The exact architecture of the Open Data Initiative remains unclear, but in terms of intent, CDPs have the same objective...
Excerpt from the SAP: SAP NetWeaver evaluation:
"Even for existing SAP licensees, NWP should not become a default purchase. It takes time to understand the NWP architecture and features, while much-needed help from integration partners and the vendor itself may remain very costly and in short supply..."(P. 188 in the Enterprise Portals Report. )
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