Reducing complexity is solving the Gordian knot of the digital era. The problem is still overwhelming for many companies. [hutterstock: 50093458, Mny-Jhee]

Reducing complexity is solving the Gordian knot of the digital era. The problem is still overwhelming for many companies. [hutterstock: 50093458, Mny-Jhee]

Legacy Systems: Shutdowns are Part of the Strategy

Heterogeneous system landscapes lead to greater complexity and less transparency. Standardization and centralization are the strategic answer. In case of the Deutsche Telekom, that also includes the shutdown of legacy systems.

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You might like this latest book release from the SAP Community. [shutterstock: 532904239, jakkaje808]

You might like this latest book release from the SAP Community. [shutterstock: 532904239, jakkaje808]

Review: SAP System Security Guide

It’s no secret that security threats, both internal and external, are on the rise. Luckily, so are the methods for preventing them. SAP Press’ new guide answers questions that Basis administrators may not even know they have about how to keep their SAP system secure.

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The new SAP licensing model leaves room for interpretation. More audits may be incoming for SAP customers. [shutterstock:788799925, Robert Kneschke]

The new SAP licensing model leaves room for interpretation. More audits may be incoming for SAP customers. [shutterstock:788799925, Robert Kneschke]

SAP Licensing: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?

Since the 10th of April of this year, everyone has been talking about the provisional licensing model agreed upon by SAP, ASUG and DSAG. There already is a rudimentary concept, a price list. What is still missing, however, is a technical evaluation.

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There are numerous things to consider when pulling the plug on legacy SAP systems. [shutterstock: 264387446, Lolostock]

There are numerous things to consider when pulling the plug on legacy SAP systems. [shutterstock: 264387446, Lolostock]

Shutting Down Legacy SAP Systems

Legacy SAP system shutdowns are becoming more and more important as a result of the transition from the Business Suite to S/4. Data must be extracted from a legacy system but it is important that this data can be used as required. Specifically developed standard solutions offer numerous advantages.

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The experts from Alegri demonstrate how SAP customers can benefit from S/4 functionality without having to migrate to S/4 just yet.[shutterstock: 531002764, Peshkova]

The experts from Alegri demonstrate how SAP customers can benefit from S/4 functionality without having to migrate to S/4 just yet.[shutterstock: 531002764, Peshkova]

Four Perspectives On The World Of S/4

How can the extended functionality of S/4 be used in procurement without having to switch to S/4 Hana? How does EIM turn data into valuable information? How does the Edge approach lead to high performance in IoT projects? How can budgets for these innovations be freed up without conflicts? Alegri accompanies its customers holistically on their way into the world of S/4 Hana - neutrally and independently. The following four perspectives show how it is done.

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A uniform SQL interface between Hana and blockchain is key to ensure process integration. [shutterstock: 597769856, Panchenko Vladimir]

A uniform SQL interface between Hana and blockchain is key to ensure process integration. [shutterstock: 597769856, Panchenko Vladimir]

SLES For SAP: Hana, Linux And Blockchain

Relying on blockchain for certain specific business processes makes sense. SAP supports companies from various industries with blockchain services. Hana and Linux are great examples for being blockchain compatible.

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