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SAP Point-of-Sale–Hardware certification (POS-HW)

Designed for general merchandise and multi-format retailers, SAP Point-of-Sale (SAP POS) application is a highly configurable point-of-sale application that includes an easy-to-use business-rules engine.The certification involves testing of successful functioning of each part of the hardware with the SAP POS solution, with emphasis on interaction between the (vendor POS) hardware and the (SAP POS) software. The Point-of-Sale equipment, commonly referred to as hardware, that a customer may use in their system landscape is in the scope of the certification.


Getting Started

The SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) highly recommends that ISVs and partners, who are interested in certifying an integration of their product with SAP solutions, begin with our page Getting Started with Integration and Certification that explains the SAP ICC services and describes the process how to obtain them. This page helps you select the correct integration scenario and contains technical information, streaming media presentations, step-by-step guides, and much more.

News and Highlights: You are invited to join our introductory webinars - hosted by the SAP Integration and Certification Center at regular intervals. For a schedule of upcoming and recorded webinars SAP Integration and Certification Webinar Series.


Technical Documentation

There are no changes to POS-HW in this release.

There are no changes to POS-HW in this release.

SAP POS 1.0 (a.k.a SAP Transactionware General Merchandise 9.5)
POS-HW 1.0 was introduced as a certifiable scenario in this release.
Find the POS-HW 1.0 overview presentation under:
The POS-HW 1.0 certification guide is available under:
Further information can be found on the SAP Help webpage: -> SAP for Industries -> SAP for Retail -> SAP Point of Sale -> select an appropriate SAP POS release

In addition to the technical interface specifications, please also refer to the applicable SAP Solution Manager Ready.


Price List

The price for the whole hardware landscape certification is composed of the number of days needed to run the certification. Each certification day costs 1,360 Euro. On average a certification project (for a distinct hardware environment with POS Terminal, Cash register, Customer Line Display, POS Printer with MICR and Slip Printer, Scanner, Keyboard, MSR, PIN Pad and Signature Capturing device), takes roughly 5 to 10 days days, depending on the number of hardware components included in the test.If you as a hardware vendor want to certify only one or more POS hardware devices (e.g. a POS Printers) then we have the following prices in place if you sign them all together:
The first device certification costs 4000 Euro. Every further device certification costs 2000 Euro. Note:
Euro currency is applicable to all countries.
To understand all services and benefits included in this fee, please refer to the Getting Started Page.


Benefits of Certification

Customers using SAP-certified solutions in their SAP environment, as well as the ISVs and partners offering these, experience great benefits such as shorter implementation times, technical enablement, and marketing assets that certification provides.
Please visit the 'Certification Benefits overview page' for more information.


Important Links:
SAP Retail
This is SDN Homepage. You may also link to SDN blogs, external web sites, or related PM web pages.

SAP Training and Help:
Please refer to SAP Education.
ICC Webinar: You are invited to join our introductory webinars - hosted by the SAP Integration and Certification Center in regular intervals. For a schedule and recordings got to the page "SAP Integration and Certification Webinar Series".

Apply for ICC Services right away - please fill in the SAP ICC online application form.


SAP Application Development partner directory: The certified solution is listed in our SAP Application Development partner directory.

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