Business Intelligence OnDemand extends the value of a companyâs information infrastructure. The solution builds on the foundation provided by crystalreports.com, the companyâs first Software as a Service (SaaS) initiative, by maintaining and managing a copy of a companyâs data within the Business Objects OnDemand data center, enabling more complex queries, faster performance, and reduced data administration costs for customers. Customers now have the ability to access the full power of BI such as formatted reporting, dashboards, and ad-hoc query and analysis - delivered by Business Objectsâ industry leading products including Crystal ReportsÂ®, Crystal XcelsiusÂ® and Web IntelligenceÂ® - all in an on demand model.
âWe are taking on the heavy lifting of building and maintaining our customersâ data warehouse and business intelligence infrastructure,â said Steve Lucas, vice president of the on demand business at Business Objects. âThe time is right for customers to start maximizing a return on their investment in packaged applications â whether on premise or on demand. By offering a full spectrum of best-in-breed business intelligence solutions on demand, we are giving business users what they need â an easy way to turn all their data into intelligent and powerful information. This delivers all the benefits of enterprise BI, made available in a simple, secure, accessible way. â