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Delivering an Elegant Mobile Experience – Pairing SAP Fiori UX and SAP Mobile App Protection

SAP executives speak frequently about the importance of simplicity in our software. Artist Hans Hoffmann once said “The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.”

One of the areas that is not known for being simple is the area of security. It is often seen as a roadblock, a barrier, something we just have to deal with. But that doesn’t have to be the case. In a recent study, SAP partner Mobiquity reported that 43% of employees abandon mobile apps. That’s crazy! And one of the biggest reasons why is the barrier added by security requirements. Having to VPN in from a mobile device to connect to an app 10 times a day is, quite simply, silly. 

The SAP Mobile Secure team lives and breathes security every day – and our top priority is finding the balance between security and usability. I’ve done a lot of work lately on pairing our SAP Mobile App Protection product with the Mocana Atlas platform to provide secure and straightforward mobile access to SAP mobile apps. We’re tacking the usability issue head on with this technology offering.

One of the key drivers for simplifying the experience is the overwhelming shift our customers are taking to embrace SAP Fiori UX. SAP Fiori UX connects your staff to critical SAP Business Suite applications and provides a truly modern user experience – simple, responsive, and personalized.

Using the Mocana Atlas platform and SAP Mobile App Protection – together with SAP Fiori UX, you can secure your SAP Fiori apps with robust authentication, encryption, and data security protocols. Instead of negotiating numerous authentication screens, users need only sign on once to access the information they need.

Check out this 7 minute video summarizing the solutions.

Get started today! Exciting Promotion Based on Strong Customer Demand

At TechEd && d-code in Las Vegas and Berlin we saw a tremendous surge of interest in clients looking to elegantly mobilize SAP Fiori using Mocana Atlas. In fact the response to our roundtable session was overwhelming. We’ve now have customers evaluating and purchasing this joint solution in many verticals including:

  • CPG – Using mobile apps to turn inventory quicker
  • Automotive – Managing the supply chain more efficiently
  • Oil & Gas – Truly mobilizing field service and exploration
  • Retail – Using mobility to power POS with real-time access to product information, inventory, pricing and promotions, etc.

Due to this positive response, Mocana is now offering a Q4 2014 promotion to SAP customers to provide the Mocana Atlas application at no cost to customers purchasing SAP Mobile App Protection for large scale deployments (specific rules and revenue thresholds apply). If you are interested in learning more or requesting  a technical consultation please contact me directly.

We’re talking about these technologies in greater detail at several events coming up.

Gartner Case Study Published

SAP and Mocana were featured in a recent Gartner report published by Analyst Jason Wong. The report will be available soon from the SAP website. Download now!

Webinar with Customer Colgate

Delivering an Elegant Mobile Experience Webinar with Colgate Attend this best practice session featuring Jason Russo, mobile application architect at SAP customer Colgate-Palmolive, to Learn how the company is enhancing the user experience for its employees with SAP Fiori UX; to understand how Colgate-Palmolive is improving the connectivity experience to the enterprise with SAP Mobile App Protection, and to gain insight into what it takes to increase your mobile app usage while ensuring the strictest security requirements are met. You’ll also hear from SAP experts Adi Kavaler and Matt Carrier during this engaging session. If you’re evaluating SAP Fiori, this is a session you don’t want to miss! Register for the on-demand version now.

Partners offering Professional Services to Implement SAP Fiori and SAP Mobile App Protection include:

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