SAP BW Third Party Reporting Tools?

Posted on 2007-11-15
Last Modified: 2013-12-08

I am interested in tracking down some third party OLAP reporting tools that can be used with SAP BW.

Two which i am aware of in Intelligencia ( and ERP-Link (

Any links / suggestions you guys can offer would be very much appreciated


Question by:minkee
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Cognos 8 BI Reporting allows reporting via native SAP drivers, and also allows you to use the SAP namespace for its authentication.
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great, great.. any more for any more?

using google to find anything SAP related is rather tiresome because all that gets returned is unhelpful interview questions ;(

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There's always the SAP business partner index...almost as useless as a google search, but not quite:

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Cognos 8 could be a good choice but it wouldn't be the "natural" choice. SAP has bought Business Objects (BO). BO has a good MDX connector, so longterm BO would be the beter choice. (Although technically speaking BO is not a "third party OLAP reporting" any more...)

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good pints mahopman, BO is added to the list :)

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