SAP Netweaver Gateway is not a new software. It is an ABAP add-on installed on any SAP Netweaver system.
SAP Netweaver Gateway uses the OData RESTful interface.
- OData is an open interface which was developed by Microsoft.
- OData is based on XML and JSON and hence is easy to transfer over the network.
- OData is self-describing.
- Gateway has been designed primarily for the B2C scenario.