On February 4, 2020, SAP has announced, that it will provide mainstream maintenance for SAP Business Suite 7 core applications until end of 2027. This offboarding phase will be followed by optional extended maintenance until end of 2030.
Please read the following questions and answers for details:
What's the impact for SAP Solution Manager?
The maintenance schedule for SAP Solution Manager is identical to the maintenance schedule of the SAP Business Suite.
Does the prolongation of mainstream maintenance also apply for the SAP Solution Manager add-on for Focused Build and Focused Insights?
Focused Build and Focused Insights are included in the usage rights of SAP Solution Manager since January 2020. They have the same maintenance conditions as SAP Solution Manager.
Does this apply also for Focused Run?
No. Focused Run for SAP Solution Manager has its own maintenance strategy, independent of SAP Solution Manager.
What is the cost impact for SAP Solution Manager if I choose Extended Maintenance instead of Customer-Specific Maintenance for the SAP Business Suite from 2028 on?
If you choose to pay for extended maintenance of your SAP Business Suite, the extended maintenance will be valid for SAP Solution Manager as well.