What is SAP Leonardo?

l1SAP Leonardo is SAP’s vision of the digital future. It gets its name from Leonardo Da Vinci who was, without a doubt, an innovator, someone way ahead of his time. In the same way SAP Leonardo carries instant, universal recognition – both as a name and as a figure known for innovation in a ground-breaking era of science and discovery. What name could be more appropriate? it integrates breakthrough technologies and runs them seamlessly in the cloud. It offers design thinking methodology and SAP expertise to help you rapidly adopt new capabilities and business models – an accelerator for digital transformation.

It is the quite simply the technology for connecting the world together with everything.


  • Connected products

new insights throughout the product lifecycle, from design, to production, to delivery, to the end of a product’s life.

  • Connected assets

track, monitor, analyse, and maintain proactively to reduce operational and maintenance costs and increase equipment uptime.

  • Connected fleets

of vehicles, robots, forklifts, and autonomous vehicles monitored, maintained, and optimized to improve services, safety, visibility, and service quality.

  • Connected infrastructure

to improve digital operational intelligence of physical infrastructure systems, construction, and energy grids enabling improved service, efficient operations, and compliance and risk mitigation.

  • Connected markets

optimize rural and urban areas to better enable new production and enhance assets, space, and our natural resources.

  • Connected people

enable more insightful, collaborative work roles, health management, and smart-home environments by connecting people and communities and providing better, more personalized lifestyle experiences.


The Internet of Things (IoT) is the inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles (also referred to as “connected devices” and “smart devices”), buildings, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enable these objects to collect and exchange data.  Simply the Internet of Things is connecting everything and everyone.


IoT allows objects to be sensed or controlled remotely across existing network infrastructure, creating opportunities for more direct integration of the physical world into computer-based systems, and resulting in improved efficiency, accuracy and economic benefit in addition to reduced human intervention.

When IoT is augmented with sensors and actuators, the technology becomes an instance of the more general class of cyber-physical systems, which also encompasses technologies such as smart grids, virtual power plants, smart homes, intelligent transportation and smart cities. Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to interoperate within the existing Internet infrastructure.

Experts estimate that the IoT will consist of about 30 billion objects by 2020.



The Internet of Things (IoT) by definition will produce massive amounts of data. SAP S/4HANA the latest generation ERP suite with its powerful in memory computing, already the digital core of many enterprises, is ideally poised ready help customers succeed in the digital economy.

It brings transactions and analytics together in a role-based user experience allows companies across industries to address stalled productivity and take advantage of all new opportunities.


Simply, SAP’s Leonardo connects things with people and processes. SAP provides a highly innovative IoT solution portfolio which extends the digital core with adaptive applications, big data management and connectivity to enable business process and connected people. SAP Leonardo enables all IoT things and Processes to be streamlined so that the data, all IoT Applications and Application Platform can seamlessly serve customer’s needs.



SAP’s IoT platform makes it possible to develop, deploy, and manage IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (machine-to-machine) applications. It automates processes, store and manage sensor data, connect and control devices, and analyse data to enable true End to end (E2E) business processes across any business scenario.


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