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What is SAP and what do you need the software for? Easily explained

What is sap If you've been looking for a job lately, you may have come across a job advertisement demanding knowledge of SAP. What does that mean? What is SAP and what do you need this software for? You can find the answers in the following article.

What is sap In a nutshell

The abbreviation SAP stands for Systems, applications and Products and refers to software that is used in data processing to ensure the smooth flow of information in a company. SAP was developed to offer users a common, company-wide database for various applications, e.g. for:

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In the past, companies either had to enter their data manually (inefficient) or design their own IT system (costly). In addition, the various database systems in the individual sub-areas were often not compatible with one another. SAP eliminates these problems by offering standardized software for a wide variety of functions. SAP is available in different modules, depending on the company's individual requirements. The software is mainly used by large companies, and SAP also offers special software products for industry, banks, retail and media companies.

What is SAP and who is behind it?

SAP is also the name of the manufacturer. SAP is a German company based in Walldorf, Baden-W├╝rttemberg. SAP was founded in 1972 by just five former IBM employees - now SAP is one of the world's largest software manufacturers with around 70,000 employees and annual sales of over 16 billion euros. Knowledge of SAP is now standard knowledge in numerous professions, including at:

  • Computer scientists
  • Economists
  • Business economists

Knowledge of SAP pays off, by the way: Anyone who is familiar with the software will find a job quickly - and SAP specialists earn above-average earnings. According to estimates, the annual salary for SAP consultants is currently around 60,000 euros. Finally, a little reading tip for job seekers: Take a look at our article The best Android apps for job search.

Image sources: DECEMBER 2013 - BERLIN: the logo of the brand "SAP, Berlin, Business people meeting to discuss the situation on the market, side view of a business man working on laptop via Shutterstock

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