• Teradata Analytics for SAP® Solutions

    Operationalize your SAP® ERP data with Data Replication

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  • Meeting your business needs

    Data Replication

    Near Real-Time
    Data Replication operationalizes your ERP data and delivers near real-time analytics with continuous data acquisition.

    Simplify the ETL Environment
    Data replication simplifies the environment by removing redundant and slow ETL steps.

    Bypassing the ABAP interface improves transfer rates from ERP servers and supports much higher transaction volume.

    Minimal Impact on ERPs
    Our patented replication IP reads and decodes from the change logs which minimizes the load on your ERP servers.

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    A Better Way to Build a Data Warehouse

    Neil Raden examines a better way to get value from your SAP ERP data with Teradata Analytics for SAP® Solutions.

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    Access to SAP ERP data for agile BI

    Teradata Analytics for SAP Solutions approaches the complexity of SAP analytics from a different angle and provides businesses with access to SAP ERP data for agile BI.

    Faster Decisions:
    Data Replication delivers near real-time data which allows you to operationalize your IDW and deliver a single solution for both tactical and strategic analytic needs. This enables business users to have immediate self-service access to the most trusted, current and consistent data for better, faster operational decisions.

    New Insights from Integrated Data:
    Integrating SAP and non-SAP data into your Teradata IDW opens new opportunities for all your users to make rapid differentiated business decisions based on rich, cross-functional analysis.

    Focus on the Business:
    This out-of-the-box solution can be rapidly deployed generating results in weeks rather than quarters. It solves the repeatable data management layer and pivots the focus to business intelligence.

    Unlocked Analytic Potential of SAP Data:
    With an integrated semantic layer as the foundation for an analytical environment, businesses can leverage advanced in-database analytic techniques and best-of-breed BI tools to gain greater insight to make the best decisions possible.

    High Performance:
    Using the world class Teradata Database and its inherent capabilities like Teradata Intelligent Memory, the high performing open environment empowers business users and facilitates self-service so they can get rapid responses to any question asked on all their data by combining in-memory performance with spinning disk economics.

    Flexible and Scalable to Meet Business Needs:
    Business modules can be added at any time to provide maximum flexibility and growth for your business needs with no need to worry about data volumes or application response times.

    Easy to Manage and Maintain:
    The entire data extract and report-building process is simplified with automated batch jobs. The data model design also simplifies the SQL generated by the BI tools. This means faster analytics, dashboards, and reports for the users and less load on the database.

    Lower Total Cost of Ownership:
    With this simple alternative to SAP BW there is less need for specialized SAP IT skills to operate and maintain your reports. This helps your organization reduce costs and dependency on IT support structures and increase data integration and flexibility.

    Learn how to unlock data in SAP® ERP systems to discover deeper business insights.

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    Complete End-to-End SAP ERP Coverage

    Through near real time access to integrated SAP data the business has greater transparency plus early insights to leading indicators allowing them to adapt to market changes. With Teradata Analytics for SAP Solutions the business can harness the enhanced visibility and timeliness of analytics to solve real business problems. Our product has been carefully built so that organizations can get immediate value and can grow the solution over time. The most common approach is to implement a handful of business modules at a time aligned to a specific business solution. Some of them most common business solutions include, but are not limited to, the following: 

    Enterprise Analytics
    Organizations need data and analytics to provide the real-time visibility and understanding of their business. Whether it’s across brands, geographies, SAP instances, and/or SAP modules; a single view of the business enables sizeable improvements in disciplines spanning Global spend, Revenue/Sales analysis, Plant Maintenance, Supply Chain optimization, and Human Resources.

    • Spend: Improved visibility into Spend allows companies to gain value through direct savings or cost avoidance in areas such taxes, compliance, & materials cost. 
    • Sales/Profitability: Improved visibility to detailed sales transactions allows business to understand true bottom-line profitability of products, services, channels, & organizations. 
    • Inventory Optimization: Improved visibility into global location forecasting and detailed inventory allows better coordination of shipments and inventory management. This allows for more accurate safety stock, reduction in premium logistics costs, reduction in over purchasing, and increased sales with higher product availability. 
    • Proactive Asset Management: Real-time reporting and visibility increase equipment availability and reduce maintenance costs by dynamically adapting maintenance activities based on current asset condition. 
    • Human Resource Management: Need faster, more insightful employee turnover analytics with linkage of counts to actual costs. 

    Optimize the Close Process
    This repeated monthly, quarterly, yearly financial process is invaluable for management’s timely insight to making decisions. By making SAP data useable for BI, organizations can optimize their people, processes, and technologies surrounding the close. Substantial gains come from simplifying the GL, accelerating and reducing reconciliation processes, and minimizing resources necessary for the close.

    • Financial Reporting Flexibility: Challenges linking sub-ledger detail (procurement, AP, AR, etc.) with GL or across multiple instances of sub-ledgers. Manual workaround processes typically cause pain in flexibility, timeliness and/or ease of reporting off of ERP data. 
    • Improved Transparency: Reconcile and link financial results (GL) to detailed business drivers across the enterprise. A single version of the data with access to details as opposed to aggregates is paramount. 
    • Working Capital Optimization: Limited view of customer/product detail plus limited access to ledger data restricts ability to proactively manage Receivables, Payables, & Inventory.

    Reduce Enterprise Cost
    Companies can reduce OPEX by leveraging the end to end solution to deliver projects faster, with lower risk, and with higher business value. They can also reduce CAPEX by consolidating & simplifying Finance IT architectures.

    • ETL Simplification: This involves moving organizations from ETL batch mode to data replication. This allows more frequent updates to meet SLA’s, lowers the impact on ERP servers, and increases the transaction volume support by up to 10x. Data acquisition changes/updates become point and click instead of multi-week ETL projects. 
    • Revive failed SAP Data Integration Project: Customers and SI’s often under-estimate the complexities involved in delivering an SAP BI solution. The Teradata solution may not have been considered at the time you embarked on your SAP journey. We’ve helped many customers with a fast, low risk, and high value alternative that delivers more in a month than they delivered in the previous 2 years.
    • Finance Transformation & ERP Consolidation: Comprehensive re-engineering of enterprise financial systems are part of major initiatives to cut costs within Finance / IT and provide transparent access to data from multiple ERPs. Teradata Analytics for SAP Solutions integrates data within and across ERPs, bridges the gap between legacy and upgraded SAP environments, and lightens the load of manual M&A processes. 

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    Back on Track with Efficiency and Maintainability

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    Making Informed Business Decisions on a Flexible Platform

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    Multi-chain Retailer

    The company being profiled within this case study is a privately held Dutch retailer with 2,800 stores across several European countries.

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  • “Teradata Analytics for SAP is a fast and flexible integrated solution, offering lower project risk, faster development, an integrated semantic model, and direct access to detailed SAP”


    800 Percent Use of Teradata Analytics for SAP

    ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA™) analysts author case studies covering enterprise management products that demonstrate above-average customer value.

    This EMA case study profiles the use of Teradata Analytics for SAP® Solutions by a leading European retailer to accelerate the integration of SAP® ERP into Teradata by 350 days based on an initial solution integrator implementation scope of 400 days, which in actuality only took 50.

    Teradata Corporation provides analytic data platforms, marketing and analytic applications, and consulting services. Teradata offers its solutions in the cloud to help organizations leverage the benefits to data warehousing and advanced analytics without having to implement or manage the infrastructure required in-house, thereby adding to the flexibility of its offerings.

    With over 2,800 stores across several European countries and 15 different brands, this retailer sells everything from toys to cookware and maintains its own technology and business infrastructure across each brand.

    This case study documents the tangible impact of leveraging Teradata Analytics for SAP Solutions.

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