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SAP believes its IoT data integration strategy is a key differentiator, and is adding IoT-related features into its existing suite of applications to handle device connectivity, process large data sets, and provide insights through analytics.


  • SAP's deep industry experience and numerous relevant assets place it in a strong position to become an IoT leader.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses SAP's IoT data integration strategy.
  • Evaluates SAP's HANA Cloud Platform for the Internet of Things.

Key questions answered

  • What is SAP's Internet of Things strategy?
  • How is SAP developing its suite of applications as part of its IoT data integration strategy?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages


  • Recommendations for enterprises

HANA and the cloud lie at the heart of SAP's IoT strategy

  • IoT creates a new, data-driven business model
  • SAP wants to help customers analyze data anywhere, from any device, at any time
  • HANA Cloud Platform for the Internet of Things is a great step forward for SAP

SAP has numerous customer references for IoT adoption

  • CenterPoint
  • Kaeser Kompressoren
  • Siemens Industry Cloud is built on HCP
  • Other vendors will build their own IoT platforms; SAP has to work with these too


  • Further reading
  • Author

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