What is Big Data – and how is it changing the way we do business?

Big Data is the ocean of information we swim in every day – vast zetabytes of data flowing from our computers, mobile devices, and machine sensors. With Big Data solutions, organizations can dive into all data and gain valuable insights that were previously unimaginable. Discover how Big Data technologies and analysis tools can transform your business today.

  • Simplify your IT architecture and support real-time business with our Big Data platform powered by SAP HANA
  • Quickly identify risks and opportunities – and improve predictive capabilities – with Big Data analytics
  • Use Big Data applications to streamline your operations and unlock new revenue sources
  • Deliver complete and accurate info to any application or user with best-in-class data management
  • Engage our Big Data services and let SAP data scientists extract the maximum value from your Big Data
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5 Best Practices for Big Data Management

In this Ventana white paper, you’ll learn how to create an information management system that ensures your data’s consistency and quality – and lets you analyze a huge variety of data, regardless of its size or velocity. Explore Big Data technologies including in-memory databases, Hadoop, and more.

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How to Mine the Big Data Opportunity

Focus on the opportunities, not the obstacles as you embark on your Big Data journey. Read this white paper to assess your Big Data maturity, learn how to identify Big Data use cases, create the right Big Data infrastructure, master Big Data mining, and determine how many data scientists you actually need.

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Big Data: Are We Making a Big Mistake?

Read SAP Senior VP Irfan Khan’s response to the Financial Times article on the trouble with Big Data. Learn about the most common Big Data processing and analytics challenges – and discover how you can effectively use Big Data solutions and technologies to extract valuable insight from all data.

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The Latest Big Data Technologies

Explore SAP’s technology and platform solutions – and learn how they can help you acquire, analyze, and act on Big Data insights faster.

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Taking Big Data Beyond the Hype

It’s not the amount of data – it’s what you do with it that counts. Learn how to create a successful Big Data strategy for your company.

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The Value of Big Data: Where to Find It

Learn about the new Big Data analytics, data warehouses, and strategies that can help you extract maximum value from all data.

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How Do You Govern Big Data?

Evolve your information governance strategy to ensure Big Data accuracy, privacy, and trust. This Radcliffe white paper will show you how.

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*90% of the world’s data has been created in the last two years"; Source: Science Daily
**Big Data is on pace to be a $50B industry by 2017"; Source: Wikibon
***10B+ FB messages and 500M tweets are posted by users every day"; Source: Social Barrel