SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 provides flexible systems management.
SAP BO XI 3.1 Online Training
In BusinessObjects 3.1, different technologies accessed the data for each of the tools (Crystal Reports, Web Intelligence and Xcelsius). Now all the tools use the same BI Consumer Service (BICS) interface to directly connect to SAP NetWeaver BW through high-performance APIs. This results in simpler architecture, reduced development requirements and much better performance.
What you will learn
SAP calls XI an integration broker because it mediates between entities with varying requirements in terms of connectivity, format, and protocols. According to SAP, XI reduces integration costs by providing a common repository for interfaces. The central component of SAP XI is the SAP Integration Server, which facilitates interaction between diverse operating systems and applications across internal and external networked computer systems.