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What is SAP BW/4HANA?

SAP BW/4HANA is a packaged data warehouse based on SAP HANA. As the on-premise data warehouse layer of SAP’s Business Technology Platform, it allows you to consolidate data across the enterprise to get a consistent, agreed-upon view of your data.

Streamline processes and support innovations with a single source for real-time insights. Based on SAP HANA, our next-generation data warehouse solution can help you capitalise on the full value of all your data from SAP applications or third-party solutions, as well as unstructured, geospatial, or Hadoop-based.

  • Cloud and on premise deployment
  • Simplified modelling and administration
  • Integration with SAP and non-SAP applications
  • Intuitive user experience 

Key Benefits

Simplify the provisioning of timely business insights

Transform data practices to gain the efficiency and agility to deploy live insights at scale, both on premise or in the cloud.

Capitalise on the full value of all your data

Drive digitisation across all lines of business with a Big Data warehouse, while leveraging digital business platform solutions from SAP.

Innovate with one source for all insights

Maximise business adoption with advanced analytics, tailor applications to fit your needs, and reimagine your business with integrated machine learning.

Key Capabilities

Simplified modelling and administration

Speed up change requests and reduce implementation time, while reducing development spend with simplified modelling and administration features.

Integration with SAP and non-SAP applications

Connect to SAP and non-SAP applications and data sources to reduce costs for data integration; extract, transform, and load processes; and on premise infrastructure.

Improved user experience

Increase user productivity and reduce shadow analytics, while increasing user adoption thanks to an intuitive user experience and a modern interface.

High-volume, real-time data processing

Reduce wait time for data handling and enable intelligent automation, with high-volume data processing in real time.

Build a business case

Gain insight into modern data warehousing

Explore how four businesses embraced a next-generation data warehouse to support intelligent data management and analytics. 

Turn profitability data into actionable insights

Find out how Tele2 uses analytics features in SAP Analytics Cloud with SAP BW4/HANA to focus on the marketing efforts that deliver the highest returns.

Hear from the experts

The Forrester Wave: Data Management for Analytics, Q1 2020

See why SAP receives the highest score for our data management for analytics strategy.

Product Release Highlights

Thomas Zurek
Vice President, SAP BW/4HANA

Explore the latest release of SAP BW/4HANA

Learn what the latest release of the SAP BW/4HANA solution can do for you with functionality across devices and a combined launchpad and dashboard.

Tanja Wingerter
Senior User Assistance Developer

Optimise cockpit administration

Find out how you can make the most of your time with newly available administrative tasks in the 2.0 release of SAP BW/4HANA cockpit.

Get Started

Jump-start your implementation and drive ROI by collaborating with industry experts, consultants, and support engineers throughout your journey.


Transform your business quickly and effectively by taking advantage of our holistic service and support plans, expert consulting services, custom application development, proven best practices, and deep industry and technical knowledge.


Get the support you need to keep your SAP solutions running at peak performance with our IT experts and support services, including long-term plans, embedded teams, remote technology support, self-service portal, and innovation strategies.

Security and Compliance

Focus on your business and customer relationships, while knowing that your data is safe and reliable. With a proactive, predictive approach, SAP helps ensure compliance and data security in the cloud and within an on-premise data centre.

Additional Products

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