Introduction

The SAP S/4HANA Private Cloud Edition is the full extensive ERP that will help you convert your existing SAP ERP On-Premise Systems, ECC or otherwise into an Intelligent Cloud ERP.

This single vendor offering is packed with a bundle of exciting features that converge all on-premise benefits under the Private Cloud umbrella. Make the most use of hyperscaler infrastructure and operational services.

Keeping operational costs low, this single vendor offering will provide all key cloud services under one ERP roof, including hyperscaler infrastructure and operations. Decide your pace towards a gradual transformation moving to a pure SaaS landscape while maintaining operations on your existing on-premise SAP ERP.

Ideal for Organizations that Desire

A rapid conversion of their existing ERP/ECC environments to a modern, Cloud-based architecture

The flexibility of a traditional on-premise application as well assubscription-based, cloud economics

Gradual transformation to a pure SaaS landscape at their own pace

Full, extensive, ERP functionality including partner add-ons with the ability to extend & enhance

What Makes SAP S/4HANA, Private Cloud Edition Unique

Innovation

You get the Flexibility of On-Premise

Full S/4HANA scope including LOB & industry processes, supporting 25 industries

Full S/4HANA scope including LOB & industry processes, supporting 25 industries

Code enhancements & code modifications supported

Code enhancements & code modifications supported

Expert configuration via full IMG access

Expert configuration via full IMG access

Operating Expense via subscription-based commercial model

Operating Expense via subscription-based commercial model

Hyperscaler infrastructure to scale up or down quickly

Hyperscaler infrastructure to scale up or down quickly

Simplicity

  • One SLA, One hand to shake
  • Rapid conversion of your existing ERP/ECC environments to a modern, cloud-based architecture
  • Prior ECC and partner solution investments safeguarded
  • CapEX to OpEx with a subscription-based commercial model
  • Transformation to a pure SaaS-based landscape at your pace
  • Partner add-ons allowed to enhance competitive differentiation

The Digital Core

SAP S/4HANA in the Intelligent Enterprise: Solution Overview

S4HANA Private Cloud Edition - Digital Core

Modules

SAP S/4HANA modules are individual components of an SAP S/4HANA implementation. Each offers functionality for a specific business purpose like General Ledger, Logistics, Materials Management and so forth. They essentially break the relatively monolithic SAP suite into simpler, more manageable components.

Finance

Finance

  • Intelligent account reconciliation
  • Compliance with financial reporting standards
  • Currency rate monitoring
  • Centralized accounting transactions
  • Financial risk management
Live Data Connection

Sourcing & Procurement

  • Smart buying
  • Centralized purchasing
  • Integration with SAP Ariba solutions
  • Catalog-based reporting
  • Automated invoice document recognition
  • Cash discount optimization
Sales & Marketing

Sales & Marketing

  • Sales order creation
  • Approval workflow
  • Billing & invoicing integration
  • Order & contract management
  • Logistics & order fulfillment optimization
Enterprise Portfolio & Project Management

Enterprise Portfolio & Project Management

  • Intelligent project cost forecasting
  • Efficient project monitoring
  • Better project timeline reporting
Production

Production

  • Quality management
  • Intelligent inventory management
  • Advanced variant configuration
  • Integration with warehouse management
  • Demand-based supply chain management
Manufacturing

Manufacturing

  • Product Master Optimization
  • Production Planning and Detailed
  • Scheduling
  • Materials Requirements Planning
  • Production Operations & Engineering
  • Complex, Discrete & Component
  • Assembly Manufacturing
  • Process Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain Analytics
Supply Chain

Supply Chain

  • Data Model Simplification
  • Inventory Valuation & Advanced
  • Available to Promise
  • Extended Warehouse Management
  • Transportation Management
  • Catch Weight Management
  • Quality Management
  • Commodity Management
Service

Service

  • Optimized Service & Service Master Data Management
  • Service Parts & Service Agreement Management
Asset Management

Asset Management

  • Allocate & Optimize Resources
  • Management of Environment, Health & Safety Data
  • Proactive Task Identification, Management & Execution
R & D / Engineering

R & D / Engineering

  • Improve Product Development & Project Control
  • Manage Enterprise Projects in an Effective Manner
  • Streamline Entire Product Lifecycle Management
  • Hasten Product Engineering
  • Processes with Industry Standards
Human Resources

Human Resources

  • Core HR & time recording

Key Features

Full S/4HANA scope incl. LOB and industry processes, supporting 25 industries

Elasticity, resilience & TCO of cloud infrastructure

System conversions & brownfield migrations into the cloud

Access to S/4HANA Extensibility Framework

Side-by-side & In-App extensions

Code enhancement & code modifications

Expert configuration via full IMG access

SAP S/4HANA, Private Cloud Edition – Characteristics

SAP S/4HANA, Private Cloud Edition Table

Why We Recommend SAP S/4HANA Private Cloud Edition

Business Benefits

  • Full scope of SAP S/4HANA scope incl. LOB & industry processes, supporting 25 industries
  • 64 Country/Region versions in 39 languages
  • SAP concierge service to simplify move to the cloud

Strategic Benefits

  • Simplified system conversions & brownfield migrations into the cloud
  • Application and technical operations from one vendor
  • Safeguarded prior investments into new SAP systems

Technical Benefits

  • Access to S/4HANA Extensibility Framework
  • Side-by-side and In-App extensions
  • Code enhancement & code modifications allowed
  • Expert configuration(full IMG access) Scalable platform

Operational Benefits

  • Resilience and TCO of hyperscaler infrastructure
  • Technical operations done by SAP
  • Upgrade installation on customer request

SAP Provided Scope for SAP S/4HANA

Functional Scope

  • SAP Software + Enterprise Support based on SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management (On-premise)
  • Cloud Connectors: SAP Ariba, SAP SuccessFactors, SAP Concur, SAP IBP
  • SAP Adobe Document Services for printing
  • Available for Upsell: SAP S/4HANA LoB & Industry Add-Ons (optional)
  • SAP SOLEX solutions (SAP supported)
  • ABAP-only add-ons (customer supported)

Technical Managed Services

  • High Availability & Business Continuity
  • SLA: 99.5% for productive system, 95% for non-productive systems
  • Services described by Roles & Responsibilities matrix
  • Wide range of foundational technical service delivery
  • Technical System Operations
  • Technical Landscape Deployment
  • Technical Upgrade installation
  • Continuous Service planning & review
  • 24×7 service delivery for PRD, 24×5 for non-PRD
  • Setup of RFC connections

Infrastructure Management

Low TCO

Best Scalability Option

Data Center Availability

Highest Flexibility

Move to SAP S/4HANA from ECC

SAP S/4HANA Private Cloud Edition delivers considerable benefits in comparison to the existing ERP Central Component (ECC) environment

Move to SAP S4HANA from ECC

Benefits of Moving to SAP S/4HANA

SAP Activate methodology is a modular and agile framework for implementation or migration of SAP solutions that provides content and guidance for project teams. It offers pre-built implementation content, accelerators, tools, and best practices that help project teams deliver consistent and successful results across industries and customer environments.

Lower Total Cost of Ownership

33%

reduction in TCO including one time migration costs

Lower Total Cost of Ownership

Reduction of In-house Sticky Costs

87%

reduction in sticky costs due to more flexible operational environment

Reduction of In-house Sticky Costs

Faster Deployment

2+ Month

potential acceleration in deployment speed as operational lead times fall

Faster Deployment

VC ERP Consulting’s S/4HANA Capabilities

Digital Transformation  Services

Digital Transformation Services

Business Transformation  As a Service

Business Transformation As a Service

Value & Impact  Assessment

Value & Impact Assessment

Process Audit &  Improvisation

Process Audit & Improvisation

System Administration & Maintenance

System Administration & Maintenance

SAP S/4HANA  Implementation

SAP S/4HANA Implementation

Rollouts – Patch Upgrades

Rollouts – Patch Upgrades

Localization

Localization

Technical  Migration

Technical Migration

Data  Migration

Data Migration

Testing

Testing

SAP Application Management Services

SAP Application Management Services

Industries

Automotive

Automotive

Chemical Industry

Chemical Industry

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

EPC

EPC

Machine Manufacturing

Machine Manufacturing

Retail & FMCG

Retail & FMCG

Wholesale & Distribution

Wholesale & Distribution

Textile & Garments

Textile & Garments

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

Wires & Cables

Wires & Cables

License, Delivery & Operations View

License Delivery & Operations View