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SAP Buys Concur to Conquer Cloud Business Network Market
SAP’s subsidiary, SAP America, Inc., recently agreed to acquire Concur Technologies, the market leader for travel and expense (T&E) management software. The

ariba cloud based business to business e commerce platform  travel ecosystem to the Ariba and Fieldglass networks, SAP’s business network will have an opportunity to power transactions that drive more than $10 trillion (USD) of global spend annually. Concur has developed an open platform to connect the corporate travel ecosystem, such as airlines, hotels, and car rental companies.   The majority of SAP customers do not run Concur, while only 30 percent of Concur customers currently run SAP, which presents cross-sales opportunities. The Concur platform has a

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