SAP Enterprise Portal
SAP NetWeaver Portal unifies key information and applications to give users a single view that spans IT silos and organizational boundaries. It allows you to take full advantage of all your information resources – and maximize the return on your IT investments. And, its predefined business content accelerates implementation and reduces the cost of integrating your existing systems.
With SAP NetWeaver Portal, you can quickly and effectively integrate SAP solutions, third-party applications, legacy systems, databases, unstructured documents, internal and external Web content, and collaboration tools. It uses open standards, Web services, and tight integration with other SAP NetWeaver components to support heterogeneous systems from all major technology providers.
SAP NetWeaver Portal is flexible and secure, and enables you to take full advantage of your information assets. Features and functions include:
- Intuitive Web interface
SAP NetWeaver Portal provides a personalized, secure interface that unifies enterprise applications, information, and processes from both SAP and third-party sources into a coherent, role-based portal experience. The portal supports both UNIX and Microsoft Windows servers and is localized to support more than 20 languages SAP NetWeaver Portal enterprise workspaces, an add-on for the portal, enables every user to create their own unique interface with the exact applications and information they need for their work.
With SAP NetWeaver Portal, people can access and share information and applications in a collaborative environment. Virtual collaboration rooms allow people to work together efficiently, regardless of where they are located. Integrated tools, such as wikis and discussion forums, enable the flow of information across organizational boundaries while enforcing security requirements. Integration points for third-party collaboration capabilities (such as instant messaging or Web conferencing) further extend the functionality of the SAP NetWeaver Portal and afford you the opportunity to leverage existing investments.
- Knowledge management
SAP NetWeaver Portal provides services for finding, organizing, and accessing unstructured content stored in third-party repositories and SAP content management systems. Classification tools automate the organization of information. Subject-matter experts and content managers can publish information to distinct user audiences through Web-based authoring that simplifies the publishing process.