High-speed analytics and supercharged performance with SAP HANA

High-speed analytics and supercharged performance with SAP HANA

A major challenge for growing businesses is to access real-time information quickly when crucial business decisions need to be made. This can be like looking for a needle in a haystack when the information is buried in a myriad of data.

The good news for SMEs is that the affordable SAP Business One version of SAP HANA is now available which combines a broad range of functionality into an integrated computing platform, including high-speed analysis of massive volumes of data.

SAP HANA for SAP Business One also speeds up processing times and supercharges application performance, allowing business transactions to be completed quicker than ever before and making them available for analysis the second they are recorded.

From analysing product categories through to complex resource planning, it searches through information in real time and delivers the relevant data into SAP Business One.

This speeds up planning cycles, sales initiatives, production and other business processes and allows interactive reports to be generated in seconds, enabling real-time insights to boost profits.

SAP HANA for SAP Business One also provides the ability to access, replicate, move or synchronise data from any source for a complete view of the business.

Bluekey and SAP HANAThis powerful solution brings big business technology to smaller businesses, enabling them to optimise all their business processes, improve financial performance, increase profit margins, improve customer service, solve complex problems, and mitigate risk by identifying anomalies in their data.

Businesses implementing the through Bluekey Seidor can also enjoy the benefit of choosing whether to install it on their own IT infrastructure or access it via a cloud platform. With the cloud option the solution is hosted on Bluekey Seidor’s IT infrastructure and businesses use it on a monthly rental basis, with a choice of service plan options.

Bluekey Seidor is rated as the number one, fastest growing SAP Business One Partner in Africa. It also forms part of the global network of its parent company Seidor, one of the world’s largest and most successful SAP Business One partners.

Whether businesses decide to run the SAP Business One version of SAP HANA in-house or in the cloud, they can access and manage all of its functionality through highly visual and contextual dashboards that are embedded in the familiar SAP Business One screens. These dashboards show the actual current situation as well as historical information such as trends or customer insights. For example, when a customer’s name is entered into a sales order screen a side panel opens up showing the products most often purchased by that customer, enabling sales people to make recommendations at the point of sale.

Other powerful benefits of the solution include real-time insights into current inventory, ordered stock, replenished stock and stock being delivered. This enables immediate action to be taken such as reserving current stock for future delivery and rescheduling existing orders to optimise product movement.

An advanced cash-flow forecasting tool also dramatically improves cash balance visibility by tracking sales orders, purchase orders, down payments, recurrent postings, and other critical cash-related transactions.

SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA is fully scalable, easily handling escalating volumes of data as more users access the software at the same time. So even if a business accumulates huge amounts of data, it can still run highly complex and data-intensive analyses in real time.

With its advanced capabilities, SAP HANA for SAP Business One is helping tens of thousands of small and medium size businesses to grow quickly and profitably worldwide.

The benefits of using the solution through Bluekey Seidor’s cloud service include zero capital costs, fewer IT overheads, automatic security and software updates, backups and virus protection. Data is securely stored in the cloud and can be accessed from anywhere on any user device that is connected to the internet, and security and licence fees are included in the monthly rental.

The choice for small businesses just got better with SAP HANA

When you run a small to mid-sized enterprise (SME), business is personal. You have to carefully think through the implications of every decision – and also know when to just go with your gut. Either way, small businesses ERP software has to provide you with information you can trust and help you execute on those decisions quickly and cost-effectively.

That’s why customers around the world trust the SAP Business One application to run their small businesses. And today that choice is even better with SAP Business One that can now run on the groundbreaking SAP HANA platform. With this version, the application and all of your SAP Business One application data are powered by SAP HANA. Along with helping to speed your processing times, this enables you to maintain a streamlined IT landscape.


It also means that you can take advantage of real-time analysis as well as extremely fast application performance. You can speed planning cycles, sales and production processes, and financial transactions while taking advantage of innovative business functionality to enhance the agility and effectiveness of your small business. And by simplifying your reporting landscape, you  can reduce your technology ownership costs.


There are currently 2 different versions of SAP HANA available for the SAP Business One platform and you will find more details at each of these pages:


About Bluekey Software Solutions

As the largest and fastest growing SAP Business One Partner in Africa, Bluekey enjoys a reputation for on-time delivery of SAP Business One ERP solutions to SME’s throughout Africa. The company is founded on the value proposition that the successful implementation of ERP solutions bring real and tangible benefits to business owners by driving efficiency, profitability and growth while giving management effective control and visibility.


Bluekey is also the most successful SAP Business One partner in Africa and having won the SAP Business One partner of the year award 7 years in a row (2005-2011), more than 250 successful SAP Business One implementations, the most SAP Business One-certified professionals, director experience in excess of 70 years, 2 full service support centres, and a presence in 7 regions – Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Kenya, Zambia, Ghana and Tanzania. Bluekey is uniquely qualified to implement and support SAP Business One solutions throughout Africa and help growing businesses achieve their goals and objectives.


For more information on choosing the correct SAP Business One partner for your business contact:

Craig Johnston | cj@bluekey.co.za


SAP HANA South Africa

Take Your Business to the Next Level of Performance with SAP HANA

When you run a small business, business is personal. You have to carefully think through the implications of every decision – and also know when to just go with your gut. Either way, your business software has to provide you with information you can trust and help you execute on those decisions quickly and cost-effectively.


SAP HANA for SAP Business One offers real-time insight and performance at an affordable price

SAP HANA South Africa for SAP Business One has the functionality to help you transform your business into a real-time enterprise. You can take advantage of high-speed analysis of all your business information to get the answers you need right away. From analyzing product categories to resource planning for batch manufacturing, business transactions are available for analysis the second they are completed. You can also deliver relevant data into SAP Business One screens using pervasive analytics.


SAP Business One for SAP HANA South Africa, is also priced attractively for small businesses. And it can lower your cost of ownership by enabling your IT department to be more efficient and by eliminating lengthy data preparation, pre-aggregation, or tuning tasks required by traditional reporting and analytics tools.  Best of all, the application scales as your small business grows, delivering even greater value from your initial investment.


Smarter business processes for greater business agility using SAP HANA for SAP Business One

SAP HANA South Africa for SAP Business One includes new and powerful functionality that can accelerate business processes and improve your bottom line. It offers an advanced available-to-promise (ATP) application that provides real-time visibility into current inventory, ordered stock, replenished stock, and stock being delivered. You can immediately reserve current stock for future delivery dates and reschedule existing orders to ensure on-time fulfillment of your best customers’ orders and to optimize product movement.


SAP HANA South Africa for SAP Business One also delivers an improved cash-flow forecasting application that dramatically improves your cash balance visibility. This is a critical need for small businesses where the quality of cash-flow forecasting can mean the difference between staying in business and closing for good. The advanced app takes cash-flow forecasting to the next level of performance by tracking sales orders, POs, down payments, recurrent postings, and other critical cash-related transactions in its calculations.


Embedded analytics support SAP Business One users every step of the way

SAP HANA South Africa for SAP Business One revolutionizes all of your critical business reporting. It quickly searches through your SAP Business One ERP solution data to give you the answers you need right now. Reports that used to take days or hours to run and compile now take only minutes, if not seconds. And even if your small business accumulates huge amounts of data, you can still run highly complex and data-intensive analyses in real time.


The application also includes new embedded analytics functionality that delivers critical and timely information to all those who need it, when and where they need it. You’ll benefit from highly visual and contextual dashboards that are embedded in the familiar SAP Business One screens. For example, when a customer’s name is entered into a sales order screen, a side panel on the screen opens showing the products most often purchased by that customer. This enables your reps to make informed recommendations at the point of sale. Your business transactions can be completed faster than ever before while giving your customers the personal service they deserve.


SAP HANA South Africa Summary

Need big business performance at a small business price? The SAP® Business One application, version for the SAP HANA® platform, can help your business increase margins and grow. With this innovative application, you can instantly analyze growing volumes of data and gain the benefits of fast application performance without complicating your IT landscape. And with new embedded analytics and high-performance apps, you can work more efficiently than ever before.


SAP HANA South Africa Objectives

  • Leverage the power of SAP HANA to improve performance and agility while lowering IT costs
  • Analyze growing volumes of data instantly to streamline business processes and improve decision making
  • Run your business on a single, affordable enterprise solution that will scale as your business grows Solution
  • Real-time analytics that can crunch through all of your SAP Business One data in seconds
  • New functionality enabling high-performance dashboards and reporting as well as real-time inventory, order management, and cash-flow visibility
  • Single software platform that simplifies IT administration


Benefits of SAP HANA South Africa

  • Dramatically improved responsiveness of planning, sales, production, and financial processes
  • Faster business insight for improved decision making
  • Unmatched performance gains as more users access the software concurrently
  • Reduced IT ownership costs