SAP HANA AND ITS POTENTIAL
APPLICATIONS IN KENYA
BY GICHOHI ALLAN MURUTHI
To demystify SAP HANA.
To highlight the benefits of SAP HANA.
To highlight how SAP HANA is superior to
To highlight the potential applications
opportunities of SAP HANA n Kenya.
High Performance Analytic Appliance
An application that uses in-memory database
technology allowing for processing of extremely
massive amounts of data in real-time
Combines database, data processing, and
application platform capabilities in-memory.
Deployable on-premise as an appliance, in the
cloud or as a hybrid of the two.
SAP HANA performs advanced, real-time
analytics while simultaneously handling real-time
HANA has a unique ability to converge database and
application logic within the in-memory engine to
transform transactions, analytics, text analysis,
predictive and spatial processing making it ideal for
real time business solutions
Traditionally a lot of pre aggregation is done for quick
results. IT persons decides which information is
needed for analysis and prepares results for the end
With HANA no pre aggregation is required ,user
performs any kind of operation in reports and gets the
data ready for analysis in real time.
SAP VS COMPETITION
Price: HANA less expensive and more value.
Go beyond Big Data to Extreme Data
Tested and proven
USERS OF HANA
SAP HANA can be used by any organization that has large volumes
of data coupled with a need to react faster to events that impact on
HANA could be across virtually 25 specific industries ranging from
banking, aerospace,education,mining and manufacturing
SAP HANA supports various use cases for real-time analytics such as
Monitoring and optimization of telecommunications network
Supply chain and retail optimization
Fraud detection and security
Forecasting and profitability reporting
Energy use optimization and monitoring
HANA FOR KENYA ?
Mobile money and other m-banking services.
The demand for education in Kenya has risen.
The FMCG sector will find SAP HANA useful in analyzing
Health sector, Cement industry, Oil and gas, banking industry,
hotel and telecommunications industry
Startups and SMEs.