OLAP BAPIs provide an industry-standard method for accessing SAP Business Information Warehouse (SAP BW) data via third-party front-end presentation tools. They enable you to connect the SAP BW server to a wide range of applications with varying OLAP architectures.
The SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) highly recommends that ISVs and partners, who are interested in certifying an integration of their product with SAP solutions, begin with our page Getting Started with Integration and Certification that explains the SAP ICC services and describes the process how to obtain them. This page helps you select the correct integration scenario and contains technical information, streaming media presentations, step-by-step guides, and much more.
SAP BW 7.0
There were no changes to BW-OBI in this release.
BW-OBI was introduced as a certifiable interface since SAP Business Information Warehouse 2.0. For more information, see:
In addition to the technical interface specifications, please also refer to the applicable SAP Solution Manager Ready.
Test System Recommendation from ICC
SAP RAC Service:
The quickest way to gain access to an SAP system suitable for integration testing is via the SAP Remote Access and Connectivity Service (SAP RAC), which provides access to shared and exclusive-use hosted test systems.
Read SAP ICC consultant Martin Vierling's blog about Integrating to SAP Solutions - Test System Opportunities for independent Software Vendors, where you can find the options of hosted SAP Test Systems and recommendations, if the hosted test system option is suitable for your certification.
10,000 Euro per Certification (Euro currency applicable to all countries).
To understand all services and benefits included in this fee, please refer to the Getting Started Page.
Benefits of CertificationCustomers using SAP-certified solutions in their SAP environment, as well as the ISVs and partners offering these, experience great benefits such as shorter implementation times, technical enablement, and marketing assets that certification provides.
- After successful certification testing the ISV solution can be advertised with the following logo:
SAP Training and Help:
Please refer to SAP Education.
ICC Webinar: You are invited to join our introductory webinars - hosted by the SAP Integration and Certification Center in regular intervals. For a schedule and recordings got to the page "SAP Integration and Certification Webinar Series".
Apply for ICC Services right away - please fill in the SAP ICC online application form.
SAP Application Development partner directory: The certified solution is listed in our SAP Application Development partner directory.