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Feeder system for SAP GTS

Hi Experts,

I just started learning GTS. While, reading materials, i understand that we will have 2 systems i.e. Feeder system and SAP GTS system. However, in SAP ECC i could see GTS configuration. If so, can anyone help me to understand why we need to have feeder system and SAP GTS when we use SAP ECC.

Regards, Sai Krishna.

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  • Posted on Mar 02, 2013 at 04:16 PM

    Hi Sai,

    Your question isn't very precise. There are two possible types of answer, depending on what you are seeing:

    1. You don't have to set up GTS as a separate system. Instead, you can install it in the same instance as the ERP system, but it must be a separate Client. You would then see the GTS configuration as part of the IMG for the ERP system.

    2. Even if GTS is set up as a separate system, you still have configuration work to do in the ERP system. The area of the ERP system involved with GTS functions is known as the "Plug-In".



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    Posted on Mar 06, 2013 at 06:47 PM

    Hello Sai,

    Is your question is, Why do we need a SAP GTS stand alone system, when you've Global Trading

    in SAP R/3(ECC)? If this is your question, here's the answer.

    The SAP GTS bolt-on stand alone system provides wide range of functionalities in the areas of SAP Compliance Management, SAP Customs Management, SAP Risk Management & SAP Electronic Compliance reporting.

    Most of the features/functionalities in GTS doesn't exist in core SAP R/3. With the configuration of GTS and the feeder system set up(SAP R/3/ECC), the customer can enable quite a lot of functionalities and activities on the different sectors of above mentioned areas. Remember, it's an Add-on, just like the SAP BW or CRM or SRM. Those customer who are using SD sales with Trading Nationally or Internationally use GTS heavily.

    Hope this answers your question.



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