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Free-Form Apps or Essbase 21c: How Do You Choose?

August 11, 2021
Kurt Mayer

Essbase is a premier finance product and an excellent choice for Fortune 500 companies. However, Essbase can now be found powering many of Oracle's Enterprise applications—from Fusion SaaS and EPM SaaS applications to on-premises custom analytic applications to Bespoke planning with Essbase on OCI. This can lead to confusion when trying to decide which form of Essbase to implement. Should you move to a full SaaS deployment of Essbase with free-form Planning, or move to an Essbase 21c standalone OCI cloud configuration

Watch our on-demand webinar and gain insight into the benefits of deploying Free-Form Planning applications versus moving to a standalone OCI Marketplace Essbase 21c cloud implementation.

Discussion included:

  • Considerations when migrating
  • How your decision may impact how you maintain software updates and patches
  • What a migration entails, and common pitfalls to avoid