In keeping with its strategy to move everything to the cloud—and to the in-memory SAP HANA platform—SAP recently announced plans to move the Ariba Network to HANA by the end of 2014.
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the business network. New available data will include structured data on production, marketing, sales and pricing, HR, finance, facilities and operations, as well as transaction-level data from supplier, customer and partner relationships, and unstructured data such as blogs and tweets. Due to SAP HANA enabling data loads 30 times faster, once a sourcing project, contract, or invoice is initiated on the network, companies will be able to immediately perform more complex analyses based on an expanded