SAP announced the Microsoft support of SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC) version for the Microsoft platform. This relationship gives us another option to meet customer and partner demand for a budgeting & planning application built on top of the Microsoft platform. The application leverages Microsoft Office, including tight integration with Microsoft Office Excel, and Microsoft SQL Server. "SAP provides a leading unified planning and consolidation solution that delivers value for customers on the Microsoft platform," said Tom Casey, general manager, SQL Server Business Intelligence, Microsoft Corporation. "The application takes advantage of the latest available versions of Microsoft Office 2007, including integration with Microsoft Office Excel 2007 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008, enabling customers to use the familiar tools they work with every day while benefiting from the features of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 database and SQL Server Analysis Services."
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