Category Archives: SAP News

SAP To Globalize Custom Mobile App Initiative

SAP is taking the SAP Mobility Design Center global. The SAP Mobility Design Center is the place where SAP customers who need a mobile app that is unique to their company can go to have SAP develop the needed app in collaboration with the customer. The SAP Mobility Design Center first opened in September 2012READ MORE →

SAP To Acquire SmartOps, Inventory Optimization Vendor

On February 22, SAP announced its pending acquisition of SmartOps. SmartOps, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, sells software that aids businesses in predicting demand for their products and planning to supply inventory levels accordingly. SmartOps was founded in 2000 and has been a partner of SAP since 2006. A few years later, SmartOps began developing itsREAD MORE →

SAP Sybase ASE a Stepping Stone to SAP HANA?

Although it made its name as an enterprise applications vendor, SAP has large ambitions for its databases. Back in December 2011, Steve Lucas, EVP , Business Analytics, Database & Technology, announced that SAP’s goal was to become the number 2 database vendor by 2015. SAP’s database that we hear most about these days is SAPREAD MORE →

SAP To Share Secure Content Management Mobile App

Yesterday, at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, SAP announced SAP Mobile Documents. SAP Mobile Documents allows a mobile device user to access both corporate content created by others as well as personal business documents via a single interface or entry-point in a secure manner. SAP Mobile Documents will be available on any mobile deviceREAD MORE →

SAP Jam on iPad

SuccessFactors Jam + SAP StreamWork = SAP Jam

When SAP acquired SuccessFactors in February 2012, SAP now owned two enterprise collaboration platforms, SAP StreamWork and SuccessFactors Jam. Shortly after the acquisition was completed, in March 2012, SAP hired Sameer Patel to take charge of its Enterprise Social Software. Under Patel’s leadership, SAP has delivered a new platform, SAP Jam, that incorporates features fromREAD MORE →

SAP Customer Insight

SAP Proving HANA Can Support Transactional Applications

Vishal Sikka’s “little girl” HANA is growing up. SAP HANA, SAP’s in-memory computing platform, has so far been featured almost exclusively in analytical applications, but is now going to be supporting a major transactional application, SAP CRM, as part of SAP 360 Customer, announced at SAP TechEd and SAPPHIRE NOW in Madrid. Analytical v. TransactionalREAD MORE →

Amazon Web Services

SAP Business Suite in the Cloud

Businesses can now run SAP Business Suite, including ERP, CRM, SCM, SRM, and PLM, on a popular public cloud service. SAP and Amazon announced on November 15 that Amazon Web Services is certified to run SAP Business Suite in production. Amazon is SAP’s primary partner for running applications in the public cloud. SAP Business SuiteREAD MORE →

Microsoft Surface Tablet with Metro UI

SAP Mobile Platforms Now Support Windows 8

Microsoft Windows, while dominating the desktop and laptop computer world, has not caught on very well so far among mobile device users in comparison to Android and iOS. Even now, Microsoft only has about a two percent share in the smartphone and tablet markets. With the advent of Windows 8, SAP has been preparing for that toREAD MORE →

Vishal Sikka's Keynote at SAP TechEd 2012

HANA, the Thread To Tie SAP Together

We have heard a lot about HANA from SAP in the past couple of years, and are sure to hear much more in the months and years to come. SAP HANA made its debut in 2010 as a high-speed in-memory analytics appliance began as an analytic appliance and in the next year became available asREAD MORE →

BayForce Swag at SAP TechEd 2012 Las Vegas

BayForce at SAP TechEd 2012 Wrap-Up

Last week we headed to Las Vegas to get the word out about our SAP Managed Services (Basis 360, Basis Alert, Basis Express, Remote BW, and Remote ABAP) and to learn more about what is going on in the SAP Community. This was our first time to exhibit at SAP TechEd and we were delighted!READ MORE →