A: SAP Crystal Reports is a business intelligence application used to design and generate reports from a wide range of data sources. Several other applications, such as Microsoft Visual Studio, bundle an OEM version of Crystal Reports as a general purpose reporting tool. SAP Crystal Reports became the de facto standard report writer when Microsoft originally bundled it with Visual Basic in the mid 90s. The current release, Crystal Reports 2011, builds upon 15 years and 13 versions. It's the reporting tool of choice for millions of IT professionals, application developers and report consumers.
A: System requirements for SAP Crystal Reports 2011 include:
A: Accessible data sources include:
A: To securely manage and share reports with multiple users, you can publish reports directly to SAP Crystal Report Server. SAP Crystal Reports Server is an additional software product that can allow you to securely open, view, interact with and share reports and dashboards over the Web. An intuitive web browser interface enables users to run and schedule reports in a read-only format and distribute them automatically via email. For more information, see the Crystal Reports Server pages
A: Crystal Reports 2011 is available in a single edition, called Crystal Reports 2011. This new single edition has features equivalent to the Developer edition in older versions.
A: DSCallards is a leading provider of SAP Crystal Reports training courses and ongoing technical support. For more information, visit our Crystal Services pages or call our Sales Team on 0800 652 4050.
A: As of May 2011 the manufacturer of SAP Crystal Reports ceased all production of any version older than Crystal Reports XI and all available stock has now been sold. If you require an earlier version please contact our sales and support teams to clarify, we often find that Crystal Reports 2008 or 2011 can be used rather than the older versions.