Andrew Lavespere

Lavespere, Inc.


Sysco Foods - Houston, Texas

Aug 2009 - Present  Contract as SAP Portal Architect

Project Description

A large SAP implementation to integrate business processes and systems across functions, reduce or remove unnecessary duplication of work and deliver new business capabilities. The project will implement three portals: one each for Customers, Suppliers and Associates. The projected named users are around 600,000 with an estimated 50,000 concurrent users when fully live with all operating companies.

As the SAP Portal Architect for the project working on the Basis team, I architected and implemented a Federated Portal Network (FPN). The architecture consists of a dedicated consumer portal (NW7.01) and multiple producer portals (NW70, NW7.01, CE 7.1.1, CE 7.2, CE 7.3) and supports the implementation of three separate portals for customers, suppliers and employees on a single portal platform.

The FPN landscape consists of a Consumer portal and ten Producer portals for sandbox, development, QA, training, performance and production. The landscape also includes an "N+1" environment for development and QA to allow for production support as well as ongoing project work. The portal integrates with OpenText as the Web Content Management system.

All requests are federated through the consumer to the producer portals utilizing the federated portal network with a combination of Remote Role Assignment, Remote Delta links and Remote Application Integration.

Live Portals

Project Details

Duties and Accomplishments include: