Talking about technology is being in touch with innovation, software and an infinity of platforms and products available in the market. All developed to simplify and reduce bureaucracy in the lives of people and companies. The technology field is one of evolution and how much it is present in our daily lives is a responsibility of the companies that provide IT services. In order to evolve, you need to innovate. Therefore, innovation is at the heart of SAP and Numen, an award-winning partnership of more than a decade of the global giant. 

SAP ERP systems are constantly updated to better serve companies. Until 2020, SAP's enterprise resource planning software was ECC 6.0. The system, which is fully supported by the German multinational until 2027, is already outdated and is no longer the most suitable for companies that really want to innovate and remain competitive in the market.

It is in this context that SAP S/4HANA emerges, the successor ERP to ECC 6.0, enhanced through the Brownfield migration method.. There are three modalities to convert the old SAP ERP to the most current one: greenfield, new implementation; selective transition, fractional conversion; and the brownfield, platform conversion.

Brownfield enters the picture as the best and most current approach for customers who want to innovate and modernize their SAP systems, within a process executed entirely on demand and in accordance with the functionalities that are already performed in the current ERP. 

This migration model from ECC 6.0 to S/4HANA is one of the most promising market trends for 2022 and beyond. A Brownfield migration is even more financially cost-effective for there is no need to rebuild from scratch.

Greater business agility and competitiveness

O SAP S/4HANA SAP S/4HANA is a complete ERP, used to integrate business processes in the cloud, through a consistent in-memory data model. in-memory. Benefits include processing large amounts of information in real time; integration of technologies; inclusion of AI, Machine Learning and advanced analytics; and makes it possible to gradually adopt the innovations made possible by SAP. 

Also, within the scope of maintaining resources that are already implemented in the company, the customer can choose a differentiated and personalized roadmap of new functionalities that can deliver more value and productivity to their business.

Last but not least, one of the main benefits of the Brownfield migration method is the ability to bring the master data to the new ERP, without the need to extract and load it into an entirely new system. Everything happens automatically during the conversion.