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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Bill McDermott will become the sole CEO of SAP as Jim Hagemann Snabe is set to be appointed to the company's Supervisory Board in 2014.
The two most recent earnings conference calls with Oracle and SAP featured a heavy dose of smack talk that doesn't quite add up. Oracle and SAP do share a common obsession, though: Workday.
The Australian Department of Human Services has gone to tender for its child support IT system known as Cuba.
SAP's Jim Snabe believes its software-only focus has put the company in good stead against its competition, but no longer wants to be seen as a traditional software player, pointing instead to cloud as its growth market.
Software giant reports a 3 percent drop globally in software license sales to US$1.3 billion in second-quarter 2013, with Asia clocking a 9 percent dip as China economy slows.
The cloud ERP company firm unveils the fruits of an increased focus on its fastest-growing market.
The enterprise software giant says it's integrating Esri's spatial-data product with SAP HANA and BusinessObjects business-intelligence tools.
The last thing Reed Online director of technology Mark Ridley wants to do is run a conventional IT function, delivering services in the traditional way.
Aneel Bhusri, chairman, co-founder and co-CEO of Workday, spells out the real financial picture for SaaS vendors and the cloud ERP firm's future direction.
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