Unlock the value of moving to SAP S/4HANA

Watch our latest webinar to learn about digitally transforming your enterprise and how IBM Services™ can partner with you every step of the way. Join three experts as they discuss what it takes to move your enterprise to SAP S/4HANA.

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 identify a clear roadmap for a successful transformation program.
  • IBM is a leading partner for complex SAP transformations with over 37,000 global SAP consultants.
  • IBM’s SAP S/4HANA experts have strong industry and business IT expertise.
  • We have over 19,000 consultants trained in SAP S/4HANA.
  • Our consultants have worked on over 250 S/4HANA projects.

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.

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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.

Services

SAP S/4HANA Rapid 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is SAP S/4HANA?

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

Why move to SAP S/4HANA?

With an intelligent ERP system powered by SAP S/4HANA, you can manage current financial challenges with flexibility, speed and insight. This next-generation ERP system spurs business innovation with easy integration of modern SAP software while saving on inventory costs, improving processes and increasing productivity.

Why is IBM the right transformation partner?

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

Talk to us about getting started

We have a vast portfolio of capabilities, services, and products to help jumpstart your transformation journey. Click below for two places to start.