According to PwC research, by 2020, hybrid ERP environments – combining on premise and cloud solutions, will be the norm. Many IT executives have begun to move their core, often legacy applications from on-premise to public cloud infrastructure with varying levels of success. However, maintaining core systems is critical to business as usual. SAP S/4HANA can easily create this digital core by connecting to people, devices, and business networks in real-time to deliver new value.