News in Brief from the SAP Ecosystem

November 17, 2008. All for One Midmarket and IT-Informatik

The German company All for One Midmarket runs the extended sales program “All for One Business Partner.” Its overall objective is to promote SAP activities among small businesses and midsize companies. To reach this aim, it focuses on boosting SAP license sales, exchanging specialist consulting resources, and collaborating in areas such as outsourcing and managed services. The newest member in this program is IT-Informatik. Based in Ulm, Germany, it is now offering its own SAP-based solutions, consulting, and services as a full-service provider. The company is owned by Wieland Werke, ratiopharm, Gardena international, Röhm, and WMF, which are all headquartered in Ulm.

November 13, 2008. Cloos Schweisstechnik Deploys SAP Software

SALT Solutions, an SAP partner for supply chain execution (SCE) headquartered in Bavaria, Germany, is implementing the Manufacturing Execution System [s] production for SAP users at an international leader in the market for arc welding technology and automation. The SAP integration focuses on establishing a new automatic small parts storage area for production supply, the entire material flow control, order management, and sequencing in manufacturing and assembly.

November 11, 2008. SAP Business One and Winterheller at Apogenix

UNIORG is implementing the SAP Business One application at biopharmaceutical start-up Apogenix. In addition, the SAP channel partner is developing a standard interface to Winterheller’s Professional Planner 2008, bringing two worlds together. For the first time, powerful controlling and flexible reporting are possible with regard to Basel II and accounting in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards based on SAP and Winterheller.

November 11, 2008. SAP Partner Prize for ESPRiT Consulting

In recognition of outstandingly successful cooperation, SAP Switzerland named ESPRiT Consulting as the winner of the SAP Special Expertise Partner award 2008. ESPRiT came out on top in the partner program by generating the most license revenue and potential leads. SAP Switzerland has been working with the new Special Expertise Demand Generation process since January 2008. It enables partner companies like ESPRiT to better support SAP in project requests.

November 4, 2008. SAP for Adhesives Manufacturer

Jowat, a globally operating adhesives manufacturer, is enhancing its customer relationships with the SAP Customer Relationship Management on-demand solution. The full service SAP provider itelligence completed the project on time and in budget.

News in October 2008

SAP Cooperates with ClickSoftware

As part of a global reseller agreement, SAP will resell the Service Optimization Suite developed by the U.S.-Israeli company ClickSoftware. The application for optimizing resource planning for field sales representatives bears the certification “Powered by SAP NetWeaver” and will be marketed by SAP as SAP Workforce Scheduling and Optimization application by ClickSoftware.

SECUDE Presents Pre-Release of SECUDE Security Center

SECUDE, the leading provider of integrated IT security solutions, presented a pre-release of its SECUDE Security Center (SSC), version 2.0, at SYSTEMS in Munich. SSC checks and evaluates important security configurations for SAP NetWeaver.

Itelligence in the Czech Republic

The SAP full service provider itelligence has acquired a 51 percent share in the Czech SAP consulting company SAPCON. itelligence can acquire the remaining 49 percent of the shares in SAPCON using call options within the next few years. With this step, itelligence is strengthening its position as a global leader in SAP consulting, especially in Central and Eastern Europe.

SAP ERP Application for Kraus & Naimer

IDS Scheer, international provider of solutions for business process management, is implementing an integrated SAP ERP application at Austrian switch manufacturer Kraus & Naimer. The application will be rolled out at branches in Austria and Hungary, enabling Kraus & Naimer to standardize accounting and controlling throughout its organization.

Complete CRM Package: Fixed Price Offering from itelligence

Customer satisfaction is what counts. itelligence knows this and presented a new fixed price offering for customer relationship management at the SYSTEMS trade fair in Munich. The solution provides the midmarket with effective SAP-based customer relationship management.

Casinos Cash in on SAP

CIBER Novasoft is optimizing financial and personnel processes at WestSpiel Casinos, Germany’s leading casino operator. The SAP consulting outfit is implementing the SAP ERP Financials and SAP ERP Human Capital Management solutions.

SAP Solution for Midsize Waste Management Companies

Starting December, 2008, Implico will be offering small and midsize waste management companies a German version of its industry solution Waste and Recycling One based on SAP Business One. Many waste disposal companies in Great Britain are already using the business management solution, which maps all waste disposal processes and provides detailed reports.

Synchronizing SAP Landscapes

REALTECH, provider of application and system management software, has launched a new solution. REALTECH SyncAssist automatically reconciles data in distributed SAP landscapes and supports companies during upgrades.

Creating Original Documents Using SAP Software

With cuDocument Scanner, Circle Unlimited provides a software solution for creating original documents in SAP software at individual work centers. Using an integrated scan interface, the images in paper-based documents can be stored in all SAP applications and assigned to any SAP business objects. The SAP-integrated application is a completely independent component that does not have to be implemented with other Circle Unlimited products.

New Version of Moneta Next Generation

Hanse Orga, a newly certified SAP software solution partner, has launched the software solution Moneta Next Generation 7.2 for treasury, cash management, and liquidity planning. It includes a new, completely revamped module for liquidity planning. Within four months, Hanse Orga implemented Moneta for SAP at German agricultural trade specialists Raiffeisen Waren-Zentrale (RWZ) Rhein-Main in the existing SAP environment. RWZ can now take advantage of positive interest rate effects due to tighter and faster planning.

PROMOS consult and SAP Extend Partnership

SAP and PROMOS consult have concluded a solution partner contract for the BusinessObjects product portfolio. This means PROMOS can develop its own reporting applications for real estate management and market them together with BusinessObjects products.

SAP EcoHub
SAP EcoHub is the new online marketplace for SAP partner solutions, structured as an online community. At SAP EcoHub, customers can find solutions for their SAP environment – and purchase and evaluate them in addition to trying out software demos.