It is becoming extremely difficult and complex to decide on the S/4 HANA hardware deployment model and hosting options. Currently there are many options available in the market and each has its own benefit.
SAP S/4HANA is the digital core which empowers enterprise business to take benefits of all advances technologies like in memory platform, improved end user experience, simplified IT landscape, Internet of Things (IoT), real-time analytics, mobility, big data and many more next generation technologies. Currently SAP S/4HANA is available with two deployment options, cloud, and on premise. SAP offers the cloud version while the on premise version is available for either the customer to host in its data centre or on a partner cloud.
SAP S/4HANA Cloud - The below snapshot depicts the SAP roadmap for S/4HANA cloud, updated on a quarterly frequency. This option offers benefits around scalability, management, and security that businesses require to outpace competition in today’s fast-paced digital economy.