During its international e-business conference, SAPPHIRE, SAP displayed a bullish attitude, contradicting the current market malaise. SAP touts a multi-pronged answer to prevailing heterogeneous IT environments. The company is staking its future on five pillars - exchanges, portals and the three extended-ERP applications: customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM), and product life-cycle management (PLM).
into operational systems. New Audit Management processes support quality audits performed throughout the life span of a project or product development, resulting in higher product quality. Portals SAP Portals , Inc ., a provider of open-enterprise portal and business intelligence (BI) products and a wholly owned subsidiary of SAP, unveiled its business strategy and open partnership model. SAP Portals has 700 employees, more than 6 million users and more than 2,000 customers. In addition, it is actively