The following diagrams outline the recommended system architecture for Portal and Interconnect implementations, including common SAP Business One arrangements.

High-level overviews

Hana Infrastructure Example (Portals and Interconnect)

Hana Infrastructure Example - Portals with or without Interconnect.
Hana Infrastructure Example - Portals with or without Interconnect.

Hana Infrastructure Example (Interconnect only)

Hana Infrastructure Example - Interconnect (no Portals).
Hana Infrastructure Example - Interconnect (no Portals).

Detailed Hana Infrastructure Example (Portals and Interconnect)

Detailed Hana Infrastructure Example - Portals with or without Interconnect.
Detailed Hana Infrastructure Example - Portals with or without Interconnect.

Hana Component Summary

Summary of Hana architecture components.
Summary of Hana architecture components.

SQL Infrastructure Example (Portals and Interconnect)

SQL Infrastructure Example - Portals with or without Interconnect.
SQL Infrastructure Example - Portals with or without Interconnect.

SQL Infrastructure Example (Interconnect only)

SQL Infrastructure Example - Interconnect (no Portals).
SQL Infrastructure Example - Interconnect (no Portals).

SQL Component Summary

Summary of SQL architecture components.
Summary of SQL architecture components.

SAP Business One Server Architecture

Standard SQL Server Architecture

SAP Business One Server typical infrastructure architecture for installations against SQL Server.
SAP Business One Server typical infrastructure architecture for installations against SQL Server.

Alternate SQL Server Architecture

SAP Business One Server alternate infrastructure architecture. This alternative configuration may be used for SQL Server installations.
SAP Business One Server alternate infrastructure architecture. This alternative configuration may be used for SQL Server installations.

Standard Hana Architecture

SAP Business One Server infrastructure architecture for Hana environments.
SAP Business One Server infrastructure architecture for Hana environments.

Product Architecture

Web Server Product Architecture

Each of the portal websites resides on a standalone web server.
Each of the portal websites resides on a standalone web server.
Each of the portal websites access SAP Business One data through the B1WebAPI.
Each of the portal websites access SAP Business One data through the B1WebAPI.
The Manager Add-On for SAP Business One is responsible for managing each Portal's advanced settings, as well as user and menu configuration.
The Manager Add-On for SAP Business One is responsible for managing each Portal's advanced settings, as well as user and menu configuration.

Customer Portal End-to-End Architecture

Shown here: Web server architecture with Customer Portal components highlighted.
Shown here: Web server architecture with Customer Portal components highlighted.
Customer Portal accesses SAP Business One data through the B1WebAPI.
Customer Portal accesses SAP Business One data through the B1WebAPI.

Employee Portal End-to-End Architecture

Shown here: Web server architecture with Employee Portal components highlighted.
Shown here: Web server architecture with Employee Portal components highlighted.
Employee Portal accesses SAP Business One data through the B1WebAPI.
Employee Portal accesses SAP Business One data through the B1WebAPI.

Vendor Portal End-to-End Architecture

Shown here: Web server architecture with Vendor Portal components highlighted.
Shown here: Web server architecture with Vendor Portal components highlighted.
Vendor Portal accesses SAP Business One data through the B1WebAPI.
Vendor Portal accesses SAP Business One data through the B1WebAPI.

Interconnect End-to-End Architecture

Shown here: Web server architecture with an example third-party application highlighted.
Shown here: Web server architecture with an example third-party application highlighted.
When using the REST API, a third-party application may use B1WebAPI to update and read SAP Business One data.
When using the REST API, a third-party application may use B1WebAPI to update and read SAP Business One data.
Workflow Portal may be used to manage asynchronous data access for third-party or custom applications.
Workflow Portal may be used to manage asynchronous data access for third-party or custom applications.
An admin may troubleshoot data access issues by accessing B1WebAPI directly.
An admin may troubleshoot data access issues by accessing B1WebAPI directly.

SPS Cloud EDI End-to-End Architecture

SPS Connector Add-On for SAP Business One is responsible for managing EDI document processing and config settings within SAP Business One.
SPS Connector Add-On for SAP Business One is responsible for managing EDI document processing and config settings within SAP Business One.
SPS Cloud EDI uses Interconnect workflows to manage EDI transaction processing. This may be done using the website (shown) or within the addon (see previous diagram).
SPS Cloud EDI uses Interconnect workflows to manage EDI transaction processing. This may be done using the website (shown) or within the addon (see previous diagram).