A business intelligence and data visualization software for large organizations in financial services, aviation, apparel, and the public sector.

Product Overview

SAP Analytics Cloud is a business intelligence and data visualization software. Its key features include predictive analytics, predefined reporting, and enterprise planning. The platform enables the creation and linking of financial and operational plans in one system. Additionally, SAP Analytics Cloud can connect to SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA, SAP BW/4HANA, and non-SAP sources like SQL and Google BigQuery.


  • Geo map feature
  • Integrates seamlessly with all SAP ERP software
  • Multimedia learning content and 90-day free trial
  • Real-time business intelligence
  • Uses SAP HANA for in-memory computing


  • No direct connectors with cloud data sources
  • Requires SAP integration
  • Steep learning curve
  • Tedious setup

Target Market

Large organizations, especially those with over 10,000 employees, in sectors like financial services, aviation, apparel, and the public sector.

About SAP Analytics Cloud

SAP Analytics Cloud, previously known as SAP BusinessObjects Cloud, is an SaaS software that integrates planning, predictive analytics, and business intelligence (BI) capabilities. It offers a modern user interface and facilitates time-efficient planning, analysis, prediction, and collaboration processes within a single environment.

The platform provides real-time business intelligence capabilities, enabling users to address complex questions rapidly. It supports data blending from diverse sources, crafting detailed data visualizations, and conducting ad hoc reporting. Developed on the SAP Cloud Platform, it ensures data security and utilizes SAP HANA’s in-memory computing for swift and efficient business intelligence in a cloud setting.

##SAP Analytics Cloud Key Features

  • Cloud-based Authoring: Perform BI tasks directly in a web browser without installing additional software.
  • Hybrid Data Access: Offers connectors for accessing data from both on-premise and cloud sources, including SAP BW, SAP Analytics universes, SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA, and non-SAP sources.
  • Data Visualization and Storytelling: Enables creation of engaging data visualizations, BI dashboards, and storyboards.
  • Visualization Design: Utilizes best practices and proven standards for designing clear and compelling business communication visualizations.
  • Data Exploration and Discovery: Features visual navigation tools for data filtering and drilling, allowing focused analysis.
  • Real-time Business Intelligence: Leverages SAP Cloud Platform and SAP HANA for real-time BI, regardless of data volume.
  • Embedded Analytics: Includes extensive self-service BI capabilities, ad hoc reporting, what-if analysis, integrated within the application.
  • Built-in Social Collaboration Tools: Facilitates in-context discussion and sharing of insights without switching applications, enhancing collaboration efficiency.


  • Starts at $36/user/month, providing business intelligence
  • Planning version starts at $157/user/month
  • Free trial available

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User Reviews of SAP Analytics Cloud

Submitted on May 12th, 2022 by Anonymous

Streamline your planning process

The Good…

Effective and efficient

The Bad…

data wrangling