In the digital economy, companies face a rapidly changing data media. They access more and more data, faster and deeper each day and they want to benefit more from them. Moreover, it is not possible for the data to be standardized. Therefore, traditional or modern, internal or external, SAP data or not, companies need an analytical solution that can manage and process any data from any source. The digitization of everything and the increase in the number of data producers are also increasing the demand for data capture, data management and analysis software. SAP BW/4HANA offers a new generation warehouse solution that has an important place in the data architecture of companies.

Get a new generation data warehouse solution with SAP BW/4HANA!

Optimize your business processes and drive innovation with a single trusted source for real-time insights and an intuitive user experience. A next-generation data warehousing solution based on SAP HANA helps you turn any data you get from SAP applications or third-party solutions into value.

SAP BW/4HANA offers a packed data warehouse solution based on SAP HANA. As the server-based data warehouse layer of SAP’s Business Technology Platform, it allows you to consolidate all company data to view it in a consistent and required way.

  • Simplified modelling and management: Accelerate change requests and shorten implementation time while reducing development expenses using simplified data modelling and data management features.
  • Integration with SAP and non-SAP applications: Connect to SAP and non-SAP applications and data sources to reduce data integration costs.
  • Enhanced user experience: Support productivity with an intuitive user experience and modern interface, making it easy for users to adopt.
  • Large-volume, real-time data processing: Reduce waiting time and drive intelligent automation by processing large volumes of data in real time.

In order to explore how different companies are adopting a next-generation data warehouse to support intelligent data management and analytics, you can review the report “The Data Management Survey 20”.

What can you do with SAP BW/4HANA?

  • Facilitate to get the right insights in a timely manner: Whether you work in a server-based or cloud environment, transform your data applications to deploy live insights at the appropriate scale and to gain efficiency and agility.
  • Display the full value of all your data: Support digitalization across all lines of business with a data warehouse that analyses big data while utilizing SAP’s digital business platform solutions.
  • Innovate from one source for all your insights: Support compliance with advanced analytics, adapt apps to your needs and reinvent your business processes with integrated machine learning.

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What does SAP BW/4HANA offer?

SAP BW/4HANA brings all your data together and makes them processable. A warehouse solution built on SAP BW/4HANA can accelerate your business in real time by removing the boundaries between operations and analysis and putting data in the hands of decision makers in your organization.

Business agility

You need data presented to help you make better decisions faster. The simpler adoption and implementation of new processes and tools enables your business to respond quickly to changing business conditions.

Ready for cloud

  • Lower cost of ownership
  • Faster prototyping
  • Ability to enlarge and reduce at any time

Next generation data warehouse

A high-performance platform ready for future and for new challenges such as Internet of things, data repository and advanced analytics

Why should you choose SAP BW/4HANA?

It offers a next-generation data warehouse solution optimized for the SAP HANA platform including inheriting the high performance, simplicity and agility of SAP HANA like SAP BW/4HANA – SAP S/4HANA. SAP BW/4HANA provides real-time, corporate-wide analytics that minimizes data movement and can connect all data in an organization into a single logical view, including new data types and sources.

  • Open data warehouse accelerates development

Simple Object Model

SAP BW/4HANA provides insights in real time by combining a significantly simplified set of data warehouse objects and a modern approach to data modelling with simplified governance to enable agile data warehouse development. Business applications can utilize a prebuilt data warehouse or a SQL-based development environment that works seamlessly with other SQL-based solutions to provide real-time results.


Open SQL Support

You can easily expose SAP BW/4HANA models as local SAP HANA views and build your own SAP HANA models over SAP BW/4HANA models.

  • Provides a unique and modern interface

SAP BW/4HANA provides a user-centred, visually simplified interface to increase productivity of users, designers and administrators, enabling faster solution development to increase business agility.

  • Suitable for cloud and server-based hosting

SAP BW/4HANA is designed for cloud and server-based use to manage better and more agile and prepare enterprises for the best options in the market.

  • Provides advanced multiple temperature management options

SAP BW/4HANA takes advantage of the SAP HANA data lifecycle features by allowing the automatic distribution of data to hot and hot storage areas. Multiple temperature storage options lower the total cost of ownership, optimize data management, and improve query response time for data warehouses.