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Author's profile photo Hanna Mazurkevich

SAP Analytics Cloud tenants on Quarterly Release Cycle (QRC) updates in 2022

For the past release dates in 2021, please see this Blog Post.

You can find our recent release highlights on the page  https://www.sap.com/products/cloud-analytics/features/release-highlights.html  to explore new features, functions, and highlights.

Planned enhancements in SAP Analytics Cloud for 2022 are available on the Road Map page.

SAP Analytics Cloud aligns with SAP’s global strategy for cloud application releases, following SAP Cloud products 2022 calendar:

  • SAP Analytics Cloud
  • SAP Ariba
  • SAP CX (see exceptions)
  • SAP Business Technology Platform (see exceptions)
  • SAP BTP, ABAP environment
  • SAP Concur
  • SAP Enterprise Asset Management
  • SAP Fieldglass
  • SAP Integrated Business Planning
  • SAP Manufacturing
  • SAP Product Lifecycle Management
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • SAP SuccessFactors

Customer-impacting releases may only take place in February, May, August and November each year.

After each update, when you log in to SAP Analytics Cloud after an update, you’ll see a prominent notification banner with a link to our What’s New help content. You will see Help page of What’s New-2022 Releases.

To find out specific dates for 2022,lets turn to the KBA 2888562:

  • 2022 Q1: Feb 18-20 ( version 2022.02)
  • 2022 Q2: May 20-22 (version 2022.08)
  • 2022 Q3: Aug 19-21
  • 2022 Q4: Nov 11-13

    SAP Analytics Cloud QRC release calendar 2022

    SAP Analytics Cloud, as all cloud products, may have an optional, no-impact release on harmonized monthly feature delivery weekends.
    As with the quarterly releases, each product has the option to release during any or all of these windows. Customers should not need to prepare for or take action for the monthly feature deliveries.

    Note: Content can only be moved between systems on different release cycles at the time of a quarterly release cycle update.

    To transport using Content Network: The source and destination systems need to be on the same quarterly version of SAP Analytics Cloud, or the following quarterly version. If the importing system is on an older version, the package won’t appear. If it’s two or more versions ahead of the exporting system, the package’s content may not be supported.

    Using the Transport (file) Method (zipped / .TGZ files) – Content can only be imported in the same version of the application from which it was exported, or the subsequent version. After your system is upgraded again, you cannot import the content.

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      Author's profile photo Martijn van Foeken
      Martijn van Foeken

      Hi Hanna Mazurkevich,

      Great blog! Would it be an idea to communicate the version of SAC which is released (or going to be released) as part of the calendar? I often get questions from customers about the version displayed and the quarterly releases: what is included in which release? For instance, 2022.17 doesn't directly correlate to 2022 Q4.

      Kind regards,

      Martijn van Foeken | Interdobs