SAP HCM for SAP S/4HANA On-Premise (more familiarly known as ‘H4S4’) is another variation, similar to the SAP S/4HANA Private Cloud Edition (PCE) offering, for customers who wish to extend their current investment in SAP ERP HCM. As opposed to the PCE offering, H4S4 allows continued use of the on-premise SAP® talent solutions, including learning and recruiting (subject to licensing). Launched in Q4/2022, synced with the SAP S/4HANA® release, it can be deployed either within the SAP S/4HANA environment or run standalone.
More information can be found in this blog by SAP’s Ralf Wagner.
Based on SAP ERP HCM, with comparable functional scope & business processes
Running on SAP HANA DB with performance benefits
UX, legal changes,
This is not a new code line in on-premise SAP HCM; it is simply the existing code line that SAP is putting into the S/4HANA environment for those customers moving to S/4HANA and wanting to continue to run the ERP HCM code line in the same instance as S/4HANA. It is a technical upgrade that will take customers to the latest version. It will also have performance optimizations, as well as other usability enhancements. However, customers will still need to implement and deploy the new innovations, the same as any other normal system upgrade.
H4S4 is designed as a continuity plan for customers who require extra time to move to SAP SuccessFactors, and still need or want to maintain their on-premise infrastructure. There are existing SAP customers who have made large investments in the SAP on-premise talent capabilities, including Learning Solution (LSO) and/or e-Recruiting. While it is highly recommended to move to the SAP SuccessFactors solutions, given that innovation is focused there, those who wish to extend their support for those talent modules in addition to their core HR (Personnel Administration and Organizational Management) will have a choice with this offering. The SAP S/4HANA Private Cloud Edition offering allows customers to extend their on-premise investment through calendar year-end 2040 for the core SAP HR Payroll and Time solutions. This variation allows for that, as well as support for the on-premise talent components.
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