Introducing RISE with SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition

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After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Explain characteristics of SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition

SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition Scope

SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition Overview

SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition is a ready-to-run cloud ERP that delivers the latest industry best practices and continuous innovation. SAP S/4HANA Cloud enables customers to deliver results right away with ready-to-work processes built on proven industry best practices, stay ahead by always getting the latest process and technology innovations, and easily expand as needs change.

Scope Highlights

SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition has a comprehensive ERP scope with end-to-end business processes delivered by preconfigured SAP Best Practices and selected industry-specific scenarios. Detailed information regarding individual scope items is available in the SAP Best Practices for SAP S/4HANA Cloud package in SAP Best Practices Explorer.

Localization Coverage

SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition covers 48 local versions and 29 languages. Please note, local versions may not include all available solution scope (business processes).

Localization-specific features can be found in the SAP Help Portal

RISE with SAP Solution for Public Cloud

RISE with SAP for SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition

SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition is the ready-to-run Cloud ERP that delivers the latest industry best practices and continuous innovation. RISE with SAP refers to the additional resources included with the SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition software that are designed to support and enable customers during implementation and after go-live.

Business Process Intelligence

Model and redesign your business processes using SAP Signavio Process Manager and provide transparency to all stakeholders using SAP Process Collaboration Hub by Signavio. Find industry best practices through the SAP Best Practices Explorer and gain business process knowledge through the SAP Digital Discovery Assessment.

Outcome-Driven Tools & Services

Tools and services from SAP support your technical migration, application lifecycle management, and adoption of the solution. The SAP Launchpad Service runs on the SAP Business Technology Platform and enables customers to establish a central point of access to SAP and third party solutions. SAP Mobile Start is the native mobile app that facilitates a user accessing content in their launchpad, and is configured via SAP Launchpad Service. SAP Cloud ALM is a comprehensive application lifecycle management tool with extensive implementation and operations capabilities for cloud solutions. SAP Enable Now and SAP Learning Hub facilitate end-user adoption of the solution with learning resources easily accessed from within SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

  • Editing existing SAP Enable Now content and creating your own tutorials requires a license.
  • SAP Learning Hub requires a license.

Business Networks

Connect and collaborate across your company and beyond with unified access to the world’s largest business network including SAP’s supplier, logistics, and asset intelligence networks. The starter pack includes limited access to the Ariba Network for sourcing and procurement and the Asset Intelligence Network for collecting and tracking equipment information in a cloud-based central repository.

Business Platform & Analytics

Cloud Platform Enterprise Agreement Credits (CPEA) can be used as a prepaid debit card for different services on the SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP). You can complement, extend, and integrate with any other solution (SAP, partner, or third party) and use the data model and business services on SAP BTP to connect it all.

RISE with SAP Service Delivery Model

SAP delivers and manages the software, support, infrastructure, and technical services under one Service Level Agreement (SLA). Partners deliver advisory, implementation, and application management services to facilitate a seamless transition to the cloud for customers under a separate contract.

SAP Responsibilities

  • Functional Scope
    • SAP Software + SAP Enterprise Support for cloud editions
    • SAP Adobe Document Services for printing
    • SAP S/4HANA LoB & Industry Add-Ons (optional)
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Technical Managed Services
    • High availability and business continuity
    • SLA: 99.5% for productive system, 95% for non-productive systems
    • Services described in detail on the SAP Trust Center
    • Wide range of foundational technical service delivery
    • Technical system operations
    • Technical landscape deployment
    • Technical upgrade installation
    • Continuous service planning & review
    • 24*7 service delivery for PRD, 24*5 for non-PRD

Partner Responsibilities

  • Advisory & Implementation Services
    • Program Management Office
    • Organizational Change Management & Training
    • Partner Implementation Templates
    • System Conversions
    • Selective Data Transitions
    • Business Process Configuration
    • Innovation, Extension & Cloud Integration Services
  • Application Management Services
    • Business Process Improvements
    • Managed Operations Control Center
    • Test Management & Execution
    • Data Integration & Lifecycle Management
    • Release Upgrade Planning, Coordination & Execution
    • Continuous Application Operations

Access the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Trial

Learn how to access the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Free Trial.

Access the RISE with SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition Experience Trial

Access the SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition Experience Trial


  1. Go to the SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition trial webpage:

  2. Register for free to start your trial. The SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition Experience Trial is preloaded with several role-based guided scenarios.

  3. The Terms and Conditions webpage might open. In this case, review the Terms and Conditions and selectI Accept. Moreover, create your Initial Password (8 characters - 1 Upper case, 1 lower case and 1 digit) and Click Access Trial.

  4. Follow the URL in the verification e-mail that you obtain.

  5. Click on the Application URL to open the SAP Fiori Launchpad Trial Center.

  6. Enter your User Name and Password.

  7. Complete the role-based guided tours in the Guided Tours section of the Trial Center.

  8. Navigate to the Learning section and review the Getting Started Guides and additional resources provided.

    Questions? Navigate to the Support section of the Trial Center.
  9. Navigate to the Videos section and review the video assets.

Next Steps

Your SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition Experience trial will expire after 14 days.
If you have any questions or want to give feedback concerning the solution or if you want to continue using the product after the end of the trial period, please contact the support team at

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