Rackspace SDDC for SAP

Run SAP on a certified single-tenant, hosted private cloud platform for maximum performance, control and future-ready flexibility.

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Rackspace SDDC for SAP Overview

Transition or extend your on-premises or cloud-based SAP workloads to a hosted VMware® environment with a scalable, dedicated and fully managed private cloud platform. Rackspace SDDC for SAP provides the highest level of performance, security and data sovereignty, while eliminating the dedicated resources and capital budget necessary to establish and maintain your SAP physical infrastructure.

SAP-certified Rackspace SDDC Business and Rackspace SDDC Enterprise solutions provide private cloud platforms aligned to the scope and scale of your ERP operations. And because your needs can change, Rackspace SDDC for SAP offers add-on services that range from SAP monitoring and management to data protection and managed disaster recovery (DR) to log analytics and specialized workloads — available anytime you need them.

If your organization requires a single-tenant VMware solution to power your mission-critical SAP and SAP HANA environment and that adapts to your changing needs, Rackspace SDDC for SAP is for you.

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Certified SAP services provider: Rackspace Technology provides SAP-certified cloud infrastructure and hosting services with experts who are authorized for S/4HANA Cloud ERP and SAP Business Technology Platform.

SAP-certified infrastructure: An enterprise-grade configuration based on Dell VxRail, designed to meet the stringent SAP requirement. SDDC for SAP uses a combination of a shared, dedicated and an HCI-based VSAN solution, optimized to run the latest SAP HANA database, including the current generation of S/4HANA.

Dedicated hardware: Delivers predictable performance and security while simplifying software licensing.

Consistent operations across your VMware environments: Manage your Rackspace Private Cloud infrastructure with the same VMware management tools you use for your on-premises data center, such as the VMware vSphere client and native VMware APIs.

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Optimize costs: See 40% or more saving vs. building and operating private clouds yourself.

Scale to meet business demands: Grow your physical compute, network and storage capacity in hours and days vs. the weeks or months.

Offload physical and virtual operations: Leave the day-to-day operations to us, so you can stay focused on business-critical objectives.

Deep expertise: Tap into the expertise of hundreds of VMware-certified experts to architect, deploy and troubleshoot your environment, no matter how complex.

Security and compliance: Layer on value-added services, like Rackspace Managed Security, for deep expertise and advanced threat intelligence.

Predictable deployment and lifecycle management: Gain predictable, low-risk deployments, continuous updates and improved VMware component lifecycle management.

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These optional services are delivered by SAP-certified Rackspace Technology experts, who have deep SAP application and infrastructure support expertise. Services are tailored to your needs and available where and when you require them, including:

  • SAP Basis managed services
  • SAP Basis monitoring and management
  • Assigned team of support engineers
  • Database and application performance monitoring
  • Application maintenance

SAP functional and development services include:

  • We become your ERP application expert administrator, allowing your team to focus on critical business
  • Deep application knowledge and industry experience
  • Relieving the burden of day-to-day support from your business analysts

Development lifecycle processes provide:

  • Requirements and test case documentation
  • Testing enforcement and signoff     
  • Reduced downtime

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Leverage these optional add-on features to expand your SAP solution’s capabilities:

Data protection: Configure retention policies in real-time and restore from a protected snapshot within minutes.

Cloud management platform: Gain comprehensive lifecycle management, automation and policy-based governance for hybrid cloud environments.

Rackspace Disaster Recovery (DR): Own your DR plan, testing and declaration and execution of your recovery events.

VM management: Gain patching services for supported OSs, and enable constant scanning for dangerous scripts, viruses and malicious code.

HCX interconnect services: HCX supports all vSphere versions within the technical guidance support phase or newer, as defined by VMware.

RackConnect® Global: Gain multicloud connectivity by linking the leading interconnection exchanges and cloud providers to our proprietary backbone.

Specialized workloads: Gain the ability to run specialized workloads, such as Virtual Desktops, SAP Hana, Tanzu and HPC.

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Accelerate and optimize your application by engaging a team of certified experts with expertise to help manage services across multicloud solutions that integrate across your environment.

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  • Three-time recipient of the VMware Partner Innovation Award
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  • One of VMware's largest service provides with VMware-validated full SDDC Architectures

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