WALLDORF, Germany, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced a new rapid-deployment solution for SAP HANA® Live, designed for real-time operational reporting within and beyond SAP® Business Suite software powered by the SAP HANA platform. SAP HANA Live allows customers to perform real-time analysis on top of live transactional data for rapid insight into business operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110126/AQ34470LOGO) Rapid deployment of SAP HANA Live offers customers pre-configured content in the form of 85 pre-built reports that cover a range of operational reporting content in critical areas such as finance, controlling, sales and distribution, governance, risk and compliance, customer relationship management and insurance. The reports provide insight into essential business operations, are easy to use and can be customized based on specific business needs. "SAP HANA Live equips customers with real-time operational reporting that enables real-time business decisions," said Greg Tomb, executive vice president, Global Services Sales, SAP. "The powerful analytics behind the solution tie directly to SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA. Additionally, customers and SAP partners can extend the solution through flexible models and business intelligence reports." SAP® Rapid Deployment solutions include preconfigured software, best-practices content, end-user enablement and implementation methods, which allow customers to be up and running in as little as eight to 12 weeks. With the SAP HANA Live rapid-deployment solution, customers can address challenges such as slow reporting and poor visibility into operational data. Those that want to draw real-time insight across their entire business landscape can use the rich content delivered by the virtual data models to make informed decisions. The deployed solution can be used as a starting point to help extend the scope to an even broader solution desired by customers along their individual adoption paths.