SAP HANA is a flexible, multi-purpose, data-source-agonistic, in-memory appliance that combines SAP software components optimized on hardware provided, and delivered, by SAP’s leading hardware partners.

HANA is a name not an acronym. It has been called variously an acronym for HAsso’s New Architecture (a reference to SAP’s founder Hasso Plattner) and High Performance ANalytic Appliance.

SAP Business One, Version for SAP HANA (SAP B1H) is an affordable, highly-scalable business management solution with integrated transactions and analytics – on one appliance.