We are pleased to announce the General Availability of SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for SAP NetWeaver. With SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, version for SAP NetWeaver customers can perform value added activities through faster planning, consolidation, and reporting. It supports planning, budgeting, and forecasting with management and legal consolidation functionality in a single application fully integrated with the core SAP environment and powered by SAP HANA.
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for SAP NetWeaver, powered by SAP HANA includes the following key innovations and enhancements:
- Optimized planning functions leveraging SAP HANA for better, more timely decisions
- Leverage existing SAP BW Integrated Planning (BW-IP) models and benefit from HANA acceleration to new capabilities
- New HTML5 UI for easier navigation and cross-platform readiness
- New modeling capabilities with tighter integration into SAP BW and ERP and Predictive tools
- Deploy in the HANA Enterprise Cloud with subscription pricing to get up and running faster with lower upfront costs
The benefits of running SAP Business Planning and Consolidation on top of SAP HANA are well established and are already being enjoyed by many SAP customers. Customers can now:
- Tackle the big data challenge by planning on large volumes of data
- Support real-time planning and analysis
- Increase overall performance, including calculations with blazing fast in-memory execution
For an end to end planning scenario demo please see this video.