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MARKET DRIVERS FOR SAP BW/4HANA WHAT IS NEW WITH SAP BW/4HANA

Data Driven Business Competition: Traditional data Simple development SAP BW/4HANA delivers a toolset
warehouses are not agile enough to deliver business with a dramatically simplified set of data warehouse
solutions in a timely manner. According to a recent survey objects and simplified governance to enable agile data
by Forrester, business agility was strongly linked to greater warehouse development.
industry-level revenue growth.
Customer choice of development approach SAP
Cost-conscious Agile Development: Businesses need BW/4HANA supports both an object driven approach like the
a fast, inexpensive platform for testing new business Business Warehouse product line, and also supports SQL
ideas quickly and cost effectively. Forrester & Gartner development and deployment in the same data warehouse.
Analysts agree--Data Warehousing-in-the-Cloud is of
increasing importance to organizations. Sophisticated Data Lifecycle Management SAP BW/4
HANA allows automatic distribution of data to hot and warm
Opportunities with new sources and types of data: New storage areas, lowering the total cost of ownership, and
demands from new data types and sources such as Data optimizing data management. (Customers can distribute data
Lakes, Internet of Things (IoT), real-time analytics and by age, data values, etc., automatically.)
the merger of OLAP and OLTP (SAP S/4HANA) are
breaking traditional EDW models such as Teradata/Oracle. Modern Interface SAP BW/4HANA delivers a user-centric,
visually simplified interface to improve productivity of users,
designers and administrators. There is also a web interface for
INTRODUCING SAP BW/4HANA KEY MESSAGES Cloud deployment.

Migration Tools SAP BW/4HANA will be released with tools


SAP BW/4HANA is a new product for the next to aid in migration from BW products (BW-on-AnyDB, BW-on-
generation of real-time data warehousing. HANA) to SAP BW/4HANA.
Similar to SAP S/4HANA, SAP BW/4HANA is natively
built on the SAP HANA platform.
CUSTOMER EXAMPLE- FAIRFAX MEDIA
SAP BW/4HANA delivers real-time enterprise wide
analytics that minimizes the movement of data, to allow Business challenges
a single, logical view of all data, including new data Access to accurate information in a timely manner
types and data sources by providing a logical data Large amount of time spent downloading and manipulating
warehouse. spreadsheets
Multiple ERP Systems with different chart of accounts made
information difficult to access
SAP BW/4HANA is built for the Cloud and will be
released on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and SAP
Solution:
HANA Enterprise Cloud in September 2016. Additional
BW-on-HANA running in SAP BW/4HANA object mode (i.e.
cloud support options will be made available in the future.
simple upgrade to SAP BW/4HANA when available)

Key benefits:
STATISTICS & Resources Enablement of self-service analysis and reporting
Joint agile development with IT and Line-of-Business
Current BW-on-ANYDB Customers: 6,700 (Customers can More insight into costs resulted in significant savings
upgrade to BW-on-HANA, migrate to simplified object
model, upgrade to SAP BW/4HANA) Customer Quote:
Current BW-on-HANA Customers: 3,700 (Customers can The use of SAP BW edition for SAP HANA has enabled us to
migrate to simplified object model, upgrade to SAP deliver a new analytic platform to our constantly changing business
BW/4HANA) in 3 months with minimal upfront investment and using an
extremely flexible environment using AWS.
Non-SAP BW customers: Install SAP BW/4HANA
Diego Lombardini, Head of Finance Systems, Fairfax Media
Pty. Ltd
Executive Owner: Irfan Khan +44 7977 257 227
Marketing: Neil McGovern +1 (925) 202-5182
GTM: Sid Sipes +1 (917) 515-1958
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