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United Planet announces smart Third Party Web App Builder for SAP NetWeaver Gateway Technology

London, 14 February 2013 - United Planet (www.unitedplanet.com), one of the leading developers of enterprise portal software in Europe, has developed a generic development environment for SAP NetWeaver Gateway Technology. The 'SAP Certified - Powered by SAP NetWeaver' interface, Intrexx Business Adapter 1.0 (www.intrexx.com/sng), allows users to quickly and easily integrate their SAP data into any compiled web application, using the Open Data protocol (OData). Using the interface in conjunction with SAP NetWeaver Gateway enables users to exploit the new licensing models offered by SAP specifically for SAP NetWeaver Gateway.

SAP NetWeaver Gateway makes use of the standardised web protocol OData and considerably simplifies access to SAP data, particularly for those who are not SAP developers. Thanks to the OData protocol, the user no longer needs to be familiar with SAP interfaces or the relevant SAP system. Instead, OData enables the easy and simple integration into, and processing of, data on the majority of technology platforms and development environments. These properties are made available to the user via the new functionality provided by the Intrexx Business Adapter 1.0.

Intrexx is a platform-independent visual development environment which can be used to create web-based applications as well as entire enterprise portals. The strength of the United Planet software, currently in use by more than 4,000 users and organisations, lies in the integration of all the data available within a company and the ability to use it in new applications. The software's simplicity of use considerably reduces the time needed to create and launch these application projects.

With the new interface connecting Intrexx Business Adapter 1.0 and SAP NetWeaver Gateway, any SAP service can be integrated into applications available via the OData protocol, at the click of a mouse. The user benefits from a new and very cost-effective, usage-dependent licensing model from SAP AG. The adapter was certified by SAP AG in September 2012.

United Planet's CEO, Axel Wessendorf, explains: "Previous solutions have always been limited to a very precisely specified and implemented service, for example, business partner addresses. With the Intrexx Adapter for SAP NetWeaver Gateway, we have taken a different path. Thanks to the generic approach, every user is able to choose which services or data they wish to include in their applications or portal. This provides increased flexibility in a much more simplified way".

Another advantage for the user is access to the "Mobile Assistant" which has been integrated into Intrexx. This enables applications with SAP data to be conveniently delivered to all mobile devices (e. g. iPhone, Android, BlackBerry) which enables users to simply and easily access all the relevant information in their SAP backend systems via Intrexx and SAP NetWeaver Gateway.

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About United Planet
United Planet is one of the leading developers of enterprise portal software in Europe. More than 500,000 users in 4,500 mid-size companies, public administrations and organisations worldwide rely on its portal software Intrexx.

Using the platform-independent standard software Intrexx, businesses can create web-based applications through to complete intranet / enterprise portals with advanced functionality much faster and more cost-effectively than with comparable programmes. Intrexx facilitates the creation of productive workflows and the generation of mobile apps for smartphones and tablet PCs of all vendors. Existing data from ERP systems, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes, and any JDBC and OData data sources can easily be integrated with Intrexx. The SAP-certified interface for the SAP NetWeaver Gateway simplifies connection to the SAP system in an unprecedented manner. Even Microsoft SharePoint can be enriched by the business functionality enhancements of the OData interface. The data integration capabilities of Intrexx are increasingly also being used as middleware to remove unnecessary complexity from existing and heterogeneous software environments.

With Intrexx Share, United Planet also offers a social business platform, which actively encourages the exchange of knowledge and effective collaboration between employees by integrating existing enterprise software into a new communication channel. The Intrexx Application Store provides businesses with access to a hundreds of ready-made applications and entire business portals for download.

www.unitedplanet.com

For further information, please contact:
Mel Oxford
E: [email protected]
T: +44 (0)7515 632065

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