ECC (Enterprise Central Component) is a recent release of SAP's flagship ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system. ECC 6.0 with Enhancement Pack 8 (EhP 8) is the most recent release of this product version. In addition, it runs on SAP's newest database technology called HANA (High Performance Analytic Appliance) - an amazing in-memory database with incredible speeds.
SAP's ERP system integrates all core business functions of an enterprise, including:
Financial Accounting and Controlling (FI/CO)
Materials Management (MM)
Sales & Distribution (SD)
HCM (Human Capital Management) or HR (Human Resources)
And all the other standard modules
The ECC 6.0 system is the successor to SAP's previous product called R/3.