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August 12, 2020

Google Enables SAP Workloads for Google Cloud

Multiple enterprises running SAP applications migrate to Google Cloud for its features and support.

Today we will talk about the implementation of SAP applications on Google Cloud. 2020 is changing the game in all industries, and in this case, there are many more migrations from SAP into cloud-native environments than expected.

All of these businesses share a common factor. They are concerned with recognizing and responding to the business technology challenges that emerged in the pandemic. Three main challenges are considered the most important and the ones of most impact. These are: Managing and minimizing infrastructure risk. Adapting to new realities for elasticity and scale. Retooling for faster, smarter business analytics.

Managing and minimizing infrastructure risk. At the beginning of the year, there have been uncountable IT departments going through supply chains that got stretched out past the breaking point. Their network and storage hardware became scarce, impacting also on the access to the onsite IT staff. It's now a risky moment to operate and maintain SAP environments.

Adapting to new realities for elasticity and scale. The pandemic showed the extremes in terms of scalability and demand. Some businesses had to shut down their data center infrastructure, while others grew and became unpredictably more demanded.

Retooling for faster, smarter business analytics. Enterprises are confronting market disruptions and business model shifts, before, and during the pandemic. In the past months, the has been an acceleration in new business models. The companies that will win, will be the ones best equipped. This equipment provides smarter, faster, and better analytical capabilities.

Google launched premium support for businesses that run SAP on Google Cloud. It supports third-party support of applications so that they meet their needs.

There's a special team of technical solution engineers that count with the necessary and right expertise to support SAP customers running on the cloud. The provided support is 24/7. If you need even more support, Google Cloud also offers Mission Critical Support. This is focused on deployments that can't tolerate any type of downtime, ever.

What does Mission Critical Support offer?

Mission Critical Support offers: Fast response time, Proactive and preventative engagement, and a collaborative approach for continuous improvement of your environment.  

The response time is 5 minutes or less. As soon as there is an incident, 5 minutes later after you talk you will get a response from the support team that will help you solve your issue.

Proactive and preventative engagement offers support experts that navigate through your issues in a fast way. They help you with any issue in your infrastructure and in your workloads as well.

The collaborative approach for continuous improvement involves understanding your SAP deployment. This is done through a Google Assessment. The assessment is organized by Google Cloud's Professional Services Organization (PSO).

After the assessment, comes the Remediation process, where the user takes corrective action to ensure the SAP environments are ready. The On-Boarding process is the process in which Google Technical Solutions Engineers work to determine how the service is working.

SAP customers receive a robust support offering. It works under a highly reliable infrastructure capability. It maintains business continuity for all Google's applications and it also works at scale. 4 key capabilities make the SAP environment work in the best way possible. These are Multilayer infrastructure high availability. Fast, flexible, and reliable disaster recovery. Efficient and reliable data protection. Simple, cost-effective ways to scale fast while minimizing risk.

Multilayer infrastructure high availability. Google Cloud is considered highly available. Its infrastructure can provide and support uncountable customers. The data centers are located around the world. You can keep your virtual machine running through system events with the Live Migration feature. Virtual Machines can restart automatically in case of unplanned downtime.
Fast, flexible, reliable disaster recovery. Many SAP companies have seen how vulnerable their data centers were in times of crisis. Many decided to move to Google Cloud, basically for data protection.

Efficient and reliable data protection. The key to protecting your SAP systems is creating a backup strategy and choosing a suitable service. Google Cloud offers native capabilities for automated and cost-effective SAP system backups.

Simple, cost-effective ways to scale fast while minimizing risk. Managing risk in this case, means making sure that there are business apps available and secured running at the best performance possible. Google offers a "lift and shift" project, that allows migration of applications to the cloud most quickly yet developed.

In conclusion, during the pandemic, there has been a huge movement of companies moving their SAP workloads into the Google Cloud ecosystem. This happened and continues to happen for several reasons. Google Cloud offers many features that can help you run your applications safely and with big support. 2020 is a year of change in every industry, and the pandemic came to change the way we work and live. If you currently run an SAP workload, make sure to check out all your options, it´s always a good practice to compare service providers before choosing one.

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Lucas Bonder
Technical Writer
Lucas is an Entrepreneur, Web Developer, and Article Writer about Technology.

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DevelopersAugust 12, 2020
Google Enables SAP Workloads for Google Cloud
Multiple enterprises running SAP applications migrate to Google Cloud for its features and support.

Today we will talk about the implementation of SAP applications on Google Cloud. 2020 is changing the game in all industries, and in this case, there are many more migrations from SAP into cloud-native environments than expected.

All of these businesses share a common factor. They are concerned with recognizing and responding to the business technology challenges that emerged in the pandemic. Three main challenges are considered the most important and the ones of most impact. These are: Managing and minimizing infrastructure risk. Adapting to new realities for elasticity and scale. Retooling for faster, smarter business analytics.

Managing and minimizing infrastructure risk. At the beginning of the year, there have been uncountable IT departments going through supply chains that got stretched out past the breaking point. Their network and storage hardware became scarce, impacting also on the access to the onsite IT staff. It's now a risky moment to operate and maintain SAP environments.

Adapting to new realities for elasticity and scale. The pandemic showed the extremes in terms of scalability and demand. Some businesses had to shut down their data center infrastructure, while others grew and became unpredictably more demanded.

Retooling for faster, smarter business analytics. Enterprises are confronting market disruptions and business model shifts, before, and during the pandemic. In the past months, the has been an acceleration in new business models. The companies that will win, will be the ones best equipped. This equipment provides smarter, faster, and better analytical capabilities.

Google launched premium support for businesses that run SAP on Google Cloud. It supports third-party support of applications so that they meet their needs.

There's a special team of technical solution engineers that count with the necessary and right expertise to support SAP customers running on the cloud. The provided support is 24/7. If you need even more support, Google Cloud also offers Mission Critical Support. This is focused on deployments that can't tolerate any type of downtime, ever.

What does Mission Critical Support offer?

Mission Critical Support offers: Fast response time, Proactive and preventative engagement, and a collaborative approach for continuous improvement of your environment.  

The response time is 5 minutes or less. As soon as there is an incident, 5 minutes later after you talk you will get a response from the support team that will help you solve your issue.

Proactive and preventative engagement offers support experts that navigate through your issues in a fast way. They help you with any issue in your infrastructure and in your workloads as well.

The collaborative approach for continuous improvement involves understanding your SAP deployment. This is done through a Google Assessment. The assessment is organized by Google Cloud's Professional Services Organization (PSO).

After the assessment, comes the Remediation process, where the user takes corrective action to ensure the SAP environments are ready. The On-Boarding process is the process in which Google Technical Solutions Engineers work to determine how the service is working.

SAP customers receive a robust support offering. It works under a highly reliable infrastructure capability. It maintains business continuity for all Google's applications and it also works at scale. 4 key capabilities make the SAP environment work in the best way possible. These are Multilayer infrastructure high availability. Fast, flexible, and reliable disaster recovery. Efficient and reliable data protection. Simple, cost-effective ways to scale fast while minimizing risk.

Multilayer infrastructure high availability. Google Cloud is considered highly available. Its infrastructure can provide and support uncountable customers. The data centers are located around the world. You can keep your virtual machine running through system events with the Live Migration feature. Virtual Machines can restart automatically in case of unplanned downtime.
Fast, flexible, reliable disaster recovery. Many SAP companies have seen how vulnerable their data centers were in times of crisis. Many decided to move to Google Cloud, basically for data protection.

Efficient and reliable data protection. The key to protecting your SAP systems is creating a backup strategy and choosing a suitable service. Google Cloud offers native capabilities for automated and cost-effective SAP system backups.

Simple, cost-effective ways to scale fast while minimizing risk. Managing risk in this case, means making sure that there are business apps available and secured running at the best performance possible. Google offers a "lift and shift" project, that allows migration of applications to the cloud most quickly yet developed.

In conclusion, during the pandemic, there has been a huge movement of companies moving their SAP workloads into the Google Cloud ecosystem. This happened and continues to happen for several reasons. Google Cloud offers many features that can help you run your applications safely and with big support. 2020 is a year of change in every industry, and the pandemic came to change the way we work and live. If you currently run an SAP workload, make sure to check out all your options, it´s always a good practice to compare service providers before choosing one.

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Lucas Bonder -Technical Writer
Lucas is an Entrepreneur, Web Developer, and Article Writer about Technology.

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