SAP subsidiary Business Objects is upgrading two of its business-intelligence software offerings for the midmarket.BusinessObjects Edge 3.0, which bundles reporting, analysis, dashboard, office integration and security software, lets users access company data using a Web-based interface to analyze and customize data. Crystal Reports Server 2008 simplifies the reporting and delivery process, enabling the creation of detailed business information that can be delivered within and outside the corporate firewall through e-mail, corporate portals or Microsoft Office. Both solutions are built on the same platform technology, according to the company.
"Many medium-sized organizations have business intelligence needs that are very similar to large organizations," IDC analyst Dan Vesset told InternetNews.com. "The Business Objects offering to the SMB market offers the same functionality to SMBs as products for large enterprises."Internet News