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What are SAP mobile technologies?

SAP provides you with a range of technologies to make your business and end users mobile. 
You can develop secure, scalable apps to connect any device to your cloud or on-premise systems.        

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New to SAP mobile technologies?

SAP mobile technologies provide you with a complete set of mobile capabilities for connecting your end users to all your systems; you can use your preferred tools or a choice of software development kits to develop native or cross-platform applications. Whichever approach is best for you, you benefit from backend integration, user/device on-boarding and management, consistent and adaptive user experience.

SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services

SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services is an open set of tools that support you with developing, configuring and managing your mobile apps.You can use the service with your preferred tools or combine it with the latest mobile software development kits (SDKs) to rapidly build and deploy the apps your users need.

SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS

SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS enables you to quickly develop your own native apps, with Swift, Apple’s modern programming language.  Along with SAP Fiori for iOS, which includes reusable design components, the SDK also allows you to tap into the services and functions available in the SAP Cloud Platform so you can build beautiful intuitive native applications.

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SAP Cloud Platform SDK for Android

SAP Cloud Platform SDK for Android enables you to quickly develop your own native apps using Android Studio and your preferred programming language.  Along with SAP Fiori for Android, which brings the Fiori Design to the Android platform, the SDK also allows you to tap into the services and functions available in the SAP Cloud Platform so you can build powerful and elegant native applications.

Mobile development kit

Mobile development kit (MDK) extends the SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services  and SAP Web IDE to provide you with a complete set of mobile application development and management tools, onboarding, offline support, and central lifecycle management.
It offers a metadata-driven approach to create native supported applications so no experience of creating iOS or Android apps is required.

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Download SAP Mobile Services Client (aka MDK) from Apple app store

SAP Mobile Cards

SAP Mobile Cards allows you to package key business information into containerized micro apps, allowing users to access and interact with that information in an responsive, native manner on their mobile devices.

SAP Mobile Platform SDK

The SAP Mobile Platform SDK lets developers use their preferred tools and the latest mobile software development kits (SDKs) to rapidly build and deploy secure, highly scalable consumer and business apps to any iOS, Android or Windows device. With the SAP Mobile Platform SDK developer have the choice to develop native or cross platform applications.

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SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services development options - which option to choose?

There are various development options outlined above to create a mobile application. Read this blog to get to know about various pieces of technology and their strengths on a high level.

Under the hood

SAP mobile technologies all offer you an integrated set of development tools for connecting a range of backend systems to responsive mobile applications.
No matter which development method or platform you choose, you benefit from an end-to-end tool chain to design, develop and deliver applications to your end users so that they benefit from a modern, native user experience on their chosen device, no matter where they are.        

Summary matrix

Feature Details
Native Native performance and look and feel when required for all major mobile OS. Android, iOS and Windows. Specifically for iOS we offer an SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS, leveraging unique SAP Fiori Design Language for iOS.
Push notification

To accelerate your digital processes by adding a notion of real time to it. Supports major push technologies like GCM, APNS, Microsoft push services and of course SMS

Send ad-hoc messages to your users

Lifecycle management Update your hybrid app though mobile service for development and operations without distribution though official app stores
Security & authentication SAML, OAuth, X.509 certificates, SAP Secure Login Server, Basic Authentication (for development only), SSO and Identity Propagation to back-end services
Offline Full featured, enterprise ready, bi-directional synchronization engine with delta and conflict detection
App Analytics Understanding usage of your mobile app by recording user events and analyzing them centrally
Hybrid app support Support for Apache Cordova based mobile app development for Android, iOS and Windows
Mobile traffic management Assign traffic quota, virus scanning, traffic throttling
Reporting Gain sophisticated insights into your mobile landscape
Enterprise supportability Remote logging, real-time network tracing, SAP Solution Manager integration
SAP Mobile Cards
A micro app to mobilize your business data and have it to hand anytime, anywhere
Discovery service Automatically configure your mobile app – no user interaction needed
Document
service integration
Integration into SAP Cloud Platform, document service allows you to manage binary content, like pdf or videos for your mobile application
Integration
Service support
Consume OData from SAP Cloud Platform, integration services directly from within mobile services for easy access to non-OData data sources
Application access control Manage rules to restrict mobile apps and users to access the service under certain conditions
Storage service Back-end free storage for your mobile app – to store mobile related data in a JSON based format
Sample OData service Use the sample OData service to onboard your developers and validate your settings, create proof-of-concepts or just for learning purposes.

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