SAP is one of the leading ERP (i.e. Enterprise Resource Planning) software in the world and SAP has a very interesting evolution from the product used till date. SAP launched it’s first commercial product in the year 1973 and it was based on the tier system like one tier system was called SAP R1 and two tier system was called SAP R2 and three tier system was called SAP R3.
SAP released it’s ERP software SAP R/3 in early 1990s. In 2004, At the first SAPPHIRE event of the year in Orlando, Florida, SAP announces the general release of its flagship application, SAP ERP. SAP ERP constitutes the foundation of SAP's industry solutions and a springboard to enterprise SOA.
SAP ERP includes SAP ECC (successor of SAP R/3) and EhP (Enhancement Package). ECC stands for ERP Central Component (SAP ECC). SAP ECC constitutes integrated core modules Sales & Distribution (SD) , Production Planning(PP), Materials Management(MM), Quality Management(QM), Warehouse Management(WM), Project Systems(PS), Financial Accounting & Controlling(FI/CO) and Human Resources. The purpose of positioning it as ECC is to enable SAP to build and develop an environment of other products that can function upon the foundation of the central component. R/3 Enterprise was replaced with the introduction of ERP Central Component.
SAP ECC (ERP Central component) is the core of SAP Business suite. SAP Business suite has SAP ECC, SAP CRM, SAP SRM, SAP SCM, SAP PLM . SAP business suite can run on any database (Oracle, MSSQL, IBM DB2 ) including HANA.
Benefits of SAP ECC :
- ECC consists of integrated core Applications like Accounting, Logistics and Human Resources.
- Organization would be better off in the long-term with the use of SAP ECC 6.0 because it is a great enabler.
- Boost in efficiency, reduced redundancy and the quality of management decisions is much
improved because all the information about all aspects of the company’s operations are taken together to present a better picture of the organization
As an advisor, Echelon and our team of Architects have tons of experience in SAP evolvement from R/3 to SAP ECC which is crucial to our customers in guiding them in business transformation.
As a reseller, Echelon becomes a one-stop shop to address the business needs of a potential or existing customer, giving an added advantage in the negotiation process with SAP. Echelon understands the paramount importance in enhancing existing business processes and reduce data redundancy.
Echelon has been a partner to a diverse clientele across industry verticals and also has been able to ramp up aligning to the complexity and the size of the customer. Echelon is a key partner to implement and provide business value to customers.
With the in-depth experience in implementing and managing SAP ECC on premise, Echelon has emerged as the vendor of choice for SAP solution. Contact us today to get started.