Managed Cloud - Microsoft Azure

Opal Wave Managed Services on Microsoft Azure provide users with the flexibility of public cloud. Ideal for accessing the benefits provided by the comprehensive capabilities offered within the Azure portfolio.

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Managed Cloud - Microsoft Azure

Opal Wave Managed Services on Microsoft Azure provide users with the flexibility of public cloud. Ideal for accessing the benefits provided by the comprehensive capabilities offered within the Azure portfolio.

Download our Guide to PaaS
We manage the Azure infra-structure, operating systems and HANA BASIS layer so you don’t have to invest in the time and skills required

Who is it for?

Our public cloud managed service is offered on Microsoft Azure, the leading public cloud solution for SAP.  Opal Wave’s Managed Azure offering manages the infrastructure elements.  We also offer management of supported SAP HANA applications.

Our service is ideal for clients that have a multi-cloud policy and wish to utilise Microsoft Azure as well as their other corporate cloud solutions, or for clients that want to take advantage of the comprehensive capabilities offered within the wider Azure portfolio.

What benefits does Microsoft Azure offer to your organisation?

We manage the Azure SAP environment to allow you to manage your business.  We manage the Azure infra-structure, operating systems and HANA BASIS layer so you don’t have to invest in the time and skills required.  We provide all the HANA expertise and support you need all included as part of our service.

Our SAP Basis administration includes installation, configuration, load balancing, performance of SAP applications.  Maintenance of database, operating system, application and web server services.  We also take care of:

  • Azure solution architecture
  • SAP certified Azure virtual machines
  • Azure proximity placement groups to provide optimal performance between the SAP application layer and the SAP HANA
  • SAP HANA shared storage for SUSE Linux NFS cluster and Azure NetApp Files
  • O/S management & patching including Windows & SUSE
  • Managed security and Multi-factor authentication
  • SAP HANA System Replication with NetApp, SUSE NFS Cluster and Block Replication
  • Azure Region management
  • SAP Solution Manager
  • Azure Bastion for secure access
  • Virtual Private Network & firewall management
  • Bandwidth and Data Egress optimisation
  • Accelerated Networking(AN) to optimize inter-server communications between the SAP application layer and SAP HANA
  • Azure Premium Disk Management of /hana/data and /hana/log volumes
  • Azure Backup management, retention, testing & restorations
  • Business Continuity & DR instigation
  • Regular and Extended hours support and 24 hour critical support

Moving your SAP applications to the Cloud?

Download our free 20 page guide. We share; Gartner insights, user benefits, case studies, security and business continuity.

The ideal briefing document to help you get the most from your SAP Applications as a Service.

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