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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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.
Quick-use apps for workflow approvals, information searches, self-service tasks and more from your daily office grind.
The F1 auto racing pioneer does a lot more with data than you'd expect.
NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson's grand plan: Allow SAP to talk about databases, HANA analytics and its cloud efforts, while he aims to grab the application giant's core industries, notably manufacturing.
It's a B2B2C world we're living in, SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott says. Live from the company's Sapphire Now conference in Orlando.
SAP signals that its HANA Cloud Platform will "serve as the foundation for the full portfolio of cloud solutions" from the company.
At its Sapphire Now conference in Orlando, SAP announces a software-as-a-service answer to the BYOD problem. Plus, a partnership with security vendor Mocana.
Can SAP get its cloud delivery models down? Is the maintenance hike worth it? These are among the burning questions as SAP's annual Sapphire conference kicks off.
The new cloud offering will replace today's Visual Intelligence product.
Although many big companies are running several instances of SAP's ERP software, a number of issues stand in the way of the cost savings that rationalisation could bring.