Written by Poonam ChandersyTechnical Content Writer
SAP Commerce Cloud is built to drive consistent profitable revenue with agile innovations, intelligent decision making, and is an enterprise-grade platform that enables businesses to scale and grow. SAP Commerce Cloud’s recent 2205 release delivers a headless experience making businesses future-ready with its advanced OCC APIs, B2B punchout enhancements, and dedicated support.
This blog highlights some of the new features and enhancements in the latest release along with the recent innovations, some of which include:
Intelligent Selling Services
Themes and Branding
Secure Data and Processes
Omni Commerce Connect (OCC) APIs
Order Capture for B2B Storefront Users with SAP S/4HANA
SAP Order Management Foundation Integration
Integration Extension Pack
Intelligent Selling Services (ISS) for SAP Commerce Cloud provides real-time personalization through Recommendations and Merchandising product carousels to drive customer loyalty and improve conversion rates. It also provides testing, reporting and management tooling to understand, monitor and improve personalization performance. Some of the recent enhancements include:
Easily change and align a site to match the branding strategies. Users can configure the Themes and Branding in the Backoffice and set an organizational theme or allow individual users to select their own theme. Backoffice provides two default themes, SAP Quartz Light and SAP Quartz Dark. Apart from these options, users can also create up to 10 additional custom themes based on one of the two default themes. Additionally, they can replace the default SAP Logo with an image of their own choice in the login page and shell bar. Themes and Branding allows businesses to create a sleek and consistent look with customizable UI themes and logos, offering customers a rich experience with advanced components and navigation buttons.
While creating or editing user profiles, Environment Permissions in Commerce Cloud can be upgraded from a subscription-based model to a flexible environment-based model access to separate access for specific environments such as development and production. Businesses can also increase security by defining and restricting access for certain users and introduce a 2-factor authentication.
For customers who own a privately hosted infrastructure or have higher security requirements than using a secured publicly available Git repository, Private Git Support allows to connect private code repository to SAP Commerce Cloud for added security and protection from external threats and risks. Major framework and library upgrades including Java, Mockito, Groovy, allow enhanced security, improved maintainability, support, and new feature, language, and syntax capabilities.
Offering Headless Commerce support, SAP Commerce Cloud’s recent release includes new Omni Commerce Connect (OCC) APIs, that enables businesses to gain agility and build engaging, new experiences using a headless commerce approach. Some of the new APIs introduced include:
Order Integration is improved to integrate Order Capture for B2B Storefront Users with SAP S/4HANA to combine a digital experience for B2B storefront users with feature-rich and comprehensive business rules in SAP S/4HANA Sales.
Create a central hub to connect and isolate all sales channels and fulfillment locations with SAP Order Management Foundation Integration and gain performance insights to manage omnichannel business performance.
Leverage additional integration benefits including the Integration Extension Pack such as:
SAP Commerce Cloud enables businesses to make easy and seamless changes to an eCommerce environment. If you’re looking to get started with SAP Commerce Cloud, Royal Cyber certified SAP experts can help create the ultimate eCommerce experience for customers. Contact us to schedule a meeting and get started today!