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13% Growth in Non-IFRS Software and Software-Related Service Revenues at Constant Currencies
SAP AG on Tuesday announced its preliminary financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. "Customers continue to invest for growth across large, midsized and small enterprises and within many industries," said Bill McDermott, Co-CEO of SAP. "We had outstanding growth i...
Operating cash flow from continuing operations was euro 3.04 billion (2008: euro 2.18 billion), an increase of 39%. Free cash flow was euro 2.81 billion (2008: euro 1.84 billion), an increase of 52%. Free cash flow was 26% of total revenues (2008: 16%). At December 31, 2009, SAP had a ...
SAP AG has announced the appointment of S. Singh Mecker as the head of the Global Ecosystem and Partner Group (GEPG) for SAP AG. Mecker, as senior vice president of GEPG, reports directly to SAP Executive Board Member John Schwarz, and is responsible for leading all strategic and opera...
Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., a global provider of application platforms and business and process integration solutions, today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with nefos GmbH, a leading consulting partner of Salesforce.com located in Zurich, Switzerland. Nefos w...
MSC Industrial Direct Co has selected the SAP NetWeaver Master Data Management component (SAP NetWeaver MDM) to transform how product information is managed throughout its enterprise. More accurate, consistent product information will help and support its growth and cost savings goals...
Accenture has won four 2009 SAP Pinnacle awards, bringing its total won to date to 18 and cementing its global position as one of SAP’s leading strategic partners. The SAP Pinnacle Awards recognize SAP partners who have excelled in developing their partner relationships with SAP and wh...
Panaya has announced the availability of its new SAP Support Package automation product. Support packages are software updates released by SAP that include problem fixes. SAP customers need to install them to ensure the smooth operation, regulatory compliance, and security of their SAP...
YASH Technologies has announced that Microbia, Inc., has selected ChemOne as its integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)solution. ChemOne will provide the foundation for operational efficiency for Microbia's manufacturing and business requirements to prepare them for the launch o...
Recognizing that communication service providers, including voice, data, content and mobility companies, today are obliged to offer more innovative and value-based services, SAP AG has announced that the signing of the acquisition of privately held Highdeal occurred on May 4, 2009. Hig...
IntelliCorp has announced its participation in the SAP EcoHub solution marketplace. This community-powered solution marketplace makes it easier for customers to discover, evaluate and purchase solutions - such as IntelliCorp LiveCompare, LiveModel and DataWorks - that complement SAP ap...
Tidal Software has announced Tidal Transaction Analyzer for SAP Solutions version 1.9. This version is the most recent step in the company’s plans to introduce a broad set of SAP management solutions that provide automation, and accelerate problem isolation for SAP users. Tidal Transac...
Tidal Software announced that its customer, Tennant Company, has successfully completed a comprehensive audit of global SAP transaction usage using Tidal Transaction Analyzer. According to Tennant, the Tidal solution greatly simplifies the auditing process and enhances security by prov...
SAP announced it will collaborate with Intel to optimize SAP Business One applications on Intel Xeon Processor based systems to enable small businesses to lower cost by achieving faster time to value of their IT investments. SAP and Intel intend to encourage original equipment manufact...
Alloy connects IBM Lotus Notes software with SAP Business Suite. Alloy is a new style of software application that presents information and data from SAP applications in the context of the Lotus Notes collaboration software desktop. Alloy supports SAP workflows, reporting and analytics...
Gizmox announced that SAP saved more than $720,000 in development costs of its web-based global test management system using Visual WebGui's application development framework. SAP's NetWeaver UI Test Development team delivered their VWG-based web application in 9 months using only 2 de...
"The third quarter 2008 was SAP's 19th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth in software and software-related service revenues at constant currencies. This was an achievement in a period where the global financial crisis had a significant impact on customer decisions towards quart...
CIO's face a common battle to balance the warring requirements of providing critical business value with maximum efficiency and cost savings. As they look to simplify their IT infrastructure, they must consider where it makes sense to draw a line in the sand and say 'Here's what my ven...
Improving business performance is a goal that cannot be realized without mutual cooperation and alignment between business and IT. In collaboration, IT focuses on architecture, system administration, scalability and performance, security and infrastructure, while business evaluates the...
Olivetti has chosen to adopt services from Crossgate for EDI integration of its partners. With revenues in 2007 amounting to 408 million euro, Olivetti operates in the home and office products, in specialized applications for the banking and retail industries, and in IT automation syst...
AmberPoint announced that it has joined the SAP Co-Innovation Lab, where it will work with SAP to provide best practices for integrating its service-oriented architecture (SOA) runtime governance solutions with SAP enterprise services. AmberPoint intends to work with the SAP Co-Innovat...
Axon announced it has signed a co-development agreement with SAP for the integration of a new maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business solution with the SAP ERP application for aviation and aerospace organizations. The new MRO industry solution, called iMRO, is intended to impro...
Esker announced that it has signed a USD$1M enterprise agreement to implement Esker DeliveryWare for a Fortune 50 electronics manufacturer, enabling the company to automate the delivery of sales order documents into its SAP system.
SAP announced the opening of a second SAP Co-Innovation Lab in Ohtemachi, Tokyo, Japan. Joining the co-innovation lab, located in Palo Alto, California, the addition further broadens efforts by SAP to work with software solution partners, technology partners, service partners and custo...
EDS has announced the adoption of the Run SAP methodology for use in its application management services and hosting operations. Through this adoption, EDS also plans to incorporate the methodology into its consulting practice, where it will leverage its expertise with SAP applications...
SAP announced a historic landmark in its product release strategy: The latest release of its enterprise resource planning (ERP) application, SAP ERP, has been selected or installed by more than 10,000 customers, including Bank of America, Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem, and Kr...
SAP announced the appointment of José Duarte as president and CEO of the company's operations in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), and Rodolpho Cardenuto as president and CEO of SAP Latin America. The new leaders assume their roles as Erwin Gunst, formerly president of SAP EMEA, and...
'Our number-one ranking in IDC's annual BI tools report is great validation of our ability to execute on new products and technologies that optimize business performance,' said Marge Breya, general manager and executive vice president, Business Intelligence Platform, Business Objects, ...
SAP Integration and Certification Centers (ICC) have granted Datalogic Mobile SAP Certified Integration status. Therefore, the company from Bologna is now a SAP certified partner, guaranteeing logistics and warehousing solutions that provide compatibility with SAP. SAP delivers product...
SAP announced its intent to acquire Visiprise. With the addition of Visiprise, SAP will deliver on its 'Perfect Plant' strategy to bring together core SAP solutions with the software, hardware and services offerings of ecosystem partners to drive innovation for discrete manufacturers. ...
SAP announced that Kabel BW has selected the latest version of the SAP Customer Relationship Management application, SAP CRM 2007, to strengthen its connection to customers and build its foundation for future growth. The company, which serves more than 2.3 million subscribers, also pla...
Novell announced it has received an SAP Pinnacle Award in the category 'Technology: Co-Innovation for Core Business,' recognizing Novell as an SAP partner who has made significant contributions to SAP's customer-focused ecosystem. Novell was honored specifically for work with SAP on SU...
Wipro announced an agreement with SAP, through which it established a closer collaboration and an increased focus on customer adoption of SAP solutions. Under this agreement, Wipro has invested in a state-of-the-art Solutions Lab, through which it is building 'Industry Networks' to hel...
'There is no spillover from the recession in the U.S. to Asia and Europe,' SAP CEO Henning Kagermann told a press reception in Berlin recently. His co-CEO, Leo Apotheker, told the press at the same event that the integration of Business Objects was moving ahead 'in a very satisfactory ...
SAP announced that it has delivered a complete accompaniment of service-oriented architecture (SOA) technologies, ready-to-run services and comprehensive support offerings to help companies achieve additional business value and increased IT efficiencies. With SOA as the de facto market...
Cúram Software announced its market-leading Cúram Business Application Suite 5.0 has achieved 'Powered by SAP NetWeaver' certification status. Endorsed by SAP in 2007, the Cúram Business Application Suite, which is Cúram Software's Social Enterprise Management (SEM) solution, provides ...
Pacer International announced completion of the Blueprinting phase of its SAP information technology system. The Blueprint, under development since October 2007, provides a path for the complete integration of Pacer International's business units under a single IT system, the implement...
SAP announced findings of a research effort conducted with the University of St. Gallen that show IT projects based on a service-oriented architecture (SOA) improve software reusability, reduce operations cost and offer substantial process efficiencies. As SOA is currently undergoing m...
SAP announced plans for the release of SAP NetWeaver Business Process Management and SAP NetWeaver Business Rules Management. The addition of these planned capabilities will further establish SAP NetWeaver as the strategic platform of choice for customers that execute a service-oriente...
SAP announced a design and development governance offering for enterprise service-oriented architecture (enterprise SOA.) The new offering will enable SAP customers to experience tangible business benefits as a result of an enterprise SOA strategy. Growing adoption of the SAP enterpris...