SAP Partner News 20/2011

ESS now provides new SAP Business ByDesign add-ons for real estate (image: Fotolia)
ESS now provides new SAP Business ByDesign add-ons for real estate (image: Fotolia)

ESS enhancing Business ByDesign for real estate management

ESS EDV-Software-Service AG was recently named a solution partner for SAP Business ByDesign. With this new status, ESS’s efforts will include developing add-ons that focus on the technical and business aspects of real estate management. It plans to release its first offering for rental management in September, which will also be available in feature pack 3.0 of SAP’s on-demand solution. Further add-ons for real estate search and rental are to follow in summer 2012.

SAP AG releases SAP Business One 8.81

SAP Business One, an application tailored to small businesses and midsize companies, is now available in version 8.81. The new release includes optimizations in the areas of mobility, partner application development, and social networking. Thanks to SAP Business One’s support of numerous mobile technologies, customers can also extend the range of their central applications. SAP partners, meanwhile, can now rely on an improved ecosystem and a revamped development kit – SAP Business One Studio – in creating their own applications. Finally, the latest version of SAP Business One fully integrates Business Analytics, SAP Crystal Reports and SAP Crystal Dashboard Design.

OpenText introduces RightFax 10 for the cloud

RightFax 10 – the latest version of the fax server software from OpenText – secures the process of sending and receiving faxes through cloud-based office platforms, including Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps. This version also comes standard with RightFax Access, which enables users to connect to their RightFax server through a Web browser. The software’s new functions, meanwhile, include barcode routing, the ability to deliver searchable PDFs, and improved integration with Microsoft Outlook 2010 and IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.

STAS unveils new version of STAS CONTROL Banking

At the event STAS held for small businesses and midsize companies this past May, the company presented three new and enhanced modules for STAS CONTROL Banking, a BI platform for banks and other financial service providers. At their core is STAS CONTROL ETL, which includes standardized ETL processes for every common feeder system. The solution’s data warehouse and interface have also been overhauled. STAS’s cost management module, meanwhile, ensures transparency in sales, and the company’s process optimization component has extended the scope of STAS CONTROL Banking to a new area.

HumanConcepts enters partnership with Lee Hecht Harrison

HumanConcepts, a provider of solutions that support processes in human resource management, has entered into a partnership with the talent management solution supplier Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH). The two organizations are joining forces to offer consulting services and technologies that help companies carry out outplacements, restructuring, and streamlining. Here, Transition Manager and OrgPlus Enterprise from HumanConcepts should produce a number of synergies in combination with JHH’s career development programs.