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Easy street for enterprise apps

The time and the cost of installing business software drops, smaller companies jump on the ERP bandwagon, and SAP maps a plan to make its software more user-friendly.

If you make it easy, they will come. As both the time and the cost of installing business software drops, smaller companies are jumping on the ERP bandwagon. SAP is mapping its own plan to make its software more user-friendly. At the same time, other ERP vendors are looking to supplement the drop in revenues by offering additional services and longer term maintenance.

SAP maps a user-friendly plan
The German titan will unveil at its fall TechEd conference, blueprints of its current and future technology called the Business Technology Solution Map.

Business app makers aim for small firms' needs
Service vendors are expanding their outsource offerings, while larger ERP vendors are aiming to sell affordable services to the small- to medium-size companies.

Enterprise apps find niche in financial world
A recent report estimates that the market for global enterprise solutions in financial services industry will top $40 billion by 2003.