SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) and Its Application in Business Intelligence

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How does SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) Help in Business Intelligence?

Do you need to make better business decisions? Are you looking for a tool that can help you get insights into your data? SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) may be the solution for you. SAC is a cloud-based business intelligence tool that allows you to create reports and dashboards and analyze your data. In this blog post, we'll give you an overview of SAC and discuss some of its features. Let's get started!

SAP Analytics Cloud can help you to:

SAP Analytics Cloud (formerly SAP Business Objects Cloud) is a suite of cloud-based analytics tools that allow businesses to transform data into intelligence. SAC will connect you with your business information in real-time, allowing you to gain insights and deliver results faster than ever before. In addition, it integrates seamlessly with your existing landscape— whether it's on-premises or in the cloud—as well as other popular business intelligence (BI) applications. SAC also gives you access to trusted data that spans across your organization, so you can accurately track performance and stay ahead of market trends. In addition, SAC lets businesses turn their data into value with effortless deployment options while maintaining IT control.

Products, solutions & technologies

SAP Analytics Cloud includes the following products: Dashboards & alerts, Data connectivity, Tableau integration, and SAP Advanced Visualization. These are described below:

Dashboards & alerts will allow you to combine performance data with key business metrics to keep everyone aware of what's happening in real-time. It also provides an opportunity to monitor customer sentiment online. Data connectivity helps you integrate data from different sources - whether on-premise or in the cloud to identify new growth opportunities. Finally, tableau integration will allow you to seamlessly connect and interact with content and data within SAC and Tableau Server.

SAP Advanced Visualization is an interactive visual analysis tool that lets you read and understand your data exceptionally quickly. In addition, it provides "what-if" capabilities to visualize, explore and analyze all layers of an organization for real-time business intelligence.

SAP Analytics Cloud is compatible with:

Data sources:  SAC can help connect your existing infrastructure to hundreds of different data sources - both on-premise and in the cloud. This can include transactional data, CRM systems, email databases, or even eCommerce platforms like Magento.

Data integrations:  SAC can integrate with most leading consolidation tools to give you a single source of truth for all your business data. Solutions are available from both SAP and third-party providers - such as Informatica and Trifacta.

Data types: SAC can help you capture various data in a range of different formats, such as text, images, audio, and video. It can also be utilized to analyze unstructured data sets - including social media streams.

SAP Analytics Cloud has been designed to integrate with Tableau Server (version 8.2 or later) and Tableau Online (version 10 or later). This allows you to visualize data from the cloud without installing any additional software. You can also connect SAC with your on-premise suite of business intelligence tools. This includes SAS, Qlikview, Cognos, Microstrategy, and Microsoft Office.

Processes & Industries

SAP Analytics Cloud can be used in various industries, including retail, finance, and the public. It is designed to work with most types of business process workflow - such as financial close, budgeting, and forecasting.

Deployment options

SAP Analytics Cloud provides various flexible deployment options, including on-premises and cloud deployment. You can also integrate with most leading consolidation tools to give you a single source of truth for all your business data.

Deployment options include:

The on-premise deployment will allow you to install SAC on-premise at your office, giving you complete control of your data. Then, depending on the configuration that meets your needs, it can be used with Windows and Linux servers. Cloud deployment will give you access to a dedicated instance of SAC hosted in the SAP cloud and give you complete control over data security. It is available for both development and production environments.


SAP Analytics Cloud is a cloud-based business intelligence suite that brings all the features of an on-premises business intelligence suite right to your fingertips. With its various integration options and customizability, it truly is the next best thing in the world of real-time business intelligence. Silver Touch is your one-stop destination for advanced SAP services and assistance.