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What is Big Data?

Big Data is the ocean of information we swim in every day – vast zetabytes of data flowing from our computers, mobile devices, and machine sensors. With the right solutions, organizations can dive into all data and gain valuable insights that were previously unimaginable. Discover how Big Data technologies and analysis tools can transform your business today.

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Barcoding every species on planet Earth

As a leader in Big Data analytics, SAP was asked by International Barcode of Life (iBOL) to join the largest biodiversity genomics initiative ever undertaken.


How to Mine the Big Data Opportunity

Focus on the opportunities presented by Big Data. Read this white paper to assess your data maturity, identify use cases, create the right technology infrastructure, improve data mining – and determine how many data scientists your company will actually need.

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Big Data Trends

Discover emerging technologies in the Big Data movement that organizations are using to leverage Big Data effectively.

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SAP Named Leader in Big Data Analytics

Discover how you can reach quickly to critical events with real team, event-driven analytics. SAP combines complex event processing (CEP) technology with the SAP HANA platform to give you the agility you need to make quick, profitable decisions. Find out why SAP is a leader in Big Data Streaming Analytics. Forrester on streaming analytics.

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Making the Benefits of Big Data Real

Acquire, analyze, and act on Big Data insights faster than you thought possible – with our powerful Big Data platform. Combine the SAP HANA database with Apache Hadoop to mine Big Data from a variety of structured and unstructured sources, and then turn that data into insight in the blink of an eye.

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Give Your Startup a Jumpstart

If you’re a startup company with a Big Data, predictive, or real-time analytics solution, SAP Startup Focus will help you accelerate your market traction. Get the tools and support you need to develop your solution on SAP HANA, and learn how to market and sell your solutions to SAP's global customer base.

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Accelerate the value of your Big Data with SAP Services

Extract the maximum value from your Big Data and business analytics – faster than you thought possible. SAP’s Big Data services and consulting experts can help you transform your IT infrastructure and implement Big Data technologies that let you capture, store, and leverage data-driven insights in real time.


Use design thinking to find Big Data opportunities that align with your organizational priorities

Implement a Big Data platform and governance system using best practices

Leverage advanced data science to uncover hidden signals that lead to competitive advantage

Run Big Data analytics applications that let you see the bigger picture and anticipate the future

Design a detailed road map that helps you achieve your long-term vision for Big Data

Deploy your solution in the environment that best meets your needs: on-premise, cloud, or hybrid


SAPPHIRE NOW: Build your agenda

Headed to SAPPHIRE NOW May 5-7? Use our Agenda Builder to customize your conference experience and create your ideal schedule.

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