Mobile Applications with SAP Mobile Platform
The main challenges facing companies deploying mobile are - security, back-end access and minimizing “Time To Value” for their mobile investments. As mobile deployments in the enterprise grow, new challenges also appear, requiring consistency in core system access, visibility and reporting, and consistent authentication for mobiles and the desktop environments.
The SAP Mobile Platform allows customers to deploy pre-packaged apps eliminating any development time, and for custom apps, allows users to run apps without a VPN connection, protects data in transit and at rest, and features a unique industry standard approach to data integration across any back end. Built-in reporting, HTML5-based administration UI, offline mode supported by industry standard Odata, and an open development tooling approach with SDKs allow both IT admins and developers to easily manage the system, while developers can build true native, hybrid apps based on Apache Codova, web-apps and even SMS-based apps for a reach of 100% of the devices in the market.
NEW: SAP HANA Cloud Platform mobile services
SAP HANA Cloud Platform mobile services, the foundation of SAP’s mobile app development strategy and the next step in delivering mobile innovations in the cloud, now available for our SAP PartnerEdge Application Development partners (see )
SAP Mobile Platform
SAP Mobile Platform gives you the tools you need to drive mobile initiatives across your entire organization – with a consistent development platform highly adaptable to ever-changing business needs. This platform:
- Exchanges data between traditional back-end systems to multiple mobile devices
- Enables creation of enterprise-grade applications using a single development platform
- Empowers workers to access enterprise applications on corporate or personal devices
- Protects data with end-to-end encryption and enhanced application security
To develop mobile apps on top of the SAP Mobile Platform 3.0, please sign up for the Innovation Pack for mobile. To make yourself familiar with SAP Mobile Platform please check the .
SAP Gateway technology provides a simple way for non-SAP developers to develop business applications to connect devices, environments and platforms to SAP software based on market standards. SAP Gateway provides access to SAP Business Suite data via open standards-based REST/Odata (XML or JSON) for use in mobile applications based on Android or iOS, or in Web-based user interfaces based on HTML5, PHP or Java. This technology:
- Provides powerful development tools for easy entry into SAP-based scenarios
- Supports open standards (REST-based OData)
- Includes sophisticated monitoring, logging, security
- Integrates with SAP Solution Manager
Developer licenses and resources for SAP Gateway are included in the Innovation pack for application integration.
New: SAP Backend Systems in the Cloud for Partners
SAP partners can now develop and test SAP backend integration on their private instances deployed from the SAP Cloud Appliance Library for Partners.
SAP Mobile Academy
Theprovides additional information and videos about the SAP Mobile Platform and SAP Mobile Secure.
Video: Develper´s introduction to the SAP Mobile Platform (7:58 min)
Try These Resources to Get Started
- Consuming SAP Back-End Systems
- Sybase Unwired Platform
- More developer resources can be found
Highlighted Mobile Applications
Process your CRM service requests with your iPad on- and offline. Service requests are synchronized with SAP CRM service. Reduce processing time with a simple and easy-to-use user interface. Create new service requests faster and with better data quality by capturing customer data via QR codes.
The Mobile Sales for SAP ERP solution enables customers running SAP ERP to sell better. Get access to customer data, order history, and product information anytime with this offline solution running on iPad, Android and Windows tablets. Create new sales orders on the go and leverage the tight SAP integration of Sybase Unwired Platform.
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