SAP SE will enable the Middle East’s Smart Cities and smart future of connected vehicles, Internet of Things, cloud, and telecommunications, as revealed at Mobile World Congress 2018. “The Middle East is at the global forefront of Smart Cities innovation, with telco transformation enabling autonomous vehicles that can transform government, transport, and logistics sectors,” said Bulent Unsal, Head of Telco – Middle East and North Africa, SAP. “At Mobile World Congress, we have seen strong success in showing how real-time cloud-based data analytics and Internet of Things innovations can transform businesses and daily lives.”
SAP has added new partners and customers to the SAP Vehicles Network solution, an open, standards-based services marketplace. New secured and tokenized payment options from MasterCard Corporation, navigation capabilities from HERE and on-demand delivery services from Postmates further expand and enrich the portfolio of services SAP Vehicles Network offers.
Powered by SAP Leonardo, SAP Vehicles Network connects vehicles to intelligent, automated services for parking, fuelling, food, navigation and payment, transforming driving into the ultimate mobile experience. Through the network, participating members can provide mobility services to drivers and passengers, independent of devices or vehicles. Network members also can offer secure mobility services tailored for business travellers and individual consumers.
SAP and Deutsche Telekom expanded their partnership to include Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for real-time logistics. As a part of this agreement, Deutsche Telekom will create a portfolio of comprehensive offerings that will include hardware, connectivity, security, monitoring and operational service at one transparent price.
Data collected and managed by Deutsche Telekom will be made available to IoT and supply chain management at SAP, including integration to the enterprise digital core with SAP S/4 HANA. Under the agreement, both companies plan to create and certify the interfaces between Deutsche Telekom IoT Platforms and SAP Cloud Platform — their respective workhorses for IoT-enabled scenarios.
SAP introduced a new industry accelerator package designed to deliver faster innovation with less risk for telecommunications companies. SAP Leonardo for Telecommunications helps companies implement next-generation business processes to identify margin risk across their operations, gain insights into customers, products and asset profitability, and predict outcomes based on company-specific performance data.