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RISE with SAP towards a Sustainable Enterprise

By : Adil Zafar, Dharma Alturi, Sanket Taur, Mihir R. Gor
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RISE with SAP towards a Sustainable Enterprise

By: Adil Zafar, Dharma Alturi, Sanket Taur, Mihir R. Gor

Overview of this book

If you’re unsure whether adopting SAP S/4HANA is the right move for your enterprise, then this book is for you. This practical and comprehensive guide will help you determine your next steps toward building a business case, while preparing you for all the possible scenarios and enabling you to make informed decisions during implementation. RISEwith SAP toward a Sustainable Enterprise is packed with clear and detailed advice, including a run-through of what it takes to design the landscape using RISE with SAP. As you go through the chapters, you’ll get a solid understanding of precisely what services are available (such as Process Discovery, data migration, the fit-to-standard approach), and which scope items on RISE with SAP should be considered, allowing you to make the most of RISE with the SAP-based model. Finally, you’ll get an overview of different industry-based use cases and how they can be brought to reality with the platform that’s set up on the RISE with SAP offering. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to build a detailed business case to determine if RISE with SAP is the right transformation engine for you, along with a clear idea of optimized landscape design on RISE with SAP that addresses the pain points for your implementation and support activities.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Part 1: Overview
Part 2: The Journey with RISE with SAP
Part 3: The Way Forward: The Art of Possible

S/4HANA deployment patterns

To recap, as of 2022, SAP S/4HANA comes in these patterns (note that SAP S/4HANA Cloud Extended Edition is no longer positioned for new customers as of 2020):

  1. SAP S/4HANA Cloud, previously called Essentials Edition (ES). This is SaaS public cloud.
  2. SAP S/4HANA Cloud Private Edition
  3. SAP S/4HANA On-Premise Edition, managed by SAP with their HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC)-managed services
  4. SAP S/4HANA On-Premise Edition, deployed in an on-premises data center (often managed by an IT-managed service provider) or managed by cloud provider hyper-scalers

Only the first and second patterns here are delivered through RISE with SAP, which uses a consumption subscription model. The other two are delivered through the classical perpetual licensing model based on user numbers.

What is RISE comprised of? There are many features, as described in previous chapters, but to summarize, RISE offers a simplified contractual model for clients to use...