It looks like you are trying to change the BI/search paradigm with BusinessObjects Explorer. How did that come about?

Before we introduced Explorer in May, we had married BusinessObjectsand SAP NetWeaver, and initially aimed it at the SAP Business Warehouse. Then, we took the in-memory SAP BW Accelerator and Explorer, which came from the old BusinessObjects Polestar product, and put that in the mix. You can point Explorer at any data source on the planet, and the accelerated version uses our ETL tools or data services to load up the in-memory indexing and calculation engines, and you can look at billions of records very quickly. The second wave we released in October is an open accelerator, meaning you can load a Teradata or Oracle data warehouse or a spreadsheet or whatever you want.

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