Boost your organizational efficiency with SAP Upgrade!

Upgrade to SAP S/4HANA with TMC’s Expertise

Are you looking to streamline and optimize your organization’s performance using SAP? Partner with TMC, the leading SAP Gold Partner and upgrade your SAP ERP software to harness the power and achieve the best results with newest state-of-the-art technology.

At TMC, we specialize in transforming businesses through our expert SAP Upgrade Methodology. Our proven track record includes successful collaborations with industry giants across multiple sectors, helping them achieve unparalleled efficiency and performance.

EXPLORING SAP UPGRADE OPTIONS

When considering an upgrade for your SAP software, there are three main types to choose from, each tailored to meet specific business needs and objectives.

SAP BTP

Version Upgrade (Migration)

SAP BTP

Database Upgrade (Conversion)

SAP BTP

SAP Solution Upgrade (Patch)

 

The most common example of version upgrade is the ECC to S/4HANA Migration. This is when companies that already have the ECC (ERP Central Component) database of SAP implemented, want to migrate to the S/4HANA platform.

S/4HANA is the latest generation of SAP, which runs on the columnar database, known as the HANA database. This means that with the version upgrade from ECC, the customers also get the HANA database installed.

The Migrating from SAP ECC to the HANA database SAP HANA 1.0 with TMC, will provide numerous benefits to the customers, leveraging the power and advanced capabilities of the HANA in-memory computing platform. Some of the benefits clients can expect are;

Enhanced Performance:

  • In-Memory Computing
  • Real-time Processing
Simplified Data Management:

  • Single Data Copy
  • Reduced Data Footprint
Advanced Analytics Capabilities:

  • Predictive and Text Analytics
  • Complex Calculations
Improved User Experience:

  • Faster Reporting
  • Enhanced UI
Operational Efficiency:

  • Real-time Reporting
  • Simplified IT Landscape
Enhanced Business Agility:

  • Faster Data Loading
  • Quick Adaptation
Innovative Applications:

  • IoT and Big Data Integration
  • Enhanced Applications

 

     

    The Database Upgrade can be acquired once you already have the S/4HANA version installed. The HANA database has 2 versions, HANA DB 1.0, and SAP HANA 2.0.

    There are significant benefits of upgrading your database from 1.0 to 2.0, some of which are;

     

    Performance Improvements:

    • Faster Transaction Processing
    • Real-time Analytics

    Simplified IT Landscape:

    • Reduced Data Footprint
    • Elimination of Aggregates

    Enhanced Data Insights:

    • Advanced Analytics
    • Operational Reporting
    Scalability and Flexibility:

    Improved User Experience:

    • Fiori Applications
    • Simplified Business Processes

    Enhanced Data Management:

    • Improved Data Accuracy
    • Data Integration

     

    Patch Upgrade, also known as a Support Package or Support Package Stack (SPS) upgrade, involves applying updates to an existing SAP system to fix bugs, improve performance, and enhance security.

    These updates are typically less extensive than other upgrades and focus on maintaining the stability and security of the system.

    Some key benefits of regular patch upgrades are;

     

    Enhanced Security:

    • Vulnerability Fixes
    • Compliance

    Improved System Stability:

    • Bug Fixes
    • Reduced Down Time

    Performance Enhancements:

    • Optimized Performance
    • Resource Utilization

    New Features and Functionality:

    • Incremental Enhancements
    • Continuous Improvement

    User Satisfaction:

    • Enhanced User Experience
    • Higher Productivity

    Simplified Upgrade Path:

    • Foundation for Major Upgrades
    • Incremental Upgrades

    Cost Saving:

    • Preventive Maintenance
    • Reduced Support Costs

    Each upgrade type offers unique advantages to help you optimize your SAP environment. At TMC, we tailor our SAP upgrade solutions to fit your specific requirements, ensuring a seamless transition and enhanced organizational performance.

    OUR SAP UPGRADE METHODOLOGY

    The SAP Upgrade Project Lifecycle has multiple phases, in which you can recognize, plan and implement your upgrades in an efficient manner.

    Phase I - The Planning Phase
    • Project plan
    • Test planning
    • Release strategy
    • Resource mobilization
    • Contingency Planning
    Phase II - The Analysis Phase
    • Gap Analysis between SAP old and newer versions.
    • Identify business flows & custom development for testing
    • Test scripts preparation
    • Business flow testing in Sandbox system
    • Error Identification
    • New functionality Identification
    Phase III - The Design Phase
    • Determine Resolution for Gaps
    • Identify and design the configuration required
    • Determine development work for error resolution
    • Consultant testing in Test System
    • Design new functionality
    • Identify Conversion activities in Productive system
    • Super User Training
    Phase IV - The Build Phase
    • Configure the systems as per the gaps and errors
    • Implement relevant SAP Notes & Patches
    • Implement Programming Changes
    • Implement new functionality
    • Consultant/Superuser testing in Test System
    Phase V - The Testing Phase
    • Final Super User testing and confirmation
    • Resolution of errors identified in Super user testing
    Phase VI - The Deploy Phase
    • Transport upgrade relevant changes in Productive System
    • Final Conversion activities
    • Go-live

    By following structured phases, TMC ensures that your SAP upgrade is completed on time, within budget and with minimal disruption to your operations. Our experts are here to guide you through every step of the SAP Upgrade Project Lifecycle, helping your organization trust in the process, transform your capabilities and thrive in a competitive market.

    TMC’s Track Record of SAP Upgrade Excellence

    As the top SAP ERP partner in Pakistan and the leading SAP gold partner of choice, TMC has a rich history of successful SAP Upgrade Projects. Here are a few organizations that chose to transform their operations and achieve new heights of efficiency.