SAP HANA is an in-memory database. With the SAP HANA in-memory computing platform, companies accelerate their business processes. They tap into enhanced business knowledge and simplify the IT environment. Regardless of the operating model - on-premise or cloud - this platform enables companies to meet the demands of the new digital economy. Due to the real-time data, companies can act "live" and make well-founded business decisions at any time based on this live data.