Identifying the Application Lifecycle Management Tools for the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Deployment Options

Objectives
After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Identify the Application Lifecycle Management tools for the SAP S/4HANA Cloud deployment options

SAP Cloud ALM

SAP Cloud ALM

SAP Cloud ALM is the application lifecycle management offering for cloud-centric customers. It provides extensive implementation and operations capabilities for cloud solutions. SAP Cloud ALM is included in the SAP Enterprise Support for cloud editions, and therefore is available for both SAP S/4HANA Cloud and SAP S/4HANA Cloud, private edition.

SAP Solution Manager

SAP Solution Manager

SAP Solution Manager is a comprehensive application lifecycle management solution that can be used to manage an implementation of SAP S/4HANA Cloud, private edition. SAP Solution Manager has an additional license fee, and is not relevant for the public SAP S/4HANA Cloud solution. It is used to manage implementation tasks, such as tracking the status of decisions, open requirements, and progress during the Fit-to-Standard workshops.

The modern and intelligent IT management platform empowers your IT organization for the future of business. With this highly integrated solution you can implement, maintain, run, and adopt all enterprise solutions (even non-SAP software), while supporting business innovation, business continuity, and efficient operations.

Learn more about SAP Solution Manager

Note

The usage rights for SAP Solution Manager include Focused Build and Focused Insights at no additional cost.

  • Focused Build is an out-of-the-box, tool-supported methodology to manage requirements and software development for large, agile innovation projects.
  • Focused Insights enables you to build and distribute powerful customer-specific dashboards in minutes using state-of-the-art user experience.
Note
Mainstream maintenance for SAP Solution Manager 7.2 is now ensured until the end of 2027. For customers who choose the optional extended maintenance for the SAP Business Suite 7 (until end of 2030) will receive extended maintenance or SAP Solution Manager 7.2 at no additional cost. Learn more. Focused Run is not affected by the announcement and has it's own release and maintenance schedule.

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