Evolving Solutions: Your SAP S/4HANA Transition Experts
Do you have the skills you need to convert to SAP S/4 HANA? Where are you on your journey? The team at Evolving Solutions can help you chart your optimal path to S/4HANA and create a business case for a cost-effective conversion and time efficient move.
Evolving Solutions knows what it takes to bring SAP S/4HANA to an IT organization. Regardless of your pain points, whether you’re a CIO who needs to affordably and holistically scale your business, or an Enterprise Architect who needs to prioritize a faster, solutions-oriented approach with minimal impacts to your current system, we can help you on the journey.
Why now is the time to begin your move to SAP S/4HANA
- Reduce Risks:
- Validation of third party apps and business functionality
- Data cleanse preparation
- Customer and vendor data
- Financial transactions
- Understand the full impact, customization, approach, budget needs
- Business Interruption Prevention:
- Deprecated transactions
- Functional change
- Database support and system testing
- Landscape planning
- Smaller Projects:
- Ability to mitigate issues with smaller team
- More controllable spend
- Not disposable, prepare the future
Resources and Further Reading on SAP S/4HANA:
- Frost & Sullivan: What You Need to Know about Migrating to SAP S/4HANA (1)
- IBM & SAP: Co-innovation From Industry Leaders Whitepaper
- IBM Power Systems: Simplify and accelerate SAP HANA deployments
- The Stair Step Approach to SAP S/4 HANA Migration
- SAP S/ 4 HANA Migration Checklist
- Paving the Way: Partners and Power Systems Servers Ease the SAP S/4Hana Migration Process
- Why it Makes Sense to Start Planning Your SAP S/4Hana Business Migration Now
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Evolving Solutions has been implementing technology solutions for over 20 years, and we wouldn’t be where we are today without our people. From the beginning, we’ve been careful to hire competent and talented individuals, so the job is always done right. As we work with you to develop the solution, our team truly becomes an extension of your internal team. Meet some of the faces behind our best-in-class SAP HANA Tech Bench by clicking on their name below:
Roxane Akradi is an Account Executive at Evolving Solutions, serving clients in various industries, including retail, distribution, finance and insurance. She brings a depth of technology experience in IBM Power Systems, IBM Storage, and holds certifications in SUSE, Linux and Hybrid Cloud. Her method of supporting clients includes analyzing their goals and determining the best suited hardware platform to host multiple instances of SAP HANA, SAP S4/HANA, as well as successfully transitioning in-memory databases.
“Developing strong client relationships is the foundation of everything I do, along with a relentless pursuit of accuracy, precision and efficiency.”
Roxane has guided numerous clients through successful transitions from an appliance model to HANA-tailored data center integration (TDI) model, helping them achieve extreme flexibility, optimal performance and significant cost savings by delivering a best of breed platform. She’s passionate about helping clients implement the optimal technology for their data center.
Tim Klubertanz is a senior solution architect at Evolving Solutions, where he’s passionate about helping customers achieve their technology strategy. Tim finds being embedded within a client and becoming an essential member of the team the best way to achieve success. With a multifaceted technical background that allows him to bridge between design and development, Tim serves his clients well as he works alongside them through every aspect, evaluating technologies and determining the appropriate technical solution to accomplish the customers’ goals.
A veteran of the Evolving Solutions team, Tim most enjoys “Putting it all together, so my customer has a comprehensive solution that they can manage on their own independently.”
Tim has authored and instructed technical training, client briefings and benchmarks around the world. Additionally, he’s been instrumental in establishing technical environment stability within thousands of projects: he helps make complicated migrations and implementations, which often involve multiple new technologies, manageable for clients by breaking them down into understandable components and training segments.
Jim Monette is an Enterprise Server Specialist at Evolving Solutions and has been helping solve customer challenges for over sixteen years through sizing and configuring complex infrastructure for SAP and various applications running on IBM POWER Servers (including AIX, IBM and Linux). He brings a keen focus on selecting the correct infrastructure that matches the customer’s needs today as well as future growth.
Clients view Jim as “a trusted advisor, who always has their needs and best interests in mind.”
He has worked on multiple traditional SAP database deployments using DB2 and Oracle. What’s more, he has technical expertise in infrastructure for SAP HANA in TDI scale-out and scale-up deployments. By ensuring customer data centers are prepared for the equipment by providing a white-glove service in which the infrastructure comes to Evolving Solutions first, Jim is prepared in advance of delivery, so customers receive the right infrastructure and experience a successful installation.
Jim has achieved the following IBM Power9 Badges:
SAP HANA on IBM Power9
SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems
IBM Power Systems POWER9 V2
Alfred Freudenberger is a seasoned SAP HANA Infrastructure Subject Matter Expert who works with clients globally to help them understand the value of architecture and the various options of deploying an SAP S4/HANA system. Alfred’s unique approach to client consulting affords him the ability to support clients through their evaluation of various hosting options, from on-premises to cloud, as well as mixed multi-cloud environments.
Alfred believes in “meeting customers where they are,” he seeks to understand their unique requirements and business goals to determine the optimal road map for moving to S4 HANA.
As a global technical training facilitator and speaker, Alfred enjoys collaborating with client teams across the enterprise. He has a proven record of successfully unifying multi-disciplinary teams comprised of SAP Basis Managers, Infrastructure Leaders, Technical Architects and Executives, to arrive at the best technical solution.
Paul Manuel is a Solution Architect at Evolving Solutions, working with various client’s technical teams to successfully architect and implement technical solutions that satisfy unique requirements. He demonstrates Evolving Solutions’ core business values through building strong customer relationships and believes honesty and integrity are paramount to doing the right thing for customers.
Paul’s clients refer to him as “a knowledgeable, straight forward technical expert that always has the client’s interest in mind.”
Well versed across multiple technical disciplines, Paul has successfully led countless infrastructure implementations across a myriad of industries. In all client engagements, Paul seeks to uncover and understand customer pain points and challenges through skilled questioning and listening techniques. Paul’s deep technical domain expertise also allows him to serve clients with a holistic view of IT, evaluate complex technical environments through performance analysis and collaborate with technical teams to help them understand how Infrastructure is essential across the enterprise.
Crawford Consulting provides SAP implementations, special projects, and support services for numerous upstream oil and gas clients. Their depth of industry and SAP product experience helps partners like you and Evolving Solutions to develop long term relationships, and we’re repeatedly called in to assist as experts with various project initiatives. Crawford Consulting stands behind its people and processes 100%. The sheer scale of their capabilities, client engagements, and the way they collaborate, operate and deliver in the upstream oil and gas industry’s land and accounting systems and processes are unparalleled.
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Our team is ready to help with our comprehensive SHARP assessment (SAP HANA Assessment Readiness and Roadmap Planning). Our free discovery workshop helps your company chart a path to S/4HANA with the lowest risk, cost, delay and business disruption. This is offered at no cost and no obligation. Sign up for the consultative workshop below to get assistance in charting a cost-effective and time efficient path to S/4HANA today!
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