Today we are pleased to introduce the all new SAP Activate for SAP S/4HANA Cloud, single tenant edition. This new version of SAP Activate is geared for customers deploying the SAP S/4HANA Cloud, single tenant edition with intent to move to the SAP S/4HANA Cloud solution in the future.

These rules serve as the core pillars for our customers journey towards total digital transformation to the cloud:

  • Foster a cloud mindset and adhere to the Fit-to-Standard approach that SAP introduced with cloud solutions. The deployment of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud, single tenant edition follows the proven formula of starting with standard solution and configuring new capabilities on top.

  • Use SAP Best Practices for SAP S/4HANA as a starting point for configuration settings in your solution. The Best Practices for SAP S/4HANA provide acceleration for your project and kick off your deployment activities in line with deployment scope of SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

  • Ensure cloud-like integration by leveraging the standard open APIs SAP publishes on Business API Hub.
  • Ensure cloud-like extensions of the standard solution by leveraging the capabilities available in SAP Cloud Platform that help you extend the standard solution to meet your special business needs.
  • Document all deviations from the above rules for future move to SAP S/4HANA Cloud. When you need to break the rules above, make sure to properly document the changes in detail for future use in planning your transition to SAP S/4HANA Cloud.