Many companies across various industries currently face a series of challenges common to companies running SAP. These challenges encompass varying hardware models and SAP versions.
With such challenges being high cost and time consuming in nature, a prudent countermeasure is for companies to adopt a cloud alternative to SAP on premises infrastructure. To this end, they can choose from a spectrum of cloud-based services, such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS).
The transition to SAP on cloud can be initiated by shifting Disaster Recovery servers on the cloud, while critical business functions remain on site. This solution is called Hybrid cloud.
In order to achieve a low cost of operations, customers can leverage upon the following advantages provided by cloud-based DR servers: scalability, reliability, quick development, security, flexibility of deployment. Such a set up enables organizations to scale up quickly and efficiently, enabling firms to execute special projects, or meet a demand surge.
Through moving from SAP to the cloud, you will be able to process massive quantities of data in the cloud real-time, as well as get immediate results about analytics and transactions. Additionally, you will be able to do all this without significant capital investment. SAP on Cloud solutions provide you with real-time business analytics and applications – managed in a secure, scalable, cost-effective cloud environment.
With this solution being both hosted and managed by Datacomm, you will receive this impressive capability without the need to implement or manage anything on-site. This will enable you to deploy SAP application faster, more effectively, and in a simpler manner. Additionally, you will also get complete management of every aspect: enabling you to uncover new growth opportunities, accelerate core business processes to run at market speed, as well as empower your staff to decide as well as act in the moment. All with real-time insights that enable you to innovate without distruption.
Infrastructure for SAP HANA can be ready in a matter of hours.
IaaS can be scaled up to meet your growing data requirements.
Higher consistency and reliability than an in-house IT infrastructure.
Enables mobile access to corporate data through mobile devices.
Pay only for that infrastructure which you actually need, and use.
Leverage upon your existing licensing arrangement, without paying additional licensing fees.
SAP HANA is an in-memory data platform that enables you to accelerate business proccesses, deliver increased business intelligence, as well as simplify your IT enrivironment.
S/4 HANA is SAP’s next-generation real-time enterprise resource management suite for digital business. It is built around an advanced in-memory platform, SAP HANA, and offers a personalized consumer-grade user experience throug SAP Fiori.
With a single database, this platform handles queries quickly and grants you real-time anaytics at your fingertips. This is a business suite that will enable your business to thrive in the digital economy.
The traditional SAP ECC solution is also available on SAP HANA. This presents all the conventional functionality of an ECC environment with a HANA database engine. In this set-up, all SAP transaction codes are available, thus negating the need for data simplification.
Because SAP ECC predates SAP HANA, companies utillizing it often start off on other databases. When ECC users perform SAP HANA migration without changing their platform front end, it turns into SAP Business Suite on HANA. This enables businesses to benefit from the performance boost made possible by SAP HANA, without having to restructure the application layer.
SAP customers can choose between on-premise, cloud as well as hybrid platform set-ups.
On-premise set-up requires: hardware and software licenses, database licenses, as well as external implementation consultants who assist in design, installation and staff training. Such consultants also assist with moving development servers, QA servers, production servers and databse servers on premise.
A hybrid solution combines both an on-premise as well as cloud set-up. This enables clients to maintain specific requirements and misssion critical functions on premise, while off-loading ancillary requirements to faster cloud-based solutions. However, such a transition involves considerations of integration, operations and security.
SAP R/3 is one of SAP’s main products, with R standing for RealTime and 3 standing for tier 3 application architecture. Up to 80% of businesses today run on SAP R/3.
Develop, provision, and manage your mission-critical SAP and non-SAP applications across a heterogeneous software environment. SAP NetWeaver provides the foundation for operating and customizing products such as SAP Business Suite—a set of fully integrated applications including SAP ERP, SAP CRM, SAP SCM, and SAP SRM.
SAP Business One is an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution designed for dynamically growing small and midsize businesses. The SAP Business One application provides an affordable, comprehensive solution for managing your entire business – from sales and customer relationships to financials and operations. With SAP Business One, small businesses can streamline operations, act on timely and complete information, and accelerate profitable growth.
Disasters, such as application failure, cyber attack and natural calamities can result in massive monetary loss to a business. In light of this possibillity, it is imperative for a business to have a robust disaster recovery plan.
Disaster recovery plan can come with different recovery model. Our IaaS can support the following recovery model
SAP ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is a leading SAP product. Other key SAP products include customer relationship management, business intelligence, supply chain management, supplier relationship management, human resource management, enterprise portal software product life cycle management and knowledge warehouse software.
Many SAP applications are based on the SAP NetWeaver technology platform that can be deployed in a two or three-tier architecture. The three-tier client/server architecture typically consists of a presentation layer, an application layer, and a database layer.
These three layers can run separately on different virtual VM, or can all run together on the same VM, depending on the requirement and size of the SAP solution deployed. In three-tier configurations, the database and application services reside on separate VMs, whereas in two-tier configurations, the co-exits on the same VMs. The three-tier architecture scales to support large number of users. The two-tier architecture is usually sufficient for many smaller and midsize companies, as well as for sandbox, development, training, and test systems.
Our DR solution can protect and recover any SAP application stack consistently utilizing one or multiple VMs running in VM environment. With simple VM-level replication from the hypervisor, no reconfiguration of SAP required for protection. This solution making a simple and scalable protection solution for VM based SAP deployments.
On-premises, you can use either HANA System Replication or use shared storage to establish high availability for SAP HANA. SAP HANA system replication allows you to configure one or more systems to take over for your primary system in the case of disaster. You can tune replication to meet your needs in terms of performance and failover time. SAP HANA system replication consists of one primary node and at least one secondary node.
Changes to the data on the primary node are replicated to the secondary node synchronously or asynchronously. We can setup primary node at your on-premise system and secondary node at Datacomm IaaS. A load balancer is required to achieve the high availability.
SAP HANA backups create copies of data from your database which can be used to reconstruct your data according to a designatet prior point.
When performing data backup, SAP HANA uses data such as tables, packages, information views and metadata saved in a configurable disk location. In other words, you get to specify how your data backup gets done.
Cloudciti Backup as a Service (BaaS) provides safe, secure & scalable offsite backup & disaster recovery for any data, anytime, anywhere! This all-in-one, easy-to-use backup solution works with the Cloudciti secure software-defined storage located in a safe remote Tier-III designed data center.