Business Objects Upgrade and Migration to Cloud was never this easy!

Business Objects Upgrade and Migration to Cloud was never this easy!

Business Objects Upgrade and Migration to Cloud was never this easy!

About the Client:

 

Our client is one of the largest American multinational food-manufacturing company producing cereal and convenience foods with over 32,000 employees worldwide.

 

Business Challenges:

 

  • As an organization initiative, to reduce infrastructure cost, client wants to migrate the BOBI application from on-premise hosting to cloud based hosting
  • To upgrade BOBI Application from 4.1 to 4.2, migrate content and make it compatible with upgraded version
  • As another initiative, to migrate the workplace solutions to Windows 10 and Office 365 64-bit, it was important to install and test SAP business objects admin functions and features that support Windows 10 desktops/laptops

 

The Solution:

 

TekLink visualization experts did turnkey execution of the project to

  • Do assessment of On-Premise landscape
  • Evaluate and resize the AWS server capacity considering assessment data and growth in user base
  • Find suitable AWS EC2 Instance type according to the License Availability
  • Build new BOBI Landscape with 4.2 SP5
  • Migrate content from On-Premise BOBI 4.1 SP5 to BOBI 4.2 SP5 server environments in AWS (Amazon Web Services)
  • Configure BW SSO, AD SSO, SSL, Load Balancer, APS Split, Tuning APS & Web servers
  • Installation and testing of all BOBI user and admin functions, backup and restore functions including third party tool used for specific functionality
  • Migration of jobs to the new cloud environment
  • Perform Load testing
  • Validation of client tool in Windows 10

 

Outcome and Benefits:

 

  • Achieved organization objective to move the application to AWS from on premise servers, reduced infrastructure maintenance cost
  • BOBJ footprint made compatible with Office 2016, Windows 10 and Excel 64 bit
  • BOBI application available to users migrating to Office 2016, Windows 10 and Excel 64 bit

 

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