Business Application Development Tools Improved in SAP NetWeaver Update
SAP updated its SAP NetWeaver platform with new features for in-memory computing, cloud computing, and mobility development.
SAP unveiled its updated SAP NetWeaver platform at SAP TechEd 2010 event in Berlin on Oct. 12. The new release updates all major product components, including modules for composing new business applications, creating mobile applications, and integrating data processes, according to SAP. NetWeaver's new capabilities can manage cloud operations and offers developers shared tools for building and deploying applications on-premise, on-demand or on-device.
The company says it expects enterprises to use SAP NetWeaver to manage the dispersed environments associated with cloud infrastructure and mobile devices. NetWeaver can also be used to manage the processing requirements needed for sophisticated analytics.
Customers will be able to provide real-time analytics on SAP Business Suite, accelerate the SAP BusinessObjects portfolio and SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse component, and develop and deploy entirely new types of applications, according to SAP.
A core component of SAP's technology platform, SAP NetWeaver offer customers process integration and portal features. NetWeaver deployments have been growing at more than 20 percent per year, on average, over the last four years, according to SAP. The company counts more than 62,000 productive systems to date, with 200 new customers deploying SAP NetWeaver Process Integration in the current quarter, SAP says.
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