SAP has killed off plans to end support for its Business Suite 7 software suite by 2025 in the face of growing customer pressure. The German software giant is extending support until the end of 2027, with an optional extended maintenance offering running to 2030.
SAP also confirmed a “maintenance commitment” for SAP S/4HANA until 2040.
The move is a welcome reprieve for end users struggling to plan huge migrations.
The company wants customers to move to its flagship ERP software, S/4HANA, which — unlikely its existing software — will run exclusively on SAP’s own database, HANA. Previously, SAP’s software