IBM Launches New Services to Advance Enterprise Transformations with SAP S/4HANA

What is SAP S/4HANA?

For enterprise resource planning (ERP), SAP S/4HANA gives you a powerful suite of business applications based on a unified framework. Innovative in-memory processing permits a near real-time single source of truth for business data. In fact, the hundreds of clients who've taken the IBM assessment using their data have learned how SAP S/4HANA could help them react quicker with better-informed decisions.

Why IBM?

Migrating to SAP S/4HANA can be complicated and costly. But getting help from IBM doesn’t mean you give up control of the process. Along with IBM Rapid Move for SAP S/4HANA, our unique adoption approach that allows you to deliver the true value of SAP S/4HANA, IBM experts have extensive industry-specific expertise that can reduce your migration hassles, integrate the power of AI and streamline your implementation.

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

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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.

Reduce 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. The resulting plan can anticipate obstacles and reduce delay.

Ready to migrate?

To start the process, sign up for the IBM HANA Impact Assessment today. It can assess the full end-to-end impact of your move, including data, custom code, interfaces and down to Level 4 business processes.


S/4HANA Value Accelerator

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

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.

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

Case studies

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.

Leading US-based truck manufacturer achieves 30% productivity increase

Merging financial and operations data after 40 years of growth and acquisitions created unexpected complexities for a US truck manufacturer. Implementing SAP S/4HANA with the help of IBM Services replaced all older systems and delivered real-time, actionable insight into production costs across all employee devices.


“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

Granules India

“We are a company with big ambitions, and IBM Services and SAP S/4HANA are helping us transform them into reality. We have achieved huge success in a short period of time, and we are excited to take our business to the next level.”

— Ganesh Karuppannan, Chief Financial Officer, Granules India

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

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

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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