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New and Noteworthy (SAPinsider Vol. 2, Iss. 2)

by SAP and Partners | SAPinsider

April 1, 2001

by SAP and Partners SAPinsider - 2001 (Volume 2), April (Issue 2)

"Cruisin' for Answers" at SAP TechEd 2001 Los Angeles, November 6-9

SAP TechEd 2001 Los Angeles

SAP TechEd 2001 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, November 6-9, will feature hundreds of expert-led hands-on and lecture sessions with topics including:

  • Mapping SAP applications to business processes and connecting applications to the World Wide Web
  • Sizing hardware, tuning SAP Systems, and configuring user interfaces
  • Integrating solutions into your system landscape
  • Upgrading SAP systems with new hardware, software, and third-party applications

Datahorse Inc. Receives SAP Award of Excellence

Datahorse Inc.

Datahorse Inc. was recently honored with the SAP Canada Partner Award of Excellence for 2000. This award is granted to consulting firms as a result of an independent SAP survey of overall customer satisfaction. Datahorse, a partner, received the award for its proficiency in developing "best of breed" technical solutions. Datahorse clients expressed high levels of satisfaction with solutions involving custom ABAP development, full-scale application integration projects, Web enablement of ERP functionality, system upgrades, and archiving.

RIA Introduces Income Tax Planning Tool for Corporate Tax Professionals


RIA, a provider of technology and information to tax, corporate, and accounting professionals, has introduced InSource CS - Income Tax Planning, a full-featured federal tax planning tool for corporate tax professionals. Income Tax Planning provides capabilities for "what-if" scenarios, budgets, forecasts, and analysis of audit adjustments. Fully integrated with InSource CS, RIA's client/server system for the corporate tax department, Income Tax Planning allows information to be easily imported from InSource CS for planning scenario set-up.

IBM Implements Gamma Computer's InfoShuttle for SAP R/3 Software

Gamma Computer

Gamma Computer, Inc., announced that IBM has implemented Gamma Computer's InfoShuttle, a strategic data management tool for SAP R/3 software. IBM is using InfoShuttle as part of a strategy to automate data management activities for the company's systems landscape. InfoShuttle allows IBM to move ranges of business data from one R/3 system to another, simplifying software testing and upgrades. Gamma Computer, Inc., is an IT solutions provider developing, selling, and implementing business systems that integrate legacy environments with customer- facing applications.

BMC Software Delivers Rapid Recovery Solution for DB2 Universal Database

BMC Software, Inc.

BMC Software, Inc., a provider of e-business systems management, has announced the availability of a rapid recovery solution for IBM's DB2 Universal Database. PATROL Recovery for DB2 Universal Database is designed for application-heavy environments such as those found in e-business infrastructure, business intelligence data warehousing, ERP, and CRM applications. It automates key backup and recovery tasks to eliminate the manual steps and downtime required by complex backup and recovery processes, and to increase control over the recovery method used.

IXOS Announces the IXOS-eCON Solution Suite



IXOS SOFTWARE AG, a worldwide provider of e-business document management solutions in inter-enterprise system environments, has announced its IXOS-eCON Solution Suite, comprised of four modular, Web-enabled products. The suite includes the universal document portal IXOS-eCONcert, which enables users to merge business documents from heterogeneous application systems (such as mySAP, Siebel, or line-of-business applications) from a single point of access. IXOS also announced the mySAP platform with IXOS-eCONtext for SAP, which is completely integrated with the mySAP Workplace for search and display of documents.

TopTier Software Introduces Enterprise Unification Platform Version 4.0

TopTier Software Inc.

TopTier Software Inc., a provider of business enterprise software, has announced the release of the TopTier Enterprise Unification Platform Version 4.0. Designed to meet the needs of ERP, CRM, and supply chain management customers, Version 4.0 unifies ERP, CRM, and SCM software in one desktop window, while delivering knowledge management and unstructured content capabilities. It extends access to these applications and data across organizations, customers, and vendors, allowing them to share real-time information between the enterprise, customers, vendors, and suppliers.

saipx Announces Launch of "Canned Solution Suite"

saipx Inc.

saipx, a provider of pervasive mobile computing solutions and a member of SAP's Complementary Software Program, has announced the launch of the first three titles in its new Canned Solutions Suite. Inventory, Report Distributor, and Job Scheduler are a new line of products aimed at allowing organizations to easily integrate cost-effective solutions for the SAP R/3 system without requiring extensive customization or implementation resources. The suite is for release in the U.S. and Canada, and offers one-step implementation and maintenance packages.

Intelligroup Receives Certification as a Hosting Partner

Intelligroup, Inc.

Intelligroup, Inc., a global vertical application service provider (ASP), has announced its certification as a Hosting Partner for the Pharmaceutical Industry. Intelligroup achieved certification by meeting the stringent technical and business process standards established by SAP for hosting partners. Intelligroup's experience with Fortune 100 pharmaceutical companies and demonstrated ability to implement and support solutions were cited as factors contributing to certification.

Mercator Joins UDDI Coalition

Mercator Software, Inc.
Universal Description, Discovery and Integration Project (UDDI)

Mercator Software, Inc. has announced its membership in the Universal Description, Discovery and Integration Project (UDDI), a coalition of business and technology leaders committed to the acceleration of business-to-business commerce on the Internet. Mercator's suite of integration software includes Mercator Enterprise Broker, Mercator Commerce Broker, and Mercator Web Broker, all providing companies with a platform from which to launch e-business initiatives, and enabling B2B integration and transformation across commercial touch points. UDDI has over 130 members, including Microsoft, Commerce One, and SAP AG.

SAP and Alcatel to Create New Applications to Drive CRM


SAP AG, Alcatel, and Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Alcatel and the leading provider of universal queue contact center solutions for customer relationship management, have announced a strategic alliance aimed at improving the link between customers and contact center agents, knowledge workers, and front- and back-office processes. The alliance builds on and expands the existing connection between and Genesys's call center capabilities for more efficient, personalized customer relationships.


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