SAP Solution Manager is a central, integrated end-to-end platform intended to enable SAP's customers to adopt new developments faster, manage the application life-cycle, and run SAP solutions. SAP Solution Manager is one of the products of software company SAP AG.
IT combines tools, content, and direct access to SAP to manage everything from deployment to solution monitoring and improvement. Based on an SAP support contract, the solution can help you optimize core business processes and your IT infrastructure.
SAP Solution Manager is a central support and system management suite provided to SAP's customers as part of their license agreement. As an SAP system landscape may include a large amount of installed SAP and non-SAP systems, SAP Solution Manager is intended to reduce and centralize the management of these systems and end-to-end business processes.
In such a landscape, SAP Solution Manager is the managing system, and the business suite applications (e.g. ERP, CRM, BI, EP) are the managed systems. Non-SAP systems in the landscape can also be covered over the solution life-cycle. Business process can also be documented during the entire solution lifecycle, making the platform an important business platform as well as an IT platform.
SAP Solution Manager 7.1 provides an extensive set of features in the IT Support area for enhancing, automating and improving the management of SAP and non-SAP systems: