Tags: SAP

Success for cloud HCM around world

SAP has announced that announced the addition of several new companies to the SAP SuccessFactors HCM solution in the last quarter. The diversity of locations shows that SAP is leveraging its advantage of presence within these countries over its rivals. Asia SAP SuccessFactors was boosted by the addition of Chow Sang Sang, a jewelery retailer…

Contract Administration streamlines services with IFS

IFS has announced that Contract Administration, spol. s.r.o. (CA) has replaced a legacy ERP with IFS applications. CA has an existing SAP installation but it is not clear whether this is the software that was replaced. The IFS installation will streamline the customer services processes at CA specifically. CA provides outsourced payroll and human resources administration to…

SAP evolves digitalisation offer

SAP has announced a new service to help customers transform their businesses. The SAP Model Company services is a pre-packaged service to help companies digitally transform their businesses. The initial solutions are available for ten industries including: core retail, oil and gas, utilities, connected manufacturing; R&D, engineering and sustainability. SAP has promised to deliver more solutions later…

Parallel data processing at Jet speed

Hazelcast has just upped the ante for in-memory databases as it announces the release of Jet. It describes Jet as a parallel, streaming engine and a distributed processing engine for big data streams. Jet will sit on Hazelcast’s in-memory data grid (IMDG) which will provide the underlying storage functionality. What will be of interest to…

To cloud or not to cloud SAP HANA

Centiq has the answer Centiq has announced a set of new “pre-packaged” services to help companies identify if they should migrate their on-premises SAP HANA solutions to the cloud. Some companies claim there are significant advantages going to public cloud providers such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon EC2. It is also an ever evolving market place…

Barloworld ends customisations

Infor has announced that Barloworld Logistics in South Africa has upgraded its Warehouse Management System. This is not a simple upgrade project with software integration required to several vendors solutions. Barloworld use SAP as their main ERP solution and an automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) conveyor belt system. They also use Llamasoft for their supply…

NTT combines with Virtustream and Dell EMC

NTT has announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Virtustream and Dell EMC (Japan). The partnership will see NTT launch a new multi-tenant cloud platform for mission critical applications. The announcement indicates that SAP systems is one of the first workloads the new platform is looking to address. This builds on the relationship between…

Fashion retailer invests in IFS

IFS has announced that fashion retailer Gina Tricot has upgraded their IFS solution to IFS Applications 9 and added several new modules. Gina Tricot has used IFA Applications for years especially the decision support software the longest. This new project sees the implementation of assortment planning, allocation and replenishment (ASR) to the solution. Benefits of upgrading Gina Tricot…

SAP widens 3D printing program

SAP is opening up its 3D Printing Early Access Program to more customers. The program is part of the SAP Distributed Manufacturing application and is a part of a joint collaboration with carrier UPS. The agreement was signed back in May 2016. Since then 28 companies have joined the program. They are working to test…

SAP launches S/4 HANA Retail

SAP has announced S/4 HANA Retail for merchandise management solution. The new solution provides a solution for retailers in the digital economy. It delivers an end to end, omnichannel retail ERP solution. Companies such as Benetton, Wilko, Memebox and Zheijang Red Dragonfly have already deployed the solution. Role based and real time inventory management SAP…