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SAP Portal News Blog: September 2013

Welcome to the September edition of the SAP Portal News Blog in 2013. We have news for you around the following areas:

  • SAP TechEd
  • Cloud Portal
  • Mobile Portal
  • Blogs from the Portal Community


We already informed you some time ago in our SAP TechEd blog on the set of educational sessions and hands-on exercises planned for SAP TechEd this year.

Meet now also some of our SAP TechEd speakers!

Tamas Szirtes who is working for Intenzz, one of our partner companies. He is speaker for the session POP114 Using a Mobile Portal to Monitor SAP HANA ASUG TechEd Session in Las Vegas. Read Tammy Powlas blog introducing Tamas and giving you more information on his session.

Aviad Rivlin “SAP Portal Product Manager” who is giving you a short preview of his planned activities at SAP TechEd this year: he is going to share with you all information on SAP NetWeaver Portal, mobile edition and on the integration between SAP Fiori and Mobile Portal.

Ifat Shwartz “HANA Cloud Portal Product Manager” who is giving you a preview on the latest innovations and capabilities of HANA Cloud Portal which she will present you this year at SAP TechEd in Amsterdam.

Yariv Zur who is a SAP Mentor and Director of Solution Management at SAP. His main focus is on SAP Portal, User Interface and User Productivity in the Enterprise world – Cloud based, On Premise and Mobile. In Yariv’s sessions at SAP TechEd 2013 attendees can expect to experience Yariv’s interpretation of SAP’s UI strategy and gain guidance for their projects:

Reminder: SAP Portal Stars Challenge

We would like to launch another SAP Portal Stars challenge this year just prior to SAP TechEd 2013. This challenge provides you a platform to expose your innovative company to other portal customers and increase your brand visibility as a thought leader in this area. Contact us and share with us your Portal experiences. More information about the initiative and how to participate: see the blog SAP Portal Stars Strike Back by Aviad Rivlin.

SAP HANA Cloud Portal

Register for Partner Test, Palo Alto 19-21 November 2013

You are invited to get your hands on SAP HANA Cloud Portal during a free partner test event hosted in Palo Alto from November 19-21. During this event, you would have the chance to experience the technology of SAP HANA Cloud Portal, running on top of SAP HANA for in-memory computing. You would learn how to quickly and easily create engaging cloud-based business sites, and integrate with other SAP and non-SAP cloud solutions.

Some information on the tester profile:

  • Experience with Java development
  • Experience with developing web applications (HTML, JavaScript)
  • Cloud technology experience

In case you are working for a SAP partner company and you fullfill the tester profile, you can register here. Even though you cannot make it for the event, you can experience how to create cloud-based business sites by registering for a free and unlimited Cloud Portal trial with your SAP ID or SCN credentials.

HR Extensions with SuccessFactors and HANA Cloud Portal

This new screencast shows you how HANA Cloud Portal is integrated into SuccessFactors as an enabler for HR extensions:

Read also this blog by Filip Misovski to get more background information on this topic.

Out of the box sites for Cloud Portal

We launched two new beautiful websites available for free to all cloud portal users. These sample sites designed to give you a jump start on your first steps in setting up a site using SAP HANA Cloud Portal. Both sites were created based on the out-of-the-box content provided with Cloud Portal, therefore you can easily customize their content and branding for a wide range of scenarios.

Cloud Portal Hangout

Watch this new Google Hangout on HANA Cloud Portal with Sonali Mukherjee, SAP Technical Consultant at Ciber in the US. Sonali reports on her experiences with the product and the benefits she sees for partners and customers.

SAP Portal, Mobile Edition

SAP Fiori and Mobile Portal available as RPD Edition

SAP is now offering a new Rapid Deployment Solution (RDS) for SAP Fiori and the mobile portal. This new service will quickly and easily setup the mobile portal on your existing SAP NetWeaver Portal, and integrate the Fiori applications into it – proving you an extendable, role based, single point of access for your mobile apps and content. More information in this blog by Aviad Rivlin.

Creating Dynamic Actions for Your Mobile Framework Page Application

Read this blog by SAP Portal developer Yotam Kadishay, one of the client-side developers who implemented the new mobile framework page. Yotam describes how the SAP NetWeaver Portal mobile framework page gives you the ability to create dynamic actions for your applications, and add them to the framework action bar.

Blogs from the Portal Community on SCN

We recommend reading the following blogs on SCN:

Thanks to Murali, Fouad and Andy for their great contributions.

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