LAS VEGAS, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent survey, SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) found businesses of all sizes are struggling to unlock the hidden value of their data and lack the tools to use company data effectively for decision making. SAP today announced that the SAP Lumira® solution, Edge edition, is now generally available to help bring cost-effective data visualization to teams and departments within small and midsize businesses. In addition, SAP remains a leader in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platforms* for the seventh consecutive year. The announcement was made at SAPinsider BI 2015, being held March 9–12 in Las Vegas.
With SAP Lumira, Edge edition, users are now able to create, view, modify and share compelling visualizations with teammates and colleagues within their browser. With a simple and fast process for installation, teams can begin visualizing data quickly to help tell stories that inspire their audiences.
The SAP Lumira solution puts data visualization and infographics in the hands of business users, helping to provide more immediate and actionable insights. Other features of SAP Lumira, Edge edition, include:
- Agile data discovery and visualization across teams and departments
- Ability to view, modify and share visualizations produced by SAP Lumira in the browser
- User management services to help provide better control and more secure data visualization and administration
- A simple and fast process to install and begin visualizing data in as little as 15 minutes
"With over 650,000 downloads, we continue to see rapid adoption of SAP Lumira by organizations of all sizes," said Clemens Praendl, senior vice president and general manager, Analytics, SAP. "SAP Lumira, Edge edition, is helping our customers extend the power of data-driven insights to all users throughout an organization."
SAP was recognized again this year as a leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. View the full report here.
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*Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms" by Rita L. Sallam, Bill Hostmann, Kurt Schlegel, Joao Tapadinhas, Josh Parenteau, Thomas W. Oestreich. February 23, 2015.
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