Roundup: SAP, Oracle, MasterSoft, Herbalife-DBNeT

Monday, July 11, 2011

SAP (NYSE: SAP) is launching version 8.81 of its SAP Business One application, aiming for the small business market, the company said in a statement.

This new version offers improvements such as mobility and application development capabilities, as well as social network features.

Additionally, SAP introduced in the Chilean market a tailored offer of SAP Business One, called Starter Packages, aimed at micro enterprises. The offer - which includes finance, sales, purchases, CRM, and inventory modules - has a fixed price and can be implemented in less than two weeks.

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Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) has installed more than 1,000 Exadata Database Machines for its clients in 67 countries and 23 verticals to power complex database applications, the company said in a statement.

Some of the company's clients in Latin America include Brazil's Banco Santander, retailer Pão de Açúcar and Santa Catarina state court.

Oracle Exadata Database Machines offer performance for data warehousing, storage savings, cost savings, simplified management of database and a faster time to market.


Argentine software developer MasterSoft added 12 new clients to its portfolio during the first half of 2011, bringing it to more than 300 clients, the company said in a statement.

Seven of the clients deployed MasterSoft's management solutions, and the other five selected the company's solutions for the health segment.

MasterSoft is also preparing to launch a new technology platform for its management products by year-end.


International nutrition and weight management company Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) has tapped Chilean software developer DBNeT's electronic accounting books solution, the former said in a statement.

The solution offers Herbalife simplified storage of accounting information for its more than 10,000 invoices and 17,000 distribution contracts a year, in compliance with Chilean tax agency SII's regulations.

It also offers maintenance and storage costs savings, improved processing capacity for larger data volume and synergies with other tools such as electronic invoice systems.