Silwood Technology brings new capabilities for deeper insight and easier use of SAP BW metadata in Data Catalog and Analytics projects

24th April 2019, Ascot UK : Silwood Technology today announces the release and general availability of Safyr Version 7.2. This is the first in a series of Safyr releases that will provide significantly enhanced capabilities for extracting and exploring metadata from SAP BW systems. Ultimately this development process will culminate in the ability to identify the relationships between BW Infoproviders and BW Queries.

This initiative is designed to help to ensure that customers can more easily and quickly access and make use of SAP BW in the context of self-service data analytics and enterprise data catalog projects.

In addition, this version of the product adds some new features and fixes which are applicable for broader range of ERP and CRM packages Safyr supports.

The key developments in Safyr Version 7.2 deliver the following:

  • Enhancing the ability of users to identify SAP BW Objects more easily and accurately through improved naming functions.
  • Accelerating understanding of SAP BW data structures by the automated identification and grouping of SAP BW InfoObjects in the context of InfoArea applications.
  • Enabling a holistic view of the Data Store Objects (DSO) by surfacing their relationships to BW InfoObjects.
  • Facilitating an easier understanding of the SAP BW metadata by giving users the option to remove the Safyr Physical Representation of BW objects. This is often not required for data projects.

Nick Porter, Technical Director of Silwood Technology comments, “We are committed to helping our customers and partners work with the industry’s most complex ERP and CRM packages more easily and effectively in the context of enterprise data catalog, analytics and transformation projects by delivering best in class metadata discovery and analysis products for these systems. This latest release of Safyr is a further demonstration of this and is the first step on a path to ensure that SAP BW is incorporated in these initiatives and avoids being relegated to the status of a corporate data silo.”

Safyr 7.2 is available free of charge to existing customers with up-to-date support and maintenance contracts or who have a current subscription licence for Safyr.

About Silwood Technology Ltd

Silwood Technology Ltd is the leading supplier of enterprise Application Metadata Discovery optimisation software. The company has pioneered the use of metadata extraction and analysis for the purpose of accelerating the delivery of critical Information and Data Management projects.

Safyr is used by data analysts and architects to make the data discovery, preparation and source data analysis for these projects faster and easier. It works by building accurate, as implemented, data models of large, complex Enterprise Applications including SAP, SAP BW, SAP S/4HANA, Salesforce, Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Oracle E-Business Suite and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

Silwood markets Safyr both directly and via relationships with key Information and Data Management solution vendors such as Collibra, SNP AG, ASG Technologies, erwin Inc., IDERA and itelligence Business Solutions UK Ltd

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