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SAP to acquire Cleartrip backer Concur Technologies for $8.3B

Friday, September 19, 2014 | More »

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German enterprise software major SAP has entered into an agreement to acquire Nasdaq-listed Concur Technologies Inc., a travel and expense management solutions firm co-founded by its Indian origin chief Steve Singh, for approximately $8.3 billion. Concur is a key investor in Indian online travel ag...

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BlackBerry names former SAP executive to head key business segment

BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday that John Sims will join the company as head of its global enterprise services business, a key segment that is likely to be at the core of the smartphone maker’s turnaround plan. Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry said Sims will join the company in January from s...

18 December, 2013 | More »

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Competing for the cloud

Cloud computing has made life easy for millions of users. But it’s a different story for software companies providing those cloud-based services: the field is small, the game is fast and the battle for dominance is fierce. SAP is determined to win. Nearly four decades ago, in centre city Philadelp...

4 October, 2012 | More »

Competing for the cloud

Cloud computing has made life easy for millions of users. But it’s a different story for software companies providing those cloud-based services: the field is small, the game is fast and the battle for dominance is fierce. SAP is determined to win. (This video is republished courtesy of INSEA...

4 October, 2012 | More »

Technology M&A activity defies downturn

The technology sector has continued to see a large number of mergers and acquisitions, in contrast with the rest of the economy, as cash-rich companies buy strategic assets in areas such as cloud computing, social networking and mobile phones. The total value of global technology deals fell 12 per c...

15 May, 2012 | More »

SAP To Buy SuccessFactors For $3.4B

Germany’s SAP announced a $3.4 billion cash deal to buy US Web-based software company SuccessFactors, joining the scramble among technology firms to offer cloud-computing services to businesses. SAP said on Saturday it would pay $40 per share for SuccessFactors, a premium of 52 per cent over b...

5 December, 2011 | More »

Cognizant Acquires SAP Retail Firm Zaffer’s Assets

Nasdaq-listed IT service s firm Cognizant has acquired assets of US-based SAP retail consulting and software development firm Zaffera, LLC, for undisclosed amount. Zaffera, based in Princeton, N.J., offers consulting services and software that helps retailers streamline their operations, improve the...

27 September, 2011 | More »