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SAP trends, strategy and ERP market share News
April 17, 2018
SAP wants to resolve the indirect-access issue with a new, document-based licensing model. Analysts think customers will be happy, but SAP needs to build trust.
February 23, 2018
SAP paid $2.4 billion to acquire lead-to-money vendor CallidusCloud, and analysts agree that the significant price may be worth it in an effort to compete with Salesforce.
December 01, 2017
SAP and Microsoft partner on running SAP S/4HANA on the Azure cloud: Microsoft deploys S/4HANA on Azure to run finances and SAP puts cloud applications on Azure.
November 14, 2017
At SAP TechEd 2017, SAP rolled out some new developer tools that are intended to extend the SAP platform and drive development of SAP Leonardo applications.
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SAP S/4HANA HCM is the unofficial name of a product SAP will release in 2023 as a bridge to give SAP ERP HCM users more time to migrate to SAP's cloud HCM platform, SuccessFactors. Continue Reading
SAP SE, a global software company, is one of the largest vendors of ERP and other enterprise applications. The company is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany. Continue Reading
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Industry experts say SAP S/4HANA Cloud migrations, Leonardo and Cloud Platform are the technology issues for SAP in 2018; on the business side, the top issue is indirect access. Continue Reading
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Companies can use third-party license management tools to audit their SAP environment to address indirect access issues, but the tools need to be a part of an overall strategy. Continue Reading
Some customers are concerned that SAP will hit them for indirect access licensing fees, but they can avoid trouble if they act in good faith and better understand their contracts. Continue Reading
The indirect licensing access issue is confusing to many SAP customers, and the company's efforts to explain it have not been fully successful, according to industry analysts. Continue Reading