SAP skills base and competencies include:

  • SAP Finance & Controlling (FI CO)

  • SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)

  • SAP Material Management (MM)

  • SAP Advanced Planning and Optimisation (APO)

  • SAP Warehouse Management (WM)

  • SAP Plant Maintenance (PM)

  • SAP Production Planning (PP)

  • SAP Human Capital Management (HCM)

  • SAP Basis

  • SAP Variant Configurator

  • SAP Netweaver

  • SAP XI/PI

  • SAP Portal

  • SAP ABAP

  • SAP Solution Manager

  • SAP Business Warehouse (BW),

  • BI Suite

  • SAP Authorisations

SAP Implementations & Upgrades

Leverage our 20 years' experience implementing SAP core (FI/CO, MM, SD, PP, HR, etc.) and emerging technologies (SAP HANA, SAP Analytics, etc.). This, coupled with our holistic system approach for the seamless integration of new functionality into your environment will yield immediate and measurable benefits for your users and business.

In certain SAP architecture designs, upgrade plans will be required for individual components (e.g. BW, APO, HCR, SRM, CRM, Solution Manager, etc.) to be upgraded separately from your SAP ERP Central Component upgrade. STRATO’s expertise has aided our customers in facilitating individual module upgrades quickly and effectively.

We are fully certified by SAP as an SAP Services Partner and value-added reseller with partner-exclusive access to SAP tools, resources, and support.

Why choose STRATO?

  • On time delivery

  • On budget projects

  • Significantly lower project risk

  • Reduced change impact to the business

  • Leaner, more experienced project teams

  • Better change management and knowledge transfer

  • More effective business users

Application Management Outsourcing (AMO)

 

In an ever changing environment, organizations face multiple challenges in keeping their applications aligned with their business strategies. Budget constraints and the skills shortage contribute to the pressures on a business to keep abreast with this continuous change.

STRATO offers an Application Management Outsourcing solution (AMO) to assist its customers to maintain, operate and improve their SAP business applications as well as their business processes in order to maintain optimum efficiencies. STRATO’s services includes structuring dynamic solutions to provide production support, break-fix services, application maintenance, small-scale enhancements and service management depending to their clients’ needs

STRATO provides Application Management Outsourcing services in accordance with negotiated Service Level Agreements (SLAs). This gives our clients peace of mind while we take care of their application management issues in a sensible, seamless and sustainable manner.

STRATO enables clients to benefit from and have access to specialized scarce skills in response to their changing organizational circumstance. The AMO is contactable via a central point of contact and may be housed on or off-site depending on the client’s preference.

STRATO also offers a unique hybrid model, combining both the AMO and project work into one service. Clients opting for this model get real value from this flexible arrangement that provides application support and development services from the same team of people. Clients benefit by being supported by the same people who developed the applications.

Scope of Support Services include:

  • Dedicated SAP support professionals

  • Functional and business process support

  • Integrated custom development support

  • SAP ABAP development

  • SAP Basis support

  • SAP User training

  • Release upgrades

  • System monitoring and optimisation (SOLMAN)

  • Process Integration monitoring (PI/XI)

  • System administration

  • System security and profile management

  • Client site audits, surveys and strategic advice

  • 3rd party service provider management

Functional Support

STRATO's functional consultants specialize in each of the major SAP modules and can help you map your company’s business processes to SAP’s best practices. Working closely with your business team, we will design and implement a sensible, seamless and sustainable SAP architecture and provide expert administration to manage it. Our team includes consultants who have experience in handling implementation and support project for customers covering most of the SAP core modules as well as the majority of SAP’s New Dimension products.

SAP Basis Managed Services

STRATO specializes in SAP BASIS services and offers Onsite and Remote services based on SAP Best Practices that support the client throughout the entire SAP technical lifecycle. We assist with pre-installation planning, including hardware sizing and overall SAP architecture. During implementation, we install SAP components and third party add-ons as well as assist the project team with the implementation. After Go-Live we work with the client to support them in all areas of administration, including maintenance and providing planning advice for the evolution of the SAP System Landscape.

STRATO SAP Basis Services includes a comprehensive scope of services covering the entire SAP Technical Life Cycle i.e.

Planning/Pre-Implementation

  • Pre-installation planning

  • Hardware – sizing support

  • Capacity planning

  • System layout

  • OS/DB

  • Hardware

  • Hosted/non-hosted

  • Physical/virtual

Production Support

  • Break-fix support

  • Note application

  • Users and security

  • Maintenance and monitoring

  • Transport Management System (TMS)

  • Output management

  • Hosted/non-hosted

  • Backups/restores/snapshots

  • Authorizations and Roles

Implementation and Go-Live Support

  • Troubleshooting

  • Break-fix

  • Backups/restores/snapshots

  • Installation

  • Transport management

  • Troubleshooting

  • Note application

On Demand Special Services

  • SAP Upgrades and Migrations

  • Disaster Recovery strategy planning

  • Backup strategy planning

  • Archiving strategy planning

  • Solution Manager implementation

  • System Monitoring and performance

  • Health-check exercise

SAP ABAP Development

STRATO's ABAP developers have strong technical and analytical skills. Our development experience ranges from the core SAP modules to specialty areas such as SAP HR and any potential custom requirements. Our ABAP developers create innovative solutions to support your SAP infrastructure.

Depending on your needs, our ABAP developers are available for on-site or remote projects, maintenance and support services.

SAP Solution Manager

SAP Solution Manager provides the toolset to allow you to monitor your SAP and non-SAP systems to ensure your entire environment is performing at its full potential.

 

SAP Solution Manager benefits everyone in your organization involved in Implementation or Production Support with various tools.

Some of the key benefits include:

  • Central point of access and support of key implementation activities

  • Process-driven blueprint, configuration, and testing

  • Central repository to store project documentation and issues

  • Project monitoring/reporting capabilities

  • Software change management for your entire SAP solution landscape

STRATO can provide the knowledge, expertise, and resources you need to implement, expand or upgrade your SAP Solution Manager application.

SAP Integration Services

Seamless system integration and alignment, complex technologies and changing business environments are among the main challenges faced by organizations on the path to growth. Taking these elements into account, businesses need to integrate the latest technology components into SAP enterprise business applications to seamlessly align with the business and drive organizational efficiency.

 

STRATO, with its experience in delivering application integration service using SAP Netweaver components and encompassing SOA has helped deliver many value added solutions to our customers.

STRATO offers the following service offering that helps a customer achieve seamless integration of business process both internal and external and reduce their time to market:

  • Application integration via transformation and conversion using XI/PI and BODI

  • Integration to Enterprise Portal (EP), B2B and B2C applications

  • Integration of A2A applications (SAP and non-SAP) using BAPI and BADI

SAP Transition and Migration Service

Transition and Migration services revolve around significant changes to the hardware, software and physical location of the SAP Landscape. These changes usually result from an upgrade, replacement of hardware, or a change in hosting environment, which almost always entails a SAP Heterogeneous System Copy or System Migration which is a complicated procedure.

 

STRATO can provide the specialized, experienced resources needed in planning this exercise and resolving the complex issues that may arise.

Transition / Migration:

  • New Hardware

  • New Operating System

    • to Linux

    • to Windows

    • to Unix

  • Different Database Software

    • to Oracle

    • to SAP Max DB

    • to MS SQL

  • 32bit to 64bit

  • Physical to Virtual

  • Data Centre relocation

  • To and from a hosting company

SAP Variant Configurator Services

Manufacturing companies are under increasing pressure to offer new variants of their products to meet specific customer demands. In order to react quickly to customer requirements and remain competitive in the marketplace more and more manufacturers are offering Engineer-to-Order (ETO) and Make-to-Order (MTO) solutions. This has increased product complexity and the number of variants for even standard products. STRATO leverages SAP’s Variant Configurator to improve customer’s information exchange between demand and sales, production planning, engineering, and production.

STRATO provides the expertise required for SAP Variant Configurator which encompasses activities from scoping to implementation to support as follows:

  • Product configuration feasibility scoping & assessment

  • Product & process consulting

  • Implementation

  • Customer support

  • Reporting requirements

Business Process and Consulting Services

Successful companies:

  • continuously position themselves in their chosen markets to service the needs of their customers.

  • ensure that processes, technology, people and other resources are focused and balanced to deliver high quality products and services cost effectively.

  • plan, organise, direct and control resources to attain managed performance results and adapt where required.

STRATO offers the following consulting services

  • Strategic planning – business, IT and BI.

  • Strategy management and realisation – functional operational planning and prioritised project portfolios.

  • Business analysis, including process improvement and automation options with technology recommendations.

  • Business process modeling and engineering.

  • Process advisory services – through SAP Solution architects.

  • Process analysis and optimisation.

  • Programme and Project reviews.

  • Organisational design, i.e. BICC, etc.

  • Organisational development interventions and teambuilding.

  • Health checks and maturity assessments.

People Services

STRATO Project Teams

While organizations take ownership of their SAP systems they often need additional SAP staff for their projects but require more than what traditional SAP consulting and staffing firms can offer.

 

STRATO Project Teams provides a comprehensive solution to staff and deliver your projects across the entire SAP landscape. Whether you need a single consultant for a small project, niche SAP experts to fill in gaps on your team, or an entire SAP project team, STRATO Project Teams can meet your staffing needs.

As your SAP Partner, STRATO will work to ensure successful delivery throughout the project lifecycle. Beyond SAP consultants, we offer additional services that can add value to your project: Tools + Templates + Resources, Project Management, and Quality Assurance (QA).

STRATO Project Teams provides you with K1 – K5 certified SAP resources across the entire functional and technical SAP landscape in the quantity and skill sets you need.

STRATO SAP Staffing Models

  • Onsite:    At Customer facility

  • Offsite:   Remote consulting services from STRATO offices in Woodmead

We can customize any combination of Onsite and Offsite delivery to fit your specific needs.

SAP Tools + Templates + Resources

STRATO is a Certified SAP Services Partner, which gives us access to resources that help us deliver your project successfully, such as SAP Best Practices and A.S.A.P. methodologies. Our clients benefit from the tools and templates we acquire from SAP as well as the ones we have modified and developed to suit specific environments.

SAP Project Management (PMO)

STRATO Project Teams offers two levels of SAP Project Management depending on the level of autonomy you desire.

  • Shadow Management: You manage your own project while allowing STRATO to provide shadow oversight to ensure your project stays on-schedule and on-budget.

  • Turn-Key Project Management: STRATO provides complete SAP Project Management and oversight. Our SAP Project Managers typically have 10+ years of SAP Project Management experience, as well as a wealth of industry experience, and are adept in managing timelines and budgets.

Quality Assurance (QA)

STRATO provides SAP project oversight and governance to add additional control over your projects through each stage of the product lifecycle.

Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Services

STRATO assists businesses to develop Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) systems using SAP BusinessObjects Suite of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) tools. STRATO combines industry knowledge, experience in financial modelling, business modelling, skilled consultants and best practice methods to meet our customer’s business requirements in a sensible, seamless and sustainable manner.

  • Top-down and bottom-up planning

  • Zero-based budgeting

  • Rolling Forecasts

  • Rapid Consolidation and reconciliation

  • Rapid Simulation of unlimited scenarios

  • Multi-GAAP, multi-currency, multi-channel reporting

  • Historical regulatory reporting

  • Peer-to-peer intercompany reconciliation

Integrated financial planning and consolidation solutions, as part of an Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) strategy, allow businesses to shorten planning cycles, support multiple planning scenarios and speed-up implementation of new reporting requirements.

SAP’s current SAP Business Objects EPM offering includes:

  • SAP Strategy Management

  • Planning, budgeting and forecasting -(BPC)

  • Financial consolidation

  • Disclosure Management

  • Financial Information Management (FIM)

  • Profitability Analysis and Cost Management

  • Scenario planning and Business modelling

  • Business planning – budgeting and planning for sales and revenue, capital expenditures, headcount staffing, expenses, and cash flow

  • Forecasting – rolling forecasts, continuous planning, and collaboration

  • Consolidation – intercompany matching and reconciliation, intercompany eliminations, currency translation, allocations, and management and legal consolidation

  • Financial reporting and analysis – ad hoc reporting and driver analysis by service or product line, region, and team.

Business Intelligence (SAP BI)

Key to any business’s long-term success is the ability to deliver performance data in a clear and timely manner to decision makers. BI allows instant access to important information thereby enabling you to maximize revenue and market knowledge as well as reduce costs, save resources and ultimately see an increase in your overall business performance.

SAP BusinessObjects has long been recognized as the global leader in business intelligence (BI), providing the tools to derive the value from your data warehouse, including:

  • Dashboards and data visualization

  • Advanced analytics, query and reporting

  • Information management (data integration and quality)

  • Search and navigation

These powerful tools, when combined with the SAP EPM suite, provide ease of use and deep analytical capability. Performance Analytics enables you to use the information you already have as a competitive advantage and performance driver.

STRATO will help you harness the full potential of the hidden data buried within your systems and bring it to your business users, for optimum use and value. Our consultants can help you in the following key Business Intelligence areas:

  • Advanced Analytics

  • Dashboards and Visualisation

  • Information infrastructure

  • Query, reporting, and analysis

  • Search and navigation

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Brochures

SAP® BusinessObjects™ EDGE BI
Designed for Growing Companies
(PDF: 210KB)

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Business Intelligence: The Definitive Guide For Mid-Size Organizations
Improve the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Your Organization—Regardless of Its Size
(PDF: 165KB)

SAP End User Training

End User Training is on-going during the life cycle of all SAP implementations. Training material needs to incorporate your company’s own data and examples in order to make it more relevant and effective.

STRATO will plan, develop and deliver such training material depending on your company’s needs and requirements.

Our training services include:

SAP Training Programme Design & Coordination

  • SAP End User Training Strategy

  • SAP Documentation Strategy

  • SAP End User Training Needs Analysis

  • SAP Training Project Management

  • SAP Training Coordination and Scheduling

SAP End User Training & Documentation Development

  • Presentations

  • Course manuals

  • User training manuals

  • Work Instructions

  • Exercises (using a SAP Training Client)

SAP Training Delivery & Support

  • End User Training Delivery

  • Train-the-Trainer

  • Super User Training

  • Coaching & Mentoring

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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