New SAP ERP enhancement package highlights a key difference with Oracle

February 26, 2008

[From Search SAP]

The third enhancement package for SAP ERP 6.0 brings to mind one of the differences between enterprise resource planning (ERP) giant SAP and its arch nemesis, Oracle Corp., at least for one IT industry analyst.

Unveiled yesterday, the new enhancement package adds more than 1,400 optional business functions to the latest version of SAP ERP -- functions that customers running SAP's service-oriented architecture (SOA) framework can activate incrementally as needed via "a simple download" instead of having to go through a time-consuming and complex full software upgrade process, according to SAP.

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