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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Despite the rapid expansion in suppliers and services, there are still areas where the cloud industry could change for the better, according to one IT director.
The latest worldwide software market share results from Gartner shows Australia's application software revenue grew 7.7 percent to AU$3.5 billion in 2013.
German software vendor signs agreement with LG's IT consulting business unit to boost deployments of SAP's cloud platform HANA in Korea.
Signs are that SAP's cloud initiatives may be paying off even among the very largest businesses, the traditional home of on-premise software.
German software vendor currently operates three data centers in Japan and Australia, and is looking to launch at least three more in the region. Globally, it's aiming to have 20 locations by end-2014 including China and India.
Because of the number of firms using its databases, Oracle has high hopes for its in-memory database architecture.
After three days preaching simplicity, it's a wrap for SAP Sapphire, although some cloud questions remain unanswered.
Nominations are being accepted for a test program open to IBM and SAP clients who are curious to see if an open server platform can actually deliver business insights better than other server platforms.
Hasso Plattner continues to preach HANA and disruption within enterprise applications. Live from the annual SAP Sapphire conference in Orlando.
During its annual SAP Sapphire Now conference, the German enterprise software giant announced upgrades to its keystone product including mobile, analytics, data and cloud integration services.
The new sole CEO gave attendees a keynote full of flare, highlighted with news that Fiori would now be SAP's free UX. Live from SAP's Sapphire Now conference in Orlando.
SAP's Sapphire conference kicks off Tuesday and the company will have to answer a few key questions for enterprise tech buyers.
Available in the fall, HP's ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA can deliver 12 terabytes of data in one memory pool.
The partnership will aim to combine SAP software with IBM's implementation and configuration services.