Image Gallery: SAP Unveils Integrated BI Strategy Roadmap
Laying out an ambitious roadmap at its SAPPHIRE NOW conference in May, SAP executives detailed an in-memory, tech-powered plan to unite enterprise applications and business intelligence. If it succeeds, the plan will change the course of IT.
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"I never intellectually liked the idea" of separating OLAP from the transactional environment, says SAP Chairman Hasso Plattner. The SAP Business Analytic Engine, which Plattner called "the New DB," will eventually enable the apps vendor to reunite two worlds that were separated decades ago to ensure mission-critical transaction performance.