Initially, getting out of AWS, MS Azure and Google Cloud Platform was just one of many options for existing SAP customers. However, the US Cloud Act in combination with GDPR is an attack on the freedom of choice of European SAP users.
CAD data is the foundation. Variant configuration means that individual offers to the customer and in addition, good relationship management and pricing are a must. Until an ERP system becomes a satisfactory system for supply and sales however, many adaptations are needed. SAP partner SAE has managed to bridge the gap. Peter M. Faerbinger, E-3 Magazine, spoke with the managing directors Susanne Henkel and Erich Schaarschmidt.
A few years ago core competence was a popular term. Then the paradigm shift began, unnoticed. More and more often, every IT service provider was able to do it all. It seems impossible for the application user to make distinctions. Direction and credibility are lacking.
Josef Packowski, CEO of Camelot Consulting Group, and Steffen Joswig, Managing Partner of Camelot Innovative Technologies Lab, are blockchain pioneers in the SAP community. Here they explain the megatrend and the opportunities for existing SAP customers.
In the SAP community there is a growing realisation that practically all roads lead to Hana and S/4. A strict deadline expires in 2030. So anyone not able to present a Hana and S/4 migration roadmap this year is running short on time. SAP Partner Data Migration Services has the answers the community is looking for. Thomas Failer, Administrative Council member and owner of Data Migration Services, and Tobias Eberle, CEO, talked with E-3 Editor-in-Chief Peter M. Färbinger.
With its S/4 and Hana SAP embarked on a very ambitious – almost radical – trail-blazing path: A single database for future ERP solutions, including intensive use of open source products. SAP partner MSG Treorbis has taken up the challenge and developed the S/4 industry solution Discrete Manufacturing. E-3 Magazine spoke with MSG Treorbis managing director Michael Neuhaus about opportunities, challenges and trends.