Why SAP S/4HANA?

SAP S/4HANA is a next generation digital ERP solution that uses an in-memory database to provide a real-time, connected, single source of truth for business data. It enables businesses to simplify complex legacy systems, digitize core business processes to drive efficiency, and bring big data and IoT to transactional processes for deeper insights to drive growth and innovation.

Benefits

The IBM HANA Assessment Tool helps SAP customers understand the impact of moving their current SAP Landscape to S/4HANA.

Speed deployment using the IMPACT pre-configured system and assets that includes industry-specific processes and data templates.

IBM cognitive solutions integrate with SAP so your organization can improve decision-making.

HANA Impact Assessment

The IBM HANA Impact Assessment can help you assess the full end-to-end impact of transitioning from your current SAP ERP to S/4HANA - from data, custom code, interfaces, and down to level 4 business processes.

Let IBM experts help create an SAP S/4HANA adoption plan that helps you quickly overcome many common obstacles.

Services

S/4HANA Value Accelerator

IBM can help you understand if you are ready to make the move to S4/HANA. Services include:

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

SAP Digital Transformation Services

IBM S/4HANA experts work with you to determine the correct S/4HANA adoption and migration scenario based on a number of factors, including compatibility of specific line-of-business and industry solutions. Services include:

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

SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management Services

SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management solution represents the foundational core solution covering all mission-critical business processes that help the CFO simplify and accelerate financial operations, improve performance, and focus on growth and innovation. The solution provides instant insights with on-the-fly analysis across practically all dimensions of financial data.

IBM’s 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

Successful case studies

Indus Motor Company: Shifting quality control into top gear to win sales, nurture loyalty, and overtake competitors

Indus Motor Company is transforming front-to-back operations with SAP S/4HANA® on high-performance IBM® Power Systems to improve their customer experience by delivering high-quality vehicles quickly at the lowest cost.

Grupo TDM: Delivering engineering solutions for sustainable infrastructure in Latin America

Grupo TDM enlisted the help of IBM and SAP to revolutionize and digitalize its mission-critical activities, transforming its business efficiency and unlocking huge potential for growth.

OMR Group: Gears up for revolutionary digital transformation with SAP and IBM

OMR Group engaged IBM Global Business Services to design a future-proof business architecture, based on SAP HANA applications, for group-wide planning, management and real-time information services.

Thanks to our IBM and SAP solutions, we are achieving the digital transformation that will help us strengthen our competitiveness in a fast-moving marketplace.

—Faizan Mustafa, CIO/Head of IT, Indus Motor Company Ltd

Related solutions

SAP Security and GRC Strategy Services

SAP Cloud Offering

Additional Resources

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