SAP is a HUGE ERP (enterprise resource planning) application.
Take a business like Coca-Cola. SAP could be used for financial record keeping, Human Resources, Manufacturing, distribution, and on and on…
SAP specialists are very much in demand these days.
You can read more about SAP on their website at: <a href=”http://www.sap.com/index.epx”>SAP</a>
There are some other things that SAP can mean but, to just about any IT person, this is the most popular thing that would come to mind.
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check out www.sapfans.com – the first page of the site has a pretty good history of SAP.
Also check out www.sap.com/usa/about/index.epx – There’s a brief history of the company and a solutions link that shows the different application areas.
If you really want detail go to http://help.sap.com/ where you can read all the documentation for the different modules.
Hope this helps.
SAP stands for Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing. SAP is a member of the ERP family of software.