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InfoSphere Optim System Analyzer for SAP Applications is a web-based application that understands the DNA of SAP and analyzes SAP systems to measure the impact of change on your system and provides real-time diagnostics to solve application life cycle management challenges.
It automates analysis across the SAP life cycle and enables you to:
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InfoSphere Optim System Analyzer for SAP Applications is a powerful diagnostic and impact analysis tool that can automatically identify SAP system changes and help users understand the impact of those changes. This reusable tool can transform the entire life cycle process by increasing the accuracy of system analysis and helping to reduce the entire project timeline.
This web-based tool combines a powerful analytical engine that works in conjunction with 200+ prebuilt templates in a drag-and-drop GUI workflow to identify impacted executables.
The following examples demonstrate how InfoSphere Optim System Analyzer for SAP Applications helps automate analysis across the SAP life cycle:
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InfoSphere Optim System Analyzer for SAP Applications is compatible with all SAP releases 4.6, or later. It runs on a Windows® Server.
|Planned availability date|
October 8, 2010
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Program Program number VRM name 5725-B36 V1.1 InfoSphere Optim System Analyzer for SAP Applications
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Product group: Optim Product Identifier Description (PID) 5725-B36: InfoSphere Optim System Analyzer for SAP Applications Product category: Optim
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Part number Program name/Description BB15IEN InfoSphere Optim System Analyzer for SAP Applications V1.1 Windows English Media Pack D0G7QLL InfoSphere Optim System Analyzer for SAP Applications PVU Lic+SW S&S 12 Mo E0AHXLL InfoSphere Optim System Analyzer for SAP Applications PVU Annual SW S&S Rnwl D0G7RLL InfoSphere Optim System Analyzer for SAP Applications PVU SW S&S Reinstate 12 Mo
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