SoftwareOne case study

Understanding strategic options for a move to SAP S/4HANA on Azure

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A food distributor engages SoftwareOne SAP S/4HANA Advisory for optimizing its SAP solution

The refreshed strategy for this multinational food distributor focused on business growth. SoftwareOne examined how a transition of the existing SAP solution to S/4HANA could help. The analysis delivered a set of recommendations and a phased project roadmap to guide a successful journey to an optimized SAP solution in the cloud.

Multinational food producer and distributor
Consumer goods
SAP Advisory Services

About the client

This multinational organization is focused on the growth, distribution, and sales of food produce around the world.

The challenge

The customer initiated a business strategy review to identify new revenue and cost optimization opportunities in 2020. In support of the review, the company attempted to better understand how their current SAP solution can support a potential change in business priorities. SoftwareOne engaged with customer’s business to analyze and help understand the options for changing the current SAP solution and move to S/4HANA.

The solution

SoftwareOne planned and executed a S/4HANA roadmap project comprised of the following phases:

  • Requirements gathering
  • Assessment of the current SAP solution
  • Mapping of requirements to the new solution design
  • Definition of SAP S/4HANA architecture design on Azure
  • Definition of migration options
  • Consumption cost estimates for S/4HANA on Azure

The result

The analysis and recommendations delivered by SoftwareOne were a direct input allowing customer to review and determine the right options for their journey to S/4HANA. The customer has since engaged in the market to commence the transition to SAP’s new evolution S/4HANA solution.

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