IBM Planning Analytics Users: Are you tired of Flat Files from SAP?

July 8, 2024

The seamless integration of enterprise planning tools and ERP systems is critical for enhanced efficiency and real-time decision-making. IBM’s Planning Analytics Connector for SAP is at the forefront of this integration, bridging the gap between SAP sources such as BW, S4/HANA, and HANA Cloud and Planning Analytics Local through advanced OData gateways. This blog explores how this robust connector can revolutionize data handling, ensuring smoother planning and budgeting processes. 


Seamless Data Integration 

The IBM Planning Analytics Connector for SAP is designed to facilitate secure, direct data transfer between SAP sources and Planning Analytics Local. This command-line executable ensures encrypted data transfers without the need to persist data, safeguarding your sensitive information throughout the transfer process. It supports multiple simultaneous connections, enhancing scalability and performance in handling large data volumes. 


Advanced Compatibility and Flexibility 

Compatibility is critical in enterprise environments, and this connector excels by supporting all in-market sources that utilize SAP ODATA v2 and v4 gateways, including SAP BW, S4/HANA, and HANA Cloud sources. Whether your data resides in older systems or the latest SAP deployments, the connector ensures consistent data flow into your Planning Analytics environment. 


Direct and Efficient Data Operations 

Once data has been fetched via the standard OData interface from SAP, it can be seamlessly integrated into your local Planning Analytics environment for thorough analysis and modification during regular business processes such as planning or budgeting. Post-modification, data can be swiftly transferred back to the SAP system, maintaining the consistency and accuracy of your enterprise data across platforms. 


Want to Learn More? 

If you’re looking to improve your data integration capabilities with the IBM Planning Analytics Connector for SAP, or if you want more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us. This valuable tool is available for purchase through Breakaway Technologies. Our team of experts is ready to provide you with all the details you need to make an informed decision and guide you through the purchasing and installation process. Contact Breakaway Technologies today to learn more or to schedule a free demo. 


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