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Press Releases from Macro 4 (8 total)

Macro 4 Launches New Archiving Offering in Support of SAP® Solutions

Fast install archiving package speeds implementation of SAP solutions, improves performance and enhances disaster recovery Crawley, UK - 29th September, 2009 - Macro 4 today announced the launch of its Data Archiving Packaged Service, a quick-to-implement, entry-level data archiving service aimed at enabling faster upgrades of SAP® software solutions, by reducing the volume of data that needs to be migrated. “Many SAP customers are in the process of upgrading to the

Runaway data growth poses business risk for SAP software users says new research

Survey highlights risk of backup and restore pains, slower performance and higher storage costs Crawley, UK – 9 September 2009 – New European research indicates that SAP software users are risking system downtime by hanging on to large volumes of historical information. 45 per cent of SAP software users admit their data is growing faster than expected and 69 per cent complained that their main worry about keeping large

European direct marketing group integrates Macro 4 archiving software into SAP s …

New implementation will enable group wide archiving and storage of strategic documents Crawley, UK – 21 July, 2009 - Leading European direct marketing supplier, Groupe Diffusion Plus, will use software from Macro 4 to implement a large scale SAP document archiving project across the group. French company, Diffusion Plus, which employs over 1200 staff, will integrate Macro 4’s Columbus DW software into its group wide SAP business management solution. The new

Data pile-up threatens SAP software users

SAP Database Health Checks reveal risk of poor performance, downtime and upgrade problems Crawley, UK – 10 June, 2009 – SAP software users are risking poor system performance, downtime and upgrade problems by failing to remove temporary or historical data from their SAP databases, according to a series of customer assessments carried out by software company, Macro 4. “We’ve been analysing the databases of UK SAP software users as part of a

SAP customers caught in upgrade crisis

90 per cent of SAP users point to upgrade challenges in new research Crawley, UK – 22 April, 2009 - SAP customers who are planning on upgrading to the latest version of the company’s enterprise resource planning software, SAP ERP 6.0, are facing a major ordeal, partly because of the bulk of historical data clogging up their systems, concludes a new European survey by Macro 4. 90 per cent of the 135

Users 'slam' vendors for not helping to control mainframe processor consumption

Many customers doubt whether mainframe vendors really want to help at all Crawley, UK - 13 January, 2009 - 89 per cent of UK mainframe users want mainframe vendors to do more to help customers control the growth in the rate at which their systems consume processing power, measured in MIPS (Million Instructions Per Second), according to new research from performance management expert Macro 4. Users are forced to ‘shell out’

‘No gain, No fee’ offer helps IBM mainframe users slash processing costs in …

84 per cent of mainframe users want to reduce processing power consumption says new study Crawley, UK – 8 December, 2008 - Following a research project which identified that 84 per cent of mainframe users are looking to reduce the rate at which their systems consume expensive CPU capacity in the current tougher economic climate, Macro 4 has announced a ‘no gain, no fee’ programme to help tackle the issue. “We’ve just

Legacy applications hogging IT skills, power and data centre space says new rese …

91 per cent of IT execs worried about the cost and complexity of retiring legacy systems Crawley, UK - 11 November 2008 - UK IT executives know they can free up key resources by retiring legacy applications, but the majority are concerned about the cost and complexity involved, according to new research. In a survey of IT executives by Macro 4, 42 per cent admitted to keeping older applications alive simply to

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