You can upgrade in ONE STEP from SAP BW 7.0x to SAP BW 7.40 and higher (e.g. 7.50) including the SEM and other Add-On´s. SAP BW 7.50 requires a unicode based source system.
If you are upgrading from SAP BW 3.5, the highest Version in on Step you can go is SAP BW 7.31 with SEM 7.36.This is you last Stop, where the BEx 3.x and BEx Web 3.x Objects are supported.
What should everyone consider moving BW to HANA either on Premise or moving to the HANA enterprise cloud (HEC)
SAP BW is available and brings significant new possibilities with it, despite the usage of HANA.
Ask our Customer´s, they recognize the (Business) Value it brings.
- SAP BW on HANA – Features 7.40 SP05 – Features 7.40 SP08/SP09 – Features 7.50 SP00/SP01 – Features 7.50 SP05 – Features BW/4HANA SP00
Roland Kramer, PM EDW (BW/HANA/IQ), SAP SE