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What is SAP HANA?

Deployable on premise or in the cloud, SAP HANA is an in-memory data platform that lets you accelerate business processes, deliver more business intelligence, and simplify your IT environment. By providing the foundation for all your data needs, SAP HANA removes the burden of maintaining separate legacy systems and siloed data, so you can run live and make better business decisions in the new digital economy.

Key benefits of SAP HANA

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Reduce Complexity

Simplify IT with ONE platform for trans-analytic applications.  Use SAP HANA to analyse live data to support real-time business, while reducing data redundancy, footprint, hardware, and IT operations.

Run Anywhere

Modernize your data centre with flexible SAP HANA deployment options – public or private
cloud, tailored data centre, or 1000+ certified appliance configurations from 13 leading vendors.    

Real Results

Achieve better business outcomes with SAP HANA.  Learn how companies are seeing 575% five-year ROI by using SAP HANA to increase innovation, while decreasing data management costs.

Key capabilities of SAP HANA

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SAP HANA transforms database management. It processes transactions and analytics in-memory on a single data copy – to deliver real-time insights from live data. And simplify operations with modern tools and a secure, rock-solid foundation.
SAP HANA transforms data management. Access quality data wherever it best resides using data virtualisation, integration or replication.  Manage data across multi-tier storage to achieve best performance and total cost of ownership.
SAP HANA transforms analytic intelligence. Use advanced data processing for business, text, spatial, graph, and series data in one system to gain unprecedented insight. And deliver deeper insights using powerful machine learning and predictive analytics capabilities.
SAP HANA transforms application services. Quickly prototype, validate, build, and deliver smart and modern applications using flexible development and deployment tools – in the cloud or on premise.

Real-time Response with a Data-Driven Solution Powered by SAP HANA

Watch the 3-minute video to learn how the City of Cape Town built and deployed a custom solution on SAP HANA to provide one integrated public safety solution – Emergency Policing and Incident Command (EPIC) for real-time response.

Run Live with SAP HANA

Discover how customers are changing the way they run their business on an
in-memory data platform – gaining real-time intelligence by analysing a wide variety of data, including live transactions, text, spatial and streaming data all with high-speed performance.
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Dynamic Maintenance Management System Powered by SAP HANA

Trenitalia uses SAP HANA to analyse data coming from thousands of sensors aboard their trains in real-time, helping them improve maintenance processes and ultimately offer better customer service.

City Government of Buenos Aires: Staying Dry with Help from SAP Solutions

Using the SAP HANA Platform to analyse real-time sensor data from storm drains and SAP Mobile Platform to ensure streets and drains are clear, Buenos Aires is well prepared to mitigate risks caused by heavy rains.

Identifying High-Risk Transactions with SAP Fraud Management Powered by SAP HANA

BSH selected the SAP Fraud Management application powered by SAP HANA, which through a co-innovation project showed its flexibility and adaptability. BSH hosts the solution on the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud service.

Innovate and modernize with SAP HANA

Accelerate business processes, deliver more intelligence, and simplify your IT environment with SAP HANA – the Next-Generation platform for digital insights.
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Why in-memory computing enables business innovation

Listen to the Gartner webcast by Donald Feinberg on the challenges companies face today with an exponential growth of information in this new digital economy and how companies are adopting in-memory computing to enable real-time business.

Simplify application development with in-memory computing

IT and software development professionals view in-memory computing as a viable option to increase simplicity and real-time performance. Discover how in-memory computing can spur the creation of custom-built applications to meet distinctive needs and enable integration across the enterprise.

Gain value from solutions that leverage

Enhance your data and application management capabilities by extending the functionality of SAP HANA on premise, in the cloud, and in Hadoop.
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Built on SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA is a next-generation business suite designed to help customers thrive in the digital era. Digitize and simplify your processes – and provide a personalised user experience with the SAP Fiori UX.


  • Support innovation with reimagined business models
  • Choose your preferred deployment – cloud, on premise, or hybrid
  • Reduce TCO and increase flexibility

SAP Vora

SAP Vora is an in-memory, massively distributed data processing engine that allows you to analyse Big Data stored in Hadoop. Use it to gain real-time, relevant insights that support faster and more informed decisions.
  • Process and analyse Big Data in Hadoop
  • Correlate Hadoop and SAP HANA data
  • Organise massive volumes of unstructured data



SAP BW/4HANA is an integrated data warehouse solution optimised to fully leverage the SAP HANA in-memory platform. SAP BW/4HANA dramatically simplifies development, administration and user interface of your data warehouse resulting in enhanced business agility. 
  • Simplify your data warehouse architecture
  • Integrate SAP and non-SAP apps and data into one logical data warehouse
  • Built for on premise and the cloud   
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