SAP and AWS have been in collaboration since 2011. In the past couple of years, Amazon and SAP have worked together to provide fast and effective memory deployment options. SAP users can now run smoothly their workloads on the web cloud service offered by Amazon.
Main Benefits of SAP Business Suite on AWS
The following are the main benefits of SAP Business Suite on AWS to the users.
1. Economies of scale
The main aim of a business is to get the most out of any resource while minimising costs. A lot of the businesses that run SAP systems have shifted their workload and started using SAP on AWS.
The main reason for this is that companies get to enjoy more economies of scale from the Amazon Web Services features together with efficiency. This saves on the company’s cost and also maximises its overall benefit.
2. Highly compatible
A company does not need to change its server because Amazon Web Services cloud support various types of servers where the SAP solutions can be installed and run. The servers that are supported are:
- Oracle Linux
- Windows server 2008 R2
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux
- SUSE Linux enterprise server
SAP on AWS also facilitates the running of various databases like Microsoft SQL and SAP HANA. With this compatibility benefit, a company saves big since it doesn’t have to overhaul its IT infrastructure.
3. Scalability and Elasticity
SAP configurations on Amazon Web Services are available in several options. A user can now use SAP on AWS without any worry about the memory capacity of the service.
This feature has enabled SAP users to choose the amount of memory that they desire to use. A user can choose to start with a small memory capacity and upgrade progressively to a higher capacity when the time comes. The process of scaling up and down takes only minutes to accomplish.
4. Security and Virtual Networking
Cloud computing was not always associated with safety, but that has changed with Amazon Web Services. They have managed to change that through the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (AVPC).
The AVPC enables you to define a private virtual network within an isolated area within the AWS clouds. This allows a company or an individual user link with their data centres, forming a private network but with the added benefits of Amazon Web Services infrastructure.
5. Performance and speed
The Amazon Web Services have developed several varieties of the elastic compute cloud (EC2) that are specialised to meet specific workload demands. The EC2 runs on the latest 64-bit Intel processor, while also operating at a high throughput and low latency, using the Amazon Network Adapter which facilitates the transmission of various data volumes that may be either encrypted or unencrypted.
Therefore, for a business using SAP Business suite the promise of speed, excellent performance and reliability are all available to you, and these are the core factors that a business depends on.
6. Backup data
In the modern day, all information needs to be backed up. Amazon Web Services keeps all relevant user data in the cloud and therefore provides a suitable backup for your data at no extra cost.
In conclusion, SAP on AWS has a wide array of functions that are suitable to all businesses or personal SAP workload. They enable them to run smoothly, efficiently and safely, and this leads to the best outcome to all the users on the platform.
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