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Find answers to the most frequently asked questions on SAP S/4HANA 

Introduction and Overview GROM

  • What is SAP S/4HANA?
  • What are the key benefits for a customer to move to SAP S/4HANA?
  • How does SAP S/4HANA fit SAP’s digital business framework?
  • What are the SAP S/4HANA deployment options for customers?
  • What is the benefit of using an in-memory platform with regard to the data model?
  • Where can I find SAP S/4HANA enablement material beyond this FAQ document?

Scope and Roadmap

  • What is the current business scope of SAP S/4HANA?
  • What is the SAP S/4HANA 1610 release?
  • What are SAP S/4HANA Line-of-Business Solutions?
  • What SAP S/4HANA industry solutions are available?
  • What is the product map and road map for SAP S/4HANA?

Enablement and Trial Experience

  • Where can I find customer enablement materials for SAP S/4HANA?
  • How can I try SAP S/4HANA?

SAP S/4HANA and the Broader SAP Portfolio

  • How does SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud relate to the SAP S/4HANA?
  • How does SAP HANA Cloud Platform relate to SAP S/4HANA?
  • How does SAP efficiently and effectively support integration needs with SAP S/4HANA?
  • How does SAP S/4HANA relate to SAP Business Warehouse or SAP BW/4HANA?

SAP S/4HANA and SAP Business Suite

  • Do SAP S/4HANA and SAP Business Suite share the same data semantic?
  • Will SAP continue to deliver innovations to customers using SAP Business Suite on any database?
  • What is the fundamental difference between the SAP Business Suite code line and the new SAP S/4HANA product code line?

SAP S/4HANA Cloud-Specific FAQs

  • What is the business scope of SAP S/4HANA Cloud?
  • What are the key differences between the options for SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management?
  • What is the road map for SAP S/4HANA Cloud?
  • Is SAP S/4HANA Cloud a public cloud offering?
  • What is SAP S/4HANA Cloud, private option?
  • Are SAP S/4HANA Industry Solutions available in the cloud?
  • How does SAP S/4HANA Cloud relate to SAP’s existing portfolio of cloud solutions?
  • Can you provide any information regarding SAP data centers?

The Journey to SAP S/4HANA

  • What is SAP Activate?
  • What is the typical journey for an existing SAP Business Suite customer?
  • What happens to existing modifications when a customer moves to SAP S/4HANA?
  • What is a compatibility pack for SAP S/4HANA?
  • What happens to existing legacy interfaces if a customer moves to SAP S/4HANA?
  • Can a customer choose to run the traditional SAP user interface and custom screens or is SAP Fiori mandatory?
  • What is the pricing model for SAP S/4HANA?
  • Where can I learn more?