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Automated Recovery of SAP HANA Database using AWS native options

Purpose This blog exclusively covers the options available in AWS to recover SAP HANA Database with low cost and without using native HSR tool of SAP. With a focus on low costs, Sify recommends choosing a cloud native solution leveraging EC2 Auto Scaling and AWS EBS snapshots that are not feasible in an on-premises setup.

SAP Migrations to AWS Cloud using CloudEndure Migration Tool

Purpose Enterprises migrating SAP workloads to AWS are looking for an as-is migration solution that are readily available. Earlier, enterprises used the traditional method of SAP backup and restore for migration or AWS-native tools such as AWS Server Migration Service to perform this type of migration. CloudEndure Migration is a new AWS-native migration tool for SAP customers.

Fast-track your SAP’s Cloud Adoption on AWS, with Sify

Introduction Cloud computing (which later became known as just Cloud), one of the technology trends since last few years, has become a game-changer. Cloud offered a platform for organizations not just to host their applications but also to maintain it / manage it and charge organizations on a pay-per-usage model. This translated into getting rid

Leveraging CloudEndure in the migration to AWS Cloud

Introduction With the increased demand in scalability and flexibility of the infrastructure for organization to ramp up and speed up the go-to-market approach, it has become necessary to adopt the Public Cloud which can tackle this challenge efficiently. Therefore, businesses are looking for simple, reliable, and rapid migration of on-premises workload to Public Cloud with

Embrace the Hybrid Cloud with VMC on AWS

Introduction According to Gartner, most of midsize and enterprise customers will be adopting a hybrid or a multi-cloud strategy. Companies have already realized that in order to move to public cloud, it is important to structure workload in hybrid cloud model. Companies must understand that hybrid IT is not an easy methodology and therefore they

Your ideal Data Center Colocation partner

Organizations are on a perennial quest to reduce cost and increase their business focus with the power of data. Data is the new oil and there is an increased emphasis on unleashing the full potential of technology with the Data Center (DC) and the corroborating IT infrastructure. Organizations are increasingly looking forward to unlocking data-driven


Re-Architect your Network with Sify

Integrate your Cloud, Core, and Edge With the advent of IoT, pervasive mobility, and growing cloud service adoption, the network has become increasingly distributed, and the need for faster compute and connectivity at the edge has become more pronounced. As organizations increasingly drive digital transformation initiatives and adopt hybrid multi-cloud, the network must be rearchitected

Embarking on a successful Microsoft Cloud journey with Sify

In the digital age, migration to Cloud has become the top-most priority for businesses across realms. We are seeing major shift in the number of ‘Cloud Hostile’ customers turning into ‘Cloud Friendly’ & ‘Cloud Ready’ customers and pondering on the best plan to implement the migration successfully. One of the major reasons behind this trend

Simplify Your Network Transformation

Simplify your Network Transformation with Sify The business world is witnessing an unprecedented transformation as organizations across verticals are passionate to embrace new technologies. Cloud, Analytics, Automation, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning are some major forces that are enabling enterprises to deliver a top-tier experience to customers. As organizations nowadays are highly

Simplified Cloud Adoption for SAP S/4HANA

Let Sify, your Cloud expert manage your SAP Migration Every transformation journey begins with adoption of digital technologies on Cloud. Forward-looking organizations worldwide are looking for Cloud-powered solutions to attain the highest level of business agility, scalability, and compliance in the most cost-effective way. Additionally, Cloud-powered solutions facilitate access to new generation technologies, such as

Migration to Oracle Cloud: common pitfalls and best practices

Count on Sify to accomplish your migration goals Enterprises worldwide are in a quest to leverage the true potential of the Cloud. As Cloud allows organizations to unify disparate business functions, streamline processes, enhance organizational efficiency, achieve resilience, and control cost, decision-makers across the business world are looking for the most suitable Cloud and a

Consolidate your Network with Sify

Rationalize, Scale, and Manage your network effortlessly. In today’s technologically advanced era, enterprises across realms have complex ICT environments – virtual and geographically spread. The advent of Cloud and rise of multiple solution providers globally have encouraged organizations to pick and choose the perfect mix to host their applications, servers, and data across a diverse


AWS Cloud Cost Optimization

AWS cost optimization is an ongoing process. AWS cloud resource utilization needs to be continually monitored to determine when the resources are being under-utilized or not being utilized or idling to reduce the costs by deleting/terminating/freeing the unused resources. It’s also helpful to consider the Saving Plan or Reserved Instances to ensure full utilization as


Business use cases for high-performance computing

Emerging technologies such as IoT, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning have not only changed the business dynamics but have been generating an exponential volume of data, posing difficulties in its management. Processing this exponential burst of data with varying workloads in a timely and cost-efficient manner requires modern systems like High Performance Computing (HPC). Despite


How to plan a cost-effective Data Center transformation

Data Centers have become nerve centers of the organizations in the modern digital world. Their performance and efficiency are crucial levers of organizational success. The challenge for technology heads has been to arrive at Data Center solutions that are cost-effective, offering value without compromising on essential features. Utilizing available space for Data Center scaling is


How to orchestrate and manage workloads in multi-cloud environments

Multiple business applications of an enterprise are usually housed on-premise and on-cloud infrastructure. In a multi-cloud environment, multiple cloud providers build the IT portfolio, which would mean that the company must manage multiple service level agreements. Technically, this environment provides the enterprise with a workload migration capability between different cloud services on demand, depending upon


Future of Data Center: Architectural Advances

Data is growing at an exponential rate in the modern borderless world. Over 2.5 Quintilian bytes of data is generated every day across the globe. India alone is set to produce 2.3 million petabytes of digital data by the year 2020, and it is growing at a rate that’s much faster than the world average.

How to leverage hyperscale Data Centers for scalability

Modern Data Centers are synonymous with massive high-speed computational capabilities, data storage at scale, automation, virtualization, high-end security, and cloud computing capacities. They hold massive amounts of data and provide sophisticated computing capacities. Earlier, a simple network of racks with storage units and a set of management tools to individually manage them were enough. The


How to orchestrate workloads between public and private clouds

Imagine how an orchestra combines a multitude of instruments to create a symphony. In the same way, a hybrid cloud orchestrates, skillfully combining public and private cloud, to create a seamless cloud infrastructure.  As multiple applications on a public–private hybrid infrastructure could add to complexities, with the help of orchestration, a centralized structure can be


5 Things to Consider when Moving Workloads to a Hyperconverged Infrastructure

To be or not to be is an age-old philosophical question that doesn’t apply to CIOs when they are confronted with an option to move to hyperconvergence. In a definitive shift, hyperconvergence has redefined businesses as this virtualization technology can be deployed to make production, backup, and disaster recovery systems efficient and robust. Some critical


Hyperconvergence And Its Growing Importance

For years, Data Centers formed the backbone of IT infrastructure, in which primarily hardware-driven convergence was deployed to assemble several parts of the IT function. However, in this type of infrastructure, the compute, storage, and networking components are discrete and thus difficult to manage. Hyperconvergence is a system that creates a pool of IT resources,


M2M is shifting to M2M

The final eulogy to ‘Man is the Master of the Machine’ has been written. In the movie Terminator 3, the sequel delves into the takeover of earth by machines, until the very end, when the machine itself has a change of heart. However ominous those signs are, what is undeniable is that the age of


A CFO for All Seasons: Interview of M P Vijay Kumar, CFO on

I have one primary agenda for the next 12 months: to ensure that the organization has enough support available across all of the functions to enable scale. I want to ensure that every part of the organization is in a position to enable scale and monetize market opportunities, explains Vijay. At times, it must seem


Cloud Service Models Compared: IaaS, PaaS & SaaS

Cloud computing has been dominating the business discussions across the world as it is consumed by the whole business ecosystem and serves both small and large enterprises. Companies are faced with a choice between three predominant models of cloud deployment when adopting the technology for their business. A company may select from SaaS, PaaS, and


From Legacy to the Modern-day Data Center Cooling Systems

Modern-day Data Centers provide massive computational capabilities while having a smaller footprint. This poses a significant challenge for keeping the Data Center cool, since more transistors in computer chips, means more heat dissipation, which requires greater cooling. Thereby, it has come to a point where traditional cooling systems are no longer adequate for modern Data

Cloud Transforming

Five ways cloud is transforming the business world

Organizations around the globe are inclining towards the cloud technology and cloud platforms for enhanced data management and security, cost-efficient services, and of course, the ability to access distributed computing and storage facilities from anywhere, anytime. In a recent study it was found that nearly 41% of the surveyed respondents showed interest in investing in

Data Center Migration

Five major challenges during Data Center migration

Data Center migration is essential for companies looking to meet the growing demands of the IT/data services. However essential, this process comes with its own set of challenges. Thus, it would be wise to tread carefully and assess both the core necessities and challenges that usually accompany Data Center migration. Data Center migration involves moving

Keys to Successful Datacenter Operation

Keys to Successful Data Center Operations

For one reason or another, every business requires a Data Center at some point. There is an ever-increasing demand for data everywhere, and as a result of this, companies require more and more processing power and storage space. There isn’t a specific kind of company that will require a Data Center, but some are more

How Datacenters Works

How Data Center works (and how they’re changing)

A Data Center is usually a physical location in which enterprises store their data as well as other applications crucial to the functioning of their organization. Most often these Data Centers store a majority of the IT equipment – this includes routers, servers, networking switches, storage subsystems, firewalls, and any extraneous equipment which is employed.

Network Infrastructure

Is your network infrastructure built for the future? Check today!

Any network infrastructure forms a section of a much larger IT infrastructure of any organization. Typically, a network infrastructure is likely to contain the following: Networking devices: such as LAN Cards, modems, cables, and routers Networking software: such as firewalls, device drivers, and security applications Networking services: such as DSL, satellite, and wireless services. The