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SAP and Software AG Launch Joint Platform for Smart Cities

December 17, 2018 / Business Wire

SAP and Software AG (Frankfurt MDAX: SOW) announced today that they will be cooperating on the development of an open Smart City platform. The platform will enable cities, communities and administrative districts to implement their own Smart City and Smart Country projects on an independent basis and to offer their citizens new intelligent services. SAP and Software AG made the announcement at the Smart Country Convention, which took place from November 20-22 in Berlin. Germany’s two largest software companies have developed the Smart City platform in compliance with the standards of the European Union’s Open Urban Platform initiative. The platform is a coordinated interplay of Internet of Things (IoT), big data and artificial intelligence (AI) components and includes a development platform for smart applications. It integrates existing data silos and is open for the solutions of other providers, from municipal enterprises and IT services providers to Smart City startups, t...