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Ever wondered how SAP S/4HANA Cloud can complement your business strategy to let your subsidiaries, new ventures, shared services innovate with seamless end to end business processes, reduce complexity, and get higher value from your subsidiaries and independent business units? 

Read on…

Two-Tier ERP is not just about Headquarters and Subsidiaries... There is more to it.

SAP’s Two-Tier ERP whitepaper sets this context very well...  see here

It’s about seamless business processes, how a LoB function can be deployed independently (of course with core Finance) on Cloud and still have larger ERP functions OnPremise, or an ecosystem deployment for say an automotive dealer where in its dealership can run CloudERP and integrate seamlessly at business process level with its manufacturing core. Here, the dealers that sell the organization’s finished goods will place orders with the organization, and the organization will issue the finished goods to the dealers.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Two-Tier ERP is also about value

  • Intelligent ERP helps the acquisition thrive with high performing CloudERP solution for your new acquisition; Machine Learning to optimize and automate standardized processes

  • Corporate governance with use of best practices for both Finance Operations and Increase Visibility

  • Shared Services scenarios for extending Corporate services, like HR, Finance and Procurement to subsidiaries

You first stop is SAP TechED 2018, the premier technology event for learning, networking, training, and education on the SAP platform.

Attend the dedicated Two-Tier ERP TechED session to learn about new innovations being delivered in Two-Tier ERP space, connect with SAP experts, socialize and share experiences.

CNA205 – Start Your 2-Tier ERP Deployment with SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Understand the capabilities of SAP S/4HANA Cloud for subsidiaries in a multitier ERP landscape. Learn about prepackaged integration for core business processes between a headquarters ERP system and subsidiaries running SAP S/4HANA Cloud. Get an overview of analytics offerings as part of SAP S/4HANA and take a deep dive into approaches to handle central master data as well as recommended integration techniques in a 2-tier ERP deployment with SAP S/4HANA Cloud. Lean about customer usecases and future roadmap focus for Two-Tier ERP

Access replays of: Keynotes, SAP TechEd live interviews and Selected lecture sessions @


Additional Resources for Two-Tier ERP:

Want to understand and learn the basic of Two-Tier ERP and some core business processes available with the current release of SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Two-Tier ERP at your own pace?


You will get to hear from Kris Cowles, VP, Global Application IT for Positioning Systems is using Two-Tier ERP to drive synergies and seamless integrated process between its subsidiaries running SAP S/4HANA Cloud and its Headquarters running SAP ERP.


You next stop after this openSAP course for sure must be SAP Press book on Two-Tier ERP:


The book covers real-world two-tier implementations through customer and partner case studies.

Deloitte, a valuable and trusted SAP partner (having also setup a dedicated Center of Excellence for Two-Tier ERP) shares its experiences, Dos and Don’ts of implementing Two-Tier ERP for a large business house.


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