Business Objects is a powerful OLAP tool. It can do reporting, sure, but it also has the OLAP capabilities with the Universe design and the Set Analyzer. They also provide a nice set of Web interface APIs, and their application foundation suite allows you to develop sophisticated BI applications.
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