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).
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is emerging as the industry standard for integrated enterprise portal content. SAP Portals now offers iViews for mySAP.com, SAP R/3, Siebel eBusiness 2000, Oracle Application Server, PeopleSoft HRMS, WebEx, e-Room, Clarify, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange and Documentum. SAP Portals iViews provide users with personalization, security and single sign-on features as well as extensibility. iViews operate in all compatible enterprise portal platforms, including those provided by SAP and SAP Portals, iBaan Por