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IBM Finally Fighting Back Against HANA

Executive Summary IBM has been tolerating SAP’s false statements around HANA for several years, most likely promoted by its SAP consulting practice not to fight back. IBM funded a realistic analysis of HANA by Bloor Research. SAP greatly oversimplifies how database memory is optimized. Introduction After many years of SAP saying pretty much anything that…

SAP - Outside Advice on HANA and S/4HANA

How Accurate was Forrester’s TCO Study for SAP HANA?

Executive Summary Forrester was paid off by SAP to create a false TCO study that is inaccurate. SAP fed a passive Forrester TCO information on HANA. Introduction to the TCO of HANA SAP paid Forrester to produce a fake TCO study of HANA published in April of 2014. This study had no validity, and passively…

SAP - Outside Advice on HANA and S/4HANA

Analysis of John Appleby’s SAP Having No Future on Oracle Article

Executive Summary John Appleby of Bluefin Solutions has been a provider of inaccurate information around HANA. Questions surround many of Appleby’s claims around HANA, including that SAP has no future on HANA, how HANA will enable a new class of applications and whether HANA will somehow connect uniquely SAP Cloud Platform. Introduction John Appleby, along…

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How John Appleby Was So Wrong About His HANA Predictions

Executive Summary With a sales quota for SAP services under Bluefin Solutions, John Appleby provided an enormous amount of false information about HANA. John Appleby served as a source of false information on HANA. Introduction to John Appleby’s Prediction on HANA For reasons that I do not know, John Appleby of Bluefin Solutions agreed with…

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The Problem with John Appleby’s Explanation of S/4HANA

Executive Summary John Appleby typically provides inaccurate information on SAP. In this article, we review his inaccuracies in his S/4HANA article. Introduction Bluefin Solutions is a consulting company that provides incredibly inaccurate information about SAP. Bluefin Solutions has been one of the greatest promoters of S/4HANA and HANA and publishes information that competing vendors commonly…

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How to Understand the Pricing of S/4HANA and HANA

Executive Summary Despite making the code of S/4HANA 93% identical to ECC, SAP attorneys have deemed S/4 the “logical successor” to ECC instead of the “legal successor.” This means SAP ECC customers paying for support contracts with free software updates cannot upgrade from ECC to S/4 without purchasing the software. Find out about the issues…

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The Propaganda in IT Award: The Award Goes to NTT Data on HANA

Executive Summary The lies in an NTT Data article about HANA are so extreme that we created a new award called the Propaganda Award. Review one of the worst articles ever written about HANA. Introduction The Brightwork Research & Analysis Propaganda in It Award is awarded to articles that contain excessive degrees of false information about…