Everyone knows what the cloud is. Everyone uses it as well, from every day consumers to Fortune 100 companies. For good reason, it allows employees to interconnect with each other in real time. The cloud is revered to almost in a god like way in conversation. It allows you to save data onto it then access the cloud from any device you own. That sounds pretty amazing. Let’s dive deeper into what a cloud is and what it can do for us to maximize efficiency in businesses across the globe.
In the PaaS, platform as a service, models cloud providers deliver a computing platform, operating system, a programming language execution environment, database, and a web server. Our experts can develop and run their software solutions on a cloud platform while avoiding the cost and complexity of buying and managing hardware and software layers. With SAP the underlying computer and storage resources scale are automatic to match application demand so that the cloud user does not have to divide resources themselves. Architecture aiming to help real-time in cloud environments has proposed that users do not have to manually divide resources. Real time can mean rising efficacy in the workplace and more reliability.
In the business model SaaS, software as a service. SaaS gives access to application software and databases to their customers. Cloud providers manage the infrastructure and platforms that run the applications. SaaS is sometimes referred to as on-demand software. Which means that the user may unilaterally provision computing capabilities. This includes things like server time and network storage. This can happen as needed in a automatic way without requiring human interaction with each service provider. In the SaaS model, cloud providers install and operate application software in the cloud. Cloud users access the software from cloud clients. Cloud users do not manage the cloud infrastructure and platform where the application runs. This eliminates the need to install and run the application on the cloud user’s own computers. Which in turn simplifies maintenance and support.
There are two major types of clouds, Private cloud and Public cloud. A Private cloud is an infrastructure used for a single organization. A cloud is called a public cloud when the services are rendered over a network that is open for public use. Then there is something called a Hybrid cloud. Hybrid cloud is a composition of two or more clouds that remain distinct entities but are bound together. This offers the benefits of multiple deployment models.
Back in February SAP announced a new service for the Cloud. They called this new application SAP S4/HANA, Cloud edition. This new service brings another dimension of efficiency to the world of your business. S4/HANA will provide the cloud with a digital core that is made up of all of the most essential parts of your corporation. There are options to conjoin this new application with many other SAP applications. This promotes customizable options to make your business what you want to be.
Let us go over just some of the benefits that SAP for cloud can do for you. When your business uses the SAP for cloud you never have to worry about updating the software because you always have the latest kind. Instead of you or your employees spending time and money on making sure everything is updated and working, we are always there to help and serve you. We have all encompassing software that can do any process that your business could ever need. There is also our hybrid process in many of our solutions. So you as a customer can customize just exactly what you want handled by the cloud and what you don’t. Everything about your IT department is also true about SAP. This is including data protection and security not to mention our availability. In our most ideal case there will be no need for direct contact between us and you as a customer but if we do you can be sure that we will do whatever we can to service you.
In conclusion there are many services that SAP cloud computing can do for your company. From private cloud and public, to a hybrid between the two our services at SAP can find a place for you and your company.