Unified Cloud Offering for Faster, Simpler InnovationThe cloud version of SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 is built on the SAP HANA® Cloud Platform, an open, standards-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS) that shall allow SAP customers and partners to build and deploy custom applications in SAP data centers around the world. The cloud version shall also allow for rapid deployment of packaged, highly scalable native and hybrid apps on iOS, Android, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry. As part of SAP HANA Cloud Platform, mobile cloud version users also have access to other services, including analytics, integration, security and SAP HANA.
SAP Runs SAP Mobile PlatformInternally, SAP relies on the unique ability of SAP Mobile Platform to scale and support more than 55,000 devices and 60 mobile apps across all business functions, including sales, marketing, services, development and operations.
"We run enterprise mobility at scale and require a highly secure and flexible platform to support all major mobile device types," said Mike Golz, CIO, SAP Americas. "SAP Mobile Platform is the industry-leading solution that allows us to quickly evolve with the rapidly changing mobile market. We anticipate significant developer, IT and business benefits from the latest release based on the integration of best-in-class SAP mobile technology into a single, end-to-end solution."
A 30-day free trial of SAP Mobile Platform is available on SAP® Community Network in the Developer Center for SAP Mobile Platform and a free mobile development course is available on the openSAP platform. SAP also wants to collaborate with the best and brightest developers to build a community of amazing mobile apps and send the winner of its upcoming " Mobile Game On" app contest on the trip of a lifetime in 2014. To learn more, visit www.sap.com/mobile.For more information, including additional announcements and coverage from SAP TechEd Las Vegas, visit the SAP Newsroom. iGartner "Forecast: Mobile App Stores, Worldwide, 2013 Update" by Sandy Shen and Brian Blau, September 5, 2013 iiGartner "Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms" by Ian Finley, Van Baker, Ken Parmelee, David Mitchell Smith, Ray Valdes, Gordon Van Hulzen, August 7, 2013 SAP® TechEd in 2013: Las Vegas, Amsterdam, and Bangalore SAP customers, partners, and technical experts are expected to convene at SAP® TechEd in 2013, the company's premier technical conference. Hands-on workshops, demo-driven lectures, and Q&A sessions on the latest developments in analytics, mobile, cloud, database, and in-memory computing enable SAP TechEd attendees to enhance their skills while making valuable connections with peers and IT experts from the SAP community. SAP TechEd is being held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from October 21-25, and will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from November 5-7; and Bangalore, India, from December 11-13. Follow SAP TechEd on Twitter at @SAPTechEd and join the conversation at #SAPTechEd. About SAPAs market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 251,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit www.sap.com. Any statements contained in this document that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "forecast," "intend," "may," "plan," "project," "predict," "should" and "will" and similar expressions as they relate to SAP are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. SAP undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. The factors that could affect SAP's future financial results are discussed more fully in SAP's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including SAP's most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the SEC. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates.