Customer Quotes: SAP Offers Small Businesses More Visibility and Control

SAP-CeBIT_SAPBusinessOne-SAPHANA_QUOTESSAP today announced SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA, the first business management solution for SMEs running fully in memory. SAP customers spoke on the opportunities the new solution will offer.

Antarc, Kenya (currently implementing)
“It was a simple decision – the future has knocked your door and Antarc simply grabbed the opportunity to go with the innovation of SAP. We have already seen how SAP Business One has assisted Antarc to grow and create better management and control systems hence we decided to take the opportunity towards succession.”

Neha Malde, financial manager, Antarc

Tian’An Agriculture Development, China
“By moving today’s time consuming user defined query to SAP HANA, about selecting open sales order lines from the table containing millions records, the time for pick and pack process can be reduced from 20 minutes to 2 seconds. In addition, by leveraging the super scalability and parallel computing power from SAP Business One on SAP HANA, those traditional long running operational and analytical reports will no longer be interfering or blocking other users’ operations, this will dramatically increase our productivity and business efficiency. It appears SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA, will address most of our today’s pain points, and we foresee  big return of investment out of this project and look forward to become the early adopter of SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA, in China.”

Sun Rui, IT director, Beijing Tian’An Agriculture Development Co., Ltd

Glooobal GmbH, Germany
“SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA, provides stability and ease of use beyond our expectations. Due to the pre-configuration we were able to go live within one week. Glooobal is among our first customers to benefit from a SAP HANA empowered SAP Business One installation. SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA, is very easy to use, it took us less than one week from installing the hardware to running our business in parallel on SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA. We are able to run transactions and analytics on a single SAP HANA platform and performance is excellent. We especially love the beautiful analytics and Google like enterprise search which makes all relevant information ready in seconds.”

Stefan Schaffer, CEO, Glooobal

Star Dental, India
“As a retail chain, finance and logistics are key components of our business. In both these domains we need to have control and effective reporting. Hence, we chose SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA.”

Saurabh Singh, manager, Corporate Strategy, Star Dental

Goldfarb, Uruguay
“Our key business is to lead in distribution and trade of hardware, china and home ware products and services in Uruguay and our range of goods is critical to our customers and their chances to get business opportunities. With SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA we will be in a position to analyze our goods in real-time and to have a closer control of our commercial transactions.”

Ingeniero Jorge Tocar, IT manager, Goldfarb

Sforza International B.V., Netherlands
“To manage our growing European organization, to handle the processes over all offices in multiple countries and get fast and good detailed reports without struggling with the restriction of SQL, we need a super scalable database. Only SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA and the mobile solutions can help us out in our flexible running business. On the other hand using SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA internally gives us the opportunity to get experience with these SAP-innovations and gives us new opportunities for our Healthcare OnDemand-products with SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA as OEM-solution.”

Harrie van Groenendeal, CFO, Sforza International B.V.

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