SAP Focused Run

The ultimate solution for high volume monitoring, alerting, diagnostics, and analytics

SAP Focused Run is designed for businesses that need high-volume system and application monitoring, alerting, and analytics. It's a powerful solution for service providers who want to host their customers in one central, scalable, safe, and automated environment. It addresses customers with advanced needs in system management, user and integration monitoring, and configuration and security analytics.

Please check video of the SAP TechEd 2020 talk:

If you already know SAP Focused Run, please also check the video of the delta presentation for the latest release:

The new release SAP Focused Run 3.0 FP03 is out now.

Use Cases

Advanced Integration Monitoring (AIM)

  • Provides monitoring of data exchange processes between different systems within a solution landscape or between systems and public cloud services.
  • Peer-to-peer integration via RFC, HTTP(S), IDOC, Web Services, as well as orchestrated integration via SAP Process Integration or SAP Cloud Integration is supported.
  • Monitoring on single interface call or message level is supported to enable correlation of integration fragments to end-to-end flows. 

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Advanced User Monitoring (AUM)

Consists of two applications:

  • Synthetic User Monitoring (SUM) allows you to monitor user scenarios based on synthetic probes sent from robots, which can be deployed in different customer locations.
  • Real User Monitoring (RUM) provides measurement of different user request types, such as HTTP(S), SAPUI5, RFC and SAPGUI.

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Advanced Application Management (AAM)

This set of applications can be used to manage systems and cloud services in a unified way. 

  • Health Monitoring monitors cloud or on-premise based applications by using a unique approach in combination with adding context information.
  • Efficient monitoring of auto-discovered SAP standard jobs and selected SAP application jobs.
  • Efficient IT Event and Service Level Management of on-premise systems and cloud services by IT Calendar, Work Mode Management, and Service Availability Management.

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Advanced Configuration Monitoring (ACM)

This application provides an overview of the changes that have been applied to systems, databases, and operating systems.

  • Validate existing technical configuration towards a pre-defined policy.
  • Get support for security compliance audits.
  • Use interactive browsing and searching for certain configuration item values over high number of components.

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Advanced System Management (ASM)

Applications allow you to monitor systems, databases and operating systems for the whole solution landscape. 

  • Metric Forecasting and the System Anomaly Prediction can predict certain systems behavior.
  • Automated Health Checks complement deep-dive analysis of critical situations.
  • Management applications, such as down time/work mode management, IT calendar, service availability management, and license/maintenance management are provided.
  • Data will be delivered for SAP EarlyWatch Alert and SAP Maintenance Planner running in SAP Support Cloud.

Advanced Event and Alert Management (AEM)

This application is the central access point to handle alerts from different use cases like system monitoring, user monitoring and integration monitoring.

  • Allows efficient handling of high volumes of alerts, based on a dashboard-driven approach.
  • Integrate alerts coming from external monitoring systems into AEM (inbound integration), as well as forward alerts to external event and alert management or ticket systems (outbound integration).
  • For system monitoring, automated alert reactions, especially for production-down situations, are provided out-of-the-box. 

Advanced Root Cause Analysis (ARA)

Advanced Root Cause Analysis consists of three different applications:

  • System Analysis provides an overview on actual and historic monitoring data from the whole system landscape, with a drill down and customizing possibilities.
  • Trace Analysis traces specific user activities across different SAP on-premise and cloud technologies.
  • The File System Browser enables you to provide a secure read access to the operating systems for analyzing log files.

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Advanced Analytics & Intelligence (AAI)

  • The out-of-the-box dashboarding and intelligence capabilities offer a unified shell as commonly used UI platform across all applications to enable a unified user experience.
  • Seamless integration and customization of monitoring, alerting, and analytics enable a one-stop user experience.
  • The infrastructure allows use case specific adoption of Artificial Intelligence as it makes sense and adds value, e.g. for automatic Metric Forecasting and System Anomaly Prediction.
  • Tactical Dashboard can report the status of key performance indicators for your solution landscapes.

See What Customers Are Saying

Please check, how Cognizant achieves 99.95% SAP Application Availability with SAP Focused Run.


Overview Assets

Get familiar with the concepts and functions included in SAP Focused Run.

Demo Systems

A SAP Focused Run trial license can be acquired. Contact your SAP sales representative.

There is a pre-configured public demo system for SAP Focused Run 3.0 FP03 with sample data available.

An unconfigured and an already configured version of SAP Focused Run 3.0 FP03 are also available via the SAP Cloud Appliance Library.


  • Support from Partners
    Local partners support you in setting up your focused solution, provide knowledge transfer, and assist you in managing the project.
  • Support for Technical Inquiries
    As a customer, you can create technical inquiries with component SV-FRN-* in the SAP ONE Support Launchpad.