A comprehensive solution for enterprise data warehousing
Martin Lopez | TrustRadius Reviewer
November 01, 2019

A comprehensive solution for enterprise data warehousing

Score 10 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with SAP BW/4HANA

The SAP BW/4 HANA platform is used by our clients as a corporate data warehouse solution hosting information from all areas of the company and being the basis for reporting needs-oriented to decision making.
  • Loading data from SAP ERP data sources.
  • Use of data virtualization to minimize load times.
  • Data hosting in memory since the underlying database is HANA.
  • Interface improvements so that all development is web-based.
  • Ease of connectivity with non-SAP sources.
  • Avoid the need to continue using the SAP GUI.
  • Positive impact on the availability of information for decision making.
  • Avoid the need for multiple databases for isolated data warehouses within the organization.
  • Immediate availability of information for managers and business users.
SAP Analytics Cloud is complemented by SAP BW/4 HANA through connectors that work in real-time and allow the display of indicator information in interactive and user-friendly visualizations.
SAP Data Services integrates with BW/4 HANA allowing to automate the loading of information in the system taking as a data source a wide variety of platforms.
SAP offers specialized support since it is a relatively new product and it is necessary to be able to push the platform.

Do you think SAP BW/4HANA delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with SAP BW/4HANA's feature set?

Yes

Did SAP BW/4HANA live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of SAP BW/4HANA go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy SAP BW/4HANA again?

Yes

A scenario where BW/4 HANA fits perfectly is for corporate data warehouse solutions especially when the source of data is a HANA ERP. It integrates seamlessly with the SAP Business Analytics Cloud business intelligence solution.