The Agnostic Cloud Platform
SAP have announced that SAP Cloud Platform is now available on all major cloud infrastructure providers, including; Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure, in addition to Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Only SAP delivers this single enterprise platform as a service (PaaS) with such flexibility, openness and choice.
SAP is also releasing the SAP Cloud Platform software development kit (SDK) for Android. It allows customers to access sophisticated workflows through any Android or Chrome OS device, bringing a familiar, easy-to-use mobile experience across iOS and Android apps.
Augmented Humanity with SAP Analytics Cloud
SAP Analytics Cloud extends access to over 150 cloud data sources, so customers can easily access, blend and gain insight from their data, no matter where it resides.
Innovations with SAP Analytics Cloud provide planning users with enhanced modeling, workflow, and access to natural language queries. Machine learning and natural language query (NLQ) technology augments human intelligence, leading to faster, more accurate results and greater business agility.
Today, the expanded capabilities are now directly embedded within SAP S/4HANA Cloud to ensure organizations can plan, execute and analyse in one system. This means capabilities in SAP Analytics Cloud can be embedded into SAP line-of-business applications to power the intelligent enterprise.
Enhancements to SAP Analytics Cloud include pre-built content and business logic for more than 20 SAP products, including SAP SuccessFactors, SAP Ariba and SAP Hybris solutions, to embed analytics where users work.
Customers currently using SAP Business Planning and Consolidation can extend the value of their existing SAP product investments by leveraging the innovations with SAP Analytics Cloud in a hybrid architecture for integrated planning across on premise and cloud.
New in AI, Blockchain and Analytics
- SAP Conversational AI enables companies to develop intelligent chatbots. The service includes a powerful end-to-end toolkit for training, building and monitoring chatbots. These chatbots can be integrated with SAP and non-SAP systems and are available as preconfigured industry-specific bots.
- SAP Leonardo Machine Learning capabilities are now embedded in applications across the SAP portfolio, including SAP S/4HANA Cloud, SAP C/4HANA and SAP Ariba solutions.
- SAP released SAP Leonardo-based innovation kits for specific industries, including retail, life sciences, manufacturing and automotive.
- SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain is a new blockchain as a service enabling enterprises to easily build and extend business solutions with blockchain technologies, particularly in supply chain.
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