Stories by Ted Smalley Bowen and Stannie Holt

  • SAP, Lotus join to boost thin clients

    Seeking to capitalise on the need for easily distributed, lightweight front ends for enterprise resource planning (ERP) suites, Lotus Development is working with ERP vendors and third-party developers to wed Lotus' Java-based eSuite productivity applets to ERP applications, such as SAP R/3. Lotus and its partners will highlight eSuite integration with ERP applications at Lotusphere in January, with a number of formal announcements, according to Brian Anderson, senior product manager for Java components at Lotus.