Profile: SAP SE (SAP)
22 May 2017
SAP SE (SAP) is a software and service provider. The Company offers enterprise application software. The Company operates through two segments: Applications, Technology & Services segment, and the SAP Business Network segment. The Applications, Technology & Services segment is engaged in the sale of software licenses, subscriptions to its cloud applications, and related services (primarily support services and various professional services, and support services, as well as implementation services of its software products and education services on the use of its products). The SAP Business Network segment includes its cloud-based collaborative business networks and services relating to the SAP Business Network (including cloud applications, professional services and education services). Within the SAP Business Network segment, the Company markets and sells the cloud offerings developed by SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass and Concur.
The Company serves lines of business, including asset management, commerce, human resources, manufacturing, marketing, sourcing and procurement, supply chain, sales, and research and development (R&D)/engineering. The Company's SAP Cloud Platform is an in-memory platform-as-a-service.SAP Cloud Platform is a digital enterprise platform, which offers analytical capabilities; access to SAP applications, processes and data, and business services that customers and independent software vendors can consume to build solutions. Its SAP S/4HANA is a business suite, which stores and processes data. SAP S/4HANA is available in the cloud, on premise, or as a hybrid deployment. In addition to its on premise suite SAP S/4HANA, the Company has a SAP S/4HANA Cloud offering. SAP S/4HANA Cloud includes various solutions. SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management Cloud solution provides an enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite in the cloud with integrated end-to-end processes.
The Company's industry portfolio includes various sectors, such as consumer, discrete manufacturing, energy and natural resources, financial services, public services and other services. Its offerings in the consumer sector include SAP for Consumer Products, SAP for life sciences, SAP for retail and SAP for wholesale distribution. Its offerings in the discrete manufacturing sector include SAP for aerospace and defense, SAP for automotive, and SAP for industrial machinery and components. The Company's offerings in the energy and natural resources include SAP for chemicals, SAP for mill products, SAP for mining, SAP for oil and gas, and SAP for utilities. The Company's offerings in the financial services sector include SAP for banking and SAP for insurance. Its offerings in the public services sector include SAP for defense and security, SAP for healthcare, SAP for higher education and research, and SAP for public sector. Its offerings in the services sector include SAP for engineering, construction and operations; SAP for media; SAP for professional services; SAP for sports and entertainment; SAP for telecommunications, and SAP for travel and transportation. The Company also offers human capital management (HCM) offerings, including SAP SuccessFactors solutions. SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite addresses a range of human resources needs and encompasses Core human resources and Talent management.