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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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.
With its new Potsdam building, the software behemoth hopes to tap into the area's universities and startups.
SAP executives stopped short of saying the company's HANA platform would cure cancer, but not by much.
"We're not going to be about spare parts. We will lead with the cloud. We're bringing it with everything we have," said SAP CEO Bill McDermott.
Electricity and gas utility Contact Energy seeks a "consistent customer experience" from new CRM and billing system.
German software vendor plans to expand its current partnership with China Telecom as it looks to grow its cloud play in China, where it clocked "outstanding double-digit" growth last year.
SAP plans to be a cloud juggernaut with a great customer experience, a user interface that borders on beautiful, and a growth company---all by 2017.
The German software maker is pushing back its operating margin goal by two years in efforts to gather pace behind its cloud business.
SAP talks up its fourth quarter results, but revenue was short of consensus estimates. Worries about HANA start to emerge.
A whole-of-government approach to managing contracts in the Queensland government has failed to reap the expected benefits because the government didn't ensure the new system was compatible with the SAP finance system.
The first pre-configured patterns in SAP Jam and CRM will revolve around account planning, deal rooms and service requests.
The replacement of legacy finance and HR systems in the NSW Department of Education and Communities has again had its deadline slightly delayed and its budget extended.