Why SAP S/4HANA?

Migrating to SAP S/4HANA gives you a real-time, single source of truth for your business data. Simplified legacy systems and digitized core processes offer efficiency, connect big data and IoT to transactional processes, and drive growth and innovation. With SAP S/4HANA, you are able to make more informed decisions faster.

But getting there can be costly and complicated. That’s how IBM can help. From an initial assessment to help make your business case, to accelerated deployment based on our industry-specific experience, and AI integration to help you make smarter decisions, IBM puts you in control of your SAP S/4HANA migration.

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Eliminate surprises during your migration

See exactly how the IBM SAP S/4HANA assessment tool helps identify the end-to-end impact of migration, including data, custom code, interfaces, and level 4 business processes, resulting in a plan that anticipates obstacles and reduces delays.

Building a Business Case for SAP S/4HANA

Companies are searching for ways to build a seamless, connected and live enterprise — one that works internally across departments, and externally with clients. SAP S/4HANA can empower your organization to run live; find out how IBM can help build your business case.

The IBM SAP HANA Impact Assessment offered a comprehensive review of our processes, the opportunities, and the potential savings that becoming a digital enterprise can deliver.

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S/4HANA Value Discovery

These IBM and SAP services help you move to SAP S/4HANA.

  • IBM HANA Impact Assessment Tool
  • Business process impact
  • Industry and Business Function
  • HANA Business Case/Roadmap
  • SAP S/4HANA Migration
  • SAP Garage

IBM Rapid Move for SAP S/4HANA

This unique SAP S/4HANA adoption approach allows you to leverage your existing SAP investment and deliver the true value of SAP S/4HANA.

  • One-step move to SAP S/4HANA from any source
  • User experience by design
  • Process redesign and automation at the core
  • Accelerated move to SAP S/4HANA
  • Enable the intelligent enterprise

SAP Digital Transformation Services

IBM experts help you find the right path to SAP S/4HANA.

  • S/4 Journey Starters
  • SAP-certified HANA migration center
  • IBM S/4HANA migration best practices guide
  • IBM SAP upgrade/migration accelerators
  • SAP upgrade/migration services on IBM Cloud™

SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management Services

The SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management solution evaluates all mission-critical business processes to help the CFO simplify and accelerate financial operations. You get instant insights and on-the-fly analysis that can improve performance and help you focus on innovation.

Industry case studies

Consumer products: Leading European bakery

A leading European bakery optimized its supply chain, boosted sales and expanded to new markets after working with IBM to move to SAP S/4HANA.

Automotive: Leading US-based truck manufacturer

A leading truck manufacturer replaced its older systems and delivered actionable insight into production costs by implementing SAP S/4HANA.

Professional services: Centria

This shared services provider moved to SAP S/4HANA to deploy better support for logistics, inventory, plant maintenance and materials management.

Life sciences: Granules India

IBM Services™ and SAP S/4HANA helped a global pharma manufacturer move to SAP S/4HANA and grow its portfolio in India and the US in six months.

Automotive: OMR Group

OMR Group designed a forward-looking business architecture, based on SAP HANA applications, for group-wide planning, management and information services.

Industrial products: CTE Heavy-equipment firm

CTE moved to SAP S/4HANA to reduce manual administrative work, increase planning capabilities and improve management of diversified businesses.

“The IBM HANA Impact Assessment tool is a great way to start your journey to SAP S/4HANA. This market leading tool helps SAP customers rapidly identify opportunities to get, and stay, ahead of the value curve. It’s clear today that companies cannot rely on yesterday’s technology to meet today’s business needs.”

Uwe Grigoleit, Senior Vice President and General Manager, SAP S/4HANA

SAP Security and GRC Strategy Services

Let IBM monitor threats to your SAP platform, help you respond, and disrupt attacks against your highly valuable and regulated data.

Managed SAP Applications

Traditional IT environments may lack agility and speed. Moving your SAP applications to a managed cloud can deliver the flexibility and scalability you need.

Db2 Database for SAP

IBM Db2® for SAP solutions offers tight integration, accelerated performance and reliability for your core business processes — all on a wide choice of platforms.

Application Development and Management Services

Increase the efficiency of your applications and get real-time insight into the most important business KPIs to proactively address issues before they become business problems.

Additional resources

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