SAP customers who have elected to use the supplier’s database platform
Hana for analytics or to run business applications better are not few in
number – but neither are they plentiful or vocal.
Hillarys Blinds, a Nottingham-based UK manufacturer and retailer of blinds, is one mid-market customer that has turned the high-speed, in-memory database to business account
It is among 5,000 to 6,000 customers who are running SAP business applications on Hana worldwide – although more will be using it for analytics use cases.
The supplier said in its full-year 2016 results, released in January this year, that S/4 Hana adoption had doubled year-on-year to more than 5,400 customers, which equates to 1.6% of its customer base of 345,000.