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1 Crystal Reports Server 2008 SAP BusinessObjects Edge Co-positioning guide February 2009

2 Agenda  Customer needs & solution selection criteria  SAP BI offering  Bridging the needs gap  Functionality map  Sales positioning guide  High level feature comparison  CRS vs. Competition  Full SME portfolio © SAP 2009 / Page 2

3 Customer needs & solution selection criteria SME Selection criteriaEssential solutionComprehensive solution Information needs Provide essential information to support decision- making in day-to-day operations Access internal and external data sources Share information via detailed reports and high- level data summaries Use information as competitive advantage Have processes to support planning and strategy processes Access to reliable data is key to improving operational efficiency Information is widely shared with users, including on mobile devices. Challenges with current technologies Too many report requests overwhelming IT Application-centric reporting is insufficient The “free” reporting tool provided with their database is very limited Need to report off multiple applications or data sources at once Too many report requests overwhelming IT Application-centric reporting is insufficient Need to report off multiple applications or data sources at once Need to deploy on mobile devices Need to access quality, trusted data Need to drill into the data for specific answers Deployment cycle Very shortModerate IT budget availability Price sensitivity Very limited Very high Moderate Key functionality sought Basic reporting and dashboarding infrastructure Comprehensive, extensible and customizable BI solution Number of users supported (connected users) Up to hundreds of simultaneous users Technology preference More scalability More Functionality IT staff availability MinimalDedicated resources exist Training budget availability Minimal to noneMore generous © SAP 2009 / Page 3

4 © SAP AG All rights reserved. / Page 4 SAP BI offering From specialized to comprehensive solutions © SAP 209 / Page 4 Add: Multi server support for clustering and failover Unlimited named users Metadata management Data Federation Add: Web Intelligence OLAP Analysis Mobile BI BI Widgets Explorer (Polestar) Integration for SAP, Oracle EBS, PSFT, Siebel and JDE Data Integration and Data Quality Rapidmarts Crystal Report Viewing Microsoft Office Integration Security Sharepoint, Websphere, Weblogic portal integration Xcelsius, Dashboards & Visualization for 100 NUL Data Driven Crystal Reports Publishing Limitations: 250 CAL 100 NUL Single Server No SAP Integration Limitations: 50 CAL 250 NUL Single Server Remove: Data quality and data management features not included. CAL licensing BI Starter Kit Subset of full BI package with 100 users per deployment Support for clustering and failover Crystal Reports Server 2008 SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI SAP BusinessObjects BI Packages SAP BusinessObjects BI Packages

5 Bridging the needs gap CapabilityCrystal Reports Server Securely open, view, interact with and share reports and dashboards over the Web BusinessObjects Edge Address any BI requirement: from enterprise reporting, visualization, ad hoc analysis to powerful data integration and data quality Information availability Connect to any data Securely visualize, interact with, and share detailed transactional reports and summary dashboards Monitor key business trends & KPIs Ad-hoc reporting, data explorations Strategy and planning tools Integrate with SAP data Reporting and dashboarding Information sharing on Mobile devices Deployment time 1 – 5 days weeks Minimum budget required (MSRP) 5 NUL: $2,495 / €1,995 5 CAL: $6,995 / €5, NUL: $12,000/ €8,000 5 CAL: $19,000/ €19,000 Detailed functionality Reports & dashboards on a single server Publish customized reports to thousands Share reports on portals (.NET & Java) Office and Sharepoint integration Reporting & dashboarding PLUS: Ad hoc QRA, OLAP, Explorer, Mobile support, data management, quality and integration; Office and SharePoint integration. Connected users supported 5 to 350 connected users Max 100NUL + 250CAL per server 10 to 300 connected users Max 250 NUL + 50CAL per server Solution focus More user scalability More advanced functionality IT staff required MinimalModerate Training budget required NoneModerate Multi server clustering and failover support No © SAP 2009 / Page 5

6 SAP BusinessObjects BI Crystal Reports Server, Edge, and BusinessObjects Enterprise: Functionality Map © SAP 2009 / Page 6 Edge Capacity (connected users) Functionality 100 NUL 250 CAL Mobile, OLAP, Explorer Reporting Single Server Only Dashboarding 250 NUL 50 CAL Clustering SAP connectivity RapidMarts Adhoc QRA Predictive Data Integration Data Quality CR Server Office and Sharepoint 100 NUL Crystal Reports Server supports more scalability with less functionality than Edge. Hundreds of thousands Crystal Reports Server supports dashboarding only in named users Edge has all the same functionality as BOE, limited to a single server

7 Sales positioning guide Customer requires a comprehensive BI solution Customer is willing to do upfront work to create semantic layers to empower business users Customer requires advanced analysis tools beyond just reporting and dashboarding Ad-hoc reporting capability is essential Customer requires strategy and planning tools Direct integration with major databases and applications is important Acquisition budgets are more generous Customer has a fairly sizable IT budget Training budget is available to build new skill sets Dedicated user access to the system is important (more NUL) Customer is not ready for a full BI deployment Customer needs only reporting + dashboarding Customer has a very limited budget to start and expand (start as low as $2,495 / EUR 1,995) Customer requires ultra fast implementation Customer does not have a significant IT team Customer requires significant user scalability (more CAL) Training budgets are limited or non-existent Employee skill set is fairly basic Customer has no need to directly integrate with major databases or applications, including SAP Position Crystal Reports Server when… Position SAP BusinessObjects Edge when… Position SAP BI Packages to customers that require multi-server support for clustering and failover, plus unlimited number of users, metadata management, data federation. Position the right solution to the right customer in a competitive scenario

8 High level feature comparison © SAP 2009 / Page 8 Crystal Reports Server SAP Business Objects Edge BI Standard SAP Business Objects Edge BI, with DI SAP Business Objects Edge BI, with DQ Customer Type Targeted at Departments, Small and Mid-Size Organizations XXXX Server Capability Centrally manage reports (Secure, schedule, distribute) XXXX Centrally manage dashboards XXXX Build dashboard views (a.k.a. Dashboard Builder) XXXX Auditing XXXX Office Integration (a.k.a. LiveOffice) XXXX Data driven publishing XXXX Content creation and consumption Create Crystal Reports ▲ XXX Create Xcelsius models ▲ XXX Create and interact with Ad Hoc Reports (a.k.a. Web Intelligence) XXX Explorer navigation XXX Create and interact with Voyager Reports (OLAP) XXX Data Data Integration XX Data Quality X RapidMarts X Connectivity to SAP NoOnly for Named User Licenses (not Concurrent Access Licenses) Scalability 250 Concurrent Access Licenses & 100 Named User Licenses (can be combined) 50 Concurrent Access Licenses & 250 Named User Licenses (can be combined) Legend: ▲ Additional Licensing Required

9 Crystal Reports Server: Competitive Positioning Target: Microsoft SQL Server customers © SAP 2008 / Page 9 Customer NeedsCustomer hasCrystal Reports Server Delivers DashboardingSQL Server Standard EditionLower TCO ■Get data driven publications with CAL licenses at up to 44% less than SQL Server Enterprise Data driven publications SQL Server Standard EditionLower TCO ■Get dashboarding with NUL licenses at up to 64% less than SharePoint Enterprise. Extranet applicationsSQL Server - CPU LicensingEliminate licensing costs for virtual deployments CAL licensing lets you use ALL CPUs on the server. No extra cost when you upgrade your hardware. Virtualized deployments SQL Server – CPU LicensingEliminate licensing costs for virtual deployments CAL licensing lets you use ALL CPUs on the server. No licensing changes when you add/remove CPUs to/from your hardware. Best reporting solution for.NET applications SQL ServerThe best reporting for.NET applications Crystal Reports won Visual Studio Reader’s Choice Award for 16 consecutive years Separate report processing from database SQL ServerAdd a reporting server to offload the database server Integrate your reporting with SharePoint WYSIWYG report editing and breath of data connectivity with Crystal Reports 2008

10 Evolving Business Needs for Reporting, Dashboarding and full Business Intelligence Report and Analyze Business Data Access, report and analyze key business information for daily consumption and internal distribution via Share Business Information with Anyone Give all users access to complete company information in-preformatted detailed reports, and summary dashboards over the web Visualize, Analyze, and Measure Performance Key Metrics Business Users access any data source, create visual decision-support models, conduct in-depth analysis, and measure business performance SHARE BUSINESS INFORMATION WITH ANYONE REPORT AND ANALYZE BUSINESS DATA Information Needs GAIN DEEPER INSIGHT INTO YOUR BUSINESS AND SHARE IT WITH ANYONE, ANYWHERE Crystal Reports, Xcelsius, Interactive Analysis Crystal Reports Server BusinessObjects Edge Series & BusinessObjects Enterprise

11 Thank you!

12 Messaging Comparison  Crystal Reports Server allows you to securely open, view, interact with and share reports and dashboards over the Web  SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI allows you to address any BI requirement – from enterprise reporting, visualization, ad hoc analysis to powerful data integration and data quality

13 Simplified Capability Overview CRSEdge BI Enterprise Reporting XX Delivery XX Dashboard Viewing XX Ad hoc analysis X Data Exploration X DI and DQ X RapidMarts X


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