"Erich Clementi, a senior vice president in IBM’s services business, said, “IBM could tick off all the boxes in a way our nonenterprise competitors could not.”IBM and SAP: A Cloud Pact That Solves Problems and Holds Promise - NYTimes.com
Analysts shared his assessment of the competition. “SAP looked around and concluded that IBM had the most mature enterprise cloud technology,” said Charles King, an analyst at Pund-IT Research."
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
IBM and SAP: A Cloud Pact That Solves Problems and Holds Promise - NYTimes.com
Quite a range of perspectives on this cloudy partnership; e.g., also see SAP And IBM Get Intimate--Real Value Or Hook Up Of The Oldies? (Forbes)