In a hybrid world where cloud and on-premise systems co-exist, it is vital to have connectors that inter-relate such areas. Increasingly, companies have a best-of-breed hybrid analytics scenario in place with SAP BusinessObjects as their enterprise BI Platform on-premise and SAP Analytics Cloud for augmented analytics, self-service and planning, as a cloud-based solution.
By general rule, every 6 months we can expect a new version of the traditional on-premise SAP BI Platform, which comes with enhanced functionalities. In a world where everything moves to the cloud, for those customers that still want to leverage their current on-premise investments and aren't eager to see their data flying through the internet, a basic upgrade could be the ideal solution.
With the new capabilities and opportunities provided by SAP Cloud Platform (SCP), a hybrid scenario requiring connectivity to cloud-based data with on-premise SAP BI solutions is a bit of a challenge. Below article addresses how to set this up successfully.