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SAP Portal Newsletter Blog: May and June 2013

The May edition of the Portal newsletter is focusing on the SAPPHIRE and ASUG event in Orlando from May 14-16, 2013.

Event Recap: Impressions from SAPPHIRE / ASUG 2013
In the second week of May 12 SAP Portal team members went to SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG:

  • To give people an understanding of the SAP Portal Portfolio: SAP NetWeaver Portal on Premise, SAP HANA Cloud Portal and SAP HANA UI Services
  • To deliver 23 ASUG sessions and 5 SAPPHIRE demo theatre sessions
  • to be present at 4 different SAPPHIRE campuses (Cloud, HANA D&T, Mobile, Public Sector) and showcase the different product demos
  • to meet SAP mentors, customers and partners

Read these 2 blog recaps from the first and second day from Portal Product Manager Aviad Rivlin reporting live from the event:

Day 1 Recap

Day 2 Recap

Customer Presentations:

Watch this movie showing a recording of a live SAPPHIRE presentation given by David Afra from PepsiCo. David is responsible for Portal implementation at PepsiCo and he explains how SAP Portal is used to enhance an optimal user experience and he demos their live system showing Mobile Portal and Mobile UWL.

SAP Portal team at the Database and Technology Campus (from left to right: Nimrod Barak, Ram Alon, Ben Aflalo, Guy Bavly, Asi Messica, Amir Blich, Aviad Rivlin):


Guy Bavly (left) showcasing the newly deployed SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.3 at Colgate :


New Customer Testimonials

For SAPPHIRE NOW we could also present three new customer testimonials:

News From SAP HANA Cloud Portal

New Cloud Site Challenge 2013

The SAP HANA Cloud Portal team is excited to launch a new challenge for 2013. We invite you to take part in our latest contest and build your own innovative site: Design and build your unique custom-branded site using a great variety of tools and open standards! It should offer an amazing user experience, rich content and social capabilities.

So, what can be a good scenario to use? Business to Consumer (B2C) sites could be most appropriate: marketing and promotional campaign sites, events sites, digital marketing, e-commerce sites and more. More details in this blog by Ifat Shwartz.

Summary of Cloud Portal Webinar: Creating Mobile Websites
Read this blog which summarizes our webinar from May 23, 2013 and points you to the SAP HANA Cloud Portal material related to the webinar topic – creating mobile websites using SAP HANA Cloud Portal.


Check out YouTube for new Cloud Portal Demos

For SAPPHIRE NOW our team created about 70 new demos and screencams on SAP HANA Cloud Portal. Have a look at the YouTube playlist.

Blogs from the Portal Community on SCN

Show Role ID, Workset ID in editor by Roman Loshevsky: New functionality to configure role and workset editors were released with SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.3 SP 9.

How to clear the SAP Portal cache by Tobias Hofmann.

Offer to test: Minimize the business downtime of Portal updates to a couple of minutes by Martin Herrmann: When you have the need to minimize your business downtime of your portal to a minimum, the tool near-Zero Downtime Maintenance for SAP Portal (nZDM/portal) might be a perfect solution for you.

Thanks for your valuable contributions!

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      Author's profile photo Tobias Hofmann
      Tobias Hofmann

      Wow. My 3 year old blog on how to clear the portal cache made it into the list! Looking at it I really should do a layout review of it ...