SAP Named as a Leader in Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms By Independent Research Firm

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SAP NEWSBYTE - Cited for its broad business intelligence (BI) innovations, (NYSE: SAP) has been named a leader by Forrester Research Inc. in its report “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms, Q4 2013.”*™ Other notable findings in the report include:

  • SAP leads the market with broad BI innovations. According to the report: “Whether it’s SAP HANA for low latency, agile, and in-memory analytics; [SAP] Lumira for business user self-service; or [SAP] Crystal for scalable, mission critical reports, SAP’s philosophy and strategy of ‘the best tool for each job’ delivers on its promise.”
  • Recent survey data indicates that 36 percent of companies use SAP for BI. Customers particularly praised the data integration of SAP® BusinessObjects™ BI solutions, information delivery technical architecture, analytics and operational capabilities, as well as SAP’s corporate and product vision.
  • SAP is the vendor that Forrester clients most asked about in BI inquiries. The number of BI-related inquiries by Forrester clients over the past 12 months ranks SAP first among 11 leading BI vendors.

SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions empower organizations to achieve remarkable results by allowing self-service access to relevant information and by helping business users transform their decision-making by providing fact-based, quality information regardless of where the data resides.



SAP BusinessObjects Mobile: One Million Downloads and Counting

The SAP® BusinessObjects™ Mobile mobile app has become the first SAP mobile app to reach one million lifetime downloads on iTunes and Google Play. Bringing together multiple BI and analytic applications from SAP into a single app, SAP BusinessObjects Mobile offers customers the flexibility and freedom to do business better on-the-go. Users can extend BI content such as SAP® Crystal Reports® offerings, SAP® BusinessObjects™ Web Intelligence® software reports, SAP® BusinessObjects™ Dashboards software and SAP® BusinessObjects™ Design Studio, as well as visualize and explore data with solutions like SAP BusinessObjects Explorer® and SAP Lumira™ software.



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Media Contact:

Jason Grosse, +1 (415) 694-8554, jason.grosse@sap.com, PST



*Forrester Research Inc., “Forrester Wave™: Enterprise, Business Intelligence Platforms, Q4 2013,” December 2013

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