"Customers don't feel forced or pressured to do something. That's the antitheses of what people perceive software companies to be. Furthermore it's the right thing to do - support our loyal customers and partners who invested in SAP a decade or two ago vs. only focusing on the here and now."
Saugatuck analyst Bruce Guptill questioned whether organisations were ready for the sort of Big DataBig Data tasks that Hana is designed for. "A challenge of equal or greater size is that too many user enterprises do not know what data they have, or even where it is, even when it comes to critical and tightly-regulated data" in a blog post on the survey. Alles zu Big Data auf CIO.de
He added: "What's going to make Big Data analytics solutions and platforms (including Hana) most useful will be their improved integration into the rising tide of Cloud-based business management software and services."