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Likelihood to Recommend

SAP HANA

I recommend SAP HANA as Database Management System (DBMS) to perform ETL operations well and for storage / retrieval of data, defining / management of data, and generation of reports. The data hierarchy view and folders makes the interface simple and helpful to group different items. It is helpful for the management of huge data set and data visualization. It is capable of running in-memory to process data rapidly.
Ghulam Mustafa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watson IoT Platform

For large companies with large-scale manufacturing, electronics management, and infrastructures that require lots of maintenance, IBM Watson IoT is a must-have. It greatly increases performance, decreases downtime, and is an all-around great management dashboard. This is best for infrastructures that have a larger infrastructures of IoT devices in an enterprise/manufacturing setting, otherwise IBM Watson may not bring many benefits to your team.
Fedor Paretsky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

SAP HANA

  • Data collection is in real time. When the data source of the various sectors is integrated, SAP Hana is able to collect accurate and real-time information, be it from negotiations, advertising, customer service and much more. This data collection in real time allows us to obtain graphs that advance in real time, and thus we can know exactly the movement of each area of ​​the company at all times without having to wait a long time for a report to be generated.
  • The SAP Hana database is very secure, all our data remains safe at all times and we can choose the privacy of the information, so that each person in charge of managing the platform can see specific information. We can import and export data at any time, without fear that any of our essential data will be leaked or stolen.
  • It supports an amount of data greater than 40TB, this helps us too much to be able to collect information and store it, to be able to have a much broader graphical analysis that covers several days or several weeks, and even months.
Edward McCallister | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watson IoT Platform

  • The asset information is available in both static and dynamic format (from thermal images, to OEM data, to time series data). The ability to ingest all the information using a single platform has great value.
  • Another benefit is a seamless integration with Maximo. This has been a challenge with other 3rd party systems available.
  • The experience of IBM Maximo systems updates is positive.
Vinay Pushkarna, B.Eng, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

SAP HANA

  • Implementing SRS patches incurs significant cost to upgrade the existing system.
  • It runs only in Linux Environment. Does not compatible in other OS.
  • The older version gets outdated more often due to frequent SPS updates and releasing enhanced SAP HANA’s versions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watson IoT Platform

  • Some of the tutorials could use a little more improvement - While there is a considerable amount of documentation, most of the good documentation for Watson IoT we found to be from third-parties.
  • Administration and billing tools could use a bit more improvement - The UI is a bit clunky and poorly-designed here.
  • Be prepared to work with IBM support to get this going - Their turn-around support for inquiries can be lengthy, and setup time may also be quite lengthy because of this.
Fedor Paretsky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

SAP HANA

SAP HANA 2.8
Based on 5 answers
At this moment we are not focusing on SAP, however would love to in the future. This is primarily because of our limited ability to generate more revenue to fund for SAP partnerships and products. Our initial tryst with SAP Partneredge open ecosystem didn't go as planned and we have shelved that for now. Hope we can revive in the future
Ganapathy Sivakumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watson IoT Platform

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Usability

SAP HANA

SAP HANA 7.4
Based on 10 answers
In addition to the points described in the previous parts of the review, I believe that as I gain more experience with the product over time, I will be able to better describe my experience with this tool. Meanwhile, I can confirm that the possibilities presented to my organization by the change to SAP HANA, at the moment, have been very important to evolve the analytical and strategic field towards a new path.
Filippo Orlando | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watson IoT Platform

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Support Rating

SAP HANA

SAP HANA 8.2
Based on 269 answers
SAP has a good support system for their all products in general and the support teams are easy to connect in a matter of assistance requirement. There are multiple support channels available for the customers to be able to get answered for their problems, the most easiest as per my experience is live chat, as we get instant assistance from the real persons at the other end and that too in real-time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watson IoT Platform

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Alternatives Considered

SAP HANA

I can definitely confirm that SAP HANA cloud solution is by far the best seeing that their machine learning capabilities and sophisticated algorithms are worth the cost. It also leads in in-memory database features hence its great performance.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watson IoT Platform

Predix has recently launched their Asset Performance management Unified system. I am keen to see how it stacks up against Watson.
Vinay Pushkarna, B.Eng, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

SAP HANA

SAP HANA 4.5
Based on 1 answer
Limitation of training deliverable by organization
Shoaib Ansari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watson IoT Platform

No score
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Return on Investment

SAP HANA

  • The [strategies] and the time consumed on migrating to HANA was time [consuming] and costly during the initial phases of the project.
  • The time and resources utilized to set up the infra plan from requirements to production was huge.
  • But once we were getting into cadence of utilizing the open architecture of HANA we were able to utilize its features that helped us to leverage.
  • Again I would say that overall for us HANA [has] proved to be worth spending for as it helped us achieve our business's objectives.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watson IoT Platform

  • Positive - This tool greatly increases most company's manufacturing and production efficiency, and the use-cases are extensive. It was a great way of decreasing down-time for us.
  • Negative - Took lots of work and energy to get up and running, we had to rely on IBM support and tutorials many times during this process.
  • Positive - Quite cheap, most of the tiers of pricing cost very little, and it's possible to use Watson IoT for a few months for free to see if it is beneficial for your company.
Fedor Paretsky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

SAP HANA

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Watson IoT Platform

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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