SAP Cloud ERP: How to select your SAP Cloud ERP Suite?
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How to select the right SAP Cloud ERP?

 Align your Cloud ERP to your Industry Focus, required Business Features and Integrations

Select the right SAP Cloud

How to select the right SAP Cloud ERP?

To answer this question , you need to explore the following areas:

  • What are the options with SAP ERP and the Cloud?
  • What are the current and future IT & SAP skills within your company? What do you want to own yourself?
  • What is the required functionality related to ERP?
  • What are the requirements related to integrations, extensions and necessary add-ons?
  • On which locations do you need what functionality?
  • When do you need this functionality?

With the answers on the above questions , we can support you  to make an outline of your expected Intelligent Enterprise Suite,  related infrastructure, platform and need for integrations.  In this outline we review the options related to Public, Private or Azure environments.


How to start with SAP Cloud ERP?

Scheer supports medium to large organizations with the selection of the right SAP Cloud ERP platform depending on your starting point and your business and IT strategy. We have a broad experience with green-, blue- and brownfield migration projects.


What is your starting point?

  • Do you want to start with a complete new suite?
  • Do you want to carve out a business unit into a new suite?
  • Do you want to migrate your existing SAP ECC  to a new suite?
  • Do you want to extend your existing ERP with a new suite?

Your background,  expected future organization, available time, resources and budget, will determine the right choice for SAP Cloud ERP.

In two steps to the Cloud


Step 1- ASSESSMENT

In-depth analyses to determine scope, fit & gap analysis of your end-to-ends, underlying architecture and transformation plan.


SAP ERP Implementations

We do have special assessments for SAP S/4HANA and SAP Business ByDesign.


Step 2- IMPLEMENTATION

This results in a detailed  plan of actions based on SAP Activate, workshops to explore the fit-to-standards, agile and scrum methodology.


See our Approach section for additional details about our Business Process Focused Implementation and Optimization approach

Your 4 Cloud options with SAP ERP


SAP S/4HANA Cloud | Public Edition

SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud: 

for best-of-breed solutions to support more complex processes, based on standard integrations.


  • A complete, modern, native SaaS ERP solution with the full benefits of the public cloud;
  • The fastest path to innovation and the lowest TCO related to S/4HANA Cloud;
  • A clean Cloud ERP solution without converting old / legacy ERP processes and configurations;
  • To reimagine business processes and take advantage of standardised best practices.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud | private Edition

SAP S/4HANA Private Cloud:  

to be full in control about updates, extensions, integrations, add-ons and migrations


  • A rapid conversion of their existing SAP ECC to a Cloud-based architecture
  • Benefit direct from Cloud economics for your existing SAP ECC
  • Determine your pace to gradual transformation to a pure SaaS landscape
  • Keep your full, extensive, ERP functionality including partner add-ons with the ability to extend and enhance

SAP Business ByDesignSAP Business ByDesign: if you are you looking for complete integrated  SAP Cloud ERP with standard end-to-end processes


  • Integrated Cloud Suite to support medium to large companies
  • 40 standard best practices to support end-to-ends
  • Running your ERP without in-house IT and SAP competence center
  • Including 500 standard Reports and Analytics capabilities
  • Access to basic integration scenarios for SAP ECO applications

SAP on Azure | SAP S/4HANA | SAP ECC

SAP on Azure: to control all layers of your future Enterprise Suite in terms of Infrastructure, Platform and applications, but in combination with the Cloud benefits related to flexibility, scalability, performance and cost of ownership.


  • Complete control and ownership of their application and data landscape
  • The ability to manage unique, customer-specific needs which cannot be addressed by public or private cloud offerings
  • Benefit directly from Iaas and Paas Cloud options
  • Including compliance with industry and county specific regulatory requirements

Go for immediate benefits of SAP Cloud ERP

General benefits


  • Become less depended of internal IT and SAP Skills
  • Run with standards - leave complexity behind
  • Shorten your time to market
  • Scalability - Grow with the Flow in size and locations
  • Improved and extended Security
  • Improved and extended recovery and disruption control


Business Benefits


  • Higher innovation ability versus On-premises solutions
  • Greater business agility to respond to market changes
  • Superior competitive advantage through next-generation end -to-end industry processes and intelligence
  • Stronger customer engagement with a consumer-grade user experience
  • Greater employee engagement and productivity
  • Better governance and compliance
  • Faster route to becoming a connected enterprise

IT Benefits


  • Reducing total cost of ownership (TCO) with 20%–25% is doable
  • Easy software-as-a-service (SaaS) consumption
  • Lower testing costs
  • Simpler solution landscapes to cover the globe
  • Native extensibility to enable innovation with more than 650 SAP partners
  • Quarterly innovation cycles
  • Built-in business continuity

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