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Intelligent ERP system for today’s business


Discover a truly modern ERP system with embedded AI and machine learning – available on-premise, in a public or private cloud, or in a hybrid environment.

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SAP S/4HANA Cloud offers a consistent, intelligent ERP solution, working in harmony to unlock new levels of performance across your organisation.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud provides a consistent experience across cloud and on-premise deployments. Compare the features below to choose the option that best fits your business needs.

  SAP S/4HANA Cloud SAP S/4HANA Cloud, private edition SAP S/4HANA 
Deployment type New implementation Conversion, selective data transition, (new implementation)
Modifications Not allowed Not recommended, but allowed
Release upgrades Included and mandatory (limited flexibility option) Customer owned, installation on request included Not included
Third-party add-ons Certified public cloud add-ons allowed Defined list of SAP S/4HANA qualified add-ons allowed** Allowed
License model Software subscription* Perpetual software
Implementation Partner / SAP / customer
Content ownership SAP / partner / customer Partner / SAP / customer
Application management services SAP* Partner / customer / SAP Enterprise Cloud Services
Content lifecycle management SAP* Partner / customer / SAP Enterprise Cloud Services
Product support SAP* SAP* SAP / partner (reseller)
Technical operations SAP* SAP* Partner / customer / SAP Enterprise Cloud Services
Infrastructure Hyperscaler / SAP* Hyperscaler / SAP* Customer data centre / hyperscaler / SAP / premium supplier / partner

*Included in SAP subscription
**Still in evaluation

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