SAP Cloud Platform
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|Cloud Computing: PaaS|
SAP Cloud Platform is a platform as a service developed by SAP SE for creating new applications or extending existing applications in a secure cloud computing environment managed by SAP. The SAP Cloud Platform integrates data and business processes.
The company is also in partnership with Cloud Foundry for a beta offering of SAP Cloud Platform that enables customers to test out and give feedback for the functionalities coming with Cloud Foundry.
In mid-January 2021, the SAP Cloud Platform brand was retired to support the SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP) brand.
Initially unveiled as SAP NetWeaver Cloud belonging to the SAP HANA Cloud portfolio on October 16, 2012 the cloud platform was reintroduced with the new name SAP HANA Cloud Platform on May 13, 2013 as the foundation for SAP cloud products, including the SAP BusinessObjects Cloud. Adoption of the SAP HANA Cloud Platform has increased steadily since the platform's launch in 2012, with SAP claiming over 4000 customers and 500 partners adopting the SAP HANA Cloud Platform.
SAP Cloud Platform contains many services. For a better overview, they were assigned to several categories. The following list contains all the categories defined by SAP:
- SAP Jam
- SAP Cloud Platform, gamification service
- SAP Document Center
- User Experience
- SAP Cloud Platform Build
- SAP Fiori Cloud
- SAP Cloud Platform Portal
- SAP Cloud Platform Forms by Adobe
- SAP Cloud Platform Rapid Application Development by Mendix
- SAP Cloud Platform Integration
- SAP Cloud Platform Remote Data Sync
- SAP Agile Data Preparation
- SAP Cloud Platform OData Provisioning
- SAP Cloud Platform API Management
- SAP Cloud Platform Workflow
- SAP Cloud Platform Business Rules
- SAP Cloud Platform Connector
- SAP Cloud Platform Smart Data Integration
- SAP Cloud Platform Enterprise Messaging (Beta)
- SAP Cloud Platform Predictive services
- SAP Cloud Platform Streaming Analytics
- SAP HANA for Advanced Analytics
- SAP BusinessObjects Cloud
- SAP Leonardo
- Internet of Things
- SAP Cloud Platform Internet of Things
- Cloud App Security with SAP Cloud Platform
- SAP Cloud Platform Identity Authentication
- SAP Cloud Platform Identity Provisioning
- Mobile Service for development and operations
- Mobile Service for app and device management
- Mobile Service for app protection
- Mobile Service for SAP Fiori
- SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS
- Business Services
- SAP Business Services for YaaS
- SAP Localization Hub, tax service
- Runtimes & Containers
- Data & Storage
- SAP Cloud Platform Big Data Services
- SAP Cloud Platform SAP HANA service
- SAP Cloud Platform ASE service
- SAP Cloud Platform Document service
- Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
- SAP Cloud Platform Web IDE
- SAP Monitoring Service
- SAP Translation Hub
Some applications are available from the SAP HANA App Center, to extend and integrate applications, customize existing applications, and extend their mobile footprint with mobile-first apps. With SAP Cloud Platform developers can build applications which are running in the cloud, but still access data from the premises or other clouds.
SAP Cloud Platform, developer edition offers users a way to explore SAP Cloud Platform and its capabilities. In addition to 1GB shared SAP HANA, SAP Cloud Platform provides users to:
- Create column views using both HANA Studio and SQL commands via JDBC
- Connect to the HANA instance on SAP Cloud Platform easily via Eclipse
- Deploy the apps on Cloud Foundry based runtimes and backing services
- Connect to up to 2 on-premises systems
- Create unlimited HTML apps
- Test drive the Java applications
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