management, Azure Monitor for performance monitoring, and Azure Site Recovery for disaster recovery planning.

Security and Compliance

Azure offers robust security features, including network security groups, identity and access management, and encryption at rest and in transit. Azure also maintains various compliance certifications (e.g., ISO 27001, SOC 2) that are crucial for industries with strict regulatory requirements.

Global Reach

Azure has a vast global network of data centers, making it possible to deploy SAP solutions in proximity to your users or data sources. This can help reduce latency and improve performance.

In summary, organizations choose Azure for SAP because it provides a reliable, scalable, and secure platform with extensive support for SAP workloads and strong integration capabilities with other Microsoft and third-party services.

Nordia’s proven 5 phase approach for Migrating your SAP to cloud

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Post Migration Support

We start with a complete analysis & assessment of your sap landscape and infrastructure. Then with expert consulting, we co-create the migration plan, methodology, cost and timeline along with our clients.

We derive a unique customized plan with near zero downtime in line with business & stakeholders' requirements.

Design an AWS target architecture that meets your requirements like availability, performance, cost, compliance and security.

We execute the migration plan after ample testing and validation. We proactively update and provide complete transparency on each phase of upgrade to ensure a seamless go-live event.

Our support does not just end after successful go-live; we extend our support to our beloved customer in helping them in cloud adoption, disaster recovery setup and business continuity plan as per client requirement.

Key Benefits of hosting your SAP Services on Azure

Global Cloud Platform optimized for SAP HANA

Azure provides a dedicated offering for SAP HANA workloads, including certified HANA virtual machines (VMs) and large memory instances. This makes it a suitable choice for organizations looking to run SAP HANA-based applications.

Leading hybrid and multi-cloud options

Azure's hybrid cloud capabilities allow you to integrate your on-premises SAP systems with the cloud seamlessly. This can be useful for organizations looking to transition to the cloud gradually.

Advanced Data Analytics and Automation Capabilities

Azure offers a wide range of AI and analytics services, which can be used to enhance SAP applications with advanced analytics, machine learning, and data. Its devops and automation capabilities can help streamline SAP deployment, management, and updates, reducing manual intervention and increasing efficiency.

SAP-Certified Infrastructure

Azure is one of the few cloud providers that offer SAP-certified infrastructure for running SAP workloads. This certification ensures that Azure meets the performance, reliability, and security requirements of SAP applications.

A Partner you can trust

Microsoft has strong partnerships with SAP, and the two companies collaborate to ensure that SAP solutions run effectively on Azure. This collaboration often leads to improved integration and support

Why Nordia should be your choice for cloud migration

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