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New and Noteworthy (SAPinsider Vol. 14, Iss. 3)

by SAP and Partners | SAPinsider

July 1, 2013

by SAP and Partners SAPinsider - 2013 (Volume 14), July (Issue 3)

Infosys and SAP Collaborate to Develop Mobile Applications for the Retail Industry


Infosys and SAP are collaborating to develop mobile apps for the retail industry, aiming to give consumer packaged goods companies anywhere, anytime access to sales representatives and merchandisers. For example, the companies have worked together on the 3.0 version of the SAP Retail Execution mobile app, which is designed to provide critical business insights that can help grow sales and more efficiently perform in-store activities, such as surveys and audits.                    

Dolphin Unveils Solution for Accounts Receivable and Cash Management 


Dolphin announced the availability of its Discrepancy Management module for its newly enhanced Process Tracking System for Accounts Receivable (PTS-AR). PTS-AR is designed to optimize the cash application process that companies perform using accounts receivable software from SAP. And the new Discrepancy Management module is designed to reconcile inconsistencies in payments, such as short pays and chargebacks.

Vendavo to Release Profit Finder Solution to Run on SAP HANA  


Vendavo announced that the newest release of its Profit Finder solution — designed to help companies find profit improvement opportunities within 30 days — will run on the SAP HANA platform. Vendavo Profit Finder was designed to deliver analytics and visualizations to pinpoint margin leakage sources. Now, with the newest release running on SAP HANA, the solution aims to help companies analyze big data even more quickly for greater business insight.

SNP AG Enters into OEM Agreement with SAP 


SNP AG announced that it has entered into an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with SAP. As part of this agreement, SNP will integrate SAP Data Services software into its standard SNP Transformation Backbone software, which is designed to automatically analyze changes in IT systems and implement them in a standardized way. The integration of SAP Data Services is aimed at giving customers access to intuitive tools and functionalities for data integration, quality assurance, and more.

Gimmal Announces Solution to Enhance SAP and Microsoft SharePoint Workspaces 


Gimmal has released Gimmal ERP-Link Suite for use with Microsoft SharePoint and SAP solutions. This solution suite is designed to enhance collaborative SAP and SharePoint workspaces for governance of enterprise content management. The solution intends to empower employees using collaborative workspaces within SAP ERP with access to content managed in SharePoint. In addition, SharePoint users can participate in SAP ERP-based processes from within SharePoint-hosted workspaces.  

Symmetry Corporation Launches Mobility Lab for SAP Applications


Symmetry Corporation has launched a demonstration lab for SAP-centric mobility solutions, designed to provide sample data and applications that will reveal mobile capabilities linked to SAP technology. The lab features servers running software-specific applications that allow mobile device access to SAP’s application portfolio. The goal is to provide companies with an opportunity to experience the SAP mobility suite and determine how it best fits their unique needs.

Secure-24 and Sparta Consulting Offer Test Drive Program for SAP HANA


Secure-24 and Sparta Consulting have teamed up to provide a Rapid Test Drive program for businesses looking to deploy SAP HANA. The program aims to accelerate the proof-of-concept process to reduce upfront investment costs. Using each individual company’s own data, the test drive is designed to help businesses experience the speed and performance of SAP HANA to deliver an accurate representation of its business value. 

Grok Solution Achieves Certified Integration with SAP Sybase ESP


Grok announced that its Grok 2.0 solution has achieved certified integration with SAP Sybase Event Stream Processor (SAP Sybase ESP) version 5.1. The Grok solution, which features automated pattern discovery and predictive modeling capabilities, has been certified by the SAP Integration and Certification Center. The solution is designed to integrate with SAP Sybase ESP to send and receive streaming data, predictions, and anomalies found in company data streams.

EMC Plans to Accelerate Delivery of Private Cloud Computing to SAP Customers


EMC offers solutions designed to help customers move their SAP applications to private cloud infrastructures. EMC is deepening its relationship with SAP and VMware to accelerate this delivery by integrating each company’s service capabilities. Through this combination of services and solutions, EMC, together with SAP and VMware, intends to help customers running SAP solutions simplify the design, planning, and operation of on-premise cloud computing infrastructures.

Deloitte Offers Implementation Service for SAP Access Control Rapid-Deployment Solution 


Deloitte’s implementation service for the SAP Access Control rapid-deployment solution is now SAP-qualified. The offering is designed to combine SAP software and content with Deloitte’s consulting services to provide a preconfigured solution that can help reduce risks and streamline governance, risk, and compliance processes throughout a company. As part of the service, Deloitte also installs the solution at a predetermined time and cost scope.

CSC and SAP to Provide Next-Generation Solutions to Global Banking Industry


CSC — a provider of cloud, hosting, and application management services — and SAP have expanded their partnership to help accelerate the global banking industry’s move to next-generation technology platforms. By cooperating to define a new global go-to-market strategy for banking software and services offerings, CSC and SAP are hoping to help banks reduce the risk, implementation time, and cost of modernizing business processes and IT environments.

Worksoft’s Business Process Testing Solution Now Supports SAPUI5 


Worksoft Certify, an integrated business process testing solution designed to automate the complete testing life cycle, now supports SAPUI5, the SAP-provided user interface development toolkit for HTML5. This support is designed to help companies using new SAP functionality built with SAPUI5 to create, run, and maintain automated testing for new SAP applications. Third-party commercial applications and custom applications built with SAPUI5 can also be tested with Worksoft Certify.

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