SAP S/4HANA is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solution by SAP. This solution is available for deployment on-premise, in the cloud, or it can be implemented as a hybrid on-premise and cloud-based deployment.
SAP S/4HANA stands for SAP Suite 4 HANA. It is a next-generation integrated ERP solution that is designed for businesses of all sizes, in all industries. It supports the Internet of Things (IoT), big data, real-time analytics, mobile, business networks and third-party systems, among others. This solution can integrate across all departments within an organization.
SAP S/4HANA’s sales and marketing module allows users to pull data from social media channels and analyze that data in the system.
For users in finance, its corporate planning tools can help users identify acquisition targets by running what-if simulations using SAP S/4HANA Finance. SAP S/4HANA Finance can also help integrate systems after mergers and acquisitions.
SAP S/4HANA Manufacturing can give users insights into their material ledgers. With this information, users can react to issues in manufacturing production in real-time, which may help avoid delays.
SAP S/4HANA offers individual line of business solutions for finance, human resources (HR), sourcing and procurement, supply chain management (SCM), manufacturing, research and development (R&D), asset management, sales, marketing and commerce and service. Mobile apps are available for iOS, Android and Windows phones.