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2517900 - The difference between Crystal Reports and Crystal Server


Product selection while requesting Business Analytics license key


There will be two selections: SAP Crystal Reports or SAP Crystal Server for the product when you request Business Analytics license key:


SAP Crystal reports is desktop software.

It is used to design/modify/manipulate/create reports from a wide range of data sources.

Further information, please refer to Crystal Reports or Help Portal

SAP Crystal Server (original name is Crystal reports server) is server Software.

It is used to access reports, dashboards, and explore corporate data to get critical, timely information, all from a single solution.


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