SAP Overview

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  1. History
  2. Architecture
  3. Modules/Solutions

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1- HISTORY

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SAP
HISTORY
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1972

FOUNDATION OF THE COMPANY

Five former IBM employees start a company they call SAP Systemanalyse und Programmentwicklung ("System Analysis and Program Development")

1972

FOUNDATION OF THE COMPANY

Five former IBM employees start a company they call SAP Systemanalyse und Programmentwicklung ("System Analysis and Program Development")

1972

FOUNDATION OF THE COMPANY

Five former IBM employees start a company they call SAP Systemanalyse und Programmentwicklung ("System Analysis and Program Development")

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1979

THE START OF R/2

SAP begins operations on its own server.
An in-depth examination of IBM's database and dialog control system causes SAP to rethink its software, paving the way for SAP R/2.

1979

THE START OF R/2

SAP begins operations on its own server.
An in-depth examination of IBM's database and dialog control system causes SAP to rethink its software, paving the way for SAP R/2.

1979

THE START OF R/2

SAP begins operations on its own server.
An in-depth examination of IBM's database and dialog control system causes SAP to rethink its software, paving the way for SAP R/2.

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1992

THE ERA OF SAP R/3

Following successful installations with select pilot customers, SAP brings SAP R/3 to the general public and enters a new level of growth.

1992

THE ERA OF SAP R/3

Following successful installations with select pilot customers, SAP brings SAP R/3 to the general public and enters a new level of growth.

1992

THE ERA OF SAP R/3

Following successful installations with select pilot customers, SAP brings SAP R/3 to the general public and enters a new level of growth.

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2004

THE BIRTH OF SAP NETWEAVER

SAP brings the first version of SAP NetWeaver to market. The response to this new integration and application platform is overwhelming. By the end of the year, well over 1,000 customers acquire the product.

2004

THE BIRTH OF SAP NETWEAVER

SAP brings the first version of SAP NetWeaver to market. The response to this new integration and application platform is overwhelming. By the end of the year, well over 1,000 customers acquire the product.

2004

THE BIRTH OF SAP NETWEAVER

SAP brings the first version of SAP NetWeaver to market. The response to this new integration and application platform is overwhelming. By the end of the year, well over 1,000 customers acquire the product.

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2010

THE BIRTH OF IN-MEMORY TECHNOLOGY

SAP's SAPPHIRE Now: In addition to a comprehensive overview of SAP's product strategy, they witness numerous innovations - chief among them is in-memory technology a new era of real-time processing in business applications.

2010

THE BIRTH OF IN-MEMORY TECHNOLOGY

SAP's SAPPHIRE Now: In addition to a comprehensive overview of SAP's product strategy, they witness numerous innovations - chief among them is in-memory technology a new era of real-time processing in business applications.

2010

THE BIRTH OF IN-MEMORY TECHNOLOGY

SAP's SAPPHIRE Now: In addition to a comprehensive overview of SAP's product strategy, they witness numerous innovations - chief among them is in-memory technology a new era of real-time processing in business applications.

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2013

SAP BUSINESS SUITE ON HANA

The entire SAP Business Suite moves to SAP HANA.
SAP acquires hybris, a widely recognized leader in commerce technology.

2013

SAP BUSINESS SUITE ON HANA

The entire SAP Business Suite moves to SAP HANA.
SAP acquires hybris, a widely recognized leader in commerce technology.

2013

SAP BUSINESS SUITE ON HANA

The entire SAP Business Suite moves to SAP HANA.
SAP acquires hybris, a widely recognized leader in commerce technology.

2015

2015

NEW GENERATION OF SOFTWARE

SAP unveils a new business suite, SAP S/4HANA, built on SAP HANA and designed on the principles of SAP Fiori.
The initial launch is soon followed by SAP S/4HANA, cloud edition.
Launch of the SAP HANA Cloud Platform for the Internet of Things (IoT).

2015

NEW GENERATION OF SOFTWARE

SAP unveils a new business suite, SAP S/4HANA, built on SAP HANA and designed on the principles of SAP Fiori.
The initial launch is soon followed by SAP S/4HANA, cloud edition.
Launch of the SAP HANA Cloud Platform for the Internet of Things (IoT).

2015

NEW GENERATION OF SOFTWARE

SAP unveils a new business suite, SAP S/4HANA, built on SAP HANA and designed on the principles of SAP Fiori.
The initial launch is soon followed by SAP S/4HANA, cloud edition.
Launch of the SAP HANA Cloud Platform for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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2020

BIRTH OF SAP HANA CLOUD

As the data foundation for SAP’s Business Technology Platform, the SAP HANA Cloud database offers the power of SAP HANA in the cloud.

2020

BIRTH OF SAP HANA CLOUD

As the data foundation for SAP’s Business Technology Platform, the SAP HANA Cloud database offers the power of SAP HANA in the cloud.

2020

BIRTH OF SAP HANA CLOUD

As the data foundation for SAP’s Business Technology Platform, the SAP HANA Cloud database offers the power of SAP HANA in the cloud.

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Quiz 1: SAP history

2- ARCHITECTURE

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SAP ARCHITECTURE:
OVERVIEW
R1
R1
R2
R2:Two-tier architecture
R3
R3: Three-tier architecture
R3 up to release 4.6c
R3 up to release 4.6c
R3 Enterprise 4.7
R3 Enterprise 4.7
MySAP ERP 2004, Netweaver 2004 and SAP ERP Central Component.
MySAP ERP 2004, Netweaver 2004 and SAP ERP Central Component
Netweaver: IT practices and IT Scenarios
Netweaver: IT Practices + IT Scenarios
SAP HANA Architecture
SAP HANA Architecture
HANA 2.0
Upgrade to HANA 2.0
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Quiz 2: SAP Architecture

3-MODULES/SOLUTIONS

TYPES OF MODULES IN SAP ERP
CENTRAL CORE FUNCTIONAL MODULES

LIST OF SAP MODULES

FUNCTIONAL MODULESTECHNICAL MODULES
FIABAP
COSecurity
MMBasis
SDBI/BW
PPHANA
QMBPC
PSALE
HCMBODS
FSCMBOBJ/BO
WMNetweaver
APOFiori
PMSolution Manager
LEMDM
FI-BLB1
EHSEAM
GRCGRC
Testing
IM (S/4HANA)SAP Cloud Platform
CS (S/4HANA)Web Dynpro
EPM (S/4HANA)XI

INTELLIGENT SUITE-SAP S/4HANA

SAP SOLUTIONS/APPLICATIONS
SAP C/4HANA (Previously called SAP Hybris)
SAP IBP
SAP Digital Manufacturing
SAP S/4HANA Cloud
SAP Successfactors
SAP Fieldglass
SAP Ariba
SAP Concur
Quiz 3: SAP modules