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SAP on the Microsoft Cloud

Extend your SAP applications and innovate in the cloud trusted by SAP.

Solution Overview

The Microsoft Cloud helps you unleash the power of your SAP applications and data. Whether you migrate to SAP S/4HANA on Azure, leverage RISE with SAP for a fully managed service, or add intelligence with Azure data and AI services, Microsoft provides a reliable, secure and comprehensive cloud platform to transform your SAP estate.

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Move faster:

  • Break down silos and combine SAP and non-SAP data for predictive analytics.

  • Visualize and share data on Microsoft Power BI or analytics platforms including Qlik, Tableau, and SAP Fiori for real-time decision making.

  • Speed up time to action and optimize operations.
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Enhance productivity and innovation

Get more done:

  • Minimize app switching—collaborate on SAP data within Teams and Microsoft productivity apps.

  • Integrate SAP systems with Microsoft Power Platform to build low-code apps, add chatbots, and automate error-prone processes.

  • Extend SAP systems rapidly using Azure services. Combine Internet of Things (IoT) and edge services with Azure AI and Azure Digital Twins. Enable bidirectional scenarios with event-based architectures.
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Build on the leading cloud platform for SAP

Migrate on your terms:

  • Choose from more than 60 Azure regions and 128 Azure virtual machines certified for SAP, hosting the world's largest SAP-native and RISE with SAP landscapes.

  • Work with the largest dedicated team of SAP cloud architects and engineers.

  • Use best-in-class cloud services such as Azure Monitor for SAP solutions (preview) and Azure Backup.

  • Enrich your data sources with more than 100 connectors.

  • Add AI and machine learning to analyze and act on data from the edge.
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Help protect data with unmatched security

Benefit from comprehensive security and compliance:

  • Microsoft analyzes 43 trillion signals daily to identify threats, invests more than USD 1 billion annually in cybersecurity, and employs more than 8,500 security experts.

  • Expand confidently with Azure compliance support, including more certifications than any other cloud provider.

  • Get seamless identity management and access control with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and SAP-specific threat monitoring with Microsoft Sentinel solution for SAP applications.
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Choose the cloud SAP customers prefer

Why SAP and other customers choose Azure:

  • Joint reference architectures, a joint partner ecosystem, and industry-specific guidance help ensure customer success.

  • SAP runs more than 40 of its IT landscapes, including the deployment of SAP S/4HANA, on Azure.

  • Microsoft runs its SAP systems on Azure and is the first hyperscaler to adopt RISE with SAP internally.

  • Azure supports the world's largest enterprise-grade deployments of SAP S/4HANA.

  • More than 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies run on Azure.
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Map your path to modernization

Explore options to get to SAP S/4HANA and beyond

Deploy natively on Azure with a guided experience, or consider Azure for RISE with SAP.

Boost agility and security with cloud services

Simplify backups, scale quickly, and strengthen your security posture with a level of protection you can't get on premises.

Get better insights by combining SAP and non-SAP data

Use Azure Synapse Analytics to gain fresh perspectives on your critical reports that require SAP and non-SAP data.

Increase productivity and accelerate automation

Empower teams to collaborate and accelerate business process automation by integrating SAP with Teams and Power Platform.

Related products

Azure Center for SAP solutions | Microsoft Learn

Create and run SAP systems as a unified workload on Azure.

Microsoft Power Platform

Analyze data, automate processes, and build apps, websites, and virtual agents for your SAP systems.

Azure Synapse Analytics

Limitless analytics with unmatched time to insight.

Azure Logic Apps

Automate the access and use of data across clouds.

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)

Synchronize on-premises directories and enable single sign-on.

Microsoft Sentinel solution for SAP

Protect business-critical data within SAP systems and applications from advanced threats.

Azure Monitor for SAP solutions

Gain end-to-end observability for your applications, infrastructure, and network.

Microsoft Purview

Governance, protection, and compliance solutions for your organization's data.

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SAP customers are doing great things with Azure

Raising the bar for customer experiences

Campari Group unified fragmented data on the Microsoft Cloud to support end-to-end marketing campaigns. By moving its SAP workloads to the Microsoft Cloud, Campari added more value by bringing sales and consumer data into a single platform.

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Supporting app innovation

"It used to take from four to six months to add resources, but with SAP on Azure and our infrastructure automation, we can now do it within an hour."

Gerhard Göppel, Head of Platform Operations, Munich Re

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Automating order processing with Power Platform

"Because Power Platform solutions are so easy to build, it's also easier to justify replacing these solutions more frequently to meet changing needs."

Jared Simmons, Systems Analyst, Coca-Cola Bottling Company United

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Building a solid foundation for innovation

"Microsoft has deep expertise running SAP applications on Azure, in addition to a strong, ongoing partnership with SAP, and that gave us confidence that Azure is the right cloud platform for us."

Sahil Gupta, Senior Vice President and Head of Application Development, NBA

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Increasing agility while reducing costs

"Between cyberthreats, divestitures, and acquisitions, SAP on Azure and the Microsoft Cloud gives us the reliability, agility, and scalability to stay responsive to business needs."

Paul Brody, Digital Core Technical Platform Product Manager, Chevron

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Increasing efficiency using RISE with SAP on Azure

"Having SAP Business Technology Platform on Azure and interoperable with Teams has really changed the way in which we work. It's created a lot of operational efficiency because now the data is coming in real time."

Chander Khanduja, Chief Information Officer, Luminous Power Technologies

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