A round up of SAP stories for the second week of April.

This week’s significant SAP news items see a wide range of topics.  The legal battle of SAP vs Waste Management continues with each side blaming each other for slow progress in resolving the dispute.

This week SQL Server 2008  was certified for SAP Business Suite 7 and Netweaver. Some interesting facts and figures in this article.

This week SAP Business Objects Edge BI enhancements were announced , and at the same time SAP also revealed that it would start selling the product direct to customers as well as it being available via the current partner network.

South West One, a consortium of organisations, revealed that one of its members Somerset County Council had published a letter to employees that whilst noting it had been highly successful, its SAP implementation had a few teething problems.

An interesting article looks at the differences between SUGMENA (SAP User Group Middle East and North Africa)and the Oracle equivalent. It goes on to consider what drives the differences and discusses the challenges of alignment to the software vendors.