What is SAP?
SAP was start in 1972. It is in Mannheim Germany by a group of ex-IBM engineers. The original name for SAP was German. It is “Systeme und Anwendungen Produkte”. It is in English is “System application and products”. “SAP’s application software foundation is built on the concept of specialization and integration. That is, each component or product within the SAP family of products and services meets a particular need, such as providing web-based accessed to other SAP system, facilitating day to day financial and resource management (SAP Enterprise Resource Planning), supporting internal company procurement (SAP supplier Relationship Management), interconnecting different systems to ease integration headaches (SAP Netweaver Process Integration) and so on.” (W.Anderson, Rhodes, & Davis, 2008) SAP is providing wide range of industry specific solution.