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License Transparency Opens SAP Piggybank

26. September 2013License12 shows SAP users best options for cost reduction
SAP calls them ‚Extension Policies‘, in fact it means a true solution to a long-time problem: the reduction of unused licenses with the associated support fees. With two announcements in July and August, SAP introduces new allowances for all customers to return obsolete licenses in th...
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Re-sale of surplus licenses

04. September 2013Rights of SAP users to be strengthened
Since the landmark ruling of the ECJ, the Hamburg district court was to decide in a dispute between SAP and Susensoftware whether the provisions regarding license transfer with the CTC of SAP is in line with European law. SAP has defined in its terms and conditions, that the resale of its license...
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Financial Impact of Cloud remains unclear

14. August 2013SAP allows switching from On-Premise to Cloud and Hybrid
SAP wants to speed up the migration of users to the cloud and now presents new models that can be expanded or relocated over the locally installed solutions to cloud offerings from SAP. The promise is that licenses and maintenance agreements "migrate" to the hybrid operation. " Based on their exi...
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Improved legal certainty for maintenance

01. August 2013Oracle settles court-case with third-party support provider CedarCrestone
Oracle's lawsuit with CedarCrestone, a provider of third-party maintenance for PeopleSoft, seems settled. Oracle had alleged CedarCrestone to have provided support for PeopleSoft tax updates in an illegal way. The details of the agreement are not known. It is also not known whether CedarCrestone ...
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Financial Impact of Cloud remains unclear

25. July 2013SAP allows switching from On-Premise to Cloud and Hybrid
SAP wants to speed up the migration of users to the cloud and now presents new models that can be expanded or relocated over the locally installed solutions to cloud offerings from SAP. The promise is that licenses and maintenance agreements "migrate" to the hybrid operation. " Based on their exi...
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