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  • 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
  • SAP upgrades proceeding but maintenance end a factor

    A new vendor-sponsored survey finds that some European and North American SAP customers are largely continuing with ERP (enterprise resource planning) system upgrades amid the global economic downturn. But the main reason cited was the end of vendor maintenance for their product versions.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus16 Jan. 09 04:00
  • SAP wants Oracle to reveal software, support profit margins

    SAP wants Oracle to reveal profit-margin information for JD Edwards and PeopleSoft software and support, according to a joint discovery statement filed this week in connection with Oracle's lawsuit against SAP.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus08 Jan. 09 07:44
  • SAP project halted after shareholder pressure

    The weak economy has companies of all sizes and types moving to cut costs, and for U.S. bedding manufacturer Select Comfort, those choices have included a decision to halt all work associated with a wide-ranging SAP ERP (enterprise resource planning) project. And documents on file with a government regulator indicate that shareholder pressure may have contributed to the move.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus18 Dec. 08 07:46
  • Judge denies most SAP motions to dismiss in Oracle suit

    A judge has rejected most of the motions made by SAP to dismiss parts of rival software maker Oracle's lawsuit against it, according to the decision filed Monday in U.S. District Court-California Northern District.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus17 Dec. 08 07:14
  • SAP user group CEO leaves organization

    Steve Strout, CEO of the Americas SAP Users Group (ASUG), is no longer with the organization, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus27 Nov. 08 07:04
  • SAP slashes NetWeaver developer subscription price

    Citing the weak economy, SAP has cut the cost of developer subscriptions for its NetWeaver platform by roughly 50 percent, according to a post this week on an official company blog.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus20 Nov. 08 07:30