SAP Named a Leader in Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms by Independent Research Firm


WALLDORF  — SAP SE  today announced that it has been named by Forrester Research Inc. as a leader in its report “The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms, Q3 2014.”* The report cited “SAP aims to make Event Stream Processor (ESP) a first-class service in SAP HANA.”

Forrester reviewed big data streaming analytics platformsfrom seven vendors in a 50-criteria evaluation within three high-level categories: current offering, strategy and market presence. The report states that leaders in the space “have high scores in all the key evaluation areas: architecture, development tools, and stream processing. These are mature platforms.” It also states the leaders “have the resources and vision to take advantage of the increased adoption of streaminganalytics by firms.”

According to the Forrester report, “SAP’s Event Stream Processor (ESP) is a standalone, general purpose streaming analytics platform that has a long, rich history as one of the original complex event processing engines. It has a broad base of customers in financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, energy, retail, transportation and logistics, and public sector. SAP’s most significant road map item for ESP is to integrate it as a service that can run within its SAP HANA in-memory database. This will provide streaming analytics capabilities to SAP HANA’s strong analytics capabilities.”

For additional information on the Forrester Wave for Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms, read the full report (access requires subscription). To learn more about SAP HANA, visit www.sap.com/in-memory. For more information on the SAP Event Stream Processor visit sap.com/esp.

For more information, visit the SAP News Center. Follow SAP on Twitter at @sapnews.

Media Contact:
Samantha Finnegan, +1 (415) 377-0475, samantha.finnegan@sap.com, EDT

*Forrester Research Inc.,“The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms, Q3 2014,” July 2014

Any statements contained in this document that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” “forecast,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “project,” “predict,” “should” and “will” and similar expressions as they relate to SAP are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. SAP undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. The factors that could affect SAP’s future financial results are discussed more fully in SAP’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including SAP’s most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the SEC. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates.