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Unleash the Potential of a Cloud-Based ERP

Benefit from the global accessibility and transparency of a central cloud ERP system – we support you in establishing SAP S/4HANA Cloud to satisfy all your business needs.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud future proofs your business.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud: Future-Proof Your Business with an Innovative Cloud ERP System

Are you interested in SAP S/4HANA because you learned that the maintenance of your current ERP system will end in 2027? Sure enough, migrating to one of the market-leading ERP solutions offers you multiple benefits in many business areas. But maybe you should take the time to consider the edition of the prime SAP Business Suite with an option for managed hosting by an external provider: SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Read on to learn about the specifics of the cloud-based version of SAP S/4HANA.

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What Is SAP S/4HANA Cloud?

SAP S/4HANA Cloud is a cloud ERP system that optimizes business processes with the help of intelligent automation and integrated technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, and Business Analytics. This provides your business with additional transparency, accessibility, agility, data accuracy, and efficiency.

Moreover, the default auto-deployment of SAP S/4HANA Cloud updates provides you with access to cutting-edge technologies – with which you are always one step ahead of your competitors.

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Who Is SAP S/4HANA Cloud for?

Since business processes are pre-configured in SAP S/4HANA Cloud, this SAP solution is suitable for all small and medium sized businesses that are looking for a quick and simple implementation of an ERP system. After an integration of SAP S/4HANA Cloud, your business will in fact benefit from your new ERP starting from day one.

But the cloud ERP also perfectly fits the requirements of large companies that want to take their current on-premise ERP to the next level. The two-tier landscape approach enables you to consolidate all your existing systems from multiple subsidiaries into one central IT environment, with which you can run intercompany processes.

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Advantages of SAP S/4HANA Cloud at a Glance

  • High business agility and flexibility through streamlined processes and a scalable ERP
  • Increased productivity due to an optimized data visibility and user-friendly interface
  • Fast decision-making based on real-time data insights and AI-driven data analytics
  • Quick ROI and 100 times faster reporting
  • Easy alignment of headquarters with subsidiary networks
  • Ensured governance and compliance with local legal requirements
  • Low TCO due to cost-efficient deployment, configuration, and maintenance
  • Support for fast innovation and increased business agility thanks to quarterly software updates
  • Option of managed hosting by an external provider with which you can save time and relieve your IT department

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition

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We Combine Business Experience with Cloud ERP Expertise

At NTT DATA Business Solutions, we understand the challenges your enterprise faces. We have an incredibly close relationship with SAP and have worked with them for over 30 years. More than 10 years of Cloud ERP expertise as well as our deep understanding of SAP technology and different industries ensure that our customers always get a first-class service.

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How Our Customers Benefit from the Cloud ERP

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Basilea Pharmaceutica International

Basilea Pharmaceutical successfully navigates SAP ERP to S/4HANA migration, overcoming challenges like tight deadlines & compliance, with NTT DATA Business Solution's efficient Conversion Factory, ensuring future-readiness & innovation access.

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Wiegel Group

Embracing innovation, Wiegel undertook a strategic SAP S/4HANA conversion with NTT DATA Business Solutions, emphasizing a meticulous testing phase to ensure a seamless transition. This successful project, completed on time and within budget, positions Wiegel at the forefront of technological advancement in its industry.

Smeding

Handling 6,000 orders per day effortlessly, thanks to SAP S/4HANA and our food software solutions; that’s what Smeding Groenten en Fruit achieved with the renewal of their IT landscape.

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toom Baumarkt

The company aims to deliver exceptional customer experiences via interconnected retail. To achieve this, toom employed the SAP® Integration Solution Advisory Methodology, ensuring seamless integration of SAP with third-party solutions in a revamped application architecture.

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Bette

With SAP S/4HANA, Bette is well on its way to becoming an Intelligent Enterprise and benefits from the many advantages of the solution. These include the in-memory technology of the integrated database. It enables new analysis possibilities in real time with less required storage space and leads to a reduction...

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Fertin Pharma Choosing SAP Standard to Gain Extraordinary Benefits

Fertin Pharma’s former ERP platform did not support the company’s business strategy or growth. Together with NTT DATA Business Solutions, Fertin Pharma made an active and bold decision to go for a standard SAP S/4HANA solution as one of the first companies in Denmark.

Deployment Options: SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition, SAP S/4HANA Cloud Private Edition, and SAP S/4HANA Cloud Hybrid Edition

Since the Cloud is an ERP with the possibility to be hosted and managed by an external provider, you have to choose a hosting option for your ERP system . But what deployment options are there? With cloud-based ERPs you have three hosting options at your disposal: SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition, SAP S/4HANA Cloud Private Edition, and SAP S/4HANA Cloud Hybrid Edition.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition

Hosting SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition means that you can rely on a cloud provider, who offers his services to multiple customers and takes care of maintenance as well as security issues. Since the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition is not your sole property, it is the most cost-efficient way to get a cloud ERP.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Private Edition

When opting for a SAP S/4HANA Cloud Private Edition, you generally decide to manage your cloud environment on your own. But even with a SAP S/4HANA Cloud Private Edition you have the option of managed hosting by an external service provider. All in all, you stay in full control when it comes to SAP S/4HANA Cloud Private Edition.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Hybrid Edition

Hosting your SAP ERP in a SAP S/4HANA Cloud Hybrid Edition can be regarded as a soft approach to get a cloud ERP. Here, you administer your cloud in your own on-site data center. Thus, you can flexibly decide how business processes should be managed: internally or externally.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Main Features and Functions

Finance

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

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Sourcing and Procurement

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

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Sales and Marketing

  • Sales order creation from quotations
  • Approval workflow for credit memo requests
  • Billing and invoicing integration
  • Order and contract management
  • Logistics and order fulfillment optimization

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Enterprise Portfolio and Project Management

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

Production

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

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How It Works: Benefits of the Cloud ERP in Detail

As a cloud-based ERP system, SAP S/4HANA Cloud provides you with everything needed to prevail in the digital era.

Make Your Business More Flexible

The seamless incorporation of SAP S/4HANA Cloud is possible with existing SAP or non-SAP environments, and you can easily scale up the cloud capacity if needed. Customizing your system has minimal to no impact on your live operations. And with our Fit-to-Standard Workshops, we can guarantee a fast and cost-efficient ERP implementation.

Leverage ML and Predictive Analytics for Optimized Processes

Built-in Machine Learning and SAP Analytics functions enable the automation of key processes. You gain transparency over all your business processes, which allows you to make decisions based on predictive suggestions. This way, SAP S/4HANA Cloud enables you to identify areas for optimization and streamline core business processes to help you become an Intelligent Enterprise.

Improve Your Decision-Making and Achieve Faster ROI

With a cloud-based ERP, you can achieve a faster time to value thanks to standardized best-practice procedures for all major business functions. The intuitive user interface and ready-to-use functions contribute to a quicker and more successful decision-making.

Standardize Your Subsidiary Network with a Two-Tier ERP Integration

We help you develop a strategy for a unified cloud ERP throughout your entire organization – of course considering that challenges differ at corporate and subsidiary levels. By applying best practices for your two-tier ERP implementation, we reliably reduce the complexity of your IT.

Improve Governance, Compliance, and Security in the Cloud

SAP S/4HANA Cloud includes built-in compliance with tax and accounting regulations and covers different regional requirements. Intuitive dashboards make it easy to control identity and access governance, while disaster recovery ensures the safety of your data.

Reduce the TCO of Your ERP System

We assist you with going live in a matter of weeks – minimizing project and implementation costs. There are no upfront fees and you only pay for what you use. Hence, you ensure that your ERP system generates value for your business rather than increasing costs.

Speed up Innovations

SAP quarterly provides auto deployment updates with new line-of-business (LOB) capabilities to guarantee that your enterprise always stays ahead of the competition. Thus, you can concentrate on your core business rather than maintaining and updating your system and, furthermore, accelerate the introduction of cutting-edge standards.

We Help You With Your Cloud ERP Systems

NTT DATA Business Solutions is your all-in-one provider for SAP consulting, cloud applications, managed cloud services, and more. For more than ten years, we have helped businesses of all sizes in different industries with their cloud strategies and implementations of cloud ERP solutions. We work closely with our customers to analyze their business needs and define a suitable cloud roadmap and strategy.

With our special Fit-to-Standard Approach, we optimize your core processes to ensure compatibility with best practice designs. Our standardized delivery model accelerates the implementation of cloud ERP software considerably – so you are able to go live quickly.

Furthermore, you are not limited to choosing SAP S/4HANA Cloud. We also offer support for implementing SAP BusinessByDesign, which is SAP’s comprehensive cloud ERP suite. If it turns out that the on-premise version of SAP S/4HANA is the more suitable ERP for you, we can also support you with the transition. In the end, you will receive the right ERP system to meet your requirements – we vouch for it!

 

Speak to Us About SAP S/4HANA Cloud

You are interested in the many benefits of a cloud ERP system like SAP S/4HANA Cloud? Simply ask for your personal workshop or an S/4HANA Cloud live demo – our experts will be happy to help you!

Concerned about how to migrate? We’ll find the perfect approach for your company and organize your transition without complications. Just contact us.