SAP is the global market leader in enterprise applications software. The full name of the company stands for Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing, and with more than 176,000 customers over 50 countries worldwide, SAP has a clear company mission to:
‘… help companies of all sizes and industries to run better. Our vision is to help the world run better’ (SAP.com).
SAP offers many software solutions, including analytical applications, financial management, human resource management and supply chain management. These solutions are across a wide range of industries including defence, mining, retail and logistics.