Understanding Strategic Options for a Move to SAP S/4HANA on Azure
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.
Customer: Multinational Food Producer and Distributor
Industry: Foods & Beverages
Services: SAP Advisory Services
About the Customer
This multinational organization is focused on the growth, distribution, and sales of food produce around the world.
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.
SoftwareONE planned and executed a S/4HANA roadmap project comprised of the following phases:
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 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.
SoftwareONE SAP Advisory Services enable organizations who already use SAP to understand the cost and value of moving to SAP S/4HANA on Hyperscaler cloud and to determine the best way to transform their enterprise.
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