SAP S/4HANA System Current

Keeping your SAP S/4HANA System Current with the Predictable Upgrade Path and thereby Risk Minimized
SAP S/4HANA Version Upgrade

Introduced in 2015, “SAP S/4HANA” as SAP’s strategic Digital Core solution for the Intelligent Enterprise. This was a paradigm and significant shift from the very successful SAP Business Suite to a new future focused solution. Solution approach took a cloud-first, mobile-first, and intelligent technologies perspective to design the SAP’s comprehensive ERP solutions. With the passage of time each SAP S/4HANA release, the capabilities have grown, along with the number of SAP S/4HANA customers.

Why You Need to Keep Your S/4HANA System Current

Many organizations have taken this opportunity to progress & transform their legacy ERP systems in reaping the benefits of this new technology. Nevertheless, as with any new technology, early organizations or enterprises who adopted the technology change are now facing the need to upgrade their current SAP S/4HANA systems so as to leverage the latest innovations. Disregarding these upgrades can have a adverse consequence on the organizations long-term business success. Remaining on your current release, potentially compromises your security position and software maintenance, which can result in higher costs and enterprise falling behind in technology upgrade.

Introducing SAP S/4HANA Upgrade Packages

Nexus executes numerous SAP S/4HANA upgrades each year, and has developed an upgrade factory approach to ensure efficient execution with the highest quality. Our upgrade implementation approach leverages the groundwork of our conversion and testing process in delivering the most comprehensive service possible. The S/4HANA® Upgrade Packages were created based on an analysis of past upgrades, large and small, and the commonalities across them. Our upgrade services cover landscape discovery, upgrade planning, and upgrade execution. Depending on your requirements, the scope can include a technical upgrade, functional upgrade, functional testing, as well as enabling new functionalities.

Benefits for Your Business
  • Drive more business value by taking advantage of new business functionality, including new products and features
  • The evolution of SAP S/4HANA from release 1511 to 2020
Defining your business strategy for the upgrade

As per the business operational & IT needs and organisational evolution & growth, SAP S/4HANA platform upgrade need arises from the business or IT departments or both. Identified needs defines the scope and method to the upgrade namely – Functional Upgrade or Technical Upgrade.
A Technical Upgrade concentrates on minimum mandatory changes, and postpones taking the advantage of new business opportunity & value.
A Functional Upgrade (includes a Technical Upgrade), with additional scope taking benefit of at least some new business functionality immediately Regardless of the upgrade approach chosen, usually after the upgrade, further business functionality are introduced through several continuous improvement projects.

Technical Upgrade Functional Upgrade
  • Simply stay on a supported SAP S/4HANA release as dictated by the SAP S/4HANA maintenance schedule
  • To replace any classic ERP Compatibility Packs 2025 with the alternative new capabilities in SAP S/4HANA
  • To drive more value out of your SAP S/4HANA system by taking advantage of new business functionality immediately
  • Introduce new business processes or improve existing business processes
    Move from side-by-side to embedded solutions within SAP S/4HANA
    Improve and grow the SAP Fiori User Experience
    Introduction of new “use cases” for intelligent automation and technologies
  • To keep up-to-date with corrections and security patches, delivered with new releases, new Feature Package Stacks (FPS), and Support Package Stacks (SPS)
  • To replace any classic ERP Compatibility Packs 2025 with the alternative new capabilities in SAP S/4HANA
  • New requirements-
    Provide mobile access to internal and external users
    Digitalizing a feedback process
  • Reducing manual efforts for compensation matching or improving the quality of payment matching
  • Improved performance, system stabilization & ensured system security

The new SAP S/4HANA releases help realize these Innovations, new features, and improvements requirements and thereby increase the business value by demonstrating return on investment (ROI)

Benefits for Your Business
  • Drive more business value by taking advantage of new business functionality, including new products and features
  • Stay current with corrections and security patches Improve and increase the value delivered by your SAP S/4HANA® system
  • Continuous maintenance support
  • Greater Fiori capabilities
  • Frontline innovation
Why Nexus?

In the digital age, you need an IT partner you can depend on. Nexus understands the digital and real-life challenges of the various industry and helps in rethinking the business processes. A partner who is with you every step of the way on the upgrade journey. With years’ industry experience, Nexus knows SAP software inside out, works closely with the clients to identify their specific needs and achieving them. From consulting to implementation and managed services, Nexus has the team of employees with the expertise to take your business onwards.

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