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2521176 - SuccessFactors Releases | Deployment schedule for 2020

Symptom

  • What is the 2020 release schedule for SuccessFactors?
  • When will our instance move to a new version?
  • When SuccessFactors releases are deployed?
  • When my SuccessFactors will be updated?

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

Resolution

  • Please find the most detailed information about Product updates and Product Releases in Customer Community
  • 2020 Release schedule is explained here: 2020 Release Schedule
  • In 2020, SAP SuccessFactors, for the first time, will provide a five week Preview period prior to Production releases!
  • Release deployments begins in a Friday 11pm into early Saturday morning, local Data Center time.

Note: Customers utilizing DC15 (Shanghai) or DC16 (Magdebur) do not have Preview instances. Addittional datacenter guidance.

Release Preview Production Notes
First Half 2020 Release 

 April 10th 

 June 5th 

b2005

Second Half 2020 Release  October 16th November 20th  b2011

Keywords

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Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions