A large selection of cloud solutions available on the market may cause the customer’s confusion and difficulties in choosing the best offer for them. We have AWS (Amazon Web Services), Microsoft Azure and Google. We have an SAP Cloud offering. Finally, we have offers such as SNP Cloud Platform, which provide much more than just technical availability of the system. How to find the optimal solution?
Public cloud services in the IaaS model (Infrastructure as a Service) differ in the scope of responsibility of individual providers. Usually, however, their offer includes the software platform necessary to create complete virtual environments (virtual data centers) where you can run:
- virtual servers on which SAP S4/HANA solutions can be installed and maintained,
- various network components that ensure a total logical isolation of the company’s virtual data center from environments of other companies, while providing connectivity to the corporate network or via the Internet,
- hardware components, such as dedicated physical hosts (hypervisors), to ensure additional separation at the server virtualization level,
- storage services ...