SAP HANA Initial Setup

Managing Director at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
It was easy for us to set up, because we had that QA code, in terms of the system analysis and system requirements. Once we got the system requirements, we were able to connect to the hardware and software. We could make sure before we did the implementation that we had the right environment. View full review »
Development & ERP Technologies Department Manager at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
The initial setup was quite complicated. We had to do a migration, so it wasn't a fresh installation. We had Oracle as our legacy system and had to move everything over to HANA. We had to do half a year of testing and had to do several cycles of tests and migrations before deploying. Once that was done, we deployed over a weekend. View full review »
Solution Architect at SAFE-SAS
The initial setup is straightforward. For one system, the stand-down system, it will take about four to five days for implementation from scratch. I often handle implementation, so for me, it's straightforward because I have some experience in this area. You do need a skilled team. You have to understand many areas if you want to deploy it yourself. You have to have experience with the storage, the network, with operating systems, etc. I know SAP itself recommends that you have to have a certificate or a certified person that can deploy SAP HANA. View full review »
Test Manager (global) at a non-tech company with 10,001+ employees
The initial setup, from what I recall, was complex. I remember we had a lot of issues to tackle when we set this up and with upgrading. View full review »
SAP Consultant at a construction company with 501-1,000 employees
I was not involved in the setup of this solution. I only installed SAP HANA Express on my laptop, which was easy. The full version requires professional knowledge. It's not something you can install, like Microsoft Office, on any laptop. View full review »
Consultant at a mining and metals company with 5,001-10,000 employees
The initial setup was a bit complex for us because we had a lot of other add-on solutions, like the Open Expanding Invoice Management solution. We had to upgrade it because the current version we had, 10.5, wasn't compatible with the upgraded S4 HANA. I found the process complex because I had to re-implement all open expanding invoice management. We were using ICC and ICC also wasn't compatible either. We had to then switch over to BCC, which I had to re-implement and reconfigure the whole system again. View full review »
Section Head at a energy/utilities company
It was a little bit complex in the beginning, but after gaining experience training through business structures, now it is straightforward for us. Especially, as we are building our internal team now, it is becoming easier and easier. It took us eight months to deploy because we are running five modules. In some cases, it may take even longer than that. View full review »
Param T
SAP Enterprise Solution Architect at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Gradual deployment from straightforward to complex, on-premise and then to cloud platform. View full review »
Vinayak Shenoy Katarsal
Senior Consultant at a consultancy with 5,001-10,000 employees
The initial setup is straightforward. It's not too difficult to install if you are experienced with the solution. View full review »
Consultant Application Manager at a energy/utilities company with 5,001-10,000 employees
The initial setup is not complex to install. Anyone with Windows or a Mac would know the process. View full review »
SAP Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
The initial setup was complex and we had to contact the vendor a couple of times. And for the licensing part we've also had a couple of issues. We did the deployment ourselves, as a team. View full review »
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