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Quick Takes: SuSe Linux ready to run mySAP

Companies can now install mySAP on SuSe Linux; ea consulting is helping a California school district with its SAP implementation; Intelligroup introduces Pharma Express to work with SAP R/3.

SuSE Linux provides certified platform for

Closely following on the heels of Sun Microsystems Inc.'s announcement that SAPMarkets' MarketSet will now run on Unix, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server for the 32-bit architecture by Intel has become available for This allows companies to install mySAP on a SuSE Linux Enterprise Server.


Ea consulting works with San Bernardino staff to improve school district operations

The San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) has chosen Folsom, Calif.-based ea consulting inc. to implement SAP software over an application service provider (ASP). This initial implementation includes financials, procurement, human resources, payroll, employee self service, enterprise workplace portal and business intelligence. The ASP services include hardware, software, help desk and application, network, database and system monitoring and support.

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Intelligroup enhances SAP Pharmaceutical to controls costs

The Edison, N.J.-based Intelligroup Inc. has announced Pharma Express, software that it says can improve efficiency in manufacturing processes and control the costs associated with production and distribution. It works with SAP R/3. Pharma Express incorporates SAP Best Practices for the pharmaceutical industry and integrates order management, process manufacturing, quality management, inventory and distribution and financials.

Bell Canada continues the move to Web-based technologies

Montreal-based Bell Canada plans to become a fully Web-enabled company to serve its customers, suppliers and employees. The company will use Montreal-based CGI and the Canadian arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers to develop its enterprise services' system, which will target human resource management and finance functions. The system will be based on SAP enterprise software and will allow employees to directly manage and update parts of their own personnel files.

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ARCO selects BroadVision for B2B commerce

ARCO, a U.K. supplier of safety and maintenance products, has chosen a suite of e-business applications from Redwood City, Calif.-based BroadVision Inc. to power its business-to-business online commerce site. ARCO is currently in the process of implementing SAP's R/3 software to streamline its inventory management and financials, and it selected a suite of BroadVision's software, including Business Commerce, to maximize their investment in the SAP software. The new ARCO site is scheduled to go live in September.


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