SAP and Zebra Presenter Date The right asset. In the right place. At the right time. Zebra Confidential SAP Agenda Why SAP? Sharing Technology Forms (label) Printing from SAP Mobility and SAP RFID and SAP International Printing (Unicode) Questions and Answers The right asset. In the right place. At the right time. Why focus on SAP? + = SAP AG… worlds largest maker of “Business Application Software” More Zebras connected to SAP Software versus any other business application Long Term Relationship 1999 Zebra becomes SAP Certified Software Partner Zebra launches BAR-ONE for SAP R/3 2003 Zebra licenses Barcode Rendering Technology to SAP for use with SmartForms Adobe develops ZPL® driver for interactive forms 2004 SAP release Zebra drivers for SmartForms SAP release interactive forms with ZPL Drivers SAP and Zebra co-develop XML support for RFID Printers with Auto ID infrastructure SAP begins joint marketing with Zebra (AII/RFID) SAP and Zebra jointly support Unicode for output 2005 2007 SAP develop CPCL driver for mobile infrastructure ZebraDesigner™ for mySAP Business Suite SAP and Zebra share Technology SAP License Zebra Code! • Barcode rendering libraries • Direct from ZPL firmware! • Embedded in the SAP Kernel! SAP (SmartForms) can now render barcodes for: • • • • SAP print preview PCL, Postscript and Adobe PDF Windows drivers Everybody benefits! Forms (label) Printing from mySAP - 2 options! SAPscript (legacy) • Upload method • ZebraDesigner for mySAP Business Suite SmartForms (new) • ZPL + BRL • Total solution provided by SAP! ZebraDesigner™ for mySAP Business Suite Formerly BAR-ONE for R/3 SAPscript based solution • Upload method • Print direct from mySAP no middleware Design label format in ZebraDesigner™ for mySAP™ Business Suite Upload format to mySAP Install mySAP Zebra device driver and Codepage Create Print Queue • Proven solution, 2000+ installs • Shipping for 6+ years • Pass through ASCII driver • Unicode capability added 2005 Process Printing Transaction Labels print ZebraDesigner™ for mySAP Business Suite SAP SmartForms SAP’s own form design and layout tool Normally used for printing forms Supports laser printers (PCL and Postscript) Mature - shipping for nearly 5 years Now supports ZPL and barcode rendering SAP SmartForms How should I drive barcode printers from SAP? What version of SAP do you use? How do you print your existing forms on laser printers today? • SAPscript or SmartForms What other barcode printers are competing for this business? • Datamax and Intermec What languages do you need to print? How should I drive barcode printers from SAP? Use what “you use” for your forms and laser printers • Maximise existing staff expertise • Maximise existing SAP software licenses Avoid middleware Unicode “blocks the competition” SmartForms “blocks the competition” Design / Interface Questions The right asset. In the right place. At the right time. All logos and trade marks are the property of their respective owners Mobile and SAP The right asset. In the right place. At the right time. Mobile in the SAP world! • Out in the field (receipts and labels) • In the warehouse (labels) SAP Mobile Infrastructure (MI) New module from SAP for PDTs Field based activities, out in the field! Common applications: • Field force automation (receipt) • Direct store delivery etc. (receipt) • Mobile asset management (label) RW 420™ and RW 220™ - designed for this! Cadbury, Spain install completed SAP Mobile Infrastructure (MI) Supports CPCL PDT uses GPRS or GSM for ERP connectivity Regular synchronisation back to base Printer uses Bluetooth to connect to the PDT SAP Warehouse (WMS/LES) SAP console for DOS terminals SAP web console for CE/Pocket PC terminals Middleware is also used in this space Applications • Put-away labels, shipping labels, bulk breakdown etc. Traditionally mid-range barcode label printer SAP Warehouse (WMS/LES) Big opportunity is for mobilising the warehouse • Warehouse business improvement 802.11g infrastructure mode - always on Network (802.11g) wireless mobile printer QL 420 Plus is the perfect partner Mobile Questions The right asset. In the right place. At the right time. All logos and trade marks are the property of their respective owners RFID and SAP The right asset. In the right place. At the right time. What is Auto-ID Infrastructure? SAP’s RFID software offering Data collection software Converts raw RFID data into actionable business information Built on NetWeaver XML interface Two versions • Professional - integrates with mySAP ERP • Standalone - slap and ship SAP and RFID XML and RFID? SAP adopt XML for aII “Direct Connect” • No middleware needed • Certification process XML is a global industry standard for data exchange SAP / Zebra jointly developed XML interface SAP and RFID SAP and RFID RFID Questions The right asset. In the right place. At the right time. All logos and trade marks are the property of their respective owners Unicode and SAP The right asset. In the right place. At the right time. International Printing from mySAP ERP (Unicode) Printing non-Western text such as Cyrillic, Central European, Eastern European, Middle-East and APAC is big problem with SmartForms and SAPscript Unicode and SAP International printing from: SAPscript / ZebraDesigner for mySAP Business Suite • Andale APAC Worldtype font • EMEA preloaded Swiss 721 • 6 single language APAC fonts • Any other licensed TTF SmartForms • Andale APAC Worldtype font • EMEA preloaded Swiss 721 International Printing from mySAP ERP (Unicode) Zebra printers are preloaded with Western, Central and Eastern European languages also including Baltic, Cyrillic, Greek, Turkish, Hebrew and Arabic You do not need 4.7 Enterprise to print using Unicode… …any version SAP Questions www.zebra.com/sap The right asset. In the right place. At the right time. All logos and trade marks are the property of their respective owners Thank you SAP and Zebra The right asset. In the right place. At the right time.