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  • Microsoft and SAP love grows stronger in the cloud

    Microsoft and SAP love grows stronger in the cloud

    Microsoft and SAP have been pals for years and years, and today at the SAP Sapphire Now customer conference in Orlando, the two company CEOs, Satya Nadella and Bill McDermott announced they were taking the relationship to another level with deeper cloud integrations between the two companies. The deal will enable SAP customers to run HANA, the company’s in-memory database product … Read More

  • SAP announces new partnership with Apple to expand iOS in the enterprise

    SAP announces new partnership with Apple to expand iOS in the enterprise

    SAP announced a broad partnership with Apple today to bring iOS to SAP’s enterprise customer base. The announcement comes almost two years after Apple made a similar deal with IBM. Steve Lucas, president for SAP’s Digital Enterprise Platform says while it’s natural to see similarities between the two deals — two large enterprise companies making a deal with Apple… Read More

  • Hop Aboard the SAP Big Data Bus

    SAP Big Data Bus Part Of Overall Effort To Build Developer Community

    Big data is a catch-all term for describing any form of data analytics that requires the processing of data, be it by the gigabyte, terabyte or in the nose-bleed realm of petabyte-scale workloads. SAP’s big data push is embodied in a custom, decked-out tour bus that the company parked in front of TechCrunch Disrupt as part of its overall effort to promote its analytics offering and build… Read More

  • How A Car Crash Changed Vishal Sikka And The Direction Of SAP

    How A Car Crash Changed Vishal Sikka And The Direction Of SAP

    It’s a rare fall rainy day in Palo Alto and SAP Executive Board Member Dr. Vishal Sikka is as sick as a dog. It’s less than a week until SAP Sapphire in Madrid and the community around him are like a worrying family. I had told them that it is okay. I could make the trip another time. But they were insistent I make the trip. Fast forward to May. It has been several months since… Read More

  • 6 Experts on Speeding Up Data

    6 Experts on Speeding Up Data

    Speed. That’s what it’s all about these days. The problem: it’s still more effective to use FedEx than trying to squeeze a data load across a network. It’s an absurd reality when it requires a plane to move data from one place to another. It’s not necessary to move terabytes of data all day, all night. Moving hard drives across the continent for a feature film… Read More

  • SAP Holding Startup Forums To Develop Ecosystem For HANA — The Company’s First Ever Platform Play

    SAP Holding Startup Forums To Develop Ecosystem For HANA — The Company’s First Ever Platform Play

    SAP is doing a series of startup forums that signal a significant change in the company. It’s a move unlike any we see from the likes of HP, Oracle or IBM. SAP is making a play as a platform company. It is building a developer community and backing it up with a special $155 million fund specifically meant to help build an ecosystem for HANA — the company’ s real-time… Read More