What is new with the SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2108 release?

Ongoing updates and new features make it possible to keep pace with changing customer requirements and ensure that the technology is running at maximum capacity. With the introduction of SAP S/4HANA Cloud release 2108, the following functions have been added:


Event-based revenue recognition & margin analysis for solution orders

Full transparency in the revenue recognition process and compliance with the Revenue Accounting Standard

25 additional predefined controls for SAP Financial Compliance Management

Early detection of compliance risks

Purchase order accrual services that automate the calculation & posting of accruals & deferrals for purchase orders

Reduced manual effort and improvement of process security and compliance

Machine learning to optimize the matching process

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Ready-to-use mobile user interfaces

Make decisions faster and increase productivity

New SAP Ariba software function “Supplier Collaboration with Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Change Request”

Automated exchange between the material planner and the supplier and ensuring that the planner is informed as soon as delivery problems become apparent

Two-tier ERP

Automate cross-enterprise reconciliation for multiple connected SAP S/4HANA cloud or non-SAP systems through machine learning

Accelerate the month-end close and increase the accuracy of the reconciliation process

Preparation of planning simulations at head office and subsidiary level

Effective planning with resource-based simulations and joint planning between headquarters and subsidiary


Bulk upload of data from a spreadsheet to create multiple sales orders

Reduction of administrative expenses and distribution costs


Integration of credit management in service contracts and agreements

Improve visibility of customer loans and increase the likelihood of on-time payment

Environment & Health

Possibility of collecting information on environmental releases

Improved monitoring of emission data with data classifications

You can find more information about all new, changed and deleted functions here.