New joint whitepaper about Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) – SAP NetWeaver Portal Interoperability

We finally published the new joint whitepaper about Portal Interoperability. This white paper describes all currently available interoperability options between SAP NetWeaver and Microsoft SharePoint Technologies possible. Developed jointly by experts from SAP and Microsoft it aims to provide a complete overview over all relevant concepts, technical building blocks and integration scenarios known to date….


Happy Holidays

It was a pretty amazing year in the SAP Alliance Team here at Microsoft Corp. and we had a couple of highlights like the shipment of Duet as well as the announcement of the roadmap for Duet on SAPPHIRE in Atlanta where Jeff Raikes from Microsoft and Leo Apotheker from SAP announced Duet 3.0, which will…

Microsoft Office System Webcast: How Duet Can Revolutionize the Way Information Workers Interact with Enterprise Applications

The Duet team will do another webcast on January 9th. Duet for Microsoft Office and SAP is a jointly developed application between Microsoft and SAP. It enables every employee to easily and quickly interact with SAP business processes and data via their familiar Microsoft Office environment. Duet improves decision making by giving employees and managers…


SAP NetWeaver BI and Portals Conference 2008

Talking about Portal Interoperability: If you are interested in this subject and want to combine it with further information about SAP NetWeaver Portal and BI you should visit the SAP NetWeaver BI and Portals Conference next year in Orlando. We will present our joint findings on Portal Interop combined with Search and Forms topics during that…


Update: Portal Interop WebCast now on Jan 22nd 8am Pacific Time (GMT-8)

We will repeat the November WebCast on January 22nd 8am Pacific Time. This has changed to accomodate the EMEA region as well.Please visit the TechNet homepage to register for this “demo only” WebCast:As the last one this WebCast will be presented by Thomas Reimer (Technology Strategist EMEA) and myself. Hope you can make it,-Tilo


And another whitepaper – this time about stateful Web Service Communication

Andre Fischer from SAP an I just finished a new whitepaper where we describe how to use stateful Web Service communication between Microsoft .NET and SAP NetWeaver. Session- and state-oriented communication can be necessary when dealing with BAPIs/RFCs exposed as Web Service, an example is the use of an external BAPI_TRANSACTION_COMMIT. The whitepaper describes how…


New Whitepaper about Web Dynpro Integration with SharePoint (MOSS)

We just published a new whitepaper about the integration of Web Dynpro with SharePoint. You can find the paper at This paper describes how to implement a SAP Web Dynpro application with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. It introduces the technologies and architecture used, describes the Web Dynpro customer contact scenario, and provides a detailed…


Rescheduling of the Webcast Developing .NET Framework Applications with SAP Enterprise Explorer from 12/05/2007 to February 06, 2008

The webcast ‘Developing .NET Framework Applications with SAP Enterprise Explorer ‘ has to be rescheduled for beginning of February 2008, the SAP Enterprise Service Explorer, a Visual Studio 2005 Add-In which allows you browse and search the Enterprise Service Registry from within Visual Studio as well as to generate WCF Proxies for the Services published…


Web Services Security Interoperability Using SAP NetWeaver and Microsoft .NET

Martin Raepple from SAP gave a great session at SAP TechEd in Las Vegas and Munich about Web Service Security between Microsoft .NET and SAP NetWeaver. He gave a hands-on demo of how to configure WS-Security between the both stacks and if you are interested in getting some more information or if you want to…


Where is the Microsoft .NET Interoperability corner on

SAP updated the page. Until now you could find the .NET Interoperability area at the start page on the left hand navigation. This changed; the left hand navigation has been restructured according to the new SAP technology map. If you want to access the Microsoft .NET Interoperability area you can do it using the direct…