What are the benefits of SAP HANA? A Customer’s View

Diane Harvey
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We know that SAP claims that the latest In-Memory innovation – SAP HANA – can help large companies and SMEs alike to cut costs, improve business performance and optimise revenue growth, at seemingly break-neck speeds, but according to existing customers , what are the benefits of SAP HANA?

The benefits of SAP HANA – According to SAP Business One customers 

    1. Supercharged Enterprise Search: With SAP HANA’s In-Memory technology, users can now conduct lightning-fast searches, akin to a ‘Google’ like experience. Relevant data and transactional information can be quickly retrieved, making the organization more efficient and easier to do business with. This streamlined search functionality saves time and empowers users with real-time insights.
    2. Speedy Crystal Reports: One of the standout benefits of SAP HANA is the reporting speed. Reports that previously took minutes to run are now processed in mere seconds with SAP HANA. The real-time replication of business data ensures that all reports contain up-to-the-second information, enabling fast and accurate decision-making for better business outcomes.
    3. Empowering Interactive Analysis: SAP HANA provides users with interactive analysis capabilities, presenting relevant information in easy-to-use Excel tables. This boost in confidence allows users to generate their own reporting content without relying on consultants or support services. The direct connection with Microsoft Excel enables real-time data manipulation, further enhancing reporting efficiency.
    4. Mobile Accessibility: The real-time mobile engagement feature of SAP HANA enables users to access critical business information anytime, anywhere. Whether in the office or on the go, employees can make informed decisions without any delays, leading to increased productivity and responsiveness.
    5. Enhanced Customer Service: SAP HANA equips businesses with better analytical knowledge of their customers and their preferences, allowing for improved customer service experiences. Quick response times provide a competitive edge, enabling companies to meet customer needs promptly and effectively.
    6. Streamlined Ad-hoc Reporting: Personalised reports can be quickly and easily created using a ‘dashboard-like’ view, reducing the need for ad-hoc reporting. This simplifies the reporting process and empowers users to access the data they need without the assistance of IT professionals.
    7. Lightning-Fast Processing Speeds: One of the main benefits of SAP HANA’s In-Memory technology is that it enables businesses to obtain immediate answers to complex questions in a matter of seconds. Tasks that were previously time-consuming are now accomplished with just a few clicks of the mouse, saving valuable time and resources.
    8. Enhanced Analytics for Better Insights: SAP HANA provides businesses with a clear and concise view of sales data, allowing them to identify trends and patterns quickly. This real-time insight frees up IT resources, enabling them to focus on proactive strategies and product development. The feedback from SAP Business One customers regarding the benefits of SAP HANA is overwhelmingly positive. Here are some of the key advantages they have experienced:
    9. By leveraging SAP HANA’s In-Memory technology, companies have experienced faster, simpler, and easier financial management processes. They now have a single source of information for each business function, improved visibility for customers and partners, and better collaboration between the company and its counterparties. This transformation has brought significant benefits, including time and cost savings, increased efficiency, and optimized revenue growth.


  • In conclusion, the benefits of SAP HANA are numerous, it has proven to be a game-changer for businesses of all sizes. From supercharging enterprise searches to providing real-time data insights and empowering users to generate their own reports, SAP HANA offers a range of benefits that can revolutionize the way your company operates.

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