Thanks to more detailed planning made possible with the IBM Systems solution for SAP HANA, we can now work more efficiently and significantly streamline our budgeting processes while providing much more detailed budgeting functionalities.

Stefan Zöller, IT Process Manager, BI Competence Center, Knauf Gips KG

Business Challenge story

As construction manufacturing specialist Knauf expanded, increasing data volumes overwhelmed the company's ability to plan and optimize its production efficiency, threatening the ability to grow.


Knauf teamed with IBM and IBM Business Partner PROFI Engineering Systems AG to migrate its business-critical SAP Business Warehouse application to the IBM® Systems solution for SAP HANA.


Enables complex production planning for increased efficiency. Reduces runtimes of business reports by more than 91 percent. Provides consistently fast response times for 1,300 users globally.

  • IBM Hybrid Cloud
    • IBM-SAP Alliance
    • Ind: Architecture / Eng / Construction
    • SAP CRM
    • SAP ERP
    • SAP HANA
    • SAP NetWeaver
    • SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse
    • SAP NetWeaver Master Data Management (MDM)
    • SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM)