SAP stands for Systems, Applications, Products in Data Processing founded in Germany in 1972 by five ex-IBM engineers. SAP is the world largest Business software company and the world 3rd largest independent software provider. Highly customizable using SAP's programming language ABAP/4 (Advanced Business Application program). SAP is running on various Hardware and software architectures, most types of UNIX, Windows NT and AS/400. SAP runs on various Databases Oracle, Adabas D, Informix,DB2 for UNIX, DB2/400, Microsoft's SQL Server 6.0. The R/3 architecture is comprised of application and database servers. The system can support an unlimited number of servers and a variety of hardware configurations (The application servers host the software and the database servers handle document updates and master file databases). SAP R/3 Enterprise is built on SAP Web Application Server (SAP Web AS) and integrates with the enterprise portals and exchange infrastructure. SAP R/3 Enterprise is built on SAP Web Application Server (SAP Web AS) and integrates with the enterprise portals and exchange infrastructure.

SAP® ERP: Setting a New Standard in Enterprise Resource Planning Software:
Industry-specific functionality – SAP ERP provides support for more than 25 industries with industry-specific features that enable organizations to leverage industry-wide best practices.

Simplified user experience – Duet™ software, work centers, user-defined work lists, role-based access, and interactive forms all enhance the usability of SAP ERP.

Advanced business intelligence, reporting, and analytics – SAP and Business Objects, an SAP company, offer solutions that give you better insight into your business and processes.
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Enterprise service-oriented architecture – Reusable enterprise services are readily available

for deploying flexible business processes.

• Innovation without disruption – The enhancement package for SAP ERP contains improved
general business and industry functionality, enterprise services, and other interface and process improvements.

Common modules used by our customers include:
SAP now are moving away from describing their system as a set of SAP Modules, and now are using the term ‘solutions’, which is much better, as follows: • • • • • • Financials. Human Resources. Customer Relationship Management. Supplier Relationship Management. Product Lifecycle Management. Supply Chain Management. Business Intelligence.

SAP FI Module - where FI means Financial Accounting – essentially this SAP module delivers your
regulatory ‘books of record’, including: • • • • • • • • General ledger Book close Tax Accounts receivable Accounts payable Asset Management (SAP AM) Consolidation Special ledgers

SAP CO Module - The CO stands for Controlling – basically the SAP Module which allows you to
manage your internal cost/management accounting, including • • • • • • Cost elements Cost centre Profit centre Internal orders Activity based costing Product costing

SAP PS Module - PS is Project Systems – this SAP Module is where you can manage your projects,
large and small, including • • • Make to order Plant shut downs (as a project) Third party billing (on the back of a project)

SAP HR Module - The HR is for Human Resources people are the important part of this SAP module,
including • • • • • Employment history Payroll Training Career management Succession planning

SAP PM Module - where Plant Maintenance is the PM – this SAP module is where you maintain your
equipment (e.g. a machine, an oil rig, an aircraft etc), including • • • Labor Material Down time and outages

SAP MM Module - one of the most important SAP Modules where MM is Materials Management underpins the supply chain, including • • • • • • Requisitions Purchase orders Goods receipts Accounts payable Inventory management BOM’s Master raw materials, finished goods etc

SAP QM Module - QM stands for Quality Management in this SAP module – improve the quality of
your goods, including

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Planning Execution Inspections Certificates

SAP PP Module - one of the really big SAP modules is Production Planning – manages your
production process, including • • • • Capacity planning Master production scheduling Material requirements planning Shop floor

SAP SD Module - another one of the large SAP modules is Sales and Distribution – from order to
delivery, including • • • • • • RFQ Sales orders Pricing Picking (and other warehouse processes) Packing Shipping

SAP BW Module - where BW stands for Business (Data) Warehouse which includes the following
main functions: • • • • Data extraction from source systems Some technical and functional transformation of the data Storage of the data in what are called Info providers Reporting (which uses Info providers)

SAP ABAP - is not really a module - it stands for Advanced Business Application Programming and
this is the structured programming language for custom development including reports. SQL 2001 service pack and other operating system as well. SPECEFICATION FOR THE OPERATING SYSTEM SPEED DISC SPACE NETWORK CARDS CD BACK UP DRIVE Dual PIII 500MHZ 18 GB Required 10/100 or greater Required Required

System Requirements
 English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish Microsoft Office 2003 Professional Enterprise Edition SP2 or Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007 One of the following: • • •   Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition Microsoft Windows Vista

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Microsoft Windows .NET Framework 2.0 * Microsoft SQL Express 2005 * No additional installation, software, or hardware requirements for existing Microsoft Exchange Server landscapes Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 including Active Directory Server 2000 or Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

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 Each scenario is enabled by the corresponding SAP solution: mySAP Pre-requisites mySAP™ ERP 2004 (with SAP® ERP Central Component 5.0.1 add-on) or SAP ERP 2005 (with SAP ERP Central Component 6.0 add-on) mySAP ERP 2004 or SAP ERP 2005 or SAP NetWeaver® BI 3.5 or 7.0 SAP SCM 2005 SAP ERP 2005


Time Management Leave Management Organization Management Budget Monitoring

Reporting and Analytics

Demand Planning Travel Management

Sales Management Purchasing Management Recruitment Management

SAP CRM 2005 SRM 2005 or 2006 SAP E-Recruiting application 6.0

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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SAP NetWeaver Application Server component 6.40 running Java Microsoft Windows .NET Framework 2.0 Microsoft SQL Express 2005 Windows NT server 4.0

     The end user of an application using the BAPI gateway component needs the following: Windows NT (Service Pack 3) or Windows 95 operating system Windows NT Option Pack SAP R/3 release 3.1F or higher In addition, they need the following DLLs:

Sapbapgw.dll Sapdlogn.dll Saprepsv.dll Saprsoff.dll Librfc32.dll Ccadmin.dll

BAPI Gateway SAP Automation DCOM Connector Logon Component Repository Services component Repository Services component (the offline component) SAP DCOM Connector Component SAP DCOM Connector Component (Destination editor)


They also use Wan and LAN as well. they use RFID scanners

WINDOWS SERVER 2000 WINDOWS SERVER 2003 SQL 2005 SP1 Server pack latest Service pack latest required for business portal as well. GP version 9.01

Speed Disc space Net work card required Ram Dual PIII with single processor 2*18GB 10/100 or greater 1Gb virtual memory should be set.

Windows Windows server 2003 SQL 2000 Network card required Service pack latest Required for business portal. Pack 100MB of 1GB

Supported Client Platforms
Windows: OS versions 98, NT, 2000, XP Internet Explorer 6, Service Pack 1

Some SAP content is delivered in Adobe Acrobat format. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required in order to view content provided in Adobe Acrobat format.

OS X 10.4 only due to Java issues in older versions. Firefox 2.0 or higher Macintosh Firefox users must change the SAP pop-up dialog box setting to resolve interface problems between SAP and Firefox

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