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SAP HANA—Curing Cancer (for real), and More
Read this report from TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic on what’s new with the SAP HANA platform. At the recent SAPPHIRE NOW and SAP TechEd event in November, SAP announced the next-generation SAP HANA platform. TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic was there and brings you all the details in this TEC Report. Download the report to get the latest developments to SAP HANA and how this platform can help companies gain insights into their business in real time, and may even help healthcare organizations cure cancer.
: Description: At the recent SAPPHIRE NOW and SAP TechEd event in November, SAP announced the next-generation SAP HANA platform. TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic was there and brings you all the details in this TEC Report. Download the report to get the latest developments to SAP HANA and how this platform can help companies gain insights into their business in real time, and may even help healthcare organizations cure cancer. SAP HANA—Curing Cancer (for real), and More style= border-width:0px;
12/4/2012 11:31:00 AM
SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land?Part 1: Alliances
During its international e-business conference, SAPPHIRE, SAP displayed a bullish attitude, contradicting the current market malaise. Expanding outside its traditional ERP stronghold into five attractive technology areas, as well as the realization that no vendor can be ‘all things to all people’ might be the necessary ingredients of the formula for future SAP success.
: the announcements at the SAPPHIRE conference, the market impact of those announcements, the challenges SAP faces, and user recommendations. Part Five will contain links to the previous parts. Alliances and Partnerships Striving to shed the image of a stodgy, partnership-unfriendly behemoth, SAP has announced a number of alliances, including: IBM Corporation Palm, Inc. Commerce One Alliance with IBM Possibly the most remarkable was an expansion of the long-standing global strategic alliance with IBM
SAP’s SME Product Marketing Team Tells All (or Most of it, at least) » The TEC Blog
The recently held SAPPHIRE NOW 2011 event in Orlando, Florida had many newsworthy items with regards to SAP ’s solutions for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) . For one, the much publicized and anticipated multi-tenanted software as a service (SaaS) SAP Business ByDesign product has reached a milestone of 500 customers and availability in a dozen countries or so ( after initial hiccups and faltering ). For its part, the proven lower-end SAP BusinessOne offering has reached a whopping 30,000
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SAP to Acquire Ariba, Expand Cloud Presence - First Impressions » The TEC Blog
events, AribaLIVE 2012 and SAPPHIRE NOW 2012 , there was no inkling of this development . At first glance, this is a good fit, as a plethora of large SAP customers use both Ariba Network and Ariba’s procurement, sourcing, contract management, e-invoicing, etc. software (in fact, in the early 2000s, the name Ariba was taboo at SAP’s Waldorf HQ, and Ariba was a competitor that SAP loved to hate). The arms race is accelerating in the enterprise applications space. Now that Ariba and Emptoris (acquired
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SAP to Acquire Inventory Optimization Vendor SmartOps » The TEC Blog
with SAP solutions. With SAPPHIRE still 3+ months away, SAP and SmartOps have some time (but not a lot) to further develop some ideas and messaging for how their respective technologies hooked more closely together create new opportunities. When TEC briefed recently with SmartOps, we heard considerable excitement from the team about its Enterprise Demand Sensing. SmartOps feels that this new technology and solution puts the company at a technical crossroads, which may provide further rationale for the ti
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Collaborative Commerce : ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: SAP AG
SAP AG has seemingly crossed a strategy chasm, from a strict, stodgy, Not-Invented-Here (NIH) approach to software development and delivery, to a seemingly quite open approach of broad development alliances, company acquisitions, Internet portals development, and a deep, new relationship with IBM for both technology sharing as well as bolstering IBM Consulting’s support for SAP’s new multiple mySAP.com™ initiatives. 'Collaborative' and 'SAP' were not two words you might have ever seen in the same article. You’re seeing it now.
: information on the 2001 Sapphire announcement see SAP - A Humble Giant From the Reality Land . The Pieces in Place Today Here s a short overview of all the technology pieces offered by SAP today: mySAP Workplace - Enterprise portal solution, including application integration, personalized view for employees, customers, partners, and suppliers. mySAP Supply Chain Management - Typical Supply Chain Management functionality, with the advanced functionality of Dynamic Procurement (see above), and the
SAP and VMWare Expand Collaboration to Bring Support for vSphere in HANA » The TEC Blog
SAP HANA. During the SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Madrid , SAP announced the upcoming availability of SAP HANA on VMWare vSphere 5.1 for testing and development. SAP’s customers will have the ability to provide instances of SAP HANA in virtual machines faster, use advanced datacenter capabilities of VMware vSphere such as Dynamic Resource Scheduling and vSphere vMotion, and more easily configure their testing and development environments over the cloud. This also enables SAP HANA to operate on a VMwa
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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of June 18, 2012 » The TEC Blog
this year at the Sapphire event, but it was officially launched today at the e2conf. SAP claims that the main advantage of its social collaboration solutions is that it does more than just provide Facebook-like platforms for the enterprise. For instance, collaboration features will leverage business solutions like SAP Workflow. The move was expected by everyone who follows the social media space, and it remains to be seen how SAP will offer better solutions than Oracle (who created its own social network
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Has SAP Become a PLM Factor to Be Reckoned With?
TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic looks at key product development strategies in SAP’s innovations SCM and PLM. Read the full article. You have probably heard of SAP’s recent blockbuster acquisitions, but did you know about the vendor’s fervent in-house innovation and newly developed products for SCM and PLM sectors. In his recent article, TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes a close look at the continuous product and service innovation at SAP and discusses the key products and development strategies with SAP PLM solutions managers. Read more.
: Even at the recent SAPPHIRE NOW 2011 conference, it became apparent that much of SAP ’s innovation has lately come from its blockbuster acquisitions of Business Objects and Sybase . The major headlines of the conference were along the lines of in-memory analytic applications ( SAP HANA , anyone?), mobility, on-demand/cloud applications, and so on. But SAP has also been doing a boatload of tacit and less publicized innovation in-house. At the event, we learned of major new SAP products (recently
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The User s Undying Quest for Exploring and Discovering Info – Part 2 » The TEC Blog
did not attend the SAPPHIRE 2009 conference in Orlando, Florida in person this time. Instead, I followed the event’s virtual track. I could sense both from my industry contacts that went there and from the analyst and media reports that one of the conference’s highlights was the SAP BusinessObjects Explorer offering . In his alert at the time, Bruce Richardson of AMR Research reported that SAP’s co-CEO Leo Apotheker used most of his hour-long opening keynote to promote the exciting new
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SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land?Part 4: SAP s Strategy
It appears as though SAP feels confident now that its software solutions outside of its core ERP can stand on their own and attract new customers.
: its international e-business conference, SAPPHIRE , on June 12-15, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), the leading provider of business software solutions, released a spate of upbeat announcements in its effort to portray itself as a reformed vendor of choice for all aspects of e-Business, including planning and collaboration. As an illustration thereof, SAP cited that its flagship mySAP.com suite has met with remarkable success in the market. SAP reached a major milestone in 2000 when the number of licensed users of its
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