Oracle doesn't miss a chance to fire barbs at SAP. It even launched a few as it acquired Hyperion earlier today.
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SAP and Novell said the two companies will offer joint support for SAP applications that run on SUSE Linux. The announcement, which comes out of SAP's Sapphire conference in Vienna, means that SUSE customers can get SAP support through Novell.
SAP is going to spend roughly $400 million to $500 million over the next eight quarters over what amounts to be a big bet on mid-market customers. SAP's fourth quarter results offered few surprises since the company had already flagged weaker-than-expected growth, but the outlook was telling.
SAP's fourth quarter and annual sales growth is falling short of expectations, lopping 10 percent off the company's shares. The company said its product revenue growth would be about 13%, at the low end of SAP's previous outlook.
Home Depot plans to invest an additional $900 million on logistics and $500 million on technology between 2007 and 2010 to improve its supply chain. The returns could be impressive, according to executives speaking at Home Depot's analyst meeting.
SAP renewed CEO Henning Kagermann contract for 17 months. Now all the speculation about his successor can die down...
BEA must be doing something right. The middleware company has become Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's latest obsession.
The war between Oracle and SAP is about to move beyond enterprise applications to the courtroom. Oracle said Wednesday that it has sued SAP "about corporate theft on a grand scale" seeking undisclosed damages.
Not a whole lot of chatter in SAP's response to Oracle's lawsuit. In a statement just released, SAP said:SAP will not comment other than to make it clear to our customers, prospects, investors, employees and partners that SAP will aggressively defend against the claims made by Oracle in the lawsuit.
The departure of SAP's Shai Agassi may not change much for the enterprise software company's daily operations, but the company is likely to be examined more closely now that its software architect is gone. On Wednesday, SAP announced that Agassi is leaving the company.