SAP has set 2025 as the date it will no longer support systems other than S/4HANA, and some infrastructure services providers believe customers should begin to plan now.
SAP said 2025 is the year it will pull the plug on support for systems other than S/4HANA.
It may seem like 2025 is a long way away, but SAP customers who are pondering an S/4HANA migration should start making their infrastructure plans now. Why now? Given the enormity of the task, not preparing for an S/4HANA migration could leave many organizations far behind the ball.
Every SAP organization varies in complexity, but all should consider their S/4HANA migration strategy now, according to Wes Mauer, director of SAP operations for Rackspace, a San Antonio-based firm that offers infrastructure management and hosting services for a variety of platforms. Mauer’s SAP operations group handles SAP Basis administration tasks for customers and assesses projects like an S/4HANA migration. The group also carries out the technical task of moving an SAP infrastructure, whether it’s on premises, hosted on private or public cloud, or hybrid.
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