SAP offers more and more business processes that are running out of the box on mobile devices. This is done by rolling out a growing number of so called Fiori Apps. But also on the technology side SAP is catching up by introducing mobile friendly technologies like UI5, Gateway/Odata, SAP Mobile Platform and HCP Mobile Services.
These applications and technologies are great to mobilize 95% of all online and offline use cases, but there are exceptions where they are not enough. This includes:
- Offline applications with a very high data volume (Millions of records or GB of data)
- Offline applications which require a synchronization that is sub-second
- Applications with an ultra-fast user interface
SAP has another technologies that they acquired together with Sybase and Syclo – MobiLink and the Exchange Framework. This blog will give an introduction an architecture consisting of the Exchange Framework, MobiLink and Apache Cordova. It will explain how they can be utilized to create solutions that can meet the three previous mentioned attributes.