Introduction to SAP
SAP stands for Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing. Founded by five German engineers in 1972, SAP is the world’s leading provider of business software, offering applications and services to companies of all sizes across more than 25 industries. SAP offers an integrated system, which means that all SAP modules are designed to share information and automatically create transactions based on various business processes.
SAP has slowly evolved in terms of its product offerings. You will still come across SAP consultants who refer to the SAP system as SAP R/3, but as SAP’s product offerings have broadened, the reference to R/3 has been dropped. R/3 initially referred to SAP’s only product, the Enterprise ...