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sap mdm or master data services from business objects ...


i knew sap is acquiring business objects , but BO is having a software package called master data services , whose functions are same as sap mdm which is already available for few customers , then how sap is planning on these two procucts. are these two products going to be mixed or only one will be there in market . any body any idea ?

or . master data services is going to be an addon to sap mdm ?


Edited by: akhil k on Jan 20, 2008 2:13 AM

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    Posted on Jan 21, 2008 at 06:52 AM

    Hi Akhil,

    Please go through these link i think they may help:

    1. ttp://

    2. Enterprise master data management (MDM) should always be the objective of any ... This approach extends Approach 4 by exposing master data services in the ...

    3.Solving the SOA Data Dilemma with Master Data Services

    Akhil, from 3rd link it looks like that this MDS( master data services) is same as MDM just the thing to be noticed is MDS term is used with SOA and MDM is an independent tool to provide MDS.

    Rewards if found helpful.



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      On Jan 16, SAP has announced that BO shall continue to lead the sales in non-SAP accounts. They have also announced five or so joint packages with BO one of which is MDS (master data services). The details shall be known,I guess, shortly; as well as the combined products road map.

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