WALLDORF, Germany, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced it has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the leaders' quadrant of the 2013 "Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems" report. SAP is cited as a market leader for both its "completeness of vision" and "ability to execute."
"SAP has leapfrogged the data management market with the joint innovation and expertise of Sybase and SAP. Our vision of real-time data platform centered on SAP HANA has delivered breakthrough results and rethought how future applications are built," said Dr. Vishal Sikka, member of the Executive Board of SAP AG, Technology and Innovation. "We believe Gartner's recognition of SAP as one of the market leaders is a testament that our database innovations have successfully challenged conventional wisdom, simplified landscapes and revolutionized businesses into becoming a real-time business."
The Gartner report1 included the SAP® Sybase® IQ server, the SAP HANA® platform and SAP's support for logical data warehouse deployment. In 2012, SAP announced and is now delivering on its new data management strategy, called SAP® Real-Time Data Platform.
SAP Real-Time Data Platform goes from physical to logical data warehouses and extends beyond the market definition. Based on SAP HANA, which converges transactional and analytical processing within its in-memory database, the platform enables organizations to unlock business value from "big data" more quickly than ever, complete with real-time decision support so that they can act within windows of opportunity as new business scenarios unfold. SAP Real-Time Data Platform includes data management capabilities from SAP HANA, SAP Sybase IQ, SAP® Sybase® Event Stream Processor, SAP® Sybase® Adaptive Server Enterprise and SAP® Sybase® SQL Anywhere suite, as well as solutions for enterprise information management (EIM) and data quality to cover the widest possible spectrum of customer needs and use cases.
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1Gartner Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems" by Donald Feinberg, Mark Beyer, Merv Adrian, Roxane Edjlali, Jan. 31, 2013
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