RISE with SAP - What does it mean for SAP Existing and New Customers?


Sandeep Mahindra

RISE with SAP is a Business Transformation as a Service (BTaaS) product that focuses on shifting customers into the SAP cloud product infrastructure. It is used in step-by-step acceleration of digital transformation, including evaluating current processes to optimise them for updated cloud-based infrastructure. It comes with various hyperscale computing options including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform (GCP). RISE with SAP features a commercially bundled, single-subscription contract providing access to a variety of tools, services and software for business transformation assistance.

RISE with SAP resolves the biggest business challenges such as the rapidly changing IT environment in all areas of trade and the necessities of companies to keep up with the pace. As recent changes have proved the importance of digital adaptability and resilience, to achieve this capability the following things are required:

  • Technological advancement to support the company’s processes efficiently.
  • Cloud Provider with the flexibility to scale your business.

6 Components of RISE with SAP

 RISE with SAP consists of the following service components that are essential for the ideal business transformation process.

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud access – a modular cloud ERP solution access to transform business models with built-in AI
  • Business Process Intelligence from SAP to understand, innovate and transform your organisation’s processes at a fast pace. It also comes with Process Discovery tools’ access to gain insights into the end to end performance with process analytics.
  • Technology Cloud Credits to complement and integrate your technology with other solutions and utilise the business services and data model on SAP Business Technology Platform for connection.
  • SAP Business Network Starter Pack to create a digital connection with the assets and trading partners. Utilise network-wide intelligence in decision making and real-time data visibility.
  • Embedded Tools and Services along with custom code migration app for smooth migration from your current ERP system to the SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • On Infrastructure Provider of Choice – Rise with SAP provides the flexibility of selecting from various hyperscale computing options such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or IBM Cloud.

Reasons to Choose RISE with SAP:

  • RISE with SAP provides hassle- / stress- / complexity-free business transformation.
  • It will make your business a future-proof and digitally transformed intelligent enterprise, ready for handling future challenges.
  • Up to 20% lower TCO than traditional on-premises ERP solutions.
  • Get access to a comprehensive toolkit for all-inclusive business transformation.

What RISE with SAP Means for SAP existing and new customers?

Existing Customers – SAP Installed Base

The RISE initiative has made it possible to empower customers using SAP solutions to meet their requirements and needs. Using RISE with SAP the process of transformation becomes extremely smooth as its full potential can be utilised. It can also be customised to get better advantages using individually selected software and customised IT infrastructure depending on the requirements. The earlier business transformation used to be done by leaving current legacy systems and processes behind but now the option of migrating the current process to SAP S/4HANA Cloud exists, allowing the customer solutions and add-ons to run smoothly in the cloud.

New Customers – Greenfield

Recent developments have clearly indicated the importance of the digitization of company processes and how companies that used the right analytics tools and cloud were able to scale their businesses.

RISE with SAP plays a crucial role in assisting companies to achieve greater digital efficiency and flexibility. It is designed to accelerate business transformation and help companies to transform into an intelligent enterprise.

How GBM Business Transformation Solutions Complements RISE with SAP?

As mentioned above, the RISE with SAP solution provides access to various software, tools and services to assist your business in the transition to SAP S/4HANA Cloud. You need an experienced partner who can provide advisory, implementation and management services to make this transition efficient and hassle-free.

GBM’s Business Transformation Solution provides you with an experienced and structured set of services to complement RISE with SAP.

Advisory Services:

There are plenty of things to be considered in your business for a smooth transition to the SAP S/4HANA environment. At GBM we assess your business, current industry trends, your technological environment and opportunities for process improvement. Our objective is to align business strategy with recent advancements and remove obstacles to bring new business value.

Business Process Optimization:

A successful business transformation means the integration of an updated business process with the existing ERP environment. We will assist you in building a value-based process by identifying various opportunities for improvement using a structured methodology to provide customised recommendations.

Implementation Services:

Being a leading SAP partner, we will provide you with various implementation services in all S/4HANA pathways. We create a customised implementation strategy with the objective to achieve quick and efficient results, using SAP best practices.

Application Management Services (AMS):

Our application management service includes providing businesses with various solutions with better tactical efficiency, flexibility and futuristic strategic capabilities for business transformation and innovation.

Cloud Managed Services: –

Read our Multi-Cloud blog post to know more

Recent Articles
Balancing Act - A Risk-Based Cyber Defense vs. A Technology-Centric Approach
Author Hasanian Alkassab
Leveraging Platformation for Public Sector Transformation
Author Ossama El Samadoni
Edge Computing 101: What it is and why it matters
Author GBM Executive