SAPinsider Publishes New Article — “Secure Your System Communications with Unified Connectivity”

March 4, 2014


DEDHAM, Mass., March 4, 2014 SAPinsider magazine announces that a new article, “Secure Your System Communications with Unified Connectivity” by Dr. Thomas Weiss, is now available in its January-March 2014 issue.

This article explains how the Unified Connectivity (UCON) framework functions within SAP NetWeaver 7.40 to secure RFCs, a central communication technology of SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and all ABAP-based systems. The article also sketches the different phases you need to run through in order to protect a remote-enabled function module, explores UCON setup and configuration, and shows how to ensure consistency and adaptability across your landscape.

“Secure Your System Communications with Unified Connectivity” by Dr. Thomas Weiss is now available at The article can also be found on page 73 of the January-March 2014 issue of SAPinsider, both in print and via the SAPinsider mobile app for Apple and Android platforms.

About the author
Dr. Thomas Weiss has a Ph.D. in analytic philosophy and joined the SAP NetWeaver Product Management Training team in 2001, where his responsibilities included the e-learning strategy for ABAP. He later became a member of the SAP NetWeaver ABAP Product Management team, where his rollout activities covered the ABAP language, ABAP tools, and in particular the Switch and Enhancement Framework. By 2010, he was also responsible for the rollout of RFC and the RFC-based connectors. Since the beginning of 2012, he is the product owner of the SAP Core Connectivity Team, which develops Unified Connectivity.

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Melanie A. Obeid
Editorial Director, SAPinsider & insiderPROFILES
WIS Publishing, publisher of SAPinsider

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