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Auto scaling on AWS helps eliminate the need for SAP S/4HANA application server sizing
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Fully automated provisioning and decommissioning of SAP application servers helps optimize resources as demand shifts and allows you to pay-as-you-go.
June 5, 2018
A blog post by Tita Venatius, senior manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP; Rahul Kabra, partner solutions architect, AWS; Naresh Pasumarthy, partner solutions architect, AWS
Many enterprise organizations rely heavily on SAP mission-critical applications to drive revenue and gain
With traditional sizing, translating business requirements into hardware requirements is done in anticipation of higher workload demands (month-end, quarter-end, year-end, etc.), which increases the risk of
If SAP application servers are underutilized, it can result in unnecessary cost to the business. Some enterprise customers create workflows to consolidate and shutdown additional application servers after the event is over, but there are additional costs involved in planning, documenting, and executing these operations after every major event. Inefficiencies in the performance of business-critical applications could result in the deterioration of an organization’s business performance and thereby suffer revenue loss,
To address these challenges, Deloitte’s
Deloitte’s solution, built on AWS’ cloud platform, provides the capabilities to run SAP workloads in a more agile, secure, and cost-effective manner. AWS has a broad and deep set of offerings that span from traditional services like compute (EC2), storage (EBS), and networking to scalable services like Lambda and EC2
The solution utilizes SAP application server Amazon Machine Image (AMI) to launch new EC2 instances. The process is orchestrated through AWS
With Deloitte’s pre-configured
Deloitte service offerings on AWS
auto scaling application server solution on AWS
As an SAP competency partner of AWS, Deloitte offers a complete set of end-to-end SAP services in an AWS public cloud environment.
Setting the strategy
- Cloud strategy and business case
- Cloud readiness assessment
- Develop cloud migration approach, roadmap, and plan
Implementation of services
- Cloud migration
- Machine learning, IoT, big data, and analytics
- SAP S/4HANA, Ariba, SuccessFactors extensions using SAP cloud platform
- SAP cloud integration services
- Provisioning of cloud hosting infrastructure with enterprise-class service level agreements
- SAP performance testing services
- End-to-end cloud infrastructure and application managed services with 24/7 support
- SAP cloud platform application and integration managed services
- Improvements and innovation
Deloitte provides industry-leading practices and pre-configured solutions on AWS designed to deliver a best-of-breed portfolio of SAP services at a faster time to
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For more information about how Deloitte Consulting LLP and AWS can help optimize performance efficiency of SAP applications, please contact Pavan Srivastava, managing director, Deloitte Consulting LLP.