SAP BusinessObjects is an enterprise software company, specializing in business intelligence (BI). BusinessObjects was acquired in 2007 by German company SAP AG. The company claimed more than 46,000 customers worldwide in its final earnings release prior to being acquired by SAP. The company’s flagship product is BusinessObjects XI, with components that provide performance management, planning, reporting, query and analysis and enterprise information management.
Business Objects Enterprise is a flexible, scalable, and reliable business intelligence reporting system that can be tightly integrated into your information technology infrastructure. Support for many industry-standard database systems makes it easier to access your organization’s data for analysis. The use of common industry standards for security allow you to use your existing authentication systems to control access to SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. And broad platform support allows you to implement the operating systems and hardware architecture that you prefer.
BO Administration Guide
BO Administrators will be faced with many choices when installing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. There is a documentation which helps admins to make the right decisions and create a reliable and powerful business intelligence reporting system for the organization.
This document provides information on how to configure and deploy SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise web applications to a supported Java web application server. In particular, this guide contains detailed information for users of the WDeploy web application deployment tool that ships with SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise.
In this document you can also find relevant information on how to install BO web application on Java EE application servers such as IBM WebSphere.