Thursday, February 05, 2015

SAP Co-Founder Plattner Bets the Company With a New Database | Re/code

I'm guessing Oracle and other SAP competitors are enjoying this

"When asked about the stakes on the most important day his company has faced in more than a decade, SAP Chairman Hasso Plattner gets right to the point: “If this doesn’t work, we’re dead. Flat-out dead. It’s that simple.”
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Calling it a bet-the-company move isn’t far from the mark, Plattner says. “This is the future of SAP. … It’s the future of our business. We were never shy about it. We’ve said HANA is the future. Some of our competitors have criticized or made jokes about us. But HANA completely changes how we build applications.”"
SAP Co-Founder Plattner Bets the Company With a New Database | Re/code
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