SAP HANA in the Cloud

How to Interpret SAP’s 2019 HANA for Cloud Announcement

Executive Summary SAP announced making HANA “cloud-native.” We provide our analysis for what this means. Introduction At SAP’s TechEd announced that its HANA database had been re-architected for the cloud. ZDNet covered this. Beneath those headlines was a very significant development, of SAP re-architecting HANA for its new managed cloud database service to become what…

SAP HANA in the Cloud

SAP’s S/4HANA Clause Restricting Installing Other Applications

Executive Summary SAP’s often deliberately obtuse clauses that confused customers, and this clause restricts what customers can do with installing applications with S/4HANA. Introduction I recently had a colleague send me this quotation from the S/4HANA 1610 Simplification List. He was extremely surprised by this quotation and asked me to analyze it. This article will…

SAP HANA in the Cloud

Why G2Crowd Has False Information on S4HANA

Executive Summary G2Crowd pretends to be an objective rating website, but it is entirely funded by vendors they do not disclose to readers.  G2Crowd is filled with false information about S/4HANA, which we uncover in this article.  Introduction Many of our analyses into IT media entities begin with reading their output and figuring out something…