SAP S/4HANA - A Next Generation Business Suite

By Madata

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SAP S/4HANA is a next-generation business suite developed by SAP, a German enterprise software company. Here are some key points about SAP S/4HANA: 

ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Platform 

SAP S/4HANA is an ERP platform that integrates various business functions, such as finance, supply chain management, manufacturing, customer relationship management (CRM), and more, into a single platform. 

In-Memory Database 

One of the distinctive features of SAP S/4HANA is its use of an in-memory database. This means that data is stored in main memory instead of on disks, allowing for faster access and real-time analysis. 

Modern User Interface 

SAP S/4HANA uses SAP Fiori as its user interface, which is known for its modern and intuitive design. Fiori provides a role- and device-based user experience, making it easy for users to access information and perform tasks from anywhere. 

Real-Time Data Processing

Thanks to its in-memory architecture, SAP S/4HANA allows real-time data processing. This means that companies can make decisions faster and based on instantly updated information. 


Learn about all the features of SAP S/4HANA

Modules and Functionalities

SAP S/4HANA covers various functional modules, such as finance (SAP S/4HANA Finance), supply chain management, manufacturing, asset management, sales and distribution, among others. Each module is designed to address the specific needs of different business areas. 


SAP S/4HANA is available in the cloud. Develop real-time solutions supporting analytical and transactional workloads in a single data instance on one platform and with built-in machine learning. 

Migration from SAP ECC

Many companies that were using the SAP ECC (Enterprise Central Component) system are considering migrating to SAP S/4HANA, as SAP plans to withdraw support for ECC in the future. 


Adopting SAP S/4HANA involves a significant transformation of an organization's business processes and technology infrastructure, so careful planning and consideration is recommended before making the migration. Additionally, frequent updates to SAP S/4HANA may introduce new features and improvements, so it is advisable to stay informed about the latest versions and updates. 

We invite you to think of Madata as your strategic ally to implement SAP S/4HANA in your organization. Write to us at .  

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