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New and Noteworthy (SAPinsider Vol. 10, Iss. 4)

by SAP and Partners | SAPinsider

October 1, 2009

by SAP and Partners SAPinsider - 2009 (Volume 10), October (Issue 4)


Wipro Earns Run SAP Certification

Wipro Technologies



SAP has certified Wipro Technologies as a provider of solution implementation based on the Run SAP methodology. Wipro, the first SAP partner to be certified globally in the implementation of Run SAP, has incorporated the methodology into its own implementation standards. Run SAP focuses on application management, business process operations, and SAP solution administration, and prescribes how support should be implemented across the application life cycle. The end-to-end solution operations standards that Run SAP provides help customers manage their SAP applications while minimizing costs.



SAP Launches New Online Career Center




SAP launched a new online career center ( that connects SAP experts with job openings around the world. Job seekers can use the career center to perform SAP-specific job searches using an online job board, social media tools, and an interactive forum. SAP community network members can post their resumes for free — and if they apply for a position through the career center, they can access SAP-related courses, virtual conference sessions, and certifications online. Employers — be they partners, customers, or consulting firms — can post open positions, view resumes, and perform efficient, targeted recruitment of SAP professionals.


Jive Software Signs Agreement with SAP to Deliver Social BI

Jive Software


Jive Software and SAP have inked an OEM agreement to deliver community analytics for the enterprise. Per the agreement, SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand will be delivered as part of the Jive Social Business Software (Jive SBS) platform, enabling users to share and discuss data and collaborate around reports. Users will be able to search data from across their social networks with an on-demand version of SAP BusinessObjects Explorer. The agreement leverages SAP’s SaaS capabilities, resulting in a cloud-based analytics and reporting solution for Jive SBS customers.


art of defence
and Virtual Forge Enhance Web Application Security

art of defence GmbH

Virtual Forge



art of defence, a distributed Web application firewall (dWAF) provider, and Virtual Forge, a provider of software security for SAP applications, have integrated their products to strengthen Web application security. Virtual Forge’s ABAP source code scanner, CODEPROFILER, detects software vulnerabilities and sends its findings to art of defence’s dWAF solution, hyperguard. The integrated solutions are designed to shield software security issues without bringing the system offline; patches can be created, tested, and imported during regular maintenance, helping avoid unplanned downtime.


Redwood Software’s New Application Enables Portable Process Monitoring

Redwood Software



Redwood Software released the Cronacle Mobile business application for the iPhone and iPod touch. The solution is designed to make enterprise process automation and job scheduling fully portable, allowing IT administrators and operations staff to monitor and manage processes on the go. With Cronacle Mobile, users can view overall workload, see a list of current jobs, receive error alerts, and stop and start processing queues. The solution requires Redwood Cronacle version 8 or the latest version of the SAP Central Process Scheduling application by Redwood.


Metastorm’s Solution Accelerates Modeling and Process Deployments

Metastorm, Inc.



Metastorm, Inc., a provider of business process analysis (BPA), business process management (BPM), and enterprise architecture (EA) software, unveiled Metastorm ProVision Connect for SAP solutions. Providing an interface between Metastorm’s ProVision EA and BPA suite and SAP Solution Manager, Metastorm ProVision Connect for SAP solutions is designed to promote the two-way exchange of business process models and associated information. The offering aims to accelerate the design and deployment of solutions running on SAP software, enhance visibility to optimize existing assets, enable greater oversight, and minimize costs.

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