SAP is a technology company that develops enterprise application software for companies and industries across diverse sectors.
The company offers solutions covering various lines of businesses, including asset management, commerce, finance, human resources, manufacturing, marketing, sales, services, sourcing and procurement, supply chain, and sustainability as well as research and development, and engineering. It provides enterprise application software to various industries, including consumer, discrete manufacturing, public services, energy and natural resources, financial services, and many other services.
In addition, the company offers SAP HANA, a platform that combines database, data processing, and application platform capabilities as well as simplifies application development and processing across big data sources and structures; and SAP HANA Cloud Platform which enables ease and flexibility in building, extending, and integrating business applications available to its partners, customers, and third-party developers. It also provides SAP Business Suite and SAP Business Warehouse as well as custom SAP HANA applications in the company’s cloud data centers.
Additionally, the company provides analytic solutions such as enterprise business intelligence, agile visualization, and advanced analytics for information and data needs. It also offers design, rapid deployment, and custom development; support services, software updates, and enhancements; and consulting and training services.
SAP was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany.
Founders: Hans-Werner Hector, Hasso Plattner