Larry Finnson readily admits that business software vendor SAP AG is typically regarded as a large enterprise vendor. But the president and co-founder of small-to-midsize business (SMB) candy manufacturer Chris and Larry's Clodhoppers recently deployed an SAP software solution anyway. The project paid off in spades. The firm implemented SAP Business One enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, a product SAP says is geared specifically to the SMB market.
With its credit rating downgraded yesterday to junk bond status by Moody's Investors Service, officials at networking vendor Nortel Networks Ltd. say operations will continue unabated, despite the disappointing bond action.