SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) is an on-premise ERP software for large enterprises. Version 6.0 was released in 2006 and support will end in 2027. SAP is encouraging customers to migrate to SAP S/4HANA.
SAP ECC is an on-premise ERP system for larger enterprises. SAP ECC can work in any area across your operation, including manufacturing, procurement, sales, finance, HR, and more. SAP ECC has been used in over 25 industries and is available in 37 languages.
SAP ECC is licensed on a perpetual named-user basis. SAP ECC can be run on a subscription-based pricing model, but data must be stored on SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud or through a partner-managed cloud.
The price of SAP ECC also depends on the type of access required:
Generally speaking, ERP for larger companies can range from $100,000-$250,000 per year. Enterprises can expect to pay $250,000+ per year for ERP software.
SAP ERP brought some unique innovations in terms of data and processes, a “single truth” for management, and compliance with regulations.
The SAP ERP software is flexible and rich for every industry. It’s very complex and runs mission critical businesses all over the world, and can keep pace with the latest user experiences such as on an iPad.
Some of SAP’s new products are very sleek and usable while others take a bit longer to get there. It may seem a bit expensive, but it’s good value for what you get.
Customers of SAP ERP probably only use 5% of it’s potential and it can last a business for decades, which shows how much value it can provide.