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Hyperion Financial Reporting Support for Essbase Statement of Direction (Doc ID 2618231.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2023

Applies to:

Hyperion BI+
Hyperion Essbase
Information in this document applies to any platform.



This document provides an overview of the strategic plans and future direction of the Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting support with stand-alone Essbase applications.

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Statement of Direction:


Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting (Financial Reporting) provides book-quality financial and management reporting targeted that meet the unique requirements of the Finance department or any functional area that requires very highly formatted, multidimensional reporting. Financial Reporting has been used with the Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System and Oracle Essbase as data sources.


Product Strategy

Oracle’s strategic direction for Hyperion Financial Reporting is to continue providing book-quality financial and management reporting for the Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System. Beginning with Enterprise Performance Management System release 11.2.x, stand-alone Essbase will only be supported for Restricted-Use Licenses provided with on-premises Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management and Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management. For Standalone Essbase customers without on-premises Enterprise Performance Management licenses, Essbase is not supported as a data source for Hyperion Financial Reporting.



Oracle will continue to support Financial Reporting for customers with separate (standalone) Essbase licenses in Oracle EPM System release 11.2, as long as the user has a license to one or more of the Oracle Hyperion EPM offerings that include Financial Reporting, such as Oracle Hyperion Financial Management, Hyperion Planning and/or Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management. For standalone Essbase deployments that don’t include Oracle EPM System on-premises licenses, the terminal release of Financial Reporting offering support for standalone Essbase applications as a data source is


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