SAP S/4HANA On Premise

SAP S/4HANA on-premise edition is suited for any industry enterprises which require a full range of features consolidated with highly flexible customization. This edition is perfect for large enterprises with very well-proven business processes, which they are not interested to change.

For large, well-known enterprises, the on-premise platform fits the most. The system located on company’s own server provides opportunities for more effective monitoring and configuration than cloud edition.

SAP S/4HANA on-premise edition is an internal platform, located on customer’s own servers, maintained by customer’s.  SAP upgrades are released annually but have to be implemented and tested by customer’s own team.

Features of SAP S/4HANA On Premise :

  • On-premise edition has a traditional licensing, which means a preliminary purchase with annual maintenance. License fee allows the company to own the software and reduces current maintenance fee.
  • Provides high cost of entry and IT operations compared to SaaS because of infrastructure needs and staff support.
  • With S/4HANA on-premise, customer’s team has to plan, test and control all system upgrades which happen yearly. All changes are under the organization’s control.
  • On-premise edition offers a full range of functions which can be extended for extra payment.

Main differences between on-premise and cloud editions: