SAP has launched its Leonardo platform as the new digital innovation system that delivers software and microservices, helping customers leverage technologies such as the IoT (internet of things), machine learning (machine learning), blockchain, and big data. Initially launched as a platform to support just the internet of things, SAP has tried to take it a notch above by bundling the latest technologies and services into a single intelligent platform.
What is Sap Leonardo?
SAP Leonardo will help organizations to move ahead with their digital transformation projects. It encompasses the next-gen technologies like IoT, machine learning, artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain and more, on top of its PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) offering – the SAP Cloud platform. The name SAP Leonardo was inspired by Renaissance architect and philosopher – Leonardo da Vinci who was believed to possess an imaginative power to create pioneering inventions.
Leonardo is not a single platform, tool or systems like SAP S/4 HANA or SAP Hybris, but an innovative portfolio an innovative portfolio of IoT solutions to help you extend your digital core (SAP S/4 HANA) with adaptive (machine learning) applications, big data applications, and connectivity to imagine and implement new business processes and business models. It provides a portfolio of solutions that help us imagine, design and implements a new, innovative and intelligent end-end processes across machines and humans.
SAP Leonardo makes it easier for businesses to adapt to the newer technologies and integrate them into their business and scale it seamlessly. As a digital innovation system, the Leonardo platform integrates the new technologies and also include the design thinking methodologies. This helps organizations uncover and enlist all the requirements of the digital transformation project and build applications that deliver them better insights using advanced analytics.
SAP Leonardo’s Framework
SAP HANA Cloud Platform is the strategic Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) infrastructure that provides a framework for SAP Leonardo Innovative System. Its key components include SAP Leonardo Foundation, SAP Leonardo for Edge Computing and SAP Leonardo Bridge.