Let me start this blog post with a huge disclaimer: I have no intentions of wilfully beating up on SAP whatsoever!
Sure, the enterprise applications titan has lately been embroiled in an intellectual property lawsuit with archrival Oracle over improper use of support data through its TomorrowNow third-party support (recently discontinued) subsidiary.
As if this wasn't enough, SAP is being
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cover the needed SaaS investment. 2) In order to differentiate via the end-to-end functional footprint , SAP has just bitten off much more than it can chew. Indeed, many might belittle Salesforce.com , Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online , Concur , ADP , Ultimate Software or NetSuite for being too simple, narrow and/or shallow when it comes to functionality, but there is a reason for it. Namely, at least (almost) everything there works and scales now after several years of fixing and ironing things out (and