Real-time location intelligence now available in Esri and SAP environments

SAP ESRI SAP SE announced on July 15 the general availability of new innovations, features and functionalities across the SAP HANA platform, analytics, mobile and business applications that are intended to strengthen and simplify integration with Esri’s industry-leading geospatial services and content.

The partnership brings high-performance spatial analytics, self-service mapping and collaboration to geographic information system (GIS) and business users to allow them to leverage real-time location intelligence in both their Esri and SAP environments.

The announcement was made at the Esri user conference being held July 14–18 in San Diego, CA.

SAP and Esri each support a large number of customers in asset-intensive industries. The partnership between SAP and Esri facilitates the breakdown of information silos and spatially enables the enterprise and simplifies the unlocking of shared data in SAP business applications and Esri GIS systems, equipping business users with a more complete picture to help make more informed and efficient decisions.

“SAP and Esri are helping users improve business efficiency and confidently anticipate what comes next in order to guide better, more profitable, forward-looking decision-making,” said Steve Lucas, president of platform solutions at SAP. “By integrating Esri’s industry leading GIS with SAP HANA, the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform and SAP Mobile Platform as well as geospatial analytics within SAP Lumira, we are enriching business data with geographical context and presenting it in real time — bringing a whole new level of insight to customers.”

“Esri ArcGIS is one of the leading platforms for organizations implementing a location analytics strategy through the geo-enablement of their enterprise business systems,” said Jack Dangermond, CEO of Esri. “By working with SAP to integrate ArcGIS across SAP HANA, analytic solutions, business and mobile applications, we ensure that customers can easily leverage Esri within their SAP landscapes.”