What is the SAC Add-in for Microsoft Office?

Learn about the key features and benefits of the SAC Add-in for MS Office.
December 22, 2023


The SAP Analytics Cloud add-in for Microsoft Office is a powerful tool that enables seamless integration between SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) and Microsoft Office applications, primarily Microsoft Excel. This integration enhances the capabilities of Microsoft Excel by allowing users to access and analyze data from SAP Analytics Cloud directly within their familiar Excel environment. 

Key Benefits

Enhanced Data Analysis

Users can leverage Microsoft Excel’s robust data analysis and visualization capabilities to gain deeper insights into their SAP Analytics Cloud data.

Streamlined Workflow

The add-in simplifies the process of importing and working with SAC data in Excel, reducing the need for manual data handling and improving efficiency.

Data Integration

It enables the consolidation of data from various sources, including SAC, spreadsheets, on-premises databases, and cloud-based repositories, providing a comprehensive view of the data landscape.

Real-Time Updates

Users can keep their Excel-based analyses up-to-date by pulling in real-time data from SAP Analytics Cloud, ensuring that decisions are based on the latest information.

Key Features

Data Import

Users can import data from SAP Analytics Cloud into Excel seamlessly, making it easy to work with SAC data for analysis and reporting.


The add-in allows users to format and structure the imported data within Excel, ensuring that it aligns with their reporting requirements and preferences.

Hierarchy Support

Dimensions with hierarchies can be expanded and collapsed within Excel tables, allowing for a more detailed exploration of data.

Analysis & Visualization

Users can perform in-depth data analysis using Excel’s powerful analytical tools and create visualizations to facilitate data-driven decision-making.

Planning Capabilities

For SAC Planning models, users can add, edit, and save planning data back to SAP Analytics Cloud directly from Excel.

Data Source Variety

Besides SAC data, the add-in supports the analysis of SAP Datasphere datasets and SAP S/4HANA Cloud queries, expanding the range of data that can be utilized.

Flexible Workbook Management

Users can add multiple tables, apply dimensions, measures, and filters to customize their analysis within Excel workbooks.


Excel-based reports and analyses can be easily shared with colleagues and stakeholders, promoting collaboration and data-driven decision-making across the organization.

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