SOURCE: Model N, Inc.

Model N, Inc.

February 18, 2009 03:01 ET

New Adapters for SAP Continue to Enhance Built-In Model N Integration Framework

Already Proven in Life Science and High Tech Production Deployments, New Adapters Simplify Native Connectivity to SAP

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - February 18, 2009) - With a growing number of SAP customers turning to Model N Revenue Management solutions to extract greater value from their ERP investments, Model N is pleased to announce it is enhancing its Integration framework with new adapters as well as continuing its "Powered by NetWeaver" certification for SAP customers. These new updates to Model N's proven and powerful integration framework will allow customers to reduce deployment times, lower integration costs, and increase return on investment from both their Model N Revenue Management and legacy ERP investments.

"As Model N Revenue Management continues to gain adoption with business and IT leaders, we remain fully committed to seamless integration to existing ERP systems for our customers," said Sujay Jadhav, Vice President and General Manager at Model N. "Revenue Management complements corporate ERP investments, and our experience delivering excellent integration to leading Life Sciences and High Tech companies where Model N works in concert with SAP or Oracle applications systems has been proven successfully throughout the last seven years. Our new SAP adapters leverage the same interfaces used to connect SAP applications, and we will continue to invest in the technology and expertise necessary to make it a seamless experience for our customers."

Model N Adapter Details

--  Native connectivity with SAP via IDocs, ABAP, or BAPI calls based on
    customer preference
    
--  Support for both asynchronous (batch) and synchronous (real-time)
    transfers to provide optimal performance for different business processes
    
--  Out-of-the-box, bi-directional data feeds for critical enterprise data
    including: product master, customer master, payment requests, and payment
    acknowledgements
    
--  Standardized interface to support high volume, real-time price calls
    from SAP to Model N
    
--  A rich, flexible user interface that allows for both default and
    customized mapping between Model N and SAP data fields in each supported
    data set
    
--  Flexible deployment topology over distributed servers to ensure
    scalability and redundancy
    
--  Management tools for administration and error handling, enabling
    administrators to easily maintain hybrid systems
    

Model N/SAP Certification Details

As SAP has continued to make improvements to its service-oriented architecture (SOA) initiatives to make third-party integration easier, Model N has been able to utilize these latest SAP integration capabilities to enable customers deploying back-end SAP systems to address strategic, industry-specific Revenue Management business issues and not let integration concerns slow down these critical initiatives. Model N is committed to keeping its platform's "Powered by SAP NetWeaver" certification up-to-date as new product releases become available in the future.

About Model N

Model N is a leader in Revenue Management solutions, offering an integrated suite of applications for analytics, pricing, contracts, compliance, and settlements optimized for the industry practices of Life Sciences and High Tech companies. Enabling the creation of a seamless, end-to-end process from price setting through settlements payment, Model N's uniquely integrated approach eliminates revenue leakage and delivers the visibility and controls needed to avoid the risks of non-compliance to government reporting regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley and government pricing requirements. Customers include: Boston Scientific Corporation; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Cypress Semiconductor Corporation; Intersil Corporation; Linear Technology Corporation; Medtronic, Inc.; Microchip Technology, Inc.; Micron Technology Inc.; Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, a Johnson & Johnson company; ON Semiconductor, Inc.; Pfizer, Inc.; and ST Microelectronics. Model N is located in Redwood Shores, California. Visit www.modeln.com.

Model N is a mark of Model N, Inc. All other company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners and are mentioned for identification purposes only.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Sean Cassidy
    Model N, Inc.
    Tel: 650-610-4820
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