This blog briefly draws the comparison between the BPC for S/4 HANA system and Embedded BPC 10.1 version.
Though both the versions offered by SAP are Embedded, this blog draws out the main differences between these.
|SAP BPC OPTIMIZED FOR S/4 HANA FINANCE||SAP BPC EMBEDDED|
|It comes with S/4 HANA on the same application server. No separate installation required.||It is an Add-on on the existing ERP system. Separate installation is required.|
|S/4 HANA FINANCE is the main source for Planning and Consolidation and hence provides a ‘Single source of truth’.||The ECC system can be one of the many source systems to the BPC system.|
|The Optimized version has the capability to integrate with UI5 and Fiori Apps||The Embedded version can integrate with UI5.|
|Real-Time data access is leveraged using S4HANA tables and HANA views in the backend (Ex: ACDOCA, ACDOCC, ACDOCP)||Here, data access is using traditional ERP tables and Hana views.|
|Pre-delivered content offers Financial planning||Embedded version opens up to any planning process not just financial planning|
|It requires SAP Accounting powered by HANA license and SAP BPC version for NetWeaver license||It requires SAP Business Planning & Consolidation version for NetWeaver license|
|Data is written back /stored in S/4HANA tables (Ex: ACDOCP for planning, ACDOCC for consolidation)||Data is stored in BW cubes and retraction to source system is done on a need basis|
|The back-end system is S/4 HANA with Embedded BW||The back-end system is BW on HANA|