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  • SAP, Waste Management settle lawsuit

    The rancorous lawsuit between SAP and Waste Management has been settled, with the software vendor making an undisclosed, one-time cash payment to the trash hauler, according to court documents and a regulatory filing.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus04 May 10 03:21
  • Public prosecutor shops for software upgrade

    The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) will upgrade its financial management and HR applications before the end of 2010 and has gone to market for the supply of software and support services.

    Written by Rodney Gedda29 April 10 13:09
  • Ex-SAP CEO talks about 'the next big thing' in IT

    Ex-SAP CEO Léo Apotheker isn't interested in talking too much about his former employer, from which he departed abruptly in February after the vendor's board decided not to renew his contract.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus28 April 10 07:23
  • SAP launches local Sustainability Executive Advisory Council

    Despite the increasing focus on carbon emission reductions within IT and business, the widespread appointment of chief sustainability officers (CSOs) across Australia is unlikely, according to enterprise software giant, SAP.

    Written by Tim Lohman24 March 10 13:29
  • Forrester: Uncertain future for SAP's NetWeaver

    SAP customers shouldn't rely on the vendor's NetWeaver technology stack for all of their middleware needs in the future, according to Forrester Research.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus23 March 10 07:01
  • Not whom they expected: SAP's McDermott opens Cebit

    It was Léo Apotheker whose name appeared on the invitation to the opening ceremony of the Cebit trade show -- but his successor, co-CEO Bill McDermott, appeared on stage.

    Written by Peter Sayer02 March 10 06:20
  • SAP lands major deal with 3M at Oracle's expense

    SAP has seen its share of executive upheaval and customer discontent in recent months, but a newly inked agreement with global conglomerate 3M is giving it reason to celebrate.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus02 March 10 06:54
  • SAP makes more executive changes

    The high-profile shakeup at SAP's top executive levels continued Thursday with the announcement that executive board member John Schwarz, viewed by some observers as a potential future CEO at the company, has resigned.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus12 Feb. 10 07:11
  • Apotheker is out as SAP CEO

    Leo Apotheker has resigned as CEO of German ERP giant SAP, the company disclosed on Sunday. The decision was by mutual agreement with SAP's supervisory board, and is effective immediately.

    Written by Elizabeth Heichler08 Feb. 10 07:34
  • IBM buying MDM vendor Initiate Systems

    IBM announced Wednesday that it plans to buy MDM (master data management) vendor Initiate Systems. Terms of the deal, which is scheduled to close in the first quarter, were not disclosed.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus04 Feb. 10 06:21
  • Setback for SAP in Oracle suit

    Oracle has won a battle regarding the way damages can be calculated in its intellectual property lawsuit against SAP, according to a ruling filed Jan. 28 in US District Court for the Northern District of California.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus02 Feb. 10 08:30
  • SAP Q4 revenue sinks 9 percent, net income drops 12 percent

    SAP reported a 9 percent year-on-year fall in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2009, with net income dropping 12 percent from its record level a year earlier. But the company sees a return to growth and improvements in operating income this year, it said Wednesday.

    Written by Peter Sayer28 Jan. 10 05:46