The future of work is approaching faster than anyone could have anticipated. In the past few years, the cloud is one business tool that has suddenly become essential infrastructure. Being smart about the usage of cloud platforms and services can mean the difference between gaining a competitive edge or falling behind.Cloud technology enables employees to be more productive and collaborate effectively while working remotely. It allows executives to uncover real-time business insights and gives suppliers and partners secure access to much-needed systems and data. In effect, the cloud has helped businesses to operate at scale without relying on physical workspaces.Amazon Web Services and SAP have worked together to test and certify a number of SAP Business One solutions for the AWS cloud. SAP Business One Cloud, powered by AWS, is a comprehensive and affordable business management solution that grows seamlessly as your business grows.SAP Business One powered by AWS delivers real-time business information to improve your business operations from sales to finance to planning and provide insight to drive better decision-making.In this article, cloud experts at VC ERP Consulting showcase the benefits of deploying SAP Business One on AWS for security, scalability and optimized business costs.
What are the Benefits of SAP Business One on AWS?SAP Business One on AWS implemented by one of the best SAP Business One Partner in India, VC ERP Consulting, helps businesses to access all the benefits of SAP Business One without needing to make long-term commitments or costly capital expenditures for the required IT infrastructure.Here are some of the many benefits of deploying SAP Business One on AWS:
Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)The AWS cloud offers a reliable and secure SAP-certified cloud platform that enables businesses to quickly deploy SAP solutions and reduce the TCO of running SAP systems by up to 71%, compared with a traditional on-premises infrastructure.
Operational Expenditure instead of Capital ExpenditureReplace the fixed capital expense (CapEx) for IT hardware with variable operational expense (OpEx). Start an SAP implementation or project on AWS without any upfront cost or commitment for compute, storage or network infrastructure.
Speed and AgilityWith AWS, you don’t need to wait days, weeks, or even months for capital to be approved and infrastructure to be procured and provisioned. You can deploy the infrastructure needed to support a complete SAP Business One environment quickly and easily on the AWS cloud.
FlexibilityThe AWS cloud supports standard Windows Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), providing many options for installing SAP solutions.
ScalabilityEliminate guesswork on your SAP infrastructure capacity needs. With AWS you can access as much or as little capacity as you need and scale up and down as required in only a few minutes.
SecurityWith AWS, you are assured you have the necessary safeguards to prevent loss of information and increase data security. You have complete visibility and control to ensure that performance is not compromised by security, or visa versa. The highest levels of disaster recovery and business continuity can be built into your systems.
Remote AccessWith SAP Business One Cloud, all your key business information can be accessed on-demand worldwide simply by using an internet connection. You have access to your vital business information anytime, anywhere, and on any device.Now that we know the benefits of hosting SAP Business One on AWS, Let us dive deeper to understand –
- SAP Business One on AWS Deployment
- Security Protocols
- Server Hosting Options
- Database Choices
- Backup & Recovery
SAP Business One Deployment on AWSThe implementation and deployment of SAP Business One on AWS by VC ERP Consulting follows the standard SAP process used with traditional infrastructure.However, AWS & VC ERP Consulting jointly provide innovative deployment options for certain components of SAP Business One that reduces the effort and time to deploy a new environment.AWS and SAP have worked together to test and certify the following deployment variants of SAP Business One on the AWS cloud:
- SAP Business One Version for Microsoft SQL Server
- SAP Business One Version for SAP HANA
- SAP Business One Cloud