Solutions from SAP and Partners Offer Flexibility, Transparency and Mobile Access for SMEs

March 1, 2011 by SAP News 0

SAP and Partners Present Solutions for Small and Midsize Enterprises at CeBIT 2011

HANOVER, GermanySAP AG (NYSE: SAP) and its partners will present a broad spectrum of business solutions for small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) at CeBIT 2011, being held from March 1-5 in Hanover, Germany. This year, Booth A18 in Hall 5 will prominently feature SAP® Business ByDesign™, the integrated on-demand solution that offers user-focused innovations such as support for mobile devices, real-time reports and analysis, and customizable user interfaces. A total of 29 partners will present SAP solutions for small businesses and midsize companies, including the SAP® Business All-in-One solution, software for midsize companies with deep industry-specific capabilities, as well as the SAP® Business One application for small companies and SAP® BusinessObjects™ business intelligence (BI) solutions.

Under the motto “Here and Now,” SAP and its partners will showcase how new technology and applications address the requirements of enterprises of all sizes, and how they provide business-critical information on mobile devices. Whether on premise, on demand or on device, SAP solutions support companies and their employees in improving collaboration and accelerating the decision-making process.

In Hall 5, SAP will present its solution portfolio for SMEs. The focus this year is on SAP Business ByDesign, which addresses the demand for a fully integrated enterprise software that is scalable and easy to use. Twelve solution resellers and solution partners will demonstrate how small companies can support their core business processes with the on-demand offering, without the need to invest in a large IT infrastructure. In addition, partners will demonstrate how add-ons can easily be integrated with SAP Business ByDesign.

SAP Business All-in-One, the comprehensive on-premise business solution that offers complex industry-specific functionalities, this year prominently features the extensive process requirements of the professional services, manufacturing, consumer goods and retail industries. Small companies with up to 100 employees can manage core business areas with SAP Business One. SAP Business One and SAP Business ByDesign customers can also use mobile applications developed for the iPhone and iPad. Through these offerings, SAP caters to the demand of companies of all sizes for immediate access to business applications, enabling them to run their businesses from any location, at any time. SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions offer business intelligence expertise in all project phases – from requirement analysis, concept development and planning, to training.

“SAP has a strong ecosystem with more than 10,000 partners around the world,” said Andreas Naunin, head of SME and Indirect Channels, DACH (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland), and member of the management board of SAP Germany. “To increase our footprint in the market and to further optimize the way we approach our customers, we are continuously developing our partner ecosystem and channel. For SAP and our partners, CeBIT is a vital platform to present our current and new business applications to customers and visitors from all industries.”

For announcements, blog posts, videos and other coverage from SAP at CeBIT 2011, visit the Events Newsroom on sap.com. Follow SAP at CeBIT on Twitter at @sapcebit, and SAP news at @sapnews.

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