What is an enhancement package in SAP ECC (SAP ERP)?

Enhancement Packages are used to enhance the functions of SAP ECC. SAP has introduced these enhancement packages for the first time with SAP ECC. With the Enhancement Packages, SAP offers new functions, innovations, and improvements for SAP ECC. In addition, the general maintenance packages (Support Packages) are available to users. The latest enhancement package for SAP ECC 6.0 is version EHP8 from 2016.