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?

  • In 2020, IBM was awarded two SAP EMEA Service Awards for Partner Excellence: High-Growth Contribution and Big Bets
  • 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

Financing

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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 and roadmap
  • SAP S/4HANA migration
  • IBM 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™

Case studies

Vodafone: a faster path to SAP S/4HANA

Vodafone accelerates its move to SAP S/4HANA® using IBM Rapid Move, with 50% increase in time to value and 90% data footprint reduction, compared to traditional upgrade projects.

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.

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.

Hoffmann Neopac innovates packaging solutions with SAP S/4HANA insights

Driven by consumer trends, regulations, and sustainability, the company worked with IBM to move to SAP S/4HANA®. The deep data insights helped Hoffmann Neopac optimize operations, cut waste, and go green. Results meant 15x less energy consumption and 90% reduction in processor footprint.

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.

Centria simplifies key business processes and boosts productivity

“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

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 our Experts

Andrew Worsley-Tonks

SAP Chief Architect and global SAP S/4HANA transformation lead for IBM Services

In his role, Andrew has led multiple complex SAP upgrades, modernization, and business transformation projects. He is currently delivering SAP S/4HANA projects while helping existing SAP ERP customers define their S/4HANA adoption strategy and business case. Andrew is also a recognised thought leader and co-author of the book SAP S/4HANA: An Introduction.

Andrew Worsley-Tonks