- February 17, 2020
In this Q&A, Rajesh Rengarethinam of ERP security vendor Appsian discusses why reviewing data security and business processes are important when planning a move to SAP S/4HANA.
- February 04, 2020
Business Suite 7 will receive mainstream maintenance until 2027, a decision industry observers say reflects the difficulty of an S/4HANA migration.
- February 03, 2020
Although SAP reported impressive revenue and cloud growth for 2019, it remains challenged to get the majority of its installed customer base onto S/4HANA.
- January 24, 2020
In this Q&A, Ekrem Hatip of Syntax Systems discusses what SAP customers need to consider as they embark on an SAP S/4HANA migration. It should be driven by business, not IT needs.
- January 09, 2020
Industry analysts discuss SAP's biggest issues in 2020, including how the two new CEOs will guide the company deeper into the cloud age and jump-start S/4HANA migration momentum.
- December 20, 2019
The resignation of CEO Bill McDermott and veteran executives was the top SAP story of 2019, along with the company's push for S/4HANA migrations, intelligent enterprise adoption and Qualtrics integration.
- November 27, 2019
In this Q&A, SAP executive Claus Gruenewald discusses how SAP partners are instrumental in servicing the SMB market and how they can help sell customers on moving to the cloud.
- November 08, 2019
Medical device startup Enable Injections is small now but intends to be big soon, so it's implementing SAP S/4HANA in phases to future-proof its company.
- November 04, 2019
SAP S/4HANA is seen as an ideal platform for companies to build the intelligent enterprise, but SAP still faces problems getting customers to implement the 'next-generation ERP.'
- October 22, 2019
Alex Atzberger is leaving his post as president of SAP Customer Experience. He will be replaced by industry veteran Bob Stutz. The news comes two weeks after Bill McDermott announced he was stepping down as SAP CEO.
- October 16, 2019
New SAP co-CEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein must clarify SAP's products strategy, explain the experience economy and help customers build the intelligent enterprise.
- October 11, 2019
Bill McDermott, CEO of longtime ERP, CRM and BI software vendor SAP, resigned Thursday triggering a succession plan that promotes Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein to co-CEOs.
- September 23, 2019
In the last 20 years, SAP has gone from an ERP software vendor to a modern-day technology powerhouse. Analysts point to SAP HANA as the linchpin to its transformation.
- August 27, 2019
Third-party support providers like Rimini Street offer SAP customers a way to stay on legacy platforms, but some say this may prevent them from using the most advanced versions.
- August 20, 2019
The quarterly release of SAP S/4HANA Cloud includes new RPA and embedded analytics capabilities. One analyst was blunt about his take: He called the additions 'bells and whistles.'
- August 15, 2019
Industry observers believe that if SAP is to remain competitive, S/4HANA migrations need to pick up, and new leadership needs to convince customers of the intelligent enterprise's value.
- July 31, 2019
Vinci Energies Group shows that an SAP S/4HANA migration is a difficult project that requires strong management, but the new functions have real business value.
- July 29, 2019
Steve Niesman, CEO at Itelligence, believes customers who make the move from ECC to S/4HANA and C/4HAHA now are in a good position to reap competitive advantage.
- July 22, 2019
Most SAP customers should not be afraid of going through an S/4HANA implementation, but they need to understand the benefits first, according to Approyo CEO Chris Carter.
- July 12, 2019
SAP now offers free access to S/4HANA and C/4HANA test and demonstration systems to qualified partners. The new partner program is being met with enthusiasm, as SAP tries to keep pace with other cloud providers.
- June 27, 2019
Access to HANA in-memory data processing from a scalable elastic cloud and new options for balancing cost and speed are the main benefits of SAP's important new HANA offering.
- June 21, 2019
A new survey suggests SAP customers will stay on SAP ECC6, despite SAP's plan to pull support by 2025. One analyst said reports like this should be taken with a grain of salt.
- May 15, 2019
In this Q&A, SAP's Hasso Plattner explains why the cloud is the best option for SAP S/4HANA systems and why companies must know their customers' feelings in order to succeed.
- May 14, 2019
In this Q&A, SAP co-founder Hasso Plattner explains why SAP HANA is now more accessible with the new HANA Cloud Services and can handle new enterprise database requirements.
- May 09, 2019
SAP announced at Sapphire Now 2019 it is taking its flagship in-memory database platform to the cloud, pushing it beyond enterprise applications and making the technology more accessible.
- May 01, 2019
SAP is gearing up for its annual conference. Experience management and Qualtrics are sure to be on the agenda, but the vendor's recent layoffs and executive moves likely won't be.
- May 01, 2019
The annual user conference showcases emerging tech like AI, blockchain and IoT and advances the ball on HANA applications, with an eye to improving the customer experience.
- April 30, 2019
SAP cloud revenue was up and S/4HANA added new customers, leading to a strong Q1 2019 earnings report. Cloud revenue for SAP rose in all regions, with especially strong growth in China and Japan.
- April 25, 2019
SAP provides thousands of pages of documentation and online tools to compare ECC and S/4 features, but many customers remain unsure if the next-generation ERP does what they need.
- April 05, 2019
While the vendors disagree on how many SAP customers have made the switch, Ferrara Candy has numbers that show a huge speed boost for its BI operations on SAP Business Warehouse.
- March 25, 2019
According to a new survey by ASUG, most SAP users plan to move to S/4HANA eventually, but they're currently focused on other IT priorities, lack of confidence in S/4HANA or still need to build a business case.
- February 25, 2019
New features in SAP S/4HANA 1902 are meant primarily for manufacturers, but they may be challenging to take advantage of without preparation.
- June 27, 2018
It's nothing new, but SAP HANA Data Management Suite could simplify the vendor's data management portfolio. SAP also embeds cloud analytics into S/4HANA Cloud.
- January 31, 2018
SAP and Esri are combining SAP HANA's in-memory database capabilities with Esri geospatial applications, and utilities are taking advantage to integrate GIS and enterprise data.
- June 09, 2017
The National Hockey League is using the SAP HANA database on HANA Enterprise Cloud to power a statistics site that encompasses the entire league history.
- May 31, 2017
Jack Link's Beef Jerky went with a hosted deployment on SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud when upgrading SAP ECC to HANA. Here are some lessons on how to thrive in a hosted environment.
- September 23, 2016
SAP wants to encourage SAP HANA development and market with the release of SAP HANA, express edition, and the Web IDE extensions to SAP HANA Cloud Platform.
- September 06, 2016
SAP releases BW/4HANA data warehousing software for HANA; Forrester report shows high ROI for SAP Jam collaboration platform.
- July 07, 2016
The new SAP Geographic Enablement Framework extends the integration of geospatial data from GIS into HANA applications. Also, SAP releases a new version of SAP Business One.
- June 30, 2016
A HANA appliance travels on the TORUK tour, using innovative sound-wave technology to transmit data to audience smartphones and crunch geospatial data in cloud.
- December 28, 2015
SAP HANA SPS11 also adds high-availability and security supports for critical systems. Meanwhile, Gartner names SAP as a Magic Quadrant leader in ERP for SMEs.
- December 15, 2015
The 2015 ASUG survey of SAP users indicated that SAP HANA implementation rates are increasing, but SAP needs to be clearer about ROI and migration path.
- July 10, 2015
Parent of Manchester City F.C. and three other clubs will develop business and sports-analytics applications with SAP HANA cloud, while Dell and SGI partner up to boost S4/HANA.
- June 02, 2015
Exam evaluator swaps out legacy system, brings 40-hour turnaround down to real time on SAP HANA.
- May 27, 2015
In this video, the National Hockey League's director of digital business development discusses how the league used SAP HANA to greatly expand online NHL team statistics.
- July 10, 2014
SAP partners with two major automakers to develop new mobile apps, and a new version of SAP Audit Management goes GA in this SAP news roundup.
- October 30, 2013
Further SAP HANA-Hadoop integrations in SAP HANA SP7 make sense on a number of levels, according to one Capgemini consultant.
- August 20, 2013
HANA's on the rise, and that means questions remain for ERP. With many customers still relying upon older, on-premises ERP systems -- what does HANA mean for them?
- June 04, 2013
In this video from SapphireNow 2013, 'IDC's Henry Morris gives his take on HANA developments at the SAP conference.
- June 04, 2013
IDC analyst Simon Ellis says the SAP in-memory analytics technology is a solid platform for managing demand signals.
- June 03, 2013
Companies need to think beyond the hurdles and believe SAP in-memory database can solve problems, says SAP expert Cindy Jutras.
- May 28, 2013
The SAP HANA platform is merely a new starting point upon which the really interesting stuff can be built, says one analyst.
- January 11, 2013
SAP has unveiled a new version of its Business Suite software that runs on SAP HANA. But adoption success hinges on a range of factors, experts say.
- November 15, 2012
SAP announced the SAP 360 Customer package, a hyped-up version of SAP CRM that runs on SAP HANA, at the combined TechEd/Sapphire Now conference in Madrid.
- November 12, 2012
SAP is making progress on its plans to integrate its Sybase and HANA database platforms into one product, according to one company executive.
- October 26, 2012
The advent of "big data" and SAP HANA means that encryption will become increasingly important, according to one company.
- October 25, 2012
Kishore Kumar, a senior solution architect at a major consumer electronics company, explains why his company is interested in deploying SAP HANA.
- May 18, 2012
Ventana Research CEO Mark Smith offered up his take on SAP's announcements around HANA, the cloud and predictive analytics at the annual Sapphire conference.
- April 13, 2012
From use cases and running ERP systems on HANA to predictive analytics and new applications for SMBs, here’s a rundown of SearchSAP.com’s most popular stories on the HANA in-memory platform.
- January 04, 2012
SAP HANA's path to faster ERP analysis includes new in-memory apps, accelerators, standalone apps and service packs through 2012 and beyond.
- December 08, 2011
While some are intrigued with the idea of SAP releasing a HANA software development kit (SDK) next year, there are questions about how it will work and whether SAP is up to supporting the application.
- December 01, 2011
While some customers are wondering why they need to spend yet more money on their BI operations, SAP contends their HANA in-memory appliance and its applications are an IT game changer.
- November 14, 2011
Customers thinking about SAP HANA and in-memory technology should consider a few questions before pursuing it. Read why SAP shops should also factor ROI into their decision.
- October 31, 2011
Using HANA to speed up reporting no longer requires a proof of concept, but more sophisticated applications using Business Warehouse probably do, according to one expert.
- September 21, 2011
Harald Reiter, a Deloitte consultant and SAP Mentor, talks about planning and developing SAP HANA proof-of-concept projects.
- September 14, 2011
At its annual technical conference, SAP once again emphasizes HANA and in-memory technology.
- May 18, 2011
ASUG's CEO sat down with SearchSAP.com at the annual Sapphire conference to discuss member reaction to HANA, bringing in Business ByDesign and Business Objects customers and the changes she's seen with SAP's new leadership so far.
- December 01, 2010
After months of crowing about its benefits, SAP announces it has begun to ship HANA, its in-memory appliance it says can process huge amounts of analytical data at lightning speed.
- October 20, 2010
SAP demonstrated new in-memory technology HANA, just one example, it said, that it was meeting customers’ demands for cutting-edge technology.
- September 11, 2009
The plunging cost of memory and the power of multi-core servers is making it orders of magnitude less expensive – and much quicker -- to mine in-memory, column-based databases for data analysis. But can they be used to run back office ...