Migrating to SAP S/4HANA

Migrating to SAP S 4HANAIt’s time to start planning your SAP S/4HANA migration! In this book you’ll learn to implement the right migration scenario for your business requirements—cloud, on-premise, or hybrid. Step-by-step instructions will help you prepare, implement, and integrate SAP S/4HANA. See what’s waiting with SAP S/4HANA, and start your migration today!

  • The comprehensive guide to getting SAP S/4HANA: new implementation, system conversion, and landscape transformation
  • Preparation, implementation, integration: find the information you need for each project phase
  • Detailed instructions for cloud, on-premise, and hybrid scenarios

What You Will Learn?


Find your perfect migration plan. New implementation, system conversion, or landscape transformation? Cloud, on-premise, or hybrid? Evaluate your specific business requirements and explore each migration scenario.

Step-by-Step Migration

Consult practical instructions and screenshots to make your migration to SAP S/4HANA straightforward and simple.

Case Study

Follow a successful migration from start to finish and discover best practices and tips for each migration scenario. Explore the model organization’s concrete requirements and prerequisites as you are guided throughout the migration process.

Book’s Highlights

  • Cloud, on-premise, and hybrid scenarios
  • SAP Business Suite vs. SAP S/4HANA
  • New SAP S/4HANA implementations
  • SAP Business Suite system conversions
  • Software Update Manager (SUM) and Database Migration Option (DMO)
  • SAP S/4HANA Landscape Transformation
  • SAP Activate
  • SAP S/4HANA Integration
  • SAP Central Finance

About the Authors of This SAP HANA Book

Frank Densborn is a product manager for SAP S/4HANA Data Migration. He is well known to the SAP community through his SAP PRESS books, blogs, conference presentations, webinars, YouTube videos, and articles. He’s the scenario owner for data migration to SAP S/4HANA (new implementation scenario) and the owner of SAP’s Rapid Data Migration packages, working in the S/4HANA Foundation team. He joined SAP in 2004, holding various roles in development, education, support, and product management.

Frank Finkbohner joined SAP in 1999 and is now the delivery manager for the pre-defined Data Migration content for the SAP S/4HANA cloud solution. Before this, he worked for 13 years at SAP Consulting, supporting customers developing new or enhancing existing SAP functions. His main focus was to plan and implement legacy data migration. Within these projects, he used the whole spectrum of SAP’s data migration tools, methods, and programs.

Dr. Jochen Freudenberg is the head of the Development Landscape Management—Architecture department at SAP, dealing with the definition of development system landscapes and delivery architecture for SAP products.

Kim Mathäß is a product manager for SAP S/4HANA data management and migration at SAP. As senior consultant and business development manager, he has conducted numerous projects at both international enterprises and European medium-sized corporations. His experience range from SAP new implementations to subsequent adjustments of systems and system landscapes. These projects include system consolidations, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, as well as traditional data migration from SAP and non-SAP systems. As product manager, he is responsible for the further development of tools and solutions for the transition to SAP S/4HANA. He conducts lectures and sessions regarding SAP S/4HANA transition scenarios and migration regularly at national and international conventions.

Frank Wagner is a product expert within SAP S/4HANA product development. Responsible for the Simplification List for SAP S/4HANA, he provides tools and approaches to support customers on their transition to SAP S/4HANA, on-premise edition. He joined SAP in 1998, and has since worked within SAP’s consulting, support, and development organizations. Frank has worked in different industries (SAP Retail and SAP Apparel and Footwear), as an escalation manager, and in the development of the business configuration approach of SAP Business ByDesign.

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