Big Data 100: Business Analytics


SAP

Location: Walldorf, Germany

Top Executive: CEOs Bill McDermott and Jim Hagemann Snabe

A longtime powerhouse in business intelligence and analytics, SAP targets the big data space primarily with SAP HANA, an in-memory database it says boosts data-processing speeds and analytical calculations. SAP's analytics offerings, including SAP Business Suite, SAP Business One and SAP BusinessObjects, can be used in conjunction with HANA.