SAP stands for Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing. Whereas SAP is a name of a company which offers
ERP solution for various industries to integrate information from various functions of that industry under one system. SAP
in a Nut shell – Flatter (Larger markets), Faster with unpredictable acceleration, Power to the consumer and everything can
be recorded (Big Data).
Current Market in SAP:
SAP seeks to secure the growth of the company primarily through organic innovation of portfolio product and solutions,
focusing on market-leading innovation in five market categories like:
a) Cloud - A portfolio of cloud-based solutions designed to work the way people do: collaborative, mobile, and insightful.
b) Mobile - SAP Mobility Platform is a mobile enterprise application platform that enables enterprise developers to simply
and quickly build applications that connect business data to mobile workers on any device, at any time.
c) Analytics - Business analytics solutions that give you real-time access to relevant information –processing vast amounts
of data instantly so that you have the facts you need for informed decisions.
d) Application - SAP Net Weaver is one foundation for Business Applications for SAP, Partners, and Customers to build and
run business applications On-Demand (Analytics and information management platform) and On-Premise (Business
e) Database - The SAP Real-time Data Platform is a flexible deployment environment for managing OLTP (Online
Transaction Processing), analytical and big data usage types, in-memory and on-disk, on-premise and in the Cloud. The
time is now for an in – memory database for transactions.
a) Instant access - Business consumers expect instant access to business information, wherever they need it.
b) Instant Value - Business consumers expect out-of-the-box business value without need for significant customization.
c) Beautiful Product experience - Business consumers expect the same usability with enterprise apps that they get in
d) Lower IT cost and sustainable growth
SAP’s Technology Innovations and solutions:
a) Green – help to reduce IT energy consumption, minimize e – waste and foster dematerialization
b) TCO – stands for simplification and overall execution excellence
c) Reliability – ensure end to end business process availability and management
d) Expanding from “Systems of Record” to “Systems of engagement”
• Real time with big data
• Information enrichment
• SAP Business suite on SAP HANA
• Harmonising the system to reduce the complexity of maintenance
• Systems of engagement need many more applications from partners and customers
• To increase the beautiful product experience by altering GUI
• Attracting and retaining new customers