What is S/4HANA?
S/4HANA Enterprise Management, the latest SAP Business Suite software based on the in-memory SAP HANA technology, is the next big thing. According to SAP, the main benefit is faster processing time and a reduced data footprint it downplays the cost and effort required for the typical SAP ERP user to migrate to S/4HANA. With mainstream support for the ECC platform ending in 2025 and all the Core SAP products optimized or being optimized for the SAP HANA database, the question is not “if” your organization will transfer to the new system, but when and how.
The starting-point of S/4HANA is the underlying in-memory database and the possibilities that this technology offers for a different method of storing, processing and using data in transactions and reports (OLTP and OLAP).