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What is SAP HANA Cloud

SAP HANA Cloud is a fully managed in-memory cloud database as a service (DBaaS). As the cloud-based data foundation for SAP Business Technology Platform, it integrates data from across the enterprise, enabling faster decisions based on live data.

Harness a cutting-edge cloud database, SAP HANA Cloud

Build data solutions with modern architectures and gain business-ready insights in real time. As the data foundation for SAP Business Technology Platform, the SAP HANA Cloud database offers the power of SAP HANA in the cloud.

  • Cloud or hybrid deployment
  • Elastic and low total cost of ownership
  • High processing performance through multimodel hybrid transactions
  • Real-time analytics processing

Why use the SAP HANA Cloud database?

Make faster decisions by acting on live data

Scale to your needs, process business data of all types, and perform advanced analytics on live transactions without tuning for fast, improved decision-making.

Integrate data from across your enterprise

Connect to distributed data with native integration, develop applications and tools across clouds and on premise, and store volatile data.

Gain trust in your business data

Tap business-ready information by creating one source of truth and enable security, privacy, and anonymization with enterprise reliability.

Key Capabilities

One source of business data and truth

  • Connect with data across different data sources with greater ease
  • Standardize and streamline data management with a data platform that provides a single source of data
  • Reduce data duplication with virtualization and SAP HANA smart data access

Storage options based on your needs

  • Use flexible multi-tiering data storage based on demand
  • Leverage a queryable data lake for cold data storage
  • Optimize cost and performance ratio with the proper storage of data

On-demand data with high performance

  • Gain high-speed, anytime access to data independently
  • Enable independent computing and storage
  • Scale up or down quickly with no up-front costs, fully managed as a service
  • Extreme transaction processing

How does ice hockey score big with real-time insight for coaches?

Learn how the NHL meets fan demands for top performance from athletes using an intelligent application that provides coaches with up-to-the-minute insight into how players are doing.

Puck and player tracking will be an invaluable asset to our coaches as it generates an incredible amount of data. SAP HANA Cloud is completely up to the challenge of handling all of this data. Thanks to the powerful tiering capabilities, we will save on time, resources, and cost.

Eric Schneider, SVP of IT and Development, NHL

See how customers are succeeding with SAP HANA Cloud

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Transforming the data landscape with SAP HANA Cloud

Read how Geberit deployed SAP HANA Cloud as the center of its hybrid data strategy and eliminated middleware tools. 

See how SAP HANA Cloud works

Find out how easy it is to start using SAP HANA Cloud, connect to SAP HANA on-premise, start your own cloud data lake, and connect to Amazon Athena—all in 10 minutes. Watch the demo.

Consider the pros and cons of cloud data management

Hear Tony Baer, CEO of dbinsight LLC, discuss niche solutions versus a one-size-fits-all approach to cloud data. 

Extend investments and seamlessly store data

Listen to the Let's Talk Data podcast to discover how SAP HANA Cloud helps extend on-premise investments, or store hot, warm, or cold data with more ease.

Pricing and Packaging

SAP HANA Cloud has a simple and flexible pricing model that supports many purchasing scenarios.

Simple packaging

Select simple packaging for all features and services included in a singe database solution.

Cloud-native pricing

Pay for services you use, with elastic scale.

Flexible contracts

Pay through a subscription, Enterprise Agreement, or a pay-as-you-go model.

Power SAP applications with SAP HANA Cloud

SAP HANA now offers data power in the cloud. You can combine operational data (O-data) and experience data (X-data) so everyone across your organization can make impactful, fast, and confident decisions.

SAP Data Warehouse Cloud

Experience enhanced data warehousing from end to end in the cloud, combined with advanced analytics for business and IT.

  • Scale with great ease through the power of SAP HANA
  • Turn data into valuable business insight
  • Provide real-time data access
  • Integrate with enterprise and external data

SAP Analytics Cloud

Make fast, confident decisions with robust analytics capabilities.

  • Discover, analyze, plan, and predict in one experience
  • Make smarter decisions faster with AI insights
  • Act in the moment with analytics embedded in your processes
  • Scale to meet your needs

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.


Help 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 keeping your data safe and reliable. SAP takes a proactive, predictive approach to maintaining compliance and data security in the cloud and within an on-premise data center.

Questions? Get in touch!

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