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SAP HANA Cloud Platform – Integration Certification (HCP-*)

SAP HANA Cloud Platform (SAP HCP), the in-memory Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering from SAP, enables customers and developers to build, extend, and run applications on SAP HANA in the cloud. With flexible subscription models and optional services for apps, database, and infrastructure, SAP HANA Cloud Platform provides instant access to the full power of SAP HANA and the full portfolio of SAP cloud services.

SAP HCP supports various runtime containers to build and deploy cloud applications using the Java, native SAP HANA XS, and HTML5 programming models. Partners and ISVs can build new cloud applications based on your preference of your development technology using SAP HCP and obtain certification.

SAP HCP supports the following scenarios, which can also be certified via SAP ICC:

1.  Develop new cloud applications

This scenario is suitable for companies that need to start developing new applications from scratch. You can create brand new cloud applications and reach your end customers easily, with a low learning curve and small capital investment in software and hardware.

2.  Develop on-premise extensions

This scenario is suitable for companies that have already invested a lot in on-premise IT infrastructure. You can create the new extensions to the system on the cloud, and integrate seamlessly with the on-premise components using Connectivity Service and Cloud Connector.

3.  Develop cloud extensions
At SAP HANA Cloud Platform, you can also develop extensions to other cloud products, such as SAP SuccessFactors.

Accordingly SAP ICC provides four different Integration Scenarios based on SAP HANA Cloud Platform:


  • Build and Deploy New Cloud Applications


  • Build Cloud Extensions (includes HCP application)


  • Build On-Premise Extensions (includes HCP application)

All of the above (HCP-OPCL-EXT)

  • Build On-Premise plus Cloud Extensions (includes HCP application)

The validity of a certificate is always one year

Getting Started

SAP certification of HCP apps can be achieved in a few simple steps:

  • Download the overview presentation here
  • Contact
  • Sign our service offer agreement for certification and the usage of the SAP-certified logo
  • Work with your dedicated consultant to prepare the certification testing
  • Publish and market your certified app to the SAP ecosystem

Technical Documentation

SAP HANA Cloud Platform

Please check the official SAP help pages for details on SAP HANA Cloud Documentation and the SAP HANA Cloud Platform Developer Center as well as the Application Development Partner Center.

Test System Recommendation from SAP ICC

Free SAP HANA Cloud Platform developer account:

The developer edition is a free, perpetual license for you to use for evaluation and development purposes. Sign-up for your free SAP HANA Cloud Platform, developer edition. Sign-Up Now.

SAP HANA Cloud – Compute Units and optional dedicated instances:

Innovation pack for SAP HANA Cloud Platform offered through the SAP PartnerEdge for Application Development program.

Price List

Special SAP ICC Campaign in 2016 – free certification up until SAP TechEd 2016

SAP will waive the certification fee for all scenarios in the first year, provided partners commit to complete the certification testing by November 10, 2016.

Deployment of New Cloud Applications (HCP-APP-DPL), or pure Cloud Extensions (HCP-CL-EXT):

Certification fee starts at 1500 Euro in Year One

  • Renew in second year 1000 Euro
  • Renew in third year 1000 Euro

Alternatively pay 2500 Euro upfront for all 3 years (annual re-certification included)

On-Premise Extensions (HCP-OP-EXT), or combined On-Premise/Cloud Extension (HCP-OPCL-EXT):

Certification fee starts at 3000 Euro in Year One

  • Renew in second year 2000 Euro
  • Renew in third year 2000 Euro

Alternatively pay 5000 Euro upfront for all 3 years (annual re-certification included)

(Euro currency applicable to all countries).

Benefits of Certification

Customers using SAP-certified solutions in their SAP environment, as well as the ISVs and partners offering these, experience great benefits such as shorter implementation times, technical enablement, and marketing assets that certification provides.

Please visit the Certification Benefits overview page for more information.

  • After successful certification testing the ISV solution can be advertised with the following logo:

Important Links:

Apply for ICC Services right away - please fill in the SAP ICC online application form

SAP Application Development partner directory: The certified solution is listed in our
SAP Application Development partner directory.

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