Planning to move your SAP Landscape to Azure 

When you are in the position to start planning your SAP workload migration to the Azure Cloud, you must review a few resources before proceeding. However, finding relevant information on strategy or tools can be tricky. 

Cloud technology is gaining prominence, and business organizations have identified various advantages of utilizing public cloud solutions to host their SAP systems. Before proceeding to move your SAP Landscape on Azure Cloud, we recommend reviewing the information/links provided below. 

SAP on Azure   

Start your journey by exploring Microsoft documentation for SAP solutions on Azure and get to know more about Azure.  

Link: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/solutions/sap/ 

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SAP on Azure

SAP on Microsoft 

Joining the Microsoft Tech community is always beneficial. Community members are knowledgeable and provide solutions or insights on problems. You can learn about best practices, new features, get the latest information, and leverage from their knowledge base from the resource below. 

Link: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/sap-on-microsoft/ct-p/SAPonMicrosoft 

Image Source: SAP on Microsoft 

SAP HANA on Azure Virtual Machines 

Are you looking for a guide that helps you decide the right resources to deploy HANA on Azure virtual machines? 

The hyperlink provided below includes the documentation resources that you should check before installing SAP HANA in Azure VM. 

Link: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/workloads/sap/hana-get-started 

SAP on Azure Implementation Guide 

The SAP on Azure Implementation guide provides the practical guidance to move your on-premises SAP workloads to the Cloud. You can use the implementation guide to structure and organize the SAP System’s implementation in your company. This guide contains all the work steps required for the implementation with documentation. 

Link: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/sap-on-azure-implementation-guide/  

Image Source: SAP on Azure Implementation Guide 

SAP on Azure

SAP Workload on Azure – Deployment Checklist 

The deployment checklist is intended for customers who plan to move their SAP applications to the Azure infrastructure. We recommend you review the list when you reach critical milestones during the migration process. While reviewing the checklist, you will be able to detect any issues during the early stages. Take a look at the SAP Deployment checklist below.   

Link: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/workloads/sap/sap-deployment-checklist  

SAP Developer Center 

The SAP Developer Center provides a complete range of development tools, downloads, and documentation. Here you can check SAP tutorials on Azure on various topics. 

Link: https://developers.sap.com/tutorial-navigator.html?search=azure  

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SAP on Azure 

Microsoft Azure Certified IaaS platforms (SAP) 

Microsoft regularly updates its platform and provides new certification details for Compute Engines certified for SAP solutions. There is a broad range of topics to choose from infrastructure and developer skills. To check the details of the Microsoft Azure Certifications, check the links provided below. 

Link: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/workloads/sap/sap-certifications  

Link: https://www.sap.com/dmc/exp/2014-09-02-hana-hardware/enEN/iaas.html#categories=Microsoft%20Azure&order=MemoryDesc  

SAP Notes 

SAP notes help to search for SAP Notes, SAP knowledge base articles, SAP community content, and much more. This portal has several relevant and useful links available at: 

Link: https://support.sap.com  

The Sap Notes are beneficial for your journey to SAP on Azure. Below are a few essential links you should review before you start your planning roadmap. 

  • 2035875: Windows on Microsoft Azure: Adaption of SAP license 
  • 2316233: SAP HANA on Microsoft Azure (Large Instances) 
  • 2145537: Support of SAP BusinessObjects BI platform on Microsoft Azure 
  • 2191498: SAP on Linux with Azure: Enhanced Monitoring 
  • 2178632: Key Monitoring Metrics for SAP on Microsoft Azure 
  • 2343511: Microsoft Azure connector for SAP Landscape Virtualization Management

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Executive Summary – KochaSoft 

KochaSoft is a premier, cloud-agnostic consulting organization focused exclusively on the optimization of SAP business technology in the Cloud. We assist our clients with the digital transformation of their on-premise or Cloud environment in preparation for migration to SAP4/HANA. KochaSoft prides itself on retaining an exceptionally talented group of technical experts and world-class business-savvy professionals with proven capabilities, skills, and experience in building and deploying first-class solutions. 

Collectively, the KochaSoft team has over one thousand years’ experience across diverse technology areas and business domains, which enables us to offer end-to-end Consulting, IT solutions, and Services to its customers globally. KochaSoft is in a unique position to deliver its flexible services seamlessly to any location. As a Canadian and US-based entity, KochaSoft provides world-class sustainable, scalable, optimized SAP Solutions at a reasonable cost with exceptional quality.