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What are your annual IT expenditures?
Are they below 5% or above
of your annual revenues?

PUBLIC CLOUD

Public cloud combines all the benefits of SAP Business one HANA cloud (SaaS) where computing resources are shared between multiple cloud customers without any impact on customer-owned data or security violation, software responsiveness or any impact on system performance. The standard functionalities and specifics of the cloud solution are at disposal for all the cloud customers without provision.

EXAMPLE

Company footprint
Industry segment:
Repetitive or discrete manufacturing, Engineer-to-order, Construction, Real-estate, Retail, Wholesale, Distribution, Food & beverages, Hotel & restaurants or Professional services

Number of cloud users: 1-50 1
Annual revenues: 0,5mil to 100mil
Business/Legal units: 1 or multiple countries 2
Company locations: 1 or multiple sites 3

Business drivers
IT and business software complexity elimination: Medium to High 4
Cloud deployment lead time: 2 weeks – 2 months 5
Increase business transparency: Low to High
Accelerate business operations: Low to High
Specific data storage requirements: No 6
Regulatory data limitations: No or Not known
Access business data from anywhere: Yes

PRIVATE CLOUD

Private cloud offers an occluded SAP Business one HANA cloud (SaaS) where computing resources are entirely consumed and used by a unique cloud customer. The cloud customer drives the cloud requirements jointly with the cloud provider, ranging from basic infrastructure needs to software specific requirements. The standard functionalities and specific of the cloud solution are combined with additional specifics of the privat cloud customer.

EXAMPLE

Company footprint
Industry segment:
Repetitive or discrete manufacturing, Engineer-to-order, Construction, Real-estate, Retail, Wholesale, Distribution, Food & beverages, Hotel & restaurants or Professional services

Number of cloud users: 50-500 1
Annual revenues: 50mil to 500mil
Business/Legal units: multiple countries 2
Company locations: multiple sites 3

Business drivers
IT and business software complexity elimination: Low to High 4
Cloud deployment lead time: 1 month – various 5
Increase business transparency: Medium to High
Accelerate business operations: Medium to High
Specific data storage requirements: Yes 6
Regulatory data limitations: No or Not known
Access business data from anywhere: Yes
Please note the examples are only illustrative and do not determine the suggested cloud solution to be the only possible option for your business.
Notes:
1 - The total number of personnel with access to various functions of the cloud such as accounting, purchasing, warehouse users or similar.
2 - Defines the total number of companies within your enterprise to be fully operative on the cloud (e.g. Ltd, Inc., etc.)
3 - Your company locations are to be considered as physical locations where the typical business operations are performed. As an example: branches, plants, storage locations, sales-offices, etc.
4 - Simplistic target of the company to reduce IT complexity ranging from hardware, software and licenses to IT personnel reduction.
5 - Cloud implementation duration from so called “fit analysis” through implementation, testing, training and historical data migration to successful cloud operations. The lead times vary and are heavily dependent from many factors such as staff and data readiness, quality of the historical data, additional business process requirements, etc.
6 - How flexible are you when it concerns your data and its physical location?