IT news round up

Posted on 8 Oct 2009 by The Manufacturer

Here is a few of the stories making the headlines in the IT world in October.

New career centre to make finding SAP jobs easier

SAP has launched a new offering to provide members of the SAP community network a convenient way to find SAP experts and job openings around the world.

The centre will help companies by focusing on positions that are SAP-centric and facilitating targeted recruitment of qualified people quickly and efficiently. It also allows job seekers to find new opportunities and market their SAP skills to prospective employers in the collaborative environment of the SAP community network.

Menzies Distribution uses IBM to power expansion

IBM and Menzies Distribution has announced the latest addition of IBM servers to the Menzies Distribution IT infrastructure. The company has a market share of approximately 43%, delivering 4.8m newspapers (5.1m on Sundays) and 2.6m magazines daily to approximately 26,000 retail customers nationwide.

Says Alan Sutherland, technical services manager, Menzies Distribution Ltd: “We have chosen IBM because we believe they are the clear market leaders in this arena and we have confidence that they will join us successfully through this massive change.”

Openda launches QX Mobile

Openda has announced the launch and availability of QX Mobile. QX Mobile extends a companies’ order processing, invoicing, stock tracking, and CRM applications into the field to improve accuracy and speed of processing.

Using hand held devices such as the Symbol Technologies rugged PDA, QX Mobile allows an order to be entered manually or via scanner, checked, and fulfilled against available vehicle stock, Proof of Delivery capture, and invoice production all in the customer’s premises with full synchronisation back to the head office.