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Service mapping of SAP Cloud Platform Neo and Cloud Foundry Environments

SAP Cloud Platform offers two environments for application development – Neo and Cloud Foundry. One of the frequents question which I get from existing SAP Cloud Platform customers is around the considerations when moving their apps to Cloud Foundry environment. In this blog post, I have attempted to provide a mapping of SAP Cloud Platform services between the environment. For example, if you have built a Fiori app or mobile app leveraging services in Neo environment, you can scroll through the table to see the equivalent services required in Cloud Foundry. Please note that this blog is not a guide to help you migrate the apps/interfaces between these environments. You will have to refer to the respective documentations on migration path.

I have referenced the SAP Cloud Platform Regions and Service Portfolio and SAP Cloud Platform estimator to identify the services in the respective environments.

There are many business services specific to LoB solutions like Real Spend, SAP Customer Order Sourcing, SAP Omnichannel Promotion Pricing etc which I have not covered. There are also few services which do not run on standard SAP Cloud Platform regions for example Big Data service, SAP LiveLink, Rapid Application Development by Mendix etc which I’ve excluded from the list. I have also excluded foundation services like Connectivity, Destination, Authorization and Trust Management services in the below mapping.

SAP Cloud Platform – Neo environment SAP Cloud Platform – Cloud Foundry environment
SAP Web IDE Full-Stack SAP Business Application Studio
Git service
SAP S/4HANA Cloud Extensibility
SAP SuccessFactors Extensibility
Extension Factory, serverless runtime
ABAP Environment
Transport Management
Java server Cloud Foundry Application Runtime (To support deployment of Fiori, Nodejs, React etc apps)
Bandwidth Bandwidth
Custom Domain Custom Domain
Process Integration Process Integration (Check SAP Note 2752867 for restrictions) https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2752867
Integration Advisor
API Management API Management
Data Integration Possibly SAP Data Intelligence
Enterprise Messaging
Open Connectors Open Connectors
OData Provisioning This is part of Extension Factory, serverless runtime
Business Rules Business Rules
Workflow Workflow
Process Visibility
SAP Intelligent RPA
SAP Conversational AI
SAP Process Mining by Celonis
Portal Portal (Check SAP Note 2902576 for restrictions) https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2902576
SAP Build (Deprecated)
SAP Fiori Cloud
SAP Fiori Mobile (Deprecated)
SAP Smart Business Service
SAP Document Center Document Management service
Document Service Document Management service
Gamification (Deprecated)
SAP Forms by Adobe
Mobile App & Device Management (Deprecated)
Mobile Services Mobile Services
Agentry
SAP Leonardo ML Foundation
(Deprecated – to use SAP Data Intelligence)
Data Attribute Recommendation
Document Classification
Document Information Extraction
Invoice Object Recommendation
Service Ticket Intelligence
SAP Translation Hub
Internet of Things  (Deprecated) Internet of Things
SAP Leonardo IoT
SAP Edge Services
SAP Analytics Cloud SAP Analytics Cloud
SAP Analytics Cloud, embedded edition
SAP ASE Service Planned to be made available as part of HANA Cloud
SAP Data Intelligence
SAP Data Warehouse
SAP Cloud Platform Predictive service (Deprecated)
SAP Cloud Platform SAP HANA service (SAP DC) – Remains on HANA 1.0 version (Deprecated) SAP HANA Cloud
SAP HANA spatial services
SAP EA Designer, cloud edition (Deprecated)
Remote Data Sync (Deprecated)
Streaming Analytics (Deprecated) Use SAP Data Intelligence
SAP 3D Visual Enterprise, Cloud Edition
Web Analytics
SAP Market Rates Management
S/4HANA Cloud for Data Enrichment
Master Data for Business Partners
Data Retention Manager
Data Quality Services
Blockchain Application Enablement, Multichain, Quorum, Hyperledger Fabric
Alert Notification Alert Notification
Job Scheduler
Automation Pilot
Redis
RabbitMQ
MongoDB
Object Store
PostgreSQL
Credential Store
Application Logging Application Logging
Identity Authentication Identity Authentication
Identity Provisioning
Virtual Machines
Agent Activation for Dynatrace

Please note that this is my own compilation of the service mappings and I would recommend you to check the corresponding service roadmap to ensure you have the latest information. I will try to keep this upto date as possible. Feel free to comment on any additional services which I might have missed.

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  • Great summary, Murali!
    Awesome to see this nicely structured.

    I was scratching my head to think of something missing and the only one I could think of is Automation Pilot, nicely described by Kiril Gavrailov over here. It’s also a good example of a service, which despite of being deployed on CF, can be used and allows automation both in the context of CF and Neo environments. In that sense – it’s similar to Identity Authentication or Alert Notification services. Identity Provisioning is another interesting example, which although running on Neo (which is the least interesting part about it) is able to provision users across a large variety of systems, including Neo, CF, ABAP, Google G-Suite, Azure AD, etc. Therefore I’m a but puzzled to see that it’s marked as not available on CF environment.

    Having that in mind – probably it’s a good idea to add a 3rd “Global” column, which denotes the services which are [consumable/deliver value] globally, irrespective of environment. I guess this will make your life easier when maintaining the list above, as the mantra for every service is to maximize its addressable market.

    Cheers,
    Krassi