SAP B1 News

SAP pre-announces best Q2 ever

posted 12 Jul 2012, 06:23 by Simon Anderson

Summary: SAP announced its best ever Q2 results today. All eyes will be on the detail and especially HANA sales

Fujitsu Appliance for SAP® Business One, Analytics Powered by SAP HANA®

posted 11 Jun 2012, 04:20 by Simon Anderson

Fujitsu Appliance for SAP® Business One, Analytics Powered by SAP HANA® Shows Powerful Performance in Real-Life Implementation

June 06, 2012 - 

News facts

  • Fujitsu to report first successful real-life implementations of SAP® Business One, analytics powered by SAP HANA®, in small and medium-sized enterprises
  • World’s first, ready-to-run Fujitsu appliance certified by SAP
  • Small and midsized businesses get real-time access to information tailored to their individual requirements

Munich, Jun 6, 2012 – Fujitsu today announces that it is the first IT vendor to report successful real-life customer implementations of SAP® Business One, analytics powered by SAP HANA®. With the world’s first SAP-certified, ready-to-run appliance pre-installed on PRIMERGY server infrastructure, Fujitsu delivers the benefits of the SAP HANA platform to small and midsized businesses.  

Recently honored with the 2012 SAP Pinnacle award in the “Technology Innovator of the Year” category, Fujitsu is currently the only vendor to provide an appliance for SAP Business One, analytics powered by SAP HANA. Based on established standard components such as the SUSE Linux operating system, Fujitsu’s certified infrastructure and bundled offering opens up access to the powerful in-memory computing technology from SAP AG and delivers high performance at an economical price point.

Are Business One customers ready to run on HANA?

posted 4 Jun 2012, 00:40 by Simon Anderson

SAP is betting that its Business One customers are eager to run the midsized ERP suite on its HANA in-memory platform when it becomes available later this year, a precursor to SAP eventually running the BusinessSuite on HANA. At least one Business One customer isn’t yet sold on the idea - although he’s listening.

Version One announces partnership with Sapphire Systems

posted 28 May 2012, 00:28 by Simon Anderson

25 May 2012

Version One is now Sapphire’s global document management partner 

Document management software author, Version One, announces a partnership agreement with Sapphire Systems (Sapphire), a global provider of financial accounting, ERP and business management systems. 

Under the terms of this global agreement, Sapphire is re-selling Version One's document management and imaging solutions, tightly integrated into Infor10 Financials Business (SunSystems) and SAP Business One. 

SAP reveals database, mobile roadmaps through 2015

posted 11 Apr 2012, 00:41 by Simon Anderson

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Summary: SAP unveiled its immediate and long-term plans for HANA and Sybase, demonstrating how the business management software provider aims to become a leading database vendor.

SAN FRANCISCO – SAP has outlined some bold new database and mobile strategies with the intention of positioning itself as both a leader and a partner within these markets.

Speaking at a media event on Tuesday morning, SAP executive board member Dr. Vishal Sikka outlined the the company’s vision and roadmaps through 2015.


Sapphire Is SAP Reseller Award Winner

posted 20 Mar 2012, 04:57 by Simon Anderson

Sapphire Is SAP Reseller Award Winner
Sapphire Systems recognised for outstanding sales achievement

Sapphire Systems has won the Outstanding Sales Performance Award at SAP’s 2011 Annual PartnerEdge Reseller Awards. This award is given in recognition of the Partner that has generated the most license revenue opportunity amongst their peers.

An SAP Gold partner, Sapphire has been a value added reseller of SAP for eight years and is the global leading partner for SAP Business One.

In addition to this award Sapphire was also shortlisted for the Most Satisfied Customer Award and the New Customer Award – the only partner to be shortlisted in all three categories.

Ian Caswell, Managing Director at Sapphire Systems, commented “We are delighted to have received this PartnerEdge Award from SAP.  Sapphire’s success is dependent on our aim to provide our customers with the best, most complete service possible – including 24 hour telephone support, for all our customers, globally.”

"SAP has ambitious growth plans in place and the only way we can achieve these targets is with the support of our channel partners. We are extremely grateful for their continued efforts in the UK & Ireland and I would like to congratulate these partners on their awards and thank every single one for their hard work and determination throughout 2011 – I very much look forward to making 2012 an even bigger success," said Rich Phillips, Head of Channel at SAP UK & Ireland.

IIS acquires Maxima’s SAP Business One division

posted 8 Mar 2012, 00:00 by Simon Anderson

Deal second in as many months for Irish firm

Irish-owned SAP gold partner Intelligent Information Systems (IIS), acquired the SAP Business One division of Maxima, a London AIM-quoted international technology company. The deal is expected to create 10 new technology positions.
The deal is the second acquisition by IIS in the same number of months, making it one of the largest SAP Business One Gold Partners in Europe.

SAP to Extend Business Opportunities for Partners With Launch of SAP® Business One OnDemand

posted 6 Mar 2012, 02:17 by Simon Anderson

Hosted by Certified Partners, SAP® Business One OnDemand Solution to Come Via Web Browser

HANOVER, Germany, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- SAP AG  today announced the SAP® Business One OnDemand solution, a new offering that aims to build upon the broad market success of the SAP Business One application, addressing small enterprise preferences for minimal up-front cost and lower IT operations. The announcement was made at CeBIT 2012, being held March 6-10 in Hanover, Germany

Fujitsu Offers World’s First Appliance for SAP® Business One, Analytics Powered by SAP HANA®

posted 5 Mar 2012, 23:43 by Simon Anderson

Fujitsu today announces the world’s first certified, ready-to-run appliance for SAP® Business One, analytics powered by SAP HANA®. The appliance underlines Fujitsu’s commitment to widening overall availability of the powerful in-memory computing technology from SAP AG and enabling faster business decision-making for companies of all sizes, and represents the latest in a line of Fujitsu offerings in support of SAP HANA.

Big Data Buyer's Guide, Part Two: IBM, SAS, Pentaho and More

posted 28 Feb 2012, 23:25 by Simon Anderson

Enterprise Apps Today
n Part One of this series on Big Data solutions, we compared Oracle Exalytics and SAP HANA. But what about the alternatives? SAP and Oracle aren't the only ...

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