SAP S/HANAis our next generation business suite. It is a new product fully built on the SAP HANA platform and designed with SAP Fiori user experience. SAP S/4HANA delivers massives implifications and innovationsto help reinvent businesses.Business leaders will now be able to truly unleash innovations across the entire enterprise and proactively re-imagine and shape their company’s future.SAP S/4HANA is the new default for any SAP Business Suite deal, but customers can use the innovations once they are ready for them just by following simple migration steps. All Innovations will be made available quarter by quarter and will gradually expand to more and more suite functions.
For new customers SAP S/4HANA is the clear choice for a perfect and connected enterprise with a future-proof platform to adopt SAP innovations. For existing customers, whether currently on SAP Business All-in-One or SAP Business Suite, this is an opportunity to take advantage of the latest innovations with a simple, non-disruptive migration.
For customers not yet ready to make the move SAP stands behindits commitment to protect the investment of our installed base customers. Wehave extended the maintenance of SAP Business Suite until 2025, and will continue to deliver innovation on our business suite offering for any database. However, transformational applications require a transformational platform. To fulfill its promise, the SAP S/4HANA will only run on SAP HANA. Thousands of customers have made this decision already to move their business toth strategic platform, and SAP and its partner ecosystem ensure they can do this in a non-disruptive way with a packaged service offering.
Currently there are over 33,000 customers on running their business on ERP and R/3. The transition of these customers to SAP S/4HANA represents over six billion euro of license sales opportunity. This does not include the opportunity for additional SAP HANA applications.