What Is SAP?

By: IT metamorphosis Team

SAP SE is a company that specializes in providing business-oriented software solutions. In German, SAP is an acronym for Systemanalyse und Programmentwicklung. In English it is translated as System Analysis and Program Development. It is the largest IT company in Europe.  

The core product of SAP is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software suite with the largest market share worldwide.  

Fast facts: 

  • More than 440 000 customers in more than 180 countries worldwide. 
  • More than 100 000 employees from more than 140 countries. 
  • More than 110 innovation and development centers. 
  • 27,55 billion USD revenue. 

SAP SE develops a large number of software products and services. They can be configured and extended to meet customer needs. SAP SE provides products in modules (per departments of a company) that integrate and function very well together and result in effective best-practice business processes. Some of these modules are: Sales and Distribution (SD), Material Management (MM), Production Planning (PP), Production Maintenance, Quality Management (QM), Human Capital Management (HCM), Finance (FI), Controlling (CO) etc. A custom-tailored solution is composed of modules to achieve a final customer solution.  

SAP SE develops, adapts and maintains the standard solutions. It is in the center of SAP ecosystem of companies. The consulting is done mainly by SAP partners, for which SAP offers different levels of partnership depending on their expertise and experience. We are an SAP Gold partner. Consulting includes working on projects with a customer to: 

  • design, offer and integrate a new SAP solution, 
  • migrate from the older SAP business suite to the new S/4HANA Cloud-based one, 
  • develop new or extend existing functionalities for a particular customer, 
  • support or maintain an integrated SAP solution.