SAP NetWeaver by Key Capability


SAP NetWeaver is the basis for SAP solutions.

SAP NetWeaver is designed to support the Microsoft .NET™ and IBM WebSphere standards.


SAP NetWeaver comprises the following key capabilities:

?     Key capabilities of People Integration:

0     Multi-channel access

0     Portal

0     Collaboration

?     Key capabilities of Information Integration:

0     Business Intelligence

BI Content

0     Knowledge Management

0     Master Data Management

?     Key capabilities of Process Integration:

0     Integration Broker

0     Business Process Management

?     Key capabilities of Application Platform:

0     Cross-platform services

0     ABAP Engine

0     Virtual Machine Controller

0     Java Engine

0     Business Services

?     Key capabilities of Solution Life Cycle Management:

0     Licensing

0     Solution Monitoring

0     Statistics

0     Application Log

0     System Management

0     Software Change Management

0     SAP Solution Manager

0     SAP NetWeaver Administrator

0     Customizing

Composite Application Framework


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The following table shows you the SAP NetWeaver components and their equivalent components in earlier releases:

SAP NetWeaver Component

Previous Component

SAP NetWeaver

SAP Basis

SAP NetWeaver Application Server

SAP Web Application Server

SAP NetWeaver Mobile

SAP Mobile Infrastructure

SAP NetWeaver Portal

SAP Enterprise Portal

SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence

SAP Business Information Warehouse

SAP NetWeaver Exchange Infrastructure

SAP Exchange Infrastructure

SAP NetWeaver Composite Application Framework

SAP Composite Application Framework