A Head Start for SMEs

SAP, IBM, and Avnet are now offering small businesses and midsize companies a fast, simple way to implement ERP software. Their out-of-the-box product comprises SAP Business All-in-One solutions, BladeCenter S hardware from IBM, and advance installation and configuration services from Avnet Technology Solutions.

Specially designed for the manufacturing, retail, and service industries, this end-to-end solution integrates servers, storage, networking, and management for up to 250 users. According to Rainer Zinn, general manager of IBM’s strategic alliance with SAP, the package is intended to meet small and midsize companies’ increasing demands for preconfigured and tested software and hardware.

With the aid of an online configurator and just a few mouse clicks, interested companies can assemble the SAP Business All-in-One solution that best fits their needs. This tool also provides a price estimate for the licenses, implementation, and hardware required.