The business world has just started getting accustomed to the ‘New Normal’. Businesses around the world are still grappling with ways to adapt and overcome this global crisis.  We now know that the old ways of doing business will not work.

The New Normal has changed the way business is done for a long time to come. Businesses need to quickly adapt to changing market trends and customer sentiments. That’s where the scope of becoming an Intelligent Enterprise has emerged.

 Transforming into an intelligent enterprise gives your business complete visibility and control over your business operations. Implementing SAP ERP Solutions in your business is the first step towards transforming into an intelligent enterprise.

SAP ERP Solutions like SAP S/4HANA are designed to make your organization an intelligent enterprise using end-to-end ERP capabilities for your business functions. 

What is an Intelligent Enterprise?

The Intelligent Enterprise leverages emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), the Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics to enable your business to focus on higher-value outcomes. Intelligent Enterprises apply these advanced technologies using best practices within agile and integrated business processes. 

Intelligent Enterprise

As an SAP Gold Partner, VC ERP Consulting helps enterprises successfully integrate both technology and business processes to deliver efficiency and performance powered by the Digital Core. It’s time to become an Intelligent Enterprise. 

In order to become an intelligent enterprise on your terms without compromising your operational needs SAP has introduced the flexible RISE with SAP licensing plan that helps your organization become an intelligent enterprise on-your-terms and timeline. 

What is SAP S/4HANA?

SAP S/4HANA is an intelligent ERP Solution with sophisticated business intelligence capabilities. It enables your business to deliver the ultimate customer experience, through the power of the intelligent enterprise and the latest SAP Fiori UX and business applications. 

SAP S/4HANA has three variants currently in 2023:An intelligent ERP makes it possible for businesses to adapt and scale with the agility needed to stay at the forefront of ever-shifting markets.


Embark on the digital transformation journey with SAP S/4HANA digital core that offers inter-connected business processes while ensuring greater control. 

What is the Digital Core of SAP S/4HANA? 

Digital core of SAP S/4HANA offers unification for all your operations while ensuring greater protection. 

It delivers long term business value while helping your business scale through cost savings and increased productivity. 

Transform your business into an intelligent enterprise by leveraging intelligent technologies to stay competitive in this ever-changing market. 

Digital Core of SAP S4 HANA

What is RISE with SAP?

RISE with SAP is essentially a product offering from SAP, which a bundling of existing SAP Solutions, tools and services covering various components of digital transformation. It is offered as a ‘business transformation as a service. Make your business processes ‘intelligent’ by migrating from legacy systems like SAP ECC and be future-ready with RISE.

RISE with SAP is relevant to SAP S/4HANA Private Cloud edition, and SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud variant falls under the Grow with SAP offering. These cloud editions operate on the SaaS modality, making accessibility, updates and S/4HANA upgrades easier and cloud driven, so you can easily switch to a OPEX model from a CAPEX model.

Still not convinced ? Read our blog to find out about the extraordinary capabilities of RISE with SAP and how it can digitally transform your business into an intelligent enterprise.

How is SAP S/4HANA better than SAP ECC?

SAP ECC is designed to help businesses run today, but to get to where the business needs to be tomorrow, the infrastructure provided by SAP S/4HANA leads to SAP intelligent enterprise.

The below table shows the key differences between SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA

Point of differenceSAP ECCSAP S/4HANA
DatabaseCan run on third-party databasesCan run only on SAP HANA Database
Customer vs vendor filesSeparate customer and vendor filesConjoined business partner files
Merger of FICOMultiple tables and aggregate tablesUniversal journal of FICO and reduced logistic tables
User interfaceGUIFiori
General ledgerClassic GL or new GLMaterial ledger only
Material ledgerOptionalOnly material ledger
RebatesSD Rebate processingSettlement Management – Rebate condition contract
Foreign TradeElements IncludedElements moved to Global Trade Services
WarehouseWarehouse management includedStock room management or extended warehouse management
Dual stackDual ABAP and JAVA stack availableS/4HANA release 1809 and later does not support a dual stack system setup
Data load toolsLegacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)Legacy Transfer Migration Cockpit (LTMC)
Material Number Length18 characters18 or 40 characters

Why does your business need SAP S/4HANA?

SAP S/4HANA is designed to allow businesses to work seamlessly in a digital economy. Hassle-free working in a digital economy has been a key driving factor for various businesses using SAP ERP over the years. The businesses have started considering the business benefits of S4HANA and make the first move towards an intelligent enterprise.

With SAP S/4HANA you get:

Simplification of IT landscape

  • Simplified IT landscape and Administration of your business
  • Centralized hardware and network resources
  • Serves as the Digital Core for business process simplification
  • Harnesses the power of SAP HANA database to run your business smoothly 

Innovative User Experience

  • Modern design with an intuitive User Experience
  • Easily access Overview Pages, Work Lists and List Reports
  • Highly intuitive, personalized, responsive and simple UI

Rapid innovations

  • Stay ahead of the curve with SAP S/4HANA
  • Make future-ready business decisions with latest patch updates and upgrades
  • Leverage speed, context and data accessibility

Improved performance and speed

  • Plan, execute, generate reports and analytics based on live data
  • Improved predictions with triggered period closing
  • Get better customer-centric application services

Be future-ready with SAP S/4HANA

VC ERP Consulting as a successful SAP S/4HANA Implementation partner provides a complete choice of landscape options to meet your business needs.

SAP S4 HANA Implementation

It’s about time to make the move and implement intelligent ERP SAP S/4HANA and transform into an intelligent enterprise.

Unlock a new realm of possibilities with SAP S/4HANA that provides better system performance, improved operational efficiency and makes your business future-ready.

Ready to make the move towards an intelligent ERP? Get in touch with award winning SAP Gold Partner, Certified Expert S/4HANA Consultants and Advisors at VC ERP Consulting for free consultation. Call +91 79 48998911 (India) Whatsapp +254 111229970 (Kenya), Call +1 469 915 6026 (North America)  or drop an E-mail at