SAP and Business Objects Deliver End-to-End Data Migration Offering for Enterprise Resource Planning Customers

SAP® Data Migration Services Combine Leading SAP Services With Business Objects Information Management Software in One Unified Offering; Empower Companies With Agility, Control and Trust for Successful ERP Data Migration Projects

LAS VEGASSAP AG (NYSE: SAP) and Business Objects, an SAP company, today announced the availability of SAP® Data Migration services, enabling easier end-to-end data migration for customers by combining expert services from SAP with industry-leading information management software for data integration and data quality from Business Objects in a new turn-key offering. A product of joint innovation between SAP and Business Objects product and services teams, SAP Data Migration consists of a framework, templates, methodology, tools and expertise to analyze, extract and transform, cleanse, validate, upload and reconcile legacy data into an SAP® ERP environment. The solution also includes a proven information management infrastructure from Business Objects that enables customers requiring upgrades, transitions or replacements of legacy systems to an SAP ERP system to do so more quickly, securely and accurately. The announcement was made at the Managing Your SAP Data 2008 conference, being held Nov. 17–19 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Today, the process of migrating data from disparate enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications into one overall environment is frequently a challenge for organizations, but with the new SAP Data Migration services, this no longer needs to be the case. Data migration requires specialized knowledge of every data source and target that is touched, and SAP understands its own ERP solutions better than any other vendor in the market.