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  • Forrester: SAP, others will make analytics acquisitions

    IBM's recently announced plans to buy SPSS, maker of specialized analytics software, will result in a wave of further consolidation in the space, according to a new Forrester Research report.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus21 Aug. 09 02:11
  • SAP offers LinkedIn recruitment tools to channel partners

    SAP has inked a deal with LinkedIn that will provide the software vendor's channel partners with special tools and services for the popular business social-networking and careers site.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus14 Aug. 09 04:16
  • 'Rigged' product demo in SAP suit goes missing

    A presale product demonstration software package that is key to Waste Management's rancorous lawsuit against SAP has gone missing and both sides are claiming the other should have it, according to documents filed in a U.S. District Court.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus29 May 09 06:50
  • SAP: BI tool will help create 'clear enterprises'

    Companies must achieve "clarity" to navigate out of the global recession and SAP intends to help them with its BI (business intelligence) and ERP (enterprise resource planning) software, co-CEO Leo Apotheker said during the opening keynote of SAP's Sapphire conference in Orlando Tuesday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus13 May 09 08:39
  • SAP expands business-intelligence strategy

    SAP on Monday unveiled software for business intelligence and analytics, areas that are becoming integral to the strategy of the German enterprise applications company.

    Written by Elizabeth Montalbano12 May 09 04:21
  • SAP executive: Business ByDesign ramp up not imminent

    It's no accident that only a handful of sessions at SAP's upcoming Sapphire conference feature Business ByDesign, the company's entry into on-demand ERP (enterprise resource planning) software for the midmarket, according to a top company official.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus01 May 09 09:51
  • SAP first quarter earnings drop 16 per cent

    SAP reported first quarter net income down 16 per cent year on year, and revenue down 3 per cent, as customers remain reluctant to spend on new software.

    Written by Peter Sayer and Chris Kanaracus30 April 09 01:20
  • SAP first quarter earnings drop 16 percent

    SAP reported first quarter net income down 16 percent year on year, and revenue down 3 percent, as customers remain reluctant to spend on new software.

    Written by Peter Sayer30 April 09 05:52
  • SAP and Teradata deepen data warehousing ties

    SAP's NetWeaver Business Warehouse software will soon run natively on Teradata's database for high-end data warehousing and BI, the vendors announced Monday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus28 April 09 05:39
  • How to Win CFO Friends and Influence Business People

    Conventional wisdom and decades' worth of IT project failures and less-than-desirable outcomes tell us that every tech-related investment-from a massive SAP ERP rollout to a small SaaS CRM deployment-comes with some amount of risk.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum23 April 09 09:05
  • SAP adds Polestar search tool to midmarket BI suite

    SAP on Tuesday announced Business Objects Edge BI 3.1, an upgrade to its midmarket BI suite that includes Polestar, a tool that makes it easier for nontechnical workers to tap BI.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus08 April 09 06:57
  • SAP to virtualise 500 servers with Xen

    Citrix Systems has announced global software company SAP will use its XenServer to virtualise 500 servers by mid-2009.

    Written by Rodney Gedda12 March 09 10:26
  • SAP launches Business Suite 7

    SAP launched Business Suite 7 on Wednesday, pitching the software as a more flexible and cost-effective option amid lean economic times.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus05 Feb. 09 08:19
  • United Nations looks to SAP for ERP system

    The United Nations may be on the verge of installing an ERP system from SAP AG, potentially resulting in one of the largest public-sector deployments to date for the Walldorf, Germany-based software vendor.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau19 Jan. 09 09:00