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 The enterprise management layer for SAP S/4HANA offers a ready-to-run, pre-configured, localized core template based on pre-activated SAP Best Practices on-premise country versions covering up to 49 countries.

The Cloud Appliance Library provides ready-to-use SAP solutions that can run on different IAAS offerings like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform.

With the newly created Cloud Appliance Library solution enterprise management layer for SAP S/4HANA 2023 you can familiarize yourself with this offering.

Please also see: SAP S/4HANA offerings in SAP Cloud Appliance Library | SAP Blogs

What is included?

Technical Information
The baseline of this solution is an SAP S/4HANA system on release 2023 FPS00*:

  • Pre-activated and enhanced SAP Best Practices for 43 countries (not based on a full copy of client 000 - 'whitelist' approach)
  • 25 system languages
  • SAP Fiori user experiences (embedded)

Additionally, you get a SAP NetWeaver Java used for Adobe Document Services and optionally a Windows Remote Desktop where all system connections are preconfigured.

* Updated Jan.2024

Functional Scope

The enterprise management layer has been designed to provide corporate governance while complying with local accounting principles and business practices, such as

  • Local language, currency, units of measure, print forms
  • Local statutory and fiscal requirements

To find out more about the content, please have a look at the blog series Enterprise Management Layer for SAP S/4HANA.

The CAL solution includes

  • 43 countries available with SAP Best Practices
  • standard scope (the green lines in the scope overview)
  • all scope options (the orange lines in the scope overview)
  • not the optional services, such as intercompany processes (the yellow lines), which are provided to customers on request when they purchase the service as such)

For more details, refer to the scope overview list as well as other overview documents for the enterprise management layer available in SAP Signavio Process Navigator.

The scope options included in the enterprise management layer Cloud Appliance attract additional software licenses if you want to run the solution beyond the 30-day trial.

Getting Started

To start an instance of the enterprise management layer for SAP S/4HANA 2023 CAL solution you first need to connect your cloud provider account (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform) with your CAL account.

You can then create an instance. When the deployment is finished, you click in the CAL dashboard on Connect and choose the Windows Remote Desktop. Use the Administrator user and your master password which you have chosen when creating the instance. On the desktop itself you will find a Welcome-Page giving you the most important information and a direct link to the Fiori Launchpad. Furthermore, you find a shortcut to the SAP GUI on the desktop where a connection to the S/4HANA system is already maintained.

To start exploring the system, it is recommended to use the SAP S/4HANA Best Practice test scripts together with the documentation of the enterprise management layer available in SAP Signavio Process Navigator. In the Getting Started Guide linked in the CAL solution you will find also additional information.

Please check the Getting Started Guide linked in the CAL solution for additional detailed information.