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  • 1. SAP NetWeaver Portal On DeviceIncluding SAP NetWeaver 7.3 SP7SP8 EnhancementsAviad Rivlin, Product Manager, SAP Technology and Innovation PlatformOctober 2012

2. DisclaimerThe information in this document is confidential and proprietary to SAP and may not be disclosed without thepermission of SAP. This presentation is not subject to your license agreement or any other service or subscriptionagreement with SAP.SAP has no obligation to pursue any course of business outlined in this document or any related presentation, or todevelop or release any functionality mentioned therein. This document, or any related presentation and SAPsstrategy and possible future developments, products and or platforms directions and functionality are all subject tochange and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. The information on this document isnot a commitment, promise or legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality.This document is provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, theimplied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.This document is for informational purposes and may not be incorporated into a contract. SAP assumes noresponsibility for errors or omissions in this document, except if such damages were caused by SAP intentionally orgrossly negligent.All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differmaterially from expectations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-lookingstatements, which speak only as of their dates, and they should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 2 3. AgendaOverviewDetailed OfferingImplementation OverviewRoadmap & Timelines 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 3 4. Overview 5. Mobile Enablement of the SAP NetWeaver PortalConsume portal services from everywhere Easily expose already available portal assets and services tomobile users via online, browser-based access channel Leverage an optimized portal user experience on mobile devicesvia mobile framework pages and portal services Re-use or tweak the UI of dedicated business applications for mobileconsumption and access via the portal 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved.5 6. Same Content Different DevicesDesktop Tablet SmartphoneSAP NetWeaver Portal Consumption Across Devices 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 6 7. Detailed Offering 8. Must Know About Portal On Device Portal On Device is not a new product, it is an extension forthe existing SAP NetWeaver Portal offering supports only an always connected scenario best for lightweight applications is a web based offering, supporting multi-platform apps. best for integration of structured and un-structuredcontent can run on any NetWeaver operating system is based on a robust, scalable and mature platform re-uses the SAP NetWeaver Portal investment 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 8 9. How Does SAP NetWeaver Portal On Device work? /irj/portal/mobile*RuleCollection1 2 3 Framework 1Framework 2 Framework 3SAP NetWeaver 7.30 SP7 (Smartphones) - SP8 (Tablets)Administration SSOSSOSSO LDAP* This is a schematic example of the solution and not a technical explanation* Framework page redirection can be achieved via portal aliases or automatically by identifying the useragent 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved.9 10. Smartphone Framework Page ComponentsDetailsHomepage(s) The Home page is the entry pagefor your portal on the mobile device. The homepage displays one or more running applications in asingle column. You can define more than one homepage, for different contexts, and page betweenthese pages.Content areaContent area The area on the screen where theapplications are displayed for the end user. Home Page(s) 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved.10 11. Smartphone Framework Page ComponentsDetailsLauncher The Launcher contains applicationsyou can launch and folders you can access,Actionsarranged in a grid layout. You can assign customicons to the applications and folders. LauncherToolbox The toolbox area is a side panelaggregator used for commonly used widgets likeToolboxfavorites, generic launchers and other widgets.Actions and actions bar The actions barprovides the end users options to log off, refreshthe page and add the current page to his favoritesarea. The actions bar is not extensible with morewidgets. Additional widgets can be added to thetoolbox. 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 11 12. Smartphone Framework Page ComponentsDetailsSearch You can use the suggestions and searchbar to type a string and display navigationsuggestions as you type, according to your roles.When you navigate to a suggested item, it isSearchdisplayed either in the portal content area or in anew portal window, depending on the way the itemis configured. You can also use the suggestionsand search bar to search for a string using aspecific search provider. 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved.12 13. Re-using of Portal Objects & Services User/Group profile(Roles, iViews, Users) Unstructured Content(Document) Authentication & Security(Single sign on, Session management) Internationalization(Translation) Branding(Look & Feel customization) Scalability & Maintainability(Cluster support, update/upgrade services) Application Delivery(Web applications management, Enterprise standards) Connectivity and System Landscape(SAP & Non-SAP connectivity capabilities to backend systemsand repositories) 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 13 14. Content ConsumptionBusiness Applications Unstructured ContentPortal Applications SAP KM DocumentaccessWeb applications OpenText DocumentURL based applications Access*Native Applications* Web Page ComposerContentReports OthersWeb based reports Enterprise WorkspacesNative applications Non-SAP content accessing BIBO reports * Planned enhancementStructured & Unstructured SAP & Non-SAP 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 14 15. Tablet Framework PageNew out-of-the-box fullysupported framework pagedesigned for tablet devices.This new framework page iscomplementary for thesmartphone framework pagealready available with SAPNetWeaver Portal 7.3 SP7. 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 15 16. SAP NetWeaver Gateway Services ConsumptionCreate a Project Select GW ServerEnhancing existing portalapplications by integrating withexternal data sources of SAPNetWeaver Gateway. Theintegration is implemented bygenerating Java proxies to SAPNetWeaver Gateway services.A dedicated NetWeaver DeveloperStudio Plugin for consuming SAP Generate ProxiesSelect ServiceNetWeaver Gateway oDataservices via a dedicated wizard. 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 16 17. Toolbox AreaThe toolbox area is a sidepanel aggregator used for Toolboxcommonly used widgets likefavorites, generic launchersand other widgets.The toolbox area is availablefor both smartphones andtablet devices.Toolbox 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 17 18. Out-of-the-box Mobile ConfigurationsTo minimize the configuration efforts, the followingout-of-the-box configurations are provided: An Every User Mobile Role Desktop display rules for device typesSmartphone and Tablet are defined in theMaster Rule Collection Enhanced logon pages for on-device usage 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved.18 19. Consumption of Web Page Composer ContentConsumption of Web Page Composerpages on mobile devices.When creating a Web Page composerpage, the list of page layouts nowincludes the portal on device layoutsfor smartphone and tablet devices. 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved.19 20. Implementation Overview 21. ImplementationOne time configurationDefine a URL alias to access the mobile framework page (e.g. irj/portal/mobile) Portal Alias This task is done via the new URL alias manager wizardDefine the supported / un-suppored devices to access the portal Supported DevicesThis task is done via the Device Group Manager wizardThis wizard allows you to group certain OSs, user-agents, etc.Adjust the rule collection to access the smartphone framework page per Rule Collection device groupDevelop, deploy and configure mobile search providersTo ensure content availability on mobiledesktopboth framework pages, set Search Providersthe correct filter IDs for each search providerMobile KM search provider is available out-of-the-boxCreate one or more roles holding the mobile portal iViewsapps.Mobile roles Assign the roles to the end usersgroups 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved.21 22. ImplementationContent Settings (setting for each iViewapp)Create an iView for each mobile portal apps (the apps can be running locallyMobile iViews on remotely)Set the mobile filter ID for each iViewfolder to make the mobile iViewsFilter IDavailable on the mobile devices onlySet the mobile perspective property for each iViewfolder Home available as home pages Mobile PerspectiveLauncher available in the launcher area Toolbox - available in the toolbox area Mobile iView iconSet the mobile icon URI for each mobile iViewAdd the iView to theAdd the mobile iView to the relevant rolefolderworksetmobile role 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 22 23. Portal On Device Content Settings Basic settings Folder settings: Entry Point: Yes Filter ID: Mobile Mobile Perspective: LauncheriViewpage settings: Entry Point: Yes Filter ID: MobileiView settings: Mobile Perspective: Home Entry Point: Yes Filter ID: Mobile Mobile Perspective: Launcher* Mobile filter ID is an example for the Filter ID used for the relevant mobile framework page 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 23 24. Supported and Validated PlatformsOperating SystemBrowserTabletsiPadiOS5 +SafariAndroid Honeycomb (R3)Android browserGalaxy TabAndroid IceCream Sandwich (R4+) Chrome, Android browserSurface*Windows 8 IESmartphonesiPhoneiOS5 +SafariGalaxyAndroid IceCream Sandwich (R4+) Chro


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