SAP Web services

  • September 18, 2008 18 Sep'08

    SOA Skills: Hiring trends for SAP jobs - NetWeaver talent emphasized

    With the growing demand for service-oriented architects, businesses have come to acknowledge that certain qualifications are resume boosters, specifically SAP NetWeaver skills.

  • November 29, 2007 29 Nov'07

    Best of breed BI for SOA lives despite consolidation

    SOA-based BI includes a wide variety of technologies and approaches, making it impossible at the moment for anyone one vendor to lead all the sub-categories, says analyst James Kobielus.

  • October 24, 2007 24 Oct'07

    SOA vendors beefing up BI offerings

    BI brings SOA home to business users, who may be skeptical or uninformed about the value of service-orientation, which explains why SOA vendors are scrambling for BI technology, analysts say.

  • May 17, 2007 17 May'07

    Where SOA standards matter: The SAP view

    Jeff Anders, director of solution marketing SAP AG's NetWeaver Developer Platform, was at JavaOne this month making a pitch for the new NetWeaver Composition Environment tool for standards-based service-oriented architecture (SOA) development. He ...

  • December 04, 2006 04 Dec'06

    Java EE 5 server support: A look into "a mixed bag"

    So far three vendors have Java EE 5 server support, two more are in beta and at least two more are in the works, but even Sun sees the vendor support picture as a mixed bag.

  • August 31, 2006 31 Aug'06

    SOA motivations different for SAP and Oracle

    While SAP has gotten into the SOA game largely to support its application install base, Oracle has embraced Java and application development in pursuit of supporting a broad spectrum of Web services.

  • January 25, 2006 25 Jan'06

    British American Tobacco builds bridge from SOA to SAP

    British American Tobacco, while committed to SAP's ESA roadmap, can't delay its SOA strategy for NetWeaver deliverables, so it works to get vendors "pulling in the same direction."

  • August 17, 2005 17 Aug'05

    SAP ahead of Oracle in transition to SOA

    SAP is outpacing Oracle with its plans to service-enable. But with strong middleware products, Oracle could catch up.

  • July 15, 2005 15 Jul'05

    SAP's new SOA strategy exposes challenges

    SAP's move to service-oriented architecture (SOA) will broaden functionality, but a reluctant midmarket is presenting a challenge for the company.

  • July 12, 2005 12 Jul'05

    SAP's NetWeaver adoption falls short with enhancements

    SAP's Lighthammer purchase does promise easier enterprise resource planning (ERP) connections, but analyst Simon Jacobson says the features stop there.

  • June 07, 2005 07 Jun'05

    SAP to shift focus to Business Process platform

    SAP plans to shift revenue growth from its ERP business suite to its Netweaver platform, which was recently transitioned to a Business Process platform supporting Web services.

  • June 07, 2005 07 Jun'05

    SAP announces plans to move to SOA

    CEO Henning Kagermann has announced that a number of companies are buying into SAP's Enterprise Services Architecture (ESA) platform, which will move all SAP customers to an SOA.

  • May 16, 2005 16 May'05

    SOA promises more freedom for ERP customers

    Enterprise resource planning heavyweights are vying to be the infrastructure platform of choice for the service-oriented world.

  • April 10, 2005 10 Apr'05

    SAP unveils SOA adoption program for Netweaver

    SAP's new adoption program will show customers how Netweaver can be used to build out their service-oriented architectures.

  • January 19, 2005 19 Jan'05

    Rise of the Java superplatform: Overkill or overdue?

    The past three years have seen the rise of a superpower in the middleware space: Java superplatforms.