Getting Started

You will find quick start guides, videos, FAQs to help you get started extracting your SAP data.

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Set-up requirements


1.1 Overview

RAPid Extract Studio for SAP is a multi-tier application comprising one or more local agents installed

on a client PC or server, and a cloud-based management console- the RAPid cloud platform. Extraction

jobs/tasks on multiple instances in multiple locations can be remotely and centrally created, defined

and managed from the management console. The extraction process can be scheduled enabling

‘lights out’ automated data refresh.

1.2 Data Format

The data is extracted in a CSV format.

1.3 Data Transfer

The data is securely transferred from the agent to the RAPid cloud platform using SSL encryption.

Requirements

2.1 Hardware requirements

Hardware:

Hardware

Processor

Memory

Hard Disk

Requirements:

64-bit with 2 cores or greater

A minimum of 4GB of RAM is required

A minimum of 30GB of system space required

Additional disk space is required, preferably

on a separate volume, to store extracted data

before uploading to the RAPid cloud platform

2.2 Operating System requirements

RAPid Extract Studio runs on the following operating systems in a 64-bit environment.

Operating System:

Microsoft Windows

Supported System:

Windows Server 2008

• Standard

• Enterprise

• Datacenter

Windows Server 2012

• Standard

• Datacenter

Windows Vista SP2

• Standard Edition

• Enterprise Edition

• Datacenter Edition

• Windows 7

• Professional

• Enterprise

• Ultimate

Windows 8 and 8.1

• Pro

• Enterprise

2.3 Permissions

Windows Permissions:

Local Administrator

User

SAP Permissions Requirements

Firewall Permissions Requirements

Requirements:

Required for installation of application files

and automated data extraction services

Required for data extraction

SAP User account must have access to SE16

Data Browser and the account be RFC enabled

SAP GUI 7.3.0 or higher

Internet connections via ports 80 and 443

3.1 Operating System Components

The following components are required by the application and will need to be installed if not already

on the server/PC:

• Net Framework 4.51 (Client)

FAQ


Five important product features include:

  • Integrated scheduling of automated data extractions
  • Conduct audit of data extractions
  • Industry standard encryption and security
  • Use a library of pre-defined data extraction templates for FI, AP, AR, HR and more
  • Access to all SAP ERP tables including database views, pooled tables, and cluster tables

There are a number of business benefits. Here are a handful: 

Significantly reduce time, cost and complexity of extracting and integrating SAP data Access any data, at any time, from SAP to support fast changing information needs Accelerate analytics and data warehousing projects from many weeks to mere hours Prepare data faster for visualization and analysis using our self-service data integration, cleansing and enrichment tools in the RAPid Big Data Cloud Analytics Platform Generate more return on investment from your existing SAP technology purchases by fully accessing and improving data quality and usage

RAPid Extract Studio for SAP is free with a subscription to the RAPid Platform.  Subscription to the popular platform is only £200 / $300 per month, and with it comes highly valuable self-service tools all in one place to expedite the integration, cleansing and enrichment of data for visualization and analysis.  These tools:

  • RAPid Extract Studio for SAP is probably the world’s fastest way to extract data from SAP.  In three easy steps, you’ll be able to start to automatically start data in just two minutes.
  • RAPid Drive is an online storage area for all data in the RAPid platform.
  • RAPid Schema Builder allows users to easily build and manage data schemas.
  • Address Cleansing allows users to upload csv file of addresses for cleansing.
  • Item Classification allows users to classify data into easily identifiable groups based on certain rules.
  • RAPid InTouch enables anyone to run end-user surveys and develop scorecards in minutes.
  • RAPid Spend Analytics – Free is a self-service tool that allows you to conduct line-tine analysis so you can u efficiently monitor and analyze sourcing opportunities.

It is probably the world's fastest way to extract data from SAP, starting in just two minutes. RAPid Extract Studio is Rosslyn Analytics’ second generation award-winning app that significantly reduces the time, effort and cost of manually extracting data. 

Since we launched our first generation in 2012, RAPid Extract Studio has become one of the most popular tools to extract data from SAP. In three, basic steps, it lets you have SAP data in your hands, ready for preparation in our RAPid Big Data Cloud Analytics Platform which features self-service data integration, cleansing and enrichment tools all in one place.

RAPid Extract Studio requires a simple process to download, install and authenticate the agent. Extraction jobs on multiple instances in multiple locations are remotely and centrally created, defined and managed from the management console. The data is securely transferred from the Agent to the RAPid cloud platform using SSL encryption.

 

RAPid Extract Studio follows industry standard encryption and security techniques. There is a library of pre-defined data extraction templates for FI, AP, AR, HR etc. which has both public and private extraction templates.

The extraction agent can be remotely managed from management console on RAPid. This management console not only helps in scheduling jobs but also shows status of existing jobs, per agent, completed jobs history (success, fail).

You are able to extract any data including transparent, cluster and pooled tables and related metadata.

The data is extracted to csv format.

Your data is automatically and securely loaded into our RAPid Big Data Cloud Analytics Platform, which is powered by Microsoft Azure. This means your data is stored in secure data centers around the world, portioned by country and region. For example, data loaded into RAPid by UK/Europe-based employees stays in the European Union. Data loaded into RAPid by US-based employees stays in US-hosted data centers.

In addition to the ISO27001 and 9001 standard, we also safeguard customer data by abiding with obligations of the Safe Harbor Framework.

When we delete your data from our system, we will be providing a record that it has been deleted. For your information, we are ISO 27001 and 9001 certified. 

There is no limit to the amount of data the RAPid Extract Studio can extract. Any data extraction restrictions including speed and performance rest with your SAP system.

RAPid Extract Studio enables you to quickly extract data from all SAP releases from 4.0B onwards.

Your data and all communications between the agent and our cloud servers are secured using the latest industry encryption standards (SSL).

Our RAPid Big Data Cloud Analytics Platform features self-service data integration, cleansing and enrichment tools all in one place. In three basic steps it lets you have SAP data in your hands, ready for data preparation. It allows both technical and business users to accurately and comprehensively integrate, cleanse and enrich SAP data for visualization and analysis outside of the SAP environment.

Our platform provides a single destination of easy-to-use data quality tools such as: removing duplicate records; assessing and auto correcting addresses; classifying data on-the-fly; and, tagging data to other sources of information including credit scores, customer surveys.

To show everyone how quick and easy it is to extract SAP data, we have made a free trial available with a limit of 1000 rows. Please contact us if you want to extract more than what is limited in the free trial.  Email is at sales@rosslynanalytics.com.

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