IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration is the solution of choice for us to address our data growth challenges.

Marc Motejat, Director IT Technology & Infrastructure, Knorr-Bremse

Business Challenge story

To grow profits and productivity, Knorr-Bremse wanted to integrate acquired companies into its SAP application landscape, but data growth was slowing analytics capabilities and pushing up costs.


Knorr-Bremse implemented IBM® DB2® with BLU Acceleration to run its growing SAP Business Warehouse faster with in-memory technology without the need to invest in new infrastructure or training.


55 times faster insights enable real-time response to changing markets. 2.4 times quicker analytics in SAP Strategic Enterprise Management. 64 percent additional data compression reduces storage costs.

Solution Category

  • Cloud
  • Solution Components

    • DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows
    • Db2
    • IBM-SAP Alliance
    • SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization
    • SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization
    • SAP ERP
    • SAP ERP Human Capital Management (SAP ERP HCM)
    • SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse
    • SAP Supply Chain Management (SAP SCM)