HP's new SAP program follows the latter company's service-oriented architecture blueprint for improving workflow, automating business processes, and distributing information throughout an organization. The components supported by HP include SAP NetWeaver Portal, Exchange Infrastructure, and Business Intelligence.
The SAP-based services include HP's tools and applications for SOA quality testing, governance, security, and management. The latest offerings are part of HP's full life cycle of SAP services, which stretch from strategy and design through implementation, integration, and management.
HP's SOA service partners include chipmaker Intel and IDS Scheer, a specialist in business process management.