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Five Minute Briefing - SAP
May 22, 2024

Published in conjunction with the Independent SAP Technical User Group (formerly the International Sybase User Group), this monthly publication contains news, market research, insight for the SAP user community, as well as ISUG-TECH news and information.

News Flashes

Cisco is releasing a new virtual appliance for its AppDynamics On-Premises application observability offering, enabling customers to use a self-hosted observability solution built on AI-powered intelligence for anomaly detection and root cause analysis, application security, and SAP monitoring.

IBM and SAP are advancing their collaboration, adding new generative AI capabilities and industry-specific cloud solutions that can help clients unlock business value. "IBM and SAP's shared approach to generative AI, built on an open ecosystem, trust and purpose-built models, will help empower clients to optimize business outcomes," said John Granger, senior vice president, IBM Consulting. "Our new Value Generation partnership initiative will enable clients to accelerate the path to innovation, competitive advantage and become a next generation enterprise through generative AI."

SAP announced that PureTech Scientific LLC, a global leader in the production of glycolic acid products with a range of uses from skin care to clean and disinfect, has gone live with SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition to position itself for further growth. With its entire ERP now in the cloud, PureTech Scientific gets real-time insight of its daily production and the ability to employ and automate barcoding. PureTech Scientific is now able to complete SAP goods issue and goods receipt transactions automatically with mobile devices, further reducing time needed for reporting.

SecurityBridge, a global provider of SAP security solutions, is releasing its Next-Generation Security Dashboard for SAP, providing a comprehensive suite of security functions customized for CISOs, SOCs, and SAP Basis teams. The dashboard now offers real-time views into threat monitoring, compliance ratings, patching status, code vulnerabilities, interface traffic, and more.