SAP CEO on Qualtrics Deal: A Global Growth Juggernaut in the Cloud

SAP CEO Bill McDermott says that buying Qualtrics creates a “global growth juggernaut in the cloud, the number one business software growing in the cloud in the world.” McDermott says that he’s here to build a company for the generations, not just for a few days.

Microsoft Dynamics AX Launched in 137 Markets

Microsoft announced that Microsoft Dynamics AX, its next-generation ERP solution is now available in 137 markets in 40 languages. The product is built on and for Microsoft Azure. Companies already using it include Hagler Systems, Haldex, Icon, Renault Sport Formula…

Teradata Integrates Real-Time SAP ERP Data Into Analytics

Big data analytics and marketing application provider Teradata announced that its product Teradata Analytics for SAP Solutions can now infuse data from SAP ERP applications into enterprise analytic and reporting applications in near real time. According to the company, this…

Sage Launches New ERP X3 Version

Sage announced the launch of the new Sage ERP X3 version 7 solution aimed at helping companies in new customers, reduce operating costs, and grow revenue. This version has a completely redesigned web and mobile experience. The new version features…

Gartner Urges CIOs To Address ‘Fast-Approaching’ Reality of Legacy ERP

Gartner predicts that by 2016, the impact of cloud computing and the emergence of postmodern ERP will mean “legacy status” for highly customized ERP systems, and urges CIOs to take action to address this “fast-approaching reality”. “The need for agility…

SAP Launches ERP Foundation Extension

SAP recently announced the SAP ERP Foundation Extension, which it describes as “an integrated and comprehensive modering offering” that lets companies new to SAP implement a system optimized for their specific needs. The company made the announcement at a customer…

SAP Launches Set Of Of New ERP Rapid-Deployment Solutions

SAP announced the launch of some new ERP rapid-deployment apps this week. These would be the SAP ERP for Finance and Controlling, SAP ERP for Manufacturing and SAP ERP for Trading solutions. The company says they will deliver speed and…

UK Government To Make Major Investment In Oracle ERP

The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) will invest somewhere between £250 and £750 million in an Oracle shared services ERP platform, which will reportedly be opened up to other government departments. This is a consolidation effort, to get things…