SAP, a software major, has announced new Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for its digital innovation system SAP Leonardo, helping customers to drive digital transformation, realise business value, and connect to use case scenarios.
The recently announced SAP Leonardo digital innovation system has been enhanced to include new accelerators for industries and the IoT, extended tools for SAP Build and new Cloud Foundry packages for SAP Cloud Platform for partners.
Mala Anand, executive vice president and president of SAP Leonardo, Data and Insights at SAP, said: “More than 70 per cent of global CEOs think the next three years will be more critical than the last 50 years, yet only 5 per cent feel they have mastered digital innovation as a competitive advantage.”
“We’re helping customers drive business model and process changes by building innovative capabilities that integrate with our core business applications, making it easier for customers to quickly realise the value of digital transformation and at reasonable cost,” added Anand.
SAP announced the launch of three new SAP Leonardo Innovation Services to help businesses connect new technologies to use case scenarios with the goal of shortening time to value.
Technologies covered include the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, analytics, Big Data, design thinking, blockchain and data intelligence. SAP Leonardo Innovation Services connect seamlessly with SAP Leonardo system to help customers manage their digital transformation.
Michael Kleinemeier, member of SAP’s executive board, SAP Digital Business Services, SAP, said: “With the world becoming increasingly digital, businesses are at a crossroads.”
“The services provide customers with a safe way to experiment with new technologies and find the best fit for their business before making an investment in new technology,” he said.
SAP also launched several new IoT solutions at the recent SAP Leonardo Live global summit in Frankfurt, Germany, including SAP Leonardo IoT Bridge, SAP Global Track and Trace, SAP Leonardo IoT Edge, SAP Digital Manufacturing Insights, and SAP Asset Manager.
Dr Tanja Rueckert, president, IoT and digital supply chain, SAP, said: “With SAP Leonardo as our digital innovation system, our new solutions and the many customers and partners demonstrating real-life use cases with us at SAP Leonardo Live, we are defining the path to digital transformation with innovation that can scale across the entire organisation.”
Furthermore, SAP announced plans to collaborate with energy and services company Centrica on the delivery of Panoramic Power energy insights technology from Centrica’s Distributed Energy and Power business and SAP Leonardo solutions to help business customers better manage assets and energy consumption based on insights and connectivity available through the Internet of Things (IoT), it stated. – TradeArabia News Service