Tag: "SAP"

Open-Source ERP’s Popularity Rises at SourceForge.net

Oh, what have those open-source hippies been working on these days. An interesting development over at SourceForge.net is that the two most active projects for the past week, as listed Wednesday, are two ERP projects – PostBooks ERP, Accounting, CRM by xTuple; and ADempiere ERP Business Suite. These aren’t two arbitrarily large outliers. Openbravo ERP […]

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SAP’s “River”, Among Other Advances into Cloud Computing

SAP, a leading ERP provider, is readying “River,” a cloud-computing platform that supports simple extensions to its on-premise ERP system. This is one among several cloud projects that SAP plans to release in the future. Carbon Impact 5.0, the first River-based application, is slated for release next month, and will be run on Amazon’s Elastic […]

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Lawsuit Against SAP For Anticompetition Measures

Today, Versata Software, a business-rules development platform, filed a complaint to the European Commission that SAP A.G. illegally blocked the company from selling products to SAP customers, which make up three quarters of the world’s largest businesses. At one time, Versata had a working relationship with SAP, the largest European software company in the industry. […]

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How to Optimize Your Facebook Friends

A Facebook application designed by an enterprise software development and consulting corporation does not sound like the most exciting thing in the world, but the Germany-based company SAP pulls through with an informational and useful application. SAP’s new application is called the Friend Network Optimizer. It has a social network dashboard where users can see […]

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Novell Wins Executive ERP Award

At the recent SAP SAPPHIRE NOW 2010 Annual Conference, Novell was awarded with the ERP Executive Best in Product Innovation. Novell provides infrastructure software solutions that help facilitate user interaction with technology. Novell’s award winning ERP product is Novell Compliance Management Platform extension for SAP. “We have worked very closely with SAP to deliver a solution […]

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ResearchPoint Selects SAP’s Business ByDesign as Their ERP Solution

ResearchPoint has chosen to implement SAP’s Business ByDesign ERP solution. ResearchPoint is a full-service contract research organization (CRO) that provides drug and device development services globally. ResearchPoint manages clinical trials for companies from study start-up through delivery of the final report. Business ByDesign is SAP’s on demand ERP software that offers solutions to small to […]

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‘Real’ Real-Time for SAP Customers

SAP announced at their recent Sapphire Conference that the company aims to “eliminate the divide between transactional and analytical applications with in-memory technology”. SAP highlighted that the next frontier for SAP would be pushing for developments in ‘real’ real-time computing technology. SAP plans to use the real-time technology to enable new applications, extend the reach […]

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Highlights from SAP Sapphire 2010

SAP’s annual Sapphire conference is an event for senior executives, business managers, and decision makers to experience how innovative business solutions from SAP enable business growth. SAP enhances real-time connectivity with users by bringing event attendees together with global participants at the 3-day Sapphire Now Conference. Here are a few brief highlights from the conference: […]

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SAP’s Strategy Trending Towards Mobile Technology To Gain ERP Market Share

SAP reiterated its focus on delivering its software on-premise, on-demand and on mobile devices and on designing these components in a consistent way to ensure consistent, real-time data. While many of SAP’s users like SAP’s push on mobile, on-demand and in-memory, their core customers remain focused on getting onto the latest ERP release and taking […]

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SAP Acquires Sybase

Breaking ERP news-SAP is acquiring Sybase for $5.8 million. Oracle, are you scared yet? Although it’s only speculation, SAP is said to have made the deal to compete with Oracle. The ERP giant Oracle grew its business after a $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems last year. The  SAP-Sybase cash deal is expected to close […]

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