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Five Minute Briefing - SAP
November 15, 2023

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

Onapsis, a provider of business application security and compliance, is making pivotal advancements to the Onapsis Platform, catering to cloud, hybrid, and on-premise solutions. The standout updates spotlight the Onapsis Security Advisor, which now boasts enhanced artificial intelligence (AI) engines that facilitate dynamic industry peer comparisons against hundreds of the world's leading SAP customers.

SAP is extending its cloud-native, in-memory database to AWS Graviton-powered Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances to take advantage of AWS's price, performance, and energy efficiency benefits. Arm-based AWS Graviton processors leverage AWS's extensive expertise in systems design and cloud infrastructure to deliver the best price performance over comparable x86-based instances for a variety of workloads running in Amazon EC2.

SAP announced the introduction of new capabilities and advancements aimed at empowering developers of all skill levels to supercharge their businesses in the age of AI. These announcements were made at SAP TechEd 2023. Uniquely built for SAP applications and the SAP ecosystem, SAP Build Code solutions offer AI-powered productivity tools for developers and are optimized for Java and JavaScript development.

Syntax Systems, a global technology solutions and services provider for cloud application implementation and management, has officially acquired Montreal-based Beyond Technologies, enabling the company to further specialize in SAP solution integration and business performance optimization. The deal, which was announced October 3, 2023, brings Beyond, a professional services firm specializing in SAP solution integration and business performance optimization, into the Syntax family.