Benefit from the powerful teaming of SAP S/4HANA and IBM

What is SAP S/4HANA and why should you make the move?

SAP S/4HANA is a suite of ERP business applications that prompts the enterprise IT shift from a simple transactional system toward giving end users active decision support in real time. 

Using the right transformation partner will allow you to reap the security, financial and innovation benefits of SAP S/4HANA. 

Why IBM?

  • Our experts can help build a business case and roadmap to identify potential transformation impacts
  • IBM is a leading partner for complex SAP transformations around the globe
  • IBM SAP/ S/4HANA experts have strong industry and business IT expertise

Client success story

“It became very clear that IBM was as committed to the success of this outcome as we were and that just helped forge the bond even more. It’s transformational for us.”

Mike McCormick
Chief Information Officer, Vivo Energy plc

How to get started

Lower your risk

The IBM SAP S/4HANA assessment tool helps identify the end-to-end impact of migration. Learn exactly how it works to mitigate risks.

The IBM SAP S/4HANA assessment tool helps identify the end-to-end impact of migration.

Assess your impact

The S/4HANA Impact Assessment will help you gauge the end-to-end impact that a move to S/4HANA would have on your business – right down to level 4 business processes.


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.

SAP S4/HANA ERP Case studies

Vivo Energy improves productivity and analytics by implementing SAP S/4HANA

Vivo Energy, a leading fuel retailer in high-growth African markets, engaged IBM Services to implement SAP S/4HANA, boosting data analysis capabilities, giving granular insight into operation and improving efficiency.

Leading European bakery optimizes its supply chain and boosts sales

With new insight into production and customer preference achieved after working with IBM to migrate to SAP S/4HANA, a leading European bakery was able to optimize its supply chain, boost sales, and expand to new markets.

Volkswagen Sachsen: E-Mobility for All

E-Mobility announces a new environmentally conscious era for the automotive industry. To ensure that manufacturing is fully profitable and eco-friendly, Volkswagen Sachsen worked with IBM® Services™ to deploy SAP S/4HANA® standardizing and streamlining its financial processes, unlocking insight into manufacturing costs and efficiency.

Global leader Evoqua implements SAP S/4HANA in under six months

Using IBM’s recognized expertise, Evoqua, a global leader in water technologies, managed a six months implementation of SAP S/4HANA on 100 million dollars’ worth of business. The results were: better insights, superior performance and visibility into their operations.


“We decided to deploy SAP S/4HANA because the solution enabled us to deploy best-practice processes for areas like logistics and inventory out-of-the-box. To ensure a successful implementation, we wanted a partner with experience in SAP S/4HANA deployments and specifically logistics, and IBM ticked both of those boxes.”

— CIO, Centria

Heavy-equipment firm selects IBM for migration to SAP S/4HANA

CTE wanted to simplify its existing IT environment to gain a unified view of operations and accelerate data analysis. IBM experts helped them move to SAP S/4HANA to reduce manual administrative work and free up staff — allowing more time to focus on value-added tasks.

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