It is clear now that companies are realizing the benefits of cloud solutions (SAP S/4HANA Cloud), which include greater agility, scalability, lower costs, faster ROI, and more opportunities for innovation – all of which are factors that fuel business growth and enable companies to keep pace with the digital economy. Above all, the question for them is not whether to implement a cloud solution, but when and how will it be carried out.
Below are four simple ways for an organization to start its cloud journey.
Discover SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Free trial
SAP S/4HANA Cloud – to drive instant value across lines of business with sophistication and simplicity. Organizations can start their experience with a free 14-day trial. Furthermore, this trial provides access to concrete roles and predefined scenarios across sales, finance, procurement, and project management functions.
Explore SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Implementation methodology
The SAP Activate innovation adoption framework expedites SAP S/4HANA implementations throughout the customer lifecycle. It has a consistent, agile methodology for any deployment type – cloud or hybrid. SAP Activate also offers ready-to-run digitized business and technology processes and guided configuration. This methodology of future innovations helps in reducing the total cost of implementation by streamlining and accelerating implementation projects. This methodology supports the four phases of implementation – prepare, explore, realize, and deploy.
A success assured the transition to S/4HANA Cloud – SAP Service Portfolio offerings
Cloud changes more than the deployment method and commercial model of a customer’s IT infrastructure. SAP S/4HANA Cloud delivers the organizational visibility, intelligence and agility that our customers demand. Cloud also changes the expectations around why and how SAP should be engaged with customers – Our SAP Service and Support portfolio for S/4HANA Cloud delivers trusted partnerships based on Success Plans and tailored Professional Services to deliver continuous adoption of innovation, pro-active Best Practise adherence and access to SAP expertise.
Beyond SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Integrations and extensions
To help customer transition into the digital economy, SAP devised the SAP Digital Transformation Framework methodology. This is a structured framework to help develop and execute the digital business strategy of any organization. This framework, digitized the entire value chain, including the core (SAP S/4HANA Cloud), which serves as the platform for innovation and business process optimization. The key to success for the digital platform is the seamless integration to connect all aspects of the value network. Its sophisticated integration options and built-in integrations let SAP S/4HANA Cloud connect with other SAP and also third-party cloud solutions.