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Evaluate Recent SAP HANA DBMS License Changes in Three Steps to Optimize Cost

Published: 12 April 2019

ID: G00351899

Analyst(s): Donald Feinberg , Lori Samolsky , Roberto Sacco , Bill Ryan


Changes to the cost and product use rights of SAP’s on-premises SAP HANA Enterprise DBMS prompt sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders to reassess the value of current and future SAP HANA DBMS contracts. They can optimize the cost of the SAP HANA DBMS by taking three evaluation steps.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Compare SAP HANA Runtime DBMS and SAP HANA Enterprise DBMS Licenses
  • Use SAP’s Product Conversion Program
  • Request Unlimited and Limited Use Proposals for SAP HANA Enterprise DBMS

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