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This research note is based on SAP's recent Industry Analyst Base Camp and SAPPHIRE events. These events focused on the recently launched SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA (S/4HANA) platform, which promises to deliver a simplified experience for the digital economy.


  • S/4HANA is SAP’s latest version of Business Suite built on HANA, positioned to enable telcos' digital transformation agendas.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the new capabilities of the S/4 HANA platform.
  • Provides insights on drawbacks that telcos could face when migrating to S/4 HANA.

Key questions answered

  • What's new about S/4 HANA?
  • What do telcos need to know before considering migration to S/4 HANA?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • S/4HANA is SAP’s latest version of Business Suite built on HANA
  • Migration to S/4 HANA presents drawbacks for telcos


  • Further reading
  • Authors

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