Business Objects 12 is actually Crystal Reports 2008 which came out with the Business Objects XI 3.x platform, which is being replaced by Crystal Reports 2011 which released along with the recently released Business Objects XI 4.x platform. Here is a link to the SAP Crystal Reports 2011 SP02 Product Availability Matrix (PAM) which should help you understand product line interoperability - http://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/scn/index?rid=/library/uuid/10df8fed-5cc6-2e10-93a8-99c15c6de338&overridelayout=true. Also, here is a link to "Business Objects XI 4.0 New Features - What's New?" which you should find helpful - http://www.erphowtos.com./sap-business-objects/20-business-objects-xi-40-new-features-whats-new.html, and another link to "SAP BI Platform XI3.1 Compatibility Matrix" which clearly depicts what Crystal Reports 2008 (Business Objects 12) is compatible with - http://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/boc/index?rid=/webcontent/uuid/90f84f33-b22c-2e10-2293-93c0694f7125.
Last Wiki Answer Submitted: November 9, 2012 3:36 pm by Michael Tidmarsh11,405 pts.