Do you plan to run the Financials Add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA 1.0 together with SAP ERP system on the same system?

The Financials Add-on can be combined with a subset of enhancement package 7 for SAP ERP 6.0 software components and SAP Standard Add-ons. Here you find an overview which software components are released to run together with Financials Add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA 1.0.

Financials Add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA 1.0

The Financials add-on for SAP Business Suite by SAP HANA can be deployed to SAP enhancement package 7 for SAP ERP 6.0 on a HANA installation. The Financials add-on for SAP Business Suite by SAP HANA provide optimized financial accounting processes and supports the operational finance experts driving efficiency and compliance. It combines optimized business processes, lean data architecture, and a modern user experience. It is an alternative to the classical ERP Financials core applications of SAP enhancement package 7 for SAP ERP 6.0. The financials add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA is also a central component of SAP Simple Finance. All restrictions of this product also apply to SAP Simple Finance. The financials add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA is a net new product and not the legal successor for Financials in SAP ERP. Therefore it is not delivered under any maintenance agreement for SAP ERP.

Which points do you need to consider?

In general, please check whether your software components and Add-ons are released for usage with financials add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA 1.0.

In case you are using Financials applications with SAP enhancement package 7 for SAP ERP or previous product versions, a migration project to the financials add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA 1.0 is required. For more information, see SAP Help portal -> financials add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA 1.0 -> Application Help: SAP ERP Central Component -> Accounting -> financials add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA  -> Migration to financials add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA  and the Administrator’s Guide for financials add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA 1.0 at service.sap.com/erp-inst.

These notes help to identify if the software component or Add-on is released for usage with financials Add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA 1.0:

In case you do not find the add-on you are looking for, please contact SAP Support (under XX-SER-REL) or the specific partner (non SAP-Products).

The table below lists the mainly used component to cover industry scenarios for Engineering Construction and Operation.

Component Release Short Description Comment
SAP_APPL 617 Logistics and Accounting
EA_APPL 617 SAP Enterprise Extension PLM, SCM, Financials
EA-FIN 617 EA-FIN
ECC-DIMP 617 DIMP Restriction listed in Note 2046809
CPD 1.0 Commercial Project Delivery 1.0 Note 1891808 has to be applied
PICM 1.0 PICM 1.0 Note 1891808 has to be applied

The following solutions relevant for EC&O specific business processes are released with Financials add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA:

  • Bill of Service (part of software component ECC-DIMP 617)
  • Commercial Project Management (software component CPD 1.0 and PICM 1.0)
  • Debit-side and Credit-side Down Payment Chain (belong to software component EA-FIN 617)
  • Equipment and Tools Management (part of software component ECC-DIMP 617)

The following SAP notes give details about the release restriction the financials add-on for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA 1.0 and prerequisite other product versions:

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