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 software giant reinforces its cloud commitment with a push to build out its Financial Asset Management platform and its collaboration with Accenture.
A big motive for SAP's move to offer Business Suite as a subscription service is to take away rivals' cloud-first arguments and offer a viable option to stay with the company.
Coco-Cola Amatil (CCA) has signed a "multimillion dollar" agreement with IBM to move its SAP infrastructure for its South Pacific operation into the cloud.
Enprise Group, which sold cloud provisioning system EMS Cortex to Citrix in 2011, reenters the cloud software market.
The average lifespan of the traditional enterprise is plummeting rapidly, largely due to inability to adapt to today's fast changing technologies.
SAP said Fieldglass strengthens its cloud portfolio, making it a competitive solution for employers looking to nimbly manage flexible workforces.
SAP will now resell Adobe Marketing Cloud with its HANA platform and the hybris e-commerce suite. Both companies will chip in for marketing, sales and development costs.
Following Facebook's lead earlier this month, SAP wants everyone to know how much it cares about the environment, starting in the datacenter.
For HP, the ConvergedSystem allows it to deliver more hardware systems with integrated compute, storage, networking, and software faster. SAP HANA gets more throughput. Both companies eye analytics workloads.
Fire and Rescue NSW has implemented SAP Business Suite software powered by SAP HANA to help it share data across all three major state emergency service agencies.
Rami Branitzky will endeavor to provide startups with access to strategic revenue channels through the company's vast partner and customer networks.
Accenture and SAP have announced the creation of a new business group focused on speeding up the process of deploying industry solutions.
Shifting the focus away from the enterprise, SAP execs boasted that more than 1,000 startups across 57 countries are now building products on HANA, with 60 of them already live.
The third-party provider of maintenance and support services for SAP and Oracle business applications says its total net sales surged 40 percent in fiscal 2013 to more than $61 million, an all-time high.
Box is boosting the brainpower behind its cloud storage plaform with a few new key industry hires.