SAP Blockchain

DLT Technology · Supply Chain & Logistics
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SAP Blockchain

DLT Technology · Supply Chain & Logistics

Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS)

United States, San Francisco
2016
Year of establishment
Active
Status

About

Hi we’re SAP Blockchain!


In 2018, SAP officially launched SAP Cloud Platform blockchain. SCP blockchain enables customers and partners to build and extend applications with blockchain technology. As such, it is the basis for adding distributed ledger technology to SAP solutions. This solution integrates the SCP blockchain service with SAP Leonardo, allowing the combination of blockchain with other straight-edge technologies like the Internet of Things.

Another addition to this is SAP HANA Blockchain, which connects any SAP HANA database to the most popular enterprise blockchain platforms. This provides very interesting capabilities that were previously unheard of in the blockchain ecosystem. This blog is the first in a series of blogs on SAP HANA Blockchain. It introduces the technical concept and the different components, as well as the upcoming beta program.

Neither SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain nor SAP HANA are a blockchain platform like Bitcoin, Ethereum or Hyperledger Fabric. Blockchain is a concept based on collaboration and interoperability. SAPs strategy is not to establish yet another platform and create an SAP-centric blockchain ecosystem, but to integrate into existing enterprise blockchain platforms. SCP Blockchain currently supports Hyperledger fabric (SAP being a premier member of the Linux Foundations Hyperledger project), MultiChain and Quorum. With its modular approach, other blockchain platforms can be added easily in the future.

SAP’s blockchain initiative is more commonly known as a blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) which provides the easiest, lowest-risk gateway to experimenting with distributed ledger technology in the cloud. This eliminates the need for a large upfront capital investment and fast-track blockchain implementation across your business. Features include:
- Cloud deployment
- Prototype, test, and build blockchain applications and smart contracts
- Develop blockchain extensions for existing applications
- Use open standards to create consortium and private blockchain networks

Key objective

Driving the continued exploration of blockchain and its opportunities through collaboration with other tech, industry, and infrastructure players.

Slogan / Motto

Simplify complex multi-party processes and create trust among participants – with blockchain and distributed ledger solutions from SAP.

Use cases

Blockchain-as-a-Service
Supply Chain Management
Tracking & Monitoring
Logistics

Team

Team members

David Bergonzo VP Marketing Transformation

Christian Sommer Head of Blockchain Technology

Responsibilities

Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology

Torsten Zube VP, Head of SAP Innovation Center Network

Responsibilities

VP, Head of SAP Innovation Center Network

Peter-Antonius Bramm Global Head Central Banks and Innovation Manager for DLT in Banking

Responsibilities

Evaluation of DLT based use cases in Financial Services, including a cross-industry perspective,
driving partnership with strategic partner for DLT/blockchain, evaluating use cases scenarios.

Customers / Partners

Products

News

Mastercard launches platform for testing central bank digital currencies

Today Mastercard announced the launch of a platform to enable the testing of central bank digital currencies (CBDC). As central banks have become more interested in CBDC, numerous private sector firms have stepped up to offer solutions. They range from Accenture and SAP collaborating to enable tokenized real time gross settlement (RTGS) systems, to consultants...


8 months ago


Product update/release
MasterCard
Mastercard Blockchain
Accenture
Accenture Blockchain
SAP
SAP Blockchain

GS1 runs blockchain food traceability trial with FoodLogiQ, IBM Food Trust, ripe.io, SAP

Today standards body GS1 US announced the completion of the first phase of a Proof of Concept (PoC) to exchange food traceability data. The test involved platforms from FoodLogiQ, IBM Food Trust, ripe.io and SAP, and the solutions used blockchain, cloud as well as other technologies. All four organizations have blockchain traceability solutions, although both FoodLogiQ and SAP have historically used other...


a year ago


Product update/release
Partnership
GS1
SAP
SAP Blockchain
IBM Food Trust

Deutsche Boerse and SAP Partnership Sets New Standards With Cloud Usage

Companies from the entire financial sector are now able to use cloud technology in compliance with regulatory...


a year ago


Partnership
Deutsche Börse Group Blockchain
SAP
SAP Blockchain

SAP, Upwork in 15 firm credentialing blockchain consortium

Today, talent manager Cornerstone, the National Student Clearinghouse, SAP, Upwork and 11 other organizations announced the founding of the Velocity Network Foundation, a blockchain non-profit that will work on developing credentialing systems. The consortium was initiated in collaboration with Velocity Career Labs, which is developing an open-source, blockchain-powered platform called the ‘Internet of Careers’. The network...


a year ago


Partnership
SAP
SAP Blockchain
Upwork
Cornerstone Growth Capital

Coca-Cola’s bottlers expand blockchain pilot with SAP

Coke One North America (CONA), the firm that manages the North American IT operations of Coca-Cola’s bottlers, is partnering with SAP to leverage blockchain technology to examine the supply chain processes of the soda giant’s 70 bottling franchisees.


2 years ago


Partnership
SAP
SAP Blockchain
Cona Services LLC