Update: SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 is now available – https://blogs.sap.com/analytics/2011/09/16/sap-businessobjects-bi-4-0-generally-available/

Together, SAP and a select group of customers are in the final phase of Ramp-Up for SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.0.  Based on efforts over the last several weeks, BI 4.0 is targeted to become generally available starting September 16, 2011. The SAP Ramp-Up process ensures that our customers and partners receive the best in software quality and performance as this is the largest release of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence software in company history.

In its current product release phase, any customer currently on SAP BusinessObjects BI maintenance can access BI 4.0 for use in production with full support from SAP. Customers can download 4.0 from the SAP Service Marketplace today by following the steps on our 4.0 Ramp-Up page. To date there have been over 4,000 downloads of the RTC (release to customer) version.

For customers and partners currently using BI 4.0, new eLearning tutorials are now available on the SAP Community Network. Check out the latest tutorials and take advantage of the new capabilities BI 4.0 has to offer.

Stay connected with the Business Analytics Blog for future updates on 4.0 and Business Analytics from SAP.