SAP India, provider of business software, announced the launch of SAP® BusinessObjects™ Business Intelligence (BI) OnDemand solution to meet a growing demand from companies of all sizes for software-as-a-service (SaaS) business intelligence (BI) tools. This easy-to-use offering makes SAP’s powerful analytics available to a community of business users outside the traditional IT department.
“SAP is best placed to deliver what customers need in this new reality,” says Peter Gartenberg, MD, SAP India. “With this solution, organisations can empower their users instantly and easily. The best way to experience the toolset is to try it today at www.biondemand.com. This is an important milestone in SAP’s on-demand vision and further proof that we continue to innovate in the cloud.”
“Current market trends show strong demand for SaaS BI tools that are easy to use and acquire and IDC research expects the SaaS BI market to grow three times faster than the overall BI and analytics market over the next five years,” says Dan Vesset, program vice president, Business Analytics, IDC. “As organisations look for intuitive, cloud-based solutions that can empower their end-users, applications that supplement traditional BI functionality of query, reporting and analysis with support for workflow, search and collaboration will become increasingly attractive to them – especially applications that offer rapid, alternative deployment options.”
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