by Lucy Swedberg, Group Editor, SAPinsider and insiderPROFILES
I’m extremely proud of our April-June 2011 issue of SAPinsider, which launched online on April 1. The issue boasts 35 new value-packed articles — here, I'll offer a few tips to help you navigate the issue.
Start with our special reports. In this issue, we have two of them. The first, on Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure, includes a preview of SAP’s new landscape management software, as well as short-and-sweet insights from the major players in the virtualization and cloud ecosystem: Intel, VMware, NetApp, Cisco, Unisys,
T-Systems, Fujitsu, Oracle, IBM, HP, Citrix, and Microsoft.
The second, on Business Analytics, provides a helpful tour of the latest analytics tools and innovations from SAP, including BI and EIM 4.0, GRC 10.0, EPM 10.0, and SAP HANA.
Get to know Eric Duffaut. For this issue, we had the privilege of interviewing Eri
c Duffaut, the new president leading SAP’s Global Ecosystem and Channels group. Our Q&A with Duffaut provides a nice glimpse into all the exciting initiatives happening in the SAP ecosystem. The interview helps you, dear Insider Learning Network members, understand how SAP’s heightened focus on its ecosystem directly affects your SAP investment strategy.
Find the column that’s right for you. Within each issue of SAPinsider, we run a series of standing columns, each dedicated to key SAP themes and technology areas. Whether your interest lies in sustainability, the user experience, application lifecycle management, security, performance, SMEs, or SAP NetWeaver, this issue has some relevant new content just for you.
Take the pulse of what’s new via our spotlight articles. In every issue of the magazine, we dedicate pages to SAP “hot topics” that readers are buzzing about. The latest issue features:
If you have any questions or feedback regarding this issue’s stories, please feel free to comment here or message me directly. As always, I’m eager to hear your thoughts.
And also, what would you like to see in future issues of the magazine? We’re hard at work on the July-September and October-December issues now, and would love to incorporate your feedback.