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SAP Taps Novell for StreamWork Virtualization

SAP is looking to bring enterprise collaboration to the cloud. The firm has leveraged virtualization technology from Novell to deliver a Linux-powered software appliance it's calling the StreamWork Enterprise solution.

SAP is billing StreamWork as a solution to "ad hoc" work situations, providing collaboration support for activities like brainstorming or developing a budget that are outside of the standard work process. eCRM Guide takes a look.


Helping enterprises take action based on enterprise data sources is the focus of a new solution from SAP called StreamWork Enterprise Edition. With StreamWork Enterprise edition, SAP (NYSE: SAP) is delivering a collaborative decision-making (CDM) solution that is available in an on demand cloud model that also includes mobile access for Android users via a Google Apps Marketplace app.

The new StreamWork Enterprise solution leverages virtualization efforts from Novell to deliver a software appliance version that is powered by Linux. The new deal with SAP comes at a time of transition for Novell, as it winds down its life as public company and is set to be acquired by Attachmate for $2.2 billion.

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SAP Taps Novell for StreamWork Collaboration Service