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SAP AG - ERP Leader with a
Today, SAP is in the process of completing one of its most aggressive new product launches in its history by introducing its

ibm mainframe utilities  Founded by five former IBM employees in 1972 and based in Walldorf, Germany, SAP AG is the No. 1 vendor in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software arena, (19,000 employees, 31% of worldwide ERP market), and one of the largest independent software companies in the world, currently present in 107 countries. The Company's revenues increased from DM2.6 billion in 1995 to DM8.4 (US$5.1) billion in 1998 (see SAP AG Annual Results Chart). The Company posted a $631 million net profit in 1998, while the

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ERP for the Utilities Industry

Utilities (gas, water, electricity, and energy) software is typically built off customer billing systems encompassing a suite of modules covering fleet management, maintenance management, GIS, AMR, financials, and human resources, among others. 

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HighJump Grows in a Period of Low Growth Through Adaptable, Broad Function Products


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ibm mainframe utilities  Partnerships include Tompkins Associates, IBM, WIPRO, Digiterra, KSA, KEOGH Consulting, ESYNC and SPS Commerce, all of which have reportedly led to mutually successful client engagements. Continued Growth in International Markets During fiscal 2002, HighJump expanded its international presence via several noteworthy partnerships with Associates in Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Hong Kong, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates. Outside Funding Secured In February 2002, HighJump closed a $10 million equity Read More

Architecture Evolution: From Web-based to Service-oriented Architecture


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Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Three: Market Impact


In several aspects, Lawson Software could be regarded as an enterprise applications market anomaly. For one, at its peak in fiscal 2002, the company boasted annual revenues of nearly $430 million, but it still has only a slender (less than 10 percent of revenues) presence outside of its US domestic market. Further, it remains a major force in enterprise applications software, yet it does not cater the functionality to manufacturing sectors, and the vastness of its sales are thus derived from just a few service-oriented vertical markets-primarily health care and retail.

ibm mainframe utilities  software for Burroughs and IBM installations, the company has continually recognized and anticipated new computing trends by broadening its platform support and adding products for the IBM System/38 in 1981, IBM AS/400 (now IBM iSeries ) in 1988, UNIX in 1990 and Microsoft Windows NT in 1998. The company fully embraced open systems technology in 1985 by moving all development to a UNIX-based computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tool. In 1993, Lawson was one of the first software application vendors Read More

IBM Nabs Another Application Vendor


Vignette is IBM's latest partner. This global strategic alliance promises to boost revenue for both parties. The verdict is still out on the impact to future software development.

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IMI, IBM Take First Step in Third Quarter


Six months after announcing its partnership with IBM, Industri-Matematik posted positive license growth in its third fiscal quarter ended January 31, 2000 but still has some problems to overcome.

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IBM Cognos Financial Analytics


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IBM and Partners Load the Guns in Europe


IBM has launched a service provider initiative in Europe, a move that underlines the growing trend to 'coopetition' behavior among service providers and technology partners; however, it will be on a scale much vaster than the one-on-one relationships that have been the vogue for the past couple of years. The implications of a partnership between a legacy giant and emerging new players are worldwide.

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