SAP’s end-of-support deadline is coming; their customers need to make a crucial decision: migrate onto the newest product, S/4HANA, or keep their current systems and be left unsupported? A difficult enough decision in itself; but SAP’s customers may be wondering why they’re facing that decision in the first place? Why has SAP announced their deadline, where has it come from? … Read More
SAP’s end-of-support deadline is coming; and it’s become the priority for every organisation running SAP software – HANA databases, ECC 6, SAP payroll, etc. – to make an important decision: Upgrade to S/4HANA (now or later) or stick to what you have? It’s not a decision to be made lightly. That’s why, in this series, we’re exploring three key areas … Read More
If you use SAP’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, and you’re not using SAP S/4HANA, then you’re on a deadline. A deadline that was recently extended from 2025 to 2027 – with additional options until 2030. Nevertheless, the clock is ticking. SAP is using their deadline to move customers onto SAP S/4HANA in an attempt to force adoption of their … Read More
SAP have extended their end-of-support deadline once more, from 2025 to 2027, and released more information on what’ll happen for customers who refuse to move. What does this new information mean for your organisation?
A comparison between our SLAs, Oracle’s and SAP’s, and other third-party support providers. Which one provides the best level of service?
Organisations of all sizes and across all industries rely absolutely on their ERP solutions. So when you have a problem with your ERP solution, you need help fast. Thankfully, customers can always rely on SAP’s official support programme to deliver in their time of need. Or can they? In this series, we’re taking a look at some of the most … Read More
Nobody likes being audited. It’s boring, labour intensive, and nothing good ever comes of it. And when it’s an ERP supplier audit? Things only get worse. Huge amounts of time and resources are required. And if it turns out you’re under-licensed? Things are going to get very expensive very quickly. In this series, we’re taking a look at some of … Read More
SAP’s CEO, Bill McDermott, has shocked everyone by quitting with immediate effect this month, staying on only in an advisory role until the end of the year. But what will this mean for SAP and its currently Cloud-only strategic focus? The shock at the announcement came as McDermott’s contract doesn’t actually run out until 2021, and with a recent restructuring … Read More
One of the major perks of staying “in support” for a business software solution is that you generally get the benefit of any new features of enhancements the supplier releases. And while many of those enhancements may not directly benefit every customer, there’s always the hope that something new will be released that has a tangible benefit for your business. … Read More
Failing to be properly licensed for your ERP system isn’t a good idea. If the provider finds out, it’s likely going to cost you a pretty penny to set things right. But what about if you are fully-licensed? Does that mean you’re safe? Not if SAP have anything to say about it. In this series, we’re taking a look at … Read More
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