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    Defense and Security

    Integrate the mindset of an intelligent enterprise with network-centric defense and security principles.

    In a crisis, people come first

    Defense and security is on the frontline for support and management, and departments and agencies are continually reviewing opportunities to be more present and responsive. SAP hopes to help with some of these resources.

    Increasing demands will require coordinated readiness

    By 2025, defense and security organizations will face greater risk, complexity, and diversity, as well as dynamic change in economics and budgets. This shift will create network-centric operations driven by data and analytics. 

    See how customers are succeeding with SAP

    SAP Road Map for Defense and Security

    Foster cognitive and physical superiority by adopting tailored and fully integrated intelligent solutions.

    Current release highlights

    • Migration to consistent platform configuration models
    • Dashboards driven by analytical insights to empower executives
    • Solution models based on predictive analytics capabilities
    • Engagement applications for service members

    Upcoming innovations

    • Simplified processes that engage the user across all channels
    • Extended reach of information with artificial intelligence
    • Real-time invoice payment and settlement with machine learning
    • Embedded technology into the service member experience to capture feedback

    Future plans

    • Increase defense and security insights and enable visionary adaptations
    • Provide transformative technologies that extend intelligence and maximize resource utilization
    • Increase troop effectiveness through artificial intelligence, automation, and machine learning
    • Integrate oversight with access to executive dashboards?

    Get the facts

    22 %

    increase in asset productivity savings when equipment effectiveness is calculated on key assets and facilities.

    SAP Performance Benchmarking

    54 %

    reduction in unplanned downtime when asset management metrics are standardized and benchmarked.

    SAP Performance Benchmarking

    Operationalize agile, digital defense tactics in an ambiguous, uncertain world

    Meet dynamic defense needs by managing operational readiness?with agility, centralize operator points of view in strategic decision-making, and connect an end-to-end digital defense network through collaborative and secure?operations.

    Find defense and security solutions tailored to your needs

    Enable mission and combat readiness with integrated national security solutions that support logistics, improve procurement, and coordinate maintenance.


    Become a best-run business by connecting people, business networks, the Internet of Things, and Big Data with our real-time enterprise resource management suite for digital business, deployed in the cloud or on premise.

    Jump-start your transition to an intelligent enterprise

    Accelerate implementation time, reduce risks, and get ready for your digital journey with the SAP Model Company service.

    SAP Model Company service

    Become a digital leader with a prepackaged service that delivers predefined end-to-end business processes, test cases, configuration guidelines, and project accelerators for your industry.?

    What are analysts and experts saying about trends in defense and security?

    The defense environment around the world is rapidly changing

    Explore the policies, practices, and trends affecting the defense budgets and strategies of the 50 nations whose budgets total over 95% of global defense spending.

    Get the latest news and trends from experts

    Shaily Kumar
    Vice President SAP Analytics
    SAP Asia

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    Find out how drones are helping multiple industries in areas such as surveillance, tracking, and other security purposes, and how they're poised to revolutionize our lives with a whole new era of technology.?

    Matthias Ledwon
    Enterprise Transformation Lead - Defense

    The X's and O's of intelligent defense forces

    Consider how X-data and O-data can enable our military leaders with new and innovative ways to measure overall readiness before making mission-critical deployment decisions.

    Communities and Events

    Join the SAP Community

    Learn how SAP Community, the social network for SAP professionals, changes the way thousands of SAP users work every day.

    Manage your defense and security business enterprise-wide

    Explore our comprehensive solutions for all business processes across all industries to find the solutions you need to build a connected business.

    Human Resources

    Simplify HR processes and engage your workforce to drive better business results, empower your workforce, and develop your talent.


    Bring together financial processes with automated, real-time analytics, and translate them into forward-looking business insight across the entire organization.

    Procurement and Networks

    Streamline procurement processes across your organization, driving compliance and control while cutting costs and risks.


    Take advantage of in-depth data analysis, predictions, and processing of complex events, and combine data from a variety of sources into one, integrated platform.

    Database and Data Management

    Leverage business applications that use the latest technology advancements – including the SAP HANA platform, cloud, mobile, and more.

    Application Development and Integration

    Deploy high-velocity, intelligent edge applications using business and technology services.

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