SAP's software powers many enterprises, but the company is in transition with new co-CEOs and a software as a service suite called Business ByDesign that targets the mid-market. SAP's software developer network is viewed as a powerful community that can deliver answers quickly. SAP is also betting heavily on business intelligence via its acquisition of BusinessObjects.
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The report finds that the biggest stumbling block on the path to better customer data integration is an increasingly complex IT environment.
Big data may be handy shorthand for a whole group of issues but it's done little to increase businesses' willingness to spend on analytics in the short term.
The acquisition gives SAP an e-commerce platform that works on-premise or in the cloud.
While figures just out suggest impressive sales growth for SAP's in-memory database technology, rivals and critics are painting a more complex picture.
SAP's investment in its HANA in-memory computing product is paying off as customer numbers rise
Just days after SAP announced a cloud reorg, SuccessFactors CEO Lars Dalgaard landed at one of Silicon Valley's leading enterprise VCs.
With its sights set firmly on European expansion, cloud ERP firm Workday has flagged up its strategic intentions with two new payroll initiatives.
By adding its DB2 database software to SmartCloud, IBM boasted that both corporate and government customers could see up to 25 times faster data reporting.
Essentially, SAP has the tool set (thanks primarily to its flagship HANA in-memory database) while EMPEA will provide the brainpower.
In a cost-cutting measure aimed at offsetting deteriorating market conditions, NBN contractor Transfield has brought forward plans to outsource IT and shared services.
The joint collaboration project from Hewlett-Packard and SAP effectively triples the amount of memory on a single server designed for processing big data.
SAP chairman and co-founder Hasso Plattner takes the stage to bust myths about HANA, its in-memory database technology. Live from the Sapphire Now conference in Orlando.
Jim Hagemann Snabe offers the audience a lesson on Darwin and natural selection. Live from the company's Sapphire Now conference in Orlando.
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