Over the past 42 years, SAP has grown to become the world's leading provider of business software solutions. With 12 million users, 96,400 installations, and more than 1,500 partners, SAP is the world's largest inter-enterprise software company and the world's third-largest independent software supplier, overall. SAP solutions help enterprises of all sizes around the world to improve customer relationships, enhance partner collaboration and create efficiencies across their supply chains and business operations. SAP group includes subsidiaries in over 180 countries and employs more than 74.400 people.
SAP industry solutions support the unique business processes of more than 25 industry segments, including utilities, high tech, retail, manufacturing and financial services. Through a variety of research projects, SAP seeks to bridge the gap between open, collaborative research with external partners and the exploitation of research results into new or existing SAP product lines through SAP's development groups.
SAP Products & Innovation (P&I) is the worldwide business unit responsible for the development and delivery of all products across SAP’s product portfolio including applications, analytics, cloud, database and technology, and mobile.
SAP will not develop software in this project. Software development will be done by the partner INESCTEC on SAP HANA Cloud Platform (HCP). SAP will provide the HCP and prepare the business and functional specifications.