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Product and Topic Expert

Last changed 4th of June, 2020


You can upgrade in ONE STEP from SAP BW 7.0x to SAP BW 7.40 and higher (e.g. 7.50) including the SEM and other Add-On´s. SAP BW 7.50 requires a unicode based source system.

If you are upgrading from SAP BW 3.5, the highest Version in on Step you can go is SAP BW 7.31 with SEM 7.36.This is you last Stop, where the BEx 3.x and BEx Web 3.x Objects are supported.

Good News - Easier Modeling of the SEM Add-On in Solution Manager

Information for the Upgrade to SAP BW 7.50 and further:


What should everyone consider moving BW to HANA either on Premise or moving to the HANA enterprise cloud (HEC)


SAP BW/4HANA is available and brings significant new possibilities with it, despite the usage of HANA.
Ask our Customer´s, they recognize the (Business) Value it brings.


Roland Kramer, SAP Platform Architect for Intelligent Data & Analytics



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