SAP on Azure

The trusted path to enterprise-ready innovation in the cloud—bringing the intelligence, security and reliability of Azure to your SAP applications. Get to know more about our migration with SAP on Azure for Walgreens here

Cloud platform optimised for SAP

Azure is SAP certified to run your mission-critical SAP applications. Azure is the industry's most performant and scalable SAP cloud infrastructure, offering 192-gigabyte to 12-terabyte SAP HANA–certified virtual machines in more regions than any other public cloud provider.

New insights from advanced analytics

Combine SAP and non-SAP data and apply advanced data services, such as analytics and AI, to extract real-time and predictive insights for improved business outcomes. Visualize data using Microsoft Power BI and build low-code apps and workflows with Microsoft Power Platform.

Unmatched security and compliance

Benefit from Azure security services, backed by 3,500 cybersecurity experts and the industry’s largest compliance portfolio for workloads in the cloud and on-premises. Get advanced threat protection with Azure Security Center and identity management with Azure Active Directory.

Significant cost savings

A commissioned Forrester Consulting TEI study showed that organisations can experience a three-year ROI of more than 100 percent after moving their legacy SAP infrastructure to Azure, with investment payback in nine months. Save even more with the Azure Hybrid Benefit.

Innovate with Microsoft services

Use SAP apps and data with Microsoft Teams and Office apps in Microsoft 365 to improve collaboration and enhance the user experience. Extend your SAP applications and data by building new capabilities with services such as GitHub and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

Enterprise experience and credibility

A 2020 IDC survey* found that 90 percent of customers believe Microsoft understands their enterprise technology and industry-specific needs and 86 percent report they are very satisfied that Azure is not a source of competitive threat.

SAP and Microsoft: A 25-year partnership you can trust
Endorsed Cloud Partnership

Customers broadly favour Azure when moving on-premise SAP S/4HANA to the cloud. With new integration of Teams across SAP business solutions and expanded integration with Azure, customers can build their intelligent enterprise of the future with built-in collaboration and cloud automation.
SAP and Microsoft: Collaborating for Success

In this e-book, learn how SAP and Microsoft are bringing together their portfolios to help simplify collaboration, innovation and transformation.

SAP trusts Azure to run its core business processes

SAP runs several of its core business landscapes on Azure. Similarly, Microsoft is the only cloud provider that has run SAP for its finance, HR and supply chain systems for the past 25 years. Watch migration webinars from Microsoft IT and SAP IT.

Run the SAP solutions you already use on Azure


Use Azure virtual machines that run the largest SAP HANA landscapes in the world.


Benefit from the Azure-SAP partnership with this suite designed for in-memory computing.


Collect and connect to any data in real time with data warehouses built on SAP BW/4HANA.

SAP Business Suite

Develop and manage SAP and non-SAP apps across heterogeneous software environments.


Run SAP S/4HANA in a managed cloud with seamless enterprise-grade sales and support.

SAP Business One

Increase control and agility with an ERP application that captures your data in one system.

SAP Hybris

Get more agility and lower costs with an on-demand virtual machine infrastructure by Azure.

SAP Cloud Platform

Build and extend SAP cloud applications faster using an open platform as a service.

Simplify your migration journey to the cloud

Work with experts to discover and assess your SAP estate and map it to your vision.
Use tools such as SAP deployment automation framework to bring your plans to life.
Optimise your landscapes using services such as Azure Backup for SAP HANA and Azure Monitor for SAP.
Apply Azure data services to get immediate business insights and to invent new customer experiences.