Sesam is the first SAP BI as a Service solution. The application will be installed in 20 days in the ‘Microsoft Cloud Deutschland’, which can be accessed from anywhere. Sesam is based on preconfigured components of SAP Business Warehouse, the SAP Enterprise Portal and Microsoft Azure. The functional scope includes standard reports, self-service BI and dashboards as well as templates for sales planning and company-specific applications. Operation, support and further development of the Sesam solution are outsourced to the Sesam team. Sesam is a rental solution; an initial investment is not required.