Many SAP customers feel the pressure to adopt, or at least license S/4HANA now due to the planned end of mainstream maintenance support for SAP Business Suite 7 until 2027(1). Two-thirds of SAP customers responding - according to a recent survey(2) - plan to run their stable and proven SAP ERP releases while waiting for S/4HANA to mature, for the cost and risk to decrease and an ROI to emerge.
Rimini Street's cost model, which accounts for licensing and support, hardware, implementations and upgrades estimates that it can cost customers, paying $1M in annual SAP support and maintenance, an average of $35M to migrate to S/4HANA and operate the system over a 7 year period.
Do the math and find out what it will cost YOUR organization to make the move.
Calculate your estimated cost to move to S/4HANA below.
(1) SAP Support Strategy
Your Projected SAP S/4HANA Suite Costs Over Years is
S/4HANA is an early stage product - with perceived high costs, low maturity and hard-to-find ROI today.
Perhaps, that's why only 3% of SAP customers are live on S/4HANA now.
Don't get locked into a strategy now that may or may not be the right move for you. Consider these facts before you "rip and replace" your stable, mature ECC application.
SAP Licensee S/4HANA Report Prepared for
Cumulative Cost Comparison: "Move to S/4HANA Now" vs. Rimini Street
(1) CIO.com, "4 cost considerations you can't afford to overlook when moving to SAP HANA"