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SAP Takes It All to the Cloud

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The timeline isn't clear, but the German software giant SAP thinks it's time to get out of selling on-premise software. SAP is offering its advanced in-memory computing product, HANA, as a cloud service, and says everything else will go there. No word on prices, or on what Oracle and AWS...
SAP Takes It All to the Cloud

Violin Memory Is Raising More Money Ahead of Planned May IPO

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Violin Memory, the startup building storage arrays based on flash memory technology that has recently been said to be eyeing an initial public offering, appears to have raised more money. In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission dated today, Violin disclosed that it is attempting to raise...
Violin Memory Is Raising More Money Ahead of Planned May IPO

Like We Said, SAP Taking Over Naming Rights to San Jose's HP Pavilion

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We’re not usually in the habit of reporting on the business of sports here at AllThingsD, but occasionally that world intersects with the interests of some of the world’s biggest technology companies. Today is one of those days. As we reported in March, HP has withdrawn from the naming rights...
Like We Said, SAP Taking Over Naming Rights to San Jose's HP Pavilion

If You See Marc Benioff Smiling Today, Here's Why

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If you happen to run into Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff in the next several days, and if he happens to seem a little happier or more jovial than usual, it may just be because his company on track to report a solid quarter when it announces results on Aug. 16....
If You See Marc Benioff Smiling Today, Here's Why

Violin Memory Raises $50 Million at $800 Million Valuation, May IPO This Year

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Violin Memory, the company that builds storage arrays based on flash memory technology, will on Monday announce that it has raised a $50 million Mezzanine round of funding at an implied valuation of $800 million. The funding round includes strategic stakes from Toshiba, the Japanese chip and electronics maker, networking...
Violin Memory Raises $50 Million at $800 Million Valuation, May IPO This Year

Violin Memory to Acquire GridIron Systems

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Violin Memory, the company that makes flash-memory-based storage arrays aimed at the enterprise, and which is on track to an IPO sometime this year, has just made an acquisition. Sources familiar with the matter say that Violin has acquired GridIron Systems, a company that specializes accelerating applications that run in...
Violin Memory to Acquire GridIron Systems

SAP Enhances Its Cloud by Acquiring Ariba for $4.3 Billion

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German software giant SAP just announced that it will pay $4.3 billion, or $45 a share, for Ariba, a cloud-based player in what’s called business commerce. Ariba operates something called a buyer-seller network that’s aimed at helping companies manage their supply chains more efficiently. The price amounts to a 20...
SAP Enhances Its Cloud by Acquiring Ariba for $4.3 Billion

SuccessFactors CEO Dalgaard Leaving SAP in Cloud Business Shake-Up

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German software giant SAP announced a pretty broad management shake-up across its cloud-oriented software units today. The big news, however, was that Lars Dalgaard, the CEO of the cloud-based human resources software company SuccessFactors, is leaving the company to become an investor. You’ll remember that SAP paid $3.4 billion to...
SuccessFactors CEO Dalgaard Leaving SAP in Cloud Business Shake-Up

Exclusive: Violin Memory Boosts Latest Funding Round to $80 Million

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Last month AllThingsD reported that Violin Memory, the flash memory technology start-up, had raised $50 million in a Series D round at an implied valuation of more than $800 million. That funding round, I’ve since learned, was so oversubscribed that it reached $80 million and now includes a significant new...
Exclusive: Violin Memory Boosts Latest Funding Round to $80 Million

SAP Accused of Inflating HANA Hardware Numbers

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How big is SAP’s newish HANA hardware appliance business? If you take the German software giant’s word for it, it’s a young but fast-growing line. But at least one analyst isn’t buying it. In a research note to clients today, analyst Peter Goldmacher of Cowen and Co. essentially accused SAP,...
SAP Accused of Inflating HANA Hardware Numbers

SAP goes all in with the cloud

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The German software giant is betting on cloud-based technology and services. FORTUNE -- In case you haven't heard, SAP is serious about the cloud. On Tuesday the enterprise software giant announced it will offer HANA, its in-memory database, as a monthly subscription service, delivered via the cloud. A limited cloud-based...
SAP goes all in with the cloud

SAP Opens Singapore-Based Co-Innovation Lab

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SAP just opened another co-innovation lab, this time in Singapore. The lab is its 21st globally, and the fourth in the Asia-Pacific region. The German software giant hopes it will allow member organizations to have a space to experiment with different hardware and software combinations, and provides its cloud infrastructure...
SAP Opens Singapore-Based Co-Innovation Lab

HP Says It Hasn't Tried to Sell Autonomy to SAP

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Executives at Hewlett-Packard are scratching their heads at a report in The Times of London saying that HP had tried to unload Autonomy — the British software firm that it acquired in 2011 only to write down its value by $5 billion — on the German software giant SAP. The...
HP Says It Hasn't Tried to Sell Autonomy to SAP

SAP Vaults Into Top Three E-Commerce Players With Hybris Buy

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German software giant SAP said it will acquire Hybris, a privately held e-commerce software company based in Switzerland. Financial terms weren’t disclosed but educated guesses put the value of the deal at between $1.2 billion and $1.5 billion. Hybris is know primarily for competing with IBM’s WebSphere Commerce Suite and...
SAP Vaults Into Top Three E-Commerce Players With Hybris Buy

SAP Specifies Revenue Guidance

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Bill McDermott, co-chief executive of German software giant SAP, said soaring sales from its superfast database analysis tool and its cloud-computing operations might propel the company's revenues to €21 billion or €22 billion ($28 billion or $29 billion) by 2015....
SAP Specifies Revenue Guidance

German IT firm seeks autistic workers

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SAP says it aims to train 650 workers with autism to become IT specialists by 2020Declaring its eagerness to find workers that "think differently", a German software giant has announced it plans to recruit hundreds of people with autism within the next few years.SAP said it aimed to train 650...
German IT firm seeks autistic workers

SAP Gives Upbeat Outlook

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SAP AG said Wednesday its business customers are continuing to snap up its new Internet, mobile and database products in a bid to save on costs and it expects the double-digit revenue growth it has delivered over the past three years to continue this year. The German software giant is...
SAP Gives Upbeat Outlook
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