How Software Vendors Use NDAs to Hide Pricing Information

Executive Summary Find out about the issues with HANA and S/4HANA pricing before you negotiate with SAP. Introduction This article discusses an important strategy used by some software vendors to enforce pricing secrecy. Hiding Pricing Information with NDAs The problem with hiding pricing information is that software vendors use it as a control technique to…

The Importance of Database Sizing in Pricing SAP HANA

Executive Summary A major part of SAP HANA pricing is database sizing. Our References for This Article If you want to see our references for this article and other related Brightwork articles, see this link. The first thing to know before understanding HANA’s technical details or its pricing is that the information provided by SAP…

Do SAP Applications Work Better With HANA Than Other Databases?

Executive Summary SAP has proposed that all of its applications that use HANA work better on HANA than other databases. Find out if this claim is true. All SAP Applications Work Better with HANA? SAP’s marketing positioning is that these databases work much better with HANA than with any other database. So it is a…

How SAP’s HANA Is Part of A Strategy to Replace Oracle

Executive Summary SAP introduced HANA in order to use its application business to displace Oracle from the database business on SAP accounts. This is exactly as Oracle works to push into the application layer. Introduction In this article, we will explain how HANA is part of a strategy to replace Oracle that has nothing to…

Don’t Get Tricked by SAP Consulting Firm S/4HANA Assessment Projects

Executive Summary SAP consulting firms are aggressively trying to sell S/4HANA assessments to advise their clients on moving to S/4HANA. We cover the issues with these assessments. Video Introduction: Don’t Get Tricked by SAP Consulting Firm S/4HANA Assessment Projects Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video)   Brightwork Research & Analysis has tracked for…

How to Interpret itelligence’s Massive Lies on S/4HANA

Executive Summary itelligence has a large amount of false information on its website around their S/4HANA experienced. We cover itelligence’s blatant deception in this article. Video Introduction: How to Interpret itelligence’s Massive Lies on S/4HANA Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video)   The lies in SAP consulting firm websites never cease to amaze…

Should You Listen to NTT Data on S/4HANA?

Executive Summary NTT Data wrote an article designed to sell NTT Data consulting services that give out information on S/4HANA. How accurate was this article? Video Introduction: Should You Listen to NTT Data on S/4HANA? Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) The falsehoods published on the websites of SAP consulting firms never cease…

Is It Inhumane to Discuss HANA’s Lies on Post About Job Losses?

Executive Summary SAP recently had major layoffs in its HANA group. The question is if it is inhumane to describe the problems with HANA that lead to the layoffs. Introduction This article responds to a question we received about our comments related to critiquing HANA on LinkedIn shares for a leading HANA resource at SAP….

Is it Really Easy to Point Fingers at SAP?

Executive Summary When we exposed the falsehoods proposed by SAP around S/4HANA, we were told it was easy to point fingers at SAP. We provide the reasons why this is a false argument. Introduction This article is in response to a question we received about the reports of problems with S/4HANA. Our References for This…