Featured Articles

IHS teardown reveals Galaxy S5 BOM

IHS teardown reveals Galaxy S5 BOM

Research firm IHS got hold of Samsung’s new flagship smartphone and took it apart to the last bolt to figure out…

More...
Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 available selling well

Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 available selling well

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 has finally gone on sale and it can be yours for €699, which is quite a lot of…

More...
Intel lists Haswell refresh parts

Intel lists Haswell refresh parts

Intel has added a load of Haswell refresh parts to its official price list and there really aren’t any surprises to…

More...
Respawn confirms Titanfall DLC for May

Respawn confirms Titanfall DLC for May

During his appearance at PAX East panel and confirmed on Twitter, Titanfall developer Respawn confirmed that the first DLC pack for…

More...
KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 gained a lot of overclocking experience with the GTX 780 Hall of Fame (HOF), which we had a chance to…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 10:13

SAP users confused by licences

Written by Nick Farrell



Rest of the world just confused by the software


SAP users in the UK and Ireland are getting furious at the German company's  licensing agreement which is more obtuse than the software.

SAP software is esoteric enough, with most people not really sure what it does, but an SAP UK and Ireland User Group survey of 336 SAP users in 150 SAP user organisations revealed a customer base demanding better value for money in difficult economic circumstances.

As companies shift from the enterprise to the cloud, or to hybrid cloud/on-premise models, SAP licences appear to be a mess, the group concludes. Speaking to Computer Weekly  Philip Adams, vice-chairman of the UK & Ireland SAP User Group, said SAP was trying to do something about the problem.

But 95 per cent of SAP users believe the company’s software licensing policy is too complicated. Another 88 per cent of respondents believe SAP should make its price list public and 89 per cent of users stated they would like SAP to reduce complexity by offering software that is only limited by one licence.

Nick Farrell

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

To be able to post comments please log-in with Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments