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SAP BPC product suite extending maintenance

Following the announced maintenance extensions of the SAP Business Suite 7 and SAP S/4HANA and of SAP BW/4HANA, the maintenance of the respective SAP BPC products will be adapted as follows:

  • The maintenance of SAP BPC, version for NetWeaver 10.1 will continue until end of 2027, aligned with SAP BW 7.5
  • The maintenance of SAP BPC, add-on for S/4HANA will continue until end of 2027, aligned with SAP BPC, version for NetWeaver
  • The maintenance of SAP BPC, version for BW/4HANA will continue until end of 2027, aligned with SAP BPC, version for NetWeaver
  • The maintenance of SAP BPC, version for Microsoft 10.1 will continue until end of 2024, following explicit customer requests

The maintenance of SAP BPC, version for Microsoft 10.1 will continue until end of 2024, following explicit customer requests

 

The end of mainstream maintenance dates for earlier SAP BPC product versions remain unchanged. Details can be  found here: https://blogs.sap.com/2019/11/06/extend-sap-bpc-with-sap-analytics-cloud/

Since 2017, SAP BPC, version for NetWeaver, and SAP BPC, version for Microsoft, have been in maintenance mode and all feature investments in SAP BPC are being made exclusively for the version for BW/4HANA.

In 2015 we introduced SAP Analytics Cloud with planning capabilities designed for the cloud. SAP Analytics Cloud is rated visionary (Gartner) and leader (BARC) with strongly growing customer adoption. Future investments in planning will primarily go to SAP Analytics Cloud enhancing the rich feature set and integration into the SAP product portfolio even more. Hence we strongly recommend customers evaluating SAP Analytics Cloud for future investments in business planning. For the extension and transition for SAP BPC customers we have a dedicated tailored EXTEND-program in place providing further facts and guidelines.

This plan confirms SAP’s continued commitment in our established on-premise planning products while guiding the future in the cloud, including a transition path.

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