IBM SAP Alliances and StreamServe Collaborate to Release
Universal Document Services for SAP
|IBM has announced Universal Document Services (UDS) for SAP, a strategic
initiative that allows organizations to streamline and standardize
internal and external business document processes. UDS combines open
standards such as XML with solution offerings from IBM, SAP, and StreamServe
to address key business requirements. UDS facilitates automated business
document communication and integrates a company’s processes
with those of its employees, customers, and suppliers. The StreamServe
Business Communication Platform (BCP) provides specific function to
UDS that enables personalized document communication. Recipients can
receive information in a format they are able to accept, and send
information in a form supported by their internal systems.
Acsis and Matrics Provide RFID Technology and Data Collection
for SAP Users
| Acsis, Inc. and Matrics, Inc. have entered into a strategic partnership
to integrate Matrics’ Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
technology into the Acsis Data-Link suite of solutions that support
SAP systems, enabling data collection capabilities that comply with
the MIT Auto-ID Center standards. The Acsis Data-Link suite provides
real-time visibility into the extended supply chain, taking users’
data from the warehouse and factory floor, using technologies like
RFID and barcodes, and aggregating it into data that can be shared
with external suppliers and customers.
Intelligroup Introduces ArchivePac, A New Archiving Tool
for SAP Clients
|Intelligroup, Inc. has released ArchivePac, a new tool designed
to reduce data analysis time by up to 40% by providing a step-by-step
approach to guide clients through a unified archiving strategy. Many
corporations using SAP systems experience large amounts of transaction
activity, which can accumulate to over a terabyte of data. ArchivePac
helps in analysis, identification, and execution by providing a central
point of visibility for archiving, with analytics to identify relevant
SAP database objects and transaction document chains, and routines
to archive custom objects from a central Archiving Cockpit. For more
information visit www.empowersolutions.com.
New JSAP Toolkit for Java Developers in SAP Environments
Gamma Enterprise Technologies, Inc.
| Gamma Enterprise Technologies has released its new JSAP development
toolkit designed for Java programmers using Borland’s JBuilder
IDE. Without any knowledge of SAP’s ABAP language, programmers
can quickly locate and access required SAP data using the JSAP workspace.
JSAP lets the developer “point and click” the desired
SAP data objects while building highly scalable mission-critical applications.
For more information and a free, trial download of JSAP, visit www.sapjava.com.
IXOS Software and EMC Offer Integrated Solution for Regulated
|IXOS Software has integrated its entire IXOS-eCON Solution Suite
of products with EMC Corporation’s new Centera Compliance Edition
content addressed storage (CAS) solution. IXOS-eCON Solution Suite’s
integration with Centera Compliance Edition offers an Enterprise Content
Management solution aimed at enabling compliance officers and IT administrators
to manage their organization’s increasing electronic records
and communications, while still remaining compliant with records retention
Journyx Time and Expense Management System Bundled with
Mobile Computing Technology
| Journyx, Inc.’s Journyx Timeserver time and expense management
system is now one of the Toshiba Mobile Productivity Solutions. The
Timeserver solution, designed to enable small to medium business to
track and manage workforce time and expenses, will be pre-tested and
pre-loaded onto Toshiba’s Magnia Z310 server. The Journyx Timeserver
solution includes the software needed to manage employee timesheets
and expenses for project control, customer invoicing, and payroll
Two New Open iT Products Available for SAP Customers
|Open iT has developed two new products for SAP landscapes: Work
Package Manager for SAP, a change control management tool for SAP
R/3 that is fully integrated in SAP R/3 versions 3.1 to 6.20; and
Jobscheduler for SAP, an extension of the standard scheduler to enhance
batch job management in SAP R/3. Both products are immediately available,
and a demo version of Work Package Manager is available upon request.
For more information, please visit www.openit.ch/ypck.html.
Syskoplan Announces PRINT.IT Solution for SAP Customers
in the Printing Industry
| Syskoplan Consulting Incorporated has announced its entry into
the mySAP All-in-One Vertical Solution Reseller Program for the small
and midsize business (SMB) marketplace with the PRINT.IT Solution.
PRINT.IT addresses a number of issues facing printing companies today,
including: specifications-based estimating for highly customized print
products, dynamic pricing mechanisms, combination printing, and versioning
— all fully integrated and extendable with standard functionality
delivered with the mySAP Business Suite.
Datavision and Åkerströms Partner to Enhance
Wireless Solutions for Warehouse Management Applications
|Datavision, an SAP partner and integrator of wireless and mobile
technology, recently announced the launch of a strategic partnership
with Åkerströms, a European manufacturer of computers and
peripherals for mounting on material handling equipment. Through this
partnership agreement, Datavision further expands their ability to
provide turnkey solutions for wireless applications in the warehouse
management and supply chain arena.
OSIsoft Introduces Real-time Performance Management Platform
for Global Enterprises
|OSIsoft has introduced its Real-time Performance Management (RtPM)
platform, designed to enable large industrial corporations to gather
data and monitor events in real time across local and global operations.
The RtPM platform products, including OSIsoft’s PI System (PI),
allow corporations to extend the real-time performance management
process into other core business areas including ERP systems, IT infrastructure,
and regulatory compliance.