SAP Mobile Platform Solutions
Hi experts !!
I understand the SAP Mobile Platform Architecture, but I have a question: How is the coupling of others SAP Mobile solutions/products like:.
SAP Mobile Documents,....?
Is there any document that consolidate all this solutions/products in a SAP Mobile Platform approach?
Jitendra Kansal replied
As per my understanding:
SAP Afaria: It is a centralized mobile device management (MDM) tool to help companies to connect mobile devices (tablet/smartphones) to corporate network. Also simplifies IT tasks associated with buying, deploying, securing and maintaining such devices.
Check this video for clear understanding. Afaria 100: Introduction to Mobile Device Management with Afaria - YouTube
Mocana: It is mobile application management (MAM) tool to manage apps from a centralized console. It provides features like wipe out the app data on invalid passcode, end user license agreement etc. Best part is you dont have to write a single piece of code for this. Just upload the .apk/.ipa file, apply the desired policies and download the app to the device.
A free 30 days trial version is available. You can try the same.
see how does it work Securing Mobile App few clicks away - Mocana Trial
SAP Fiori: A collection of apps based on SAP UI5. If you want to create this kind of app you need to have an understanding of UI5/JS/html5 and CSS. Here Netweaver gateway exposes OData services which channel business data required for your application. Check here for more details:
SUP & Syclo: I guess you are referring to SMP 2.3. In SMP 2.3, both SUP and syclo features are available in same product.
SUP: A middleware to connect heterogeneous backend (SAP, oracle, webservices, sql etc)and to deploy the app to various platform (BB, Android, iOS, WM, windows) Types of SAP Mobile Technologies
Syclo: provides the agentry mobile platform for developing, deploying business application. Eg. work manager, Inventory manager etc.
SAP Mobile documents : SAP Mobile Documents Overview
Overall, with the same SMP 2.3, you can go with SUP based app development and agentry based app development. For providing any security features to the app you can go with Afaria and Mocana. As of now, SAP Fiori is nothing to do with SMP 2.3.
I am not sure if you have already looked at SMP 3.0 architecture. SMP 3.0 is an unified product of SUP (sybase unwired platform), Syclo Agentry, mobilizer.
Please refer this SMP 3.0 for Administrators and Architects