SAP Crystal Server

SAP Crystal Server (SAP)

SAP Crystal Server is a complete reporting solution that creates, manages, and delivers reports via the Web or embedded in enterprise applications.

Licences

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Overview

Empower decision makers with easy, intuitive access to the BI tools small businesses must have. SAP Crystal Server (as Named User or Concurrent Access) enables automated distribution, self-service access to reports, dashboards, and data exploration within a secure infrastructure. Enable business users to make timely, fact-based decisions while reducing reporting backlogs and simplify administration procedures and user management for your IT team.

  1. Choose the way users connect in self service
    • NUL licenses are ideal for frequent users (like power users and administrators). CAL licences are for general and intermittent audiences (like business and end-users)
  2. Choose the pace at which your environment grows
    • Provide data access for 1 to 150 users, share contents with internal and external stakeholders and lock down the levels of capabilities each user has
  3. Choose the mechanisms to deliver your contents
    • Empower employee with guided self-service access, or automate publishing and delivery of personalized reports to 1 or 1,000 recipients on desktop, web and mobile devices.

Key Features:

  • No money wasted: Tailor the licenses to the type of user in your enterprise
  • No compromise: Easily audit user behavior and report usage to optimize your landscape
  • No unsolved issue: Leverage our SAP support offerings to be successful
  • No unused licenses: Buy digitally from the SAP Store when you need licenses
  • No long sales cycles: Buy digitally with your credit card or per invoice
  • No contract negotiations: Buy digitally with standard terms and conditions
  • No output limitation: Consume data on a computer, a mobile device or on paper
  • No recipient limitation: Share reports with an unlimited number of users
  • No "one fits all approach": Personalize your reports for each individual user

Put business analytics directly into the hands of decision makers and business users through:

  • Data-driven publishing that accelerates delivery of personalised reports to a dynamic list of recipients
  • A common semantic layer that makes corporate data readily accessible
  • Integration with Microsoft Office applications to provide users with information inside the solutions they work with the most
  • Fast and secure mobile deployment through a wireless connection with enhanced security and automatic transfer of administrative policies
  • Accelerated start with simplified deployment, configuration wizards and migration tools make configuration faster and easier
  • Administrative support for lifecycle management, auditing and system monitoring to minimise ongoing cost of ownership

Crystal Server: The complete on-premise reporting solution for Small to Medium sized Businesses.

Product Features

Key Features:

Improve performance with critical BI content: Perform root-cause analysis, monitor real-time business performance and find the information you need – anytime, anywhere. Use a simple keyword search to find information from any data source.

  • Harness a common semantic layer that makes corporate data easier to consume for all users
  • Cut costs by using a single BI server for both reports and dashboards
  • Print, export and drill-down into charts and other report objects over the Web
  • Generate interactive reports with dynamic data visualisations
  • Integrate reports with Java Portal Access, Microsoft Office and Microsoft SharePoint

Share key information across your company: Create and share BI reports so your team can make informed decisions and take action with confidence. Publish and deliver reports to thousands of recipients, personalised for each user.

  • Base a single SAP Crystal Reports document on multiple data sources
  • Trigger reports to run at specific times or with specific events
  • Schedule reports and generate them in familiar formats, including XLS, PDF and RTF
  • Give all users secure self-service access to information – online, offline, or via mobile BI apps.

Requirements

Crystal Server 2016 minimum server hardware requirements:

Server Components

  • PU performance of at least 8000 SAPS
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM or more
  • Disk space (approximate):  11 GB for default installation with English language only installed

Operating Systems

  • Windows:  Server 2012 R2, Server 2012, Server 2008 R2 x64 SP1
  • Linux: Red Hat EL 7 x86 64, Red Hat EL 6 x86 64 Update 2, SUSE SLES 12 x86 64, SUSE SLES 11 x86 64

System Requirements

  • Browsers: IE 11, IE 10, Firefox ESP 38.x, Chrome