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SAP Mobile Platform 2.x: Enterprise Grade Mobility


Mobility solutions are a competitive advantage for companies in most if not all business sectors and industries. They are now often high up on the executives' agenda: both in LOB and in IT departments.

This is because mobility solutions are redefining the nature of a company’s business ecosystem: by providing customers, business partners, employees and even end-users new levels of access to information and processes, unlocking new revenue and efficiency opportunities.

This rapidly growing and evolving technology comes with challenges for most organizations, including business and IT managers, application developers, and end users. These challenges require careful planning and up-front decisions about mobile infrastructure, and in the beginning often stands the realization that an ad-hoc, application based approach (e.g., individual HTML5 apps and without any mobile platform) does not scale to enterprise needs.

In contrast, a platform-based approach provides a solid foundation for uniform security controls, simplified integration between mobile operations and core business activities, and greater flexibility to adapt changing technology and business needs.

This functionality has a direct impact on the value that mobile technology delivers to business operations.

The SAP Mobile Platform (SMP) is a one-of-a kind solution for such enterprises that implement a platform based approach and take mobility seriously.

SMP provides you with state of the art technology guaranteeing enterprise ready operations, with built in features including Security, Performance, Supportability, Lifecycle Management and more.

Enterprise Readiness Built-Ins

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As an IT manager, you benefit from the SMP by getting a high-value mobile infrastructure that offers you complete visibility and control over mobile devices, applications, operations, and costs. This highly advantageous infrastructure is also highly secure, integrates easily with existing business applications and authentication systems, and requires minimal support for end users.

In this series of SCN pages, we drill down into Enterprise Readiness aspects of SMP. You'll find links to White Papers, How-To Guides, recorded presentations and demos, Blogs and other resources that dive deep into any of the five selected topics.

SMP Enterprise Readiness: Webinar Series

In addition to the assets that you find on below SCN pages, we - the SAP Mobile Rapid Innovation Group (RIG) - host a series of webinars around Enterprise Grade Mobility with SMP.

The webinars will be presented by mobility experts from within SAP: Every week, every Thursday, and they are free to attend! And yes, we'll post recordings a few days after the sessions.

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SAP Mobile Platform - Additional Resources

Great site if you are a partner or interested in becoming one. Our partner organization runs several targeted programs, and enablement is one of their targets!

  • SAP for Mobile on SCN (the space of this page)
    All things mobile - read, discuss, ask, collaborate.
  • SAP Developer Center
    Run by the team that truly loves developers! It's all about development, and you even get access to a trial license for the latest SAP Mobile Platform.
    Check out their other offerings too, among them: HANA
  • SAP Mobile Academy New Version! New Content - SMP3 Introduction!
    We publish videos on this page that help you build your own mobile apps. Check it out!
  • SAP xSearch
    The standard SAP Search Engine. Great tool if you need specific information, searches notes, wiki's, SCN and more.
  • Solution Manager on SCN
    All about Solution Manager, that comes with plenty great value for you as a customer, not just for mobile.
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