As the contest for the lower-end of the market intensifies, SAP is further honing a twofold strategy of promulgating its mySAP All-in-One vertical offerings for the higher-end of the mid-market, while offering the SAP Business One product to appeal to smaller enterprises with less complex processes. SoftBrands comes to help with its Fourth Shift product to bolster long-missing manufacturing capabilities of SAP Business One, but the benefits should go both ways, once the integration materializes.
supply chain help for engineer to order manufacturing
solutions ranging from automotive supply to food processing. These are based on the flagship, top of the range mySAP Business Suite product and are tailored, configured, and complemented by SAP channel partners, and are also available on a fixed-price, fixed implementation time basis. To that end, in 2003, SAP and its network of qualified business partners reportedly introduced 120 new manufacturing solutions, including such specialized offerings which range, for example from fabricated metals,