SAP NetWeaver is a technology platform that aligns IT with business requirements. SAP NetWeaver is the technical foundation for a service-oriented architecture (SOA) and SAP Business Suite that consolidates heterogeneous systems, applications, and data to simplify the IT environment and reduce operational costs, freeing resources to focus on strategic, innovative solutions.
SAP NetWeaver supports communication, knowledge management, and collaboration across existing systems that aligns people, information, and processes. SAP NetWeaver accelerates access to business information to improve decision making.
SAP NetWeaver has the ability to compose new business processes on top of existing systems by using an enterprise service-oriented architecture based on Web services, Java, and other industry standards thereby reducing the risk and cost of new processes.
SAP NetWeaver includes a comprehensive set of components and tools like Business Warehouse, Process Management, Master Data Management, SAP Solution Manager, etc.