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What are the most recent releases of the ‘SAP R/3’ solution?
SAP R/3 Enterprise Release 4.70
SAP R/3 Release 4.6C/4.6B/4.5B/4.0B
What are the components of the ‘SAP Business Suite’?
SAP Customer Relationship Management (CRM 5.0)
SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM 5.0)
SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
SAP SRM 2007
SAP Catalog Content Management (SRM-MDM 1.0)
SAP Product Life Cycle Management
SAP Product Life Cycle Management 4.00
SAP Environment, Health, and Safety 2.7B
SAP PLM Recipe Management 2.1
SAP Compliance Management for SOA
Management of Internal controls 1.0
SAP Learning Solution 2.00
SAP Strategic Enterprise Management (SEM)
What is ‘SAP Business One’?
‘SAP Business One’ is the low-cost, easy-to-implement business management solution from SAP for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). Unlike regular ERP software from SAP, this solution gives managers on-demand access to critical real-time information through ‘one single system’ containing financial, customer relationship management, manufacturing, and management control capabilities. As a result, the solution enables rapid employee productivity, while empowering managers to make better business decisions to stay ahead of the competition. Equipped with a user-friendly interface, SAP Business One serves as your central ERP hub with standard interfaces to internal and external data sources, handheld computers, CRM applications, and other leading analysis tools.
SAP Business One is based on the Microsoft Windows platform making it easier to comprehend and use. The application comes with a ‘demo company,’ which can be used by the implementing company to become familiar with functionality. The modules of SAP Business One include:
Sales – A/R
Purchasing – A/P
What is ‘SAP xApps’?
The ‘SAP xApps’ family of composite applications enables continuous business innovation – and provides the flexibility necessary to respond quickly and profitably to business changes. They extend the value of core business investments and maximize the return on strategic assets: employees, knowledge, products, business relationships, and IT. SAP and SAP certified partners deliver these composite applications that drive specialized business processes, provide comprehensive business insights, and focus on the needs of a variety of industries. All these applications combine Web services and data from multiple systems in an application design made possible by the SAP Composite Application Framework within the SAP NetWeaver technology platform.
This framework includes the methodology, tools, and run-time environment to develop composite applications. It provides a consistent object model and a rich user experience, and gives developers a productive way to create composite applications on top of a set of heterogeneous applications.
What are all the components of ‘SAP xApps’?
SAP Document Builder
SAP Global Trade Services
SAP xApp Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence
SAP xApp Resource and Portfolio Management
SAP xApp Product Definition
SAP xApp Cost and Quotation Management
SAP xApp Integrated Exploration and Production
SAP xApp Sales and Operations Planning
What ‘Industry Solutions’ (IS) are available from SAP?
There are 22 Industry Solutions available from SAP. They are:
SAP for Aerospace and Defence
SAP for Automotive
SAP for Banking
SAP for Consumer Products
SAP Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable
SAP for Defence and Security
SAP for Engineering, Construction and Operations
SAP for Financial Service Providers
SAP for Healthcare
SAP for Higher Education and Research
SAP for High Tech
SAP for Insurance
SAP for Media
SAP for Mill Products
SAP for Mining
SAP for Oil and Gas
SAP for Professional Services
SAP for Public Sectors
SAP for Retail
SAP for Telecommunications
SAP for Utilities
SAP for Wholesale Distribution
What is the significance of the ‘SAP NetWeaver’ platform?
The SAP ‘NetWeaver’ platform allows organizations to build new business solutions rapidly while realizing more business value from existing IT investments. SAP NetWeaver supports new cross-functional business processes and helps to lower the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) by reducing the need for custom integration. It offers complete life cycle management for all of your applications. It is also the foundation for Enterprise Services Architecture (EAS) and helps align people, information, and business processes across organizational and technological boundaries.
What are the components of ‘NetWeaver’?
By providing an open integration and application platform and permitting the integration of the Enterprise Services Architecture, SAP NetWeaver helps unify business processes across technological boundaries, integrating applications for employees as needed, and accessing/editing simple information easily in a structured manner.
BI (Business Intelligence) Content
Master Data Management
Business Process Management
DB and OS Abstraction
SAP Knowledge Warehouse
Life Cycle Management
Software Change Management
What are the ‘Solutions’ currently available from SAP?
Currently, SAP Solutions include the following:
SAP Business Suite
SAP R/3 and R/3 Enterprise
SAP for Industries
SAP Solution Manager
What are the components of the ‘SAP ERP’ solution?
SAP ERP Central Component (ECC 6.0)
SAP SEM (Strategic Enterprise Management) (SEM 6.0)
SAP cProject Suite (Project and Portfolio Management 4.0)
SAP SRM for ERP (SRM 5.0)
SAP Catalog Content Management (CCM 2.0 for ERP 2004)
SAP Internet Sales for ERP
‘SAP’ is an acronym for ‘Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte der Dataenverar- beitung,’ in German, meaning ‘Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing.’ Founded in 1972, SAP – with its headquarters in Walldorf, Germany – is the global market leader in collaborative, inter-enterprise business solutions (i.e., business software). SAP employs close to 40,000 employees worldwide, with more than 100,000 installations in about 40,000 companies in 120 countries. More than 12 million people use SAP on a daily basis. There are more than 20 industry- specific ‘Industry Solutions,’ known commonly as ‘IS’ (IS-Oil, IS-Retail, IS-Bank, etc).