Main Components of SAP Leonardo Portfolio
1. SAP Leonardo Bridge
This component combines real-time information from connected things (products, assets, fleet, infrastructure, markets, and people) with business processes to turn extended supply chains into live supply chain environments.
2. SAP Leonardo Foundation
This component is called foundation because it offers the best in class of “business services” and “technology services” to enable users to rapidly build IoT applications making a copy of the “thing or device”(called “the digital twin”), reusable application services, and applying predictive algorithms to process a high velocity of data with the ability to stream analytics and run predictive scenarios.
3. SAP Leonardo Edge Computing
This component allows to execute business processes “locally” on an edge device (e.g. gateways). How? Through protocol conversion, data persistence, data analytics and local business process execution capabilities for smooth data ingestion to the platform.
4. Connected Products
This component enables end-2-end visibility to product centric operations and ability to optimize compliance visibility, service availability and inventory replenishment across networks (customer – companies – suppliers).
5. Connected Assets
This component tracks, monitors, analyzes and maintains all fixed assets (e.g. product, equipment, tools, etc.) across the network (customer – companies – suppliers). This will help to reduce costs and increase equipment uptime of the assets.
6. Connected Fleet
In addition, it enables businesses and public service organizations owning moving assets to improve services and safety, visibility to logistics and service quality.
This component tracks, monitors, analyzes and maintains all moving assets (e.g. vehicles, robots, forklifts, etc.) wherever they are in the network (customer – companies – suppliers).
7. Connected Infrastructure
This component delivers new forms of digital operational intelligence to transform physical-infrastructure systems and business applications (e.g. building, home, energy plants, logistic yards, etc.).
In addition, enables improved services, efficient operations, and compliance & risk mitigation.
8. Connected Markets
This component promotes the development of local markets, cities, urban and rural environments with new products, services, data, businesses and business models through ‘predicting’ the challenges of tomorrow to transform them into opportunities today.
In addition, it enables new production and business models of local relevance; and with the right timing for customer and marketing insights; digital agribusiness, smart ports and smart cities.
9. Connected People
This component has the ambitious goal of improving the lives, work and health of people; connecting people and communities, with one objective in mind, that these interactions will provide better lifestyle experiences, and opportunities for organizations to evolve into new business models.
SAP Cloud Platform / SAP Hana Platform
SAP Cloud platform is the key strategic ‘platform-as-a-service-infrastructure’ that provides the framework for the entire portfolio. This platform has additional service capabilities such as: machine learning, analytics, big data, security, user experience, user management, backed integration, and APIs.
SAP Hana is the strategic platform that supports the entire SAP Leonardo Portfolio either in the cloud or on premise.